What do Kroger, Align Technology, and BlueOptima Have in Common?

Kroger, Align Technology, and BlueOptima are all companies that are adding new locations in Right to Work Arizona!

Kroger will be partnering with Ocado to add a new fulfillment center soon in Phoenix, which will create hundreds of new jobs. Meanwhile, BlueOptima will also be adding a new location in Phoenix. This will also serve as their US headquarters. Align Technology will also be adding new headquarters, but will be located in Tempe instead.

Read on to get a sneak-peak of what people are saying about each investment!


“Phoenix is a global center of innovation with the experienced workforce and tech ecosystem that makes it a perfect location for Kroger’s Customer Fulfillment Center. […] We are excited to see the potential of an estimated 700 jobs within its first five years of operation. These jobs include but not limited to transportation, warehousing, robotics and technology, which are four of Phoenix’s workforce strengths. The location also takes advantage of our city’s burgeoning, advanced transportation network. Kroger has long been a major part of the Phoenix economy, and this new expansion is a [great] addition.”


Align Technology:

“We[…] welcome Align Technology to Arizona, the latest industry leader to be drawn to our state’s business-friendly, pro-innovation environment. […] We’re grateful for this investment in Arizona, which will create more than a hundred new jobs for our residents[. W]e thank Align for its commitment to our state.”

“We’re excited to welcome Align to Tempe and the creation of high-quality jobs at a critical time.”



“After comparing 50 cities in the US, Phoenix clearly stood out as the number one choice for fast-growing tech companies. […] We are looking forward to establishing our U.S. headquarters here and helping clients bring transparency into managing their software engineering teams.”

“BlueOptima conducts business all over the world, and chose Arizona for its American headquarters, a testament to our state’s global reputation as a premier destination for tech innovators. […] We thank the company for their investment in Arizona[…]”


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