September 28, 2011—A banner week for Tucson jobs announcements

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September 28, 2011

In today’s Arizona Daily Star, news of three firms with plans to hire hundreds of employees in greater Tucson is welcome news for Tucson’s economic development road to recovery.

Bombardier

Expanding aircraft firm adds 116 jobs   First, Governor Jan Brewer and Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) announced yesterday that Bombardier plans to add between 100 and 200 aerospace industry jobs in the Tucson region. Read more in the Arizona Daily Star article, and this detailed TREO release.

RMS

RMS,  a B2B accounts-receivable outsourcing service currently employs 375 in Tucson and announced a job fair to hire 240 additional employees in Tucson. Learn more here.

Bourque Industries

Tucson armor maker to open new east-side plant   With today’s headline, Tucson armor maker to open new east-side plant,”  Bourque expects to grow their current base of 40 employees to 200 at their recently-leased eastside manufacturing plant.