Right to Work Arizona’s Energy Industry on the Rise

Arizona’s economy does well due to its Right to Work laws, which offers more freedoms for business and workers alike. And the most recent area of economic growth is within the energy industry. Companies such as LG Energy Solution and EVelution Energy are putting facilities here, creating new jobs and economic opportunities. In addition, Avanti Windows & Doors is adding headquarters as well. Read on in order to learn more!

LG Energy Solution:

LG Energy Solution is investing $5.6 billion in order to add a new facility and create thousands of jobs in Right to Work Queen Creek, Arizona.

“Our decision to invest in Arizona demonstrates our strategic initiative to continue expanding our global production network, which is already the largest in the world, to further advance our innovative and top-quality products in scale and with speed. […] We believe it’s the right move at the right time in order to empower clean energy transition in the U.S.” […]

“We couldn’t be more excited that LGES has chosen to expand their initial investment four-fold with plans to construct another high-tech manufacturing facility. […] We are immensely grateful to CEO Youngsoo Kwon and the entire team at LG Energy Solution for their continued commitment to Arizona.”


EVelution Energy:

EVelution Energy is investing $200 million in order to add a new facility and create 60 new jobs in Right to Work Yuma County, Arizona.

“EVelution Energy’s new facility represents a significant addition to Arizona’s battery manufacturing ecosystem. […] We are grateful to EVelution Energy for choosing Yuma County for this innovative facility that will drive further economic growth in rural Arizona.” […]

“The Greater Yuma EDC is proud to support the EVelution Energy Project in Eastern Yuma County. […] The combination of new legislation, increased EV vehicle production and worldwide EV battery shortages have all led to the vision and future deployment for this cobalt processing facility, which will create a tremendous positive impact on the nation’s EV supply chain, the Department of Defense’s critical minerals supply chain, and attract opportunities from new U.S. mining sources, further reducing costs and securing the supply chain. We sincerely appreciate the support this project has received from the federal government, state government and local jurisdictions to help make this a reality.”


Avanti Windows & Doors:

Avanti Windows & Doors is establishing headquarters and creating 200 new jobs in Right to Work El Mirage, Arizona.

“While we are excited about the growth opportunities that this manufacturing capacity provides, perhaps even more exciting is what this site means for our people. […] The El Mirage location will serve as a flagship model for the career development of our manufacturing, installation, and support team members in a way unlike any other in our industry. Building our people for the future will ensure support of our Big Builder customers as they fight to meet the housing demand of the nation.” […]

“Avanti Windows & Doors’ new headquarters represents an exciting new chapter for the company. […] We are excited the Arizona-based company is expanding its manufacturing operations in El Mirage, extending its legacy in the state while creating hundreds of skilled jobs.”


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