Hexcel Announces Job Cuts at Casa Grande Plant

Hexcel Corporation, one of Casa Grande’s largest employers, has laid off workers at its plant there as the aviation industry continues to get hammered by the drastic reduction in travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  “With air travel at a virtual standstill and customer plants idled around the world, Hexcel faces an enormous challenge to … Read More…

Pinal County Improves Flood Insurance Rating

The Pinal County Flood Control District recently announced county property owners who have flood insurance should see a 5% decrease in their premiums due to the district earning a class 6 rating with the National Flood Insurance Program’s community rating system.  Pinal County must submit a report to the NFIP every five years about how … Read More…

Lucid, CAC to Build Manufacturing Training Center on Signal Peak Campus

Central Arizona College is collaborating with luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors, the Arizona Commerce Authority and others to build a high-tech training center for employees of Pinal County’s incoming advanced manufacturers.  The 13,000-square-foot facility is still in the design phase but expected to be operational and supporting training at the Signal Peak Campus by … Read More…

New County Website Has Resources for Workers and Employers

Pinal County officials have launched a website with information and links helpful to local businesses and workers struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Pinal Works, found at www.pinalcountyaz.gov/pinal-works, is a resource library produced with Arizona@Work Pinal County, the local arm of the state’s workforce development program. It is a network of service providers focused on … Read More…