Raytheon, which employs about 13,000 people in Arizona, plans to add another 1,000 new high-tech jobs to the US state over the next three years, Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced on 2 October.
New buildings will be part of the expansion, a Raytheon spokesperson said.
Ducey’s announcement came on the same day Raytheon revealed that a recent study found it contributes USD2.6 billion per year to Arizona’s economy in the form of wages, taxes, suppliers, and other indicators, an increase of more than USD500 million in the last three years.
“Raytheon is one of our state’s most valuable assets,” Ducey said.
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