AZ: CIS Global Expands Headquarters in Tucson, to Hire 100

May 7, 2021

CIS Global plans to expand its headquarters in Tucson, Arizona, creating 100 jobs. more >>


Nathan’s Famous to Open 100 Non-Traditional Locations by Year-End

May 7, 2021

Nathan’s Famous has partnered with Ghost Kitchens Brands to open 100 non-traditional locations by the end of 2021, reports the publication Chain... more >>


NC: DC BLOX Chooses High Point for $305 Million Data Center

May 7, 2021

DC BLOX has acquired land in High Point, N.C., with plans to construct the first highly secure, Tier III data center in the Carolina Core/Piedmont... more >>


KS: Hilmar Cheese Co. Plan Dodge City Production Facility, Creating 247 Jobs

May 7, 2021

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly applauded the announcement from Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. of their plan to build a major production facility in Dodge City. more >>


WA: Outdoor Retailer Royal Robbins to Open First Seattle Store

May 6, 2021

Outdoor retailer Royal Robbins has accelerated its expansion plans and will open its first retail store in downtown Seattle on May 7. more >>


IN: Professional Services Firm Chooses Indiana For Growth, New Jobs

May 6, 2021

Milestone Business Solutions Inc., a professional services firm, plans to expand in central Indiana, creating up to 53 new jobs by the end of 2025. more >>


VA: AMPAC Chemicals To Expand Petersburg Operation, Adding 156 Jobs

May 6, 2021

AMPAC Fine Chemicals will invest $25 million to expand its existing operation in Petersburg, creating 156 new jobs. more >>



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Trade & Industry Development Honors CiCi Award Winners for 2021

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


GDP Grows 6.4 Percent in First Quarter

May 3, 2021

As more states began to re-open during first-quarter 2021, anticipated pent-up demand showed up in force and the economy grew at an annualized 6.4%. more >>


IL: State to Create Two Manufacturing Training Academies

May 3, 2021

Illinois will invest $15 million to build two advanced manufacturing academies to expand training for high-demand manufacturing jobs in Illinois. more >>


U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards $103M to Five States to Help Ill, Injured Workers

May 3, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor grants totaling more than $103 million to five states to expand projects to help newly injured and ill workers remain in... more >>


Amazon Tops LinkedIn's 2021 List of Best U.S. Companies to Work For

May 3, 2021

Amazon took the top ranking in LinkedIn’s fifth annual ranking of the companies that offer the best places for professionals to grow their careers... more >>


U.S. Workers Split on Vaccination Proof Requirements

April 26, 2021

Forty-nine percent of working Americans believe that employers should require vaccination proof for those employees returning to the workplace. more >>


Apple CEO Tim Cook to Receive IISE 'Captains of Industry Award'

April 26, 2021

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) welcomes Apple CEO Tim Cook to its virtual Annual Conference & Expo in May. more >>



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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

January 5, 2021

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

January 5, 2021

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up... more >>


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America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

April 7, 2021

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that... more >>


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Michigan Ushers in the Next Chapter in Manufacturing, Workforce Readiness

April 7, 2021

Manufacturing and innovation are in Michigan’s DNA. The state put the world on wheels more than a century ago, and now it is leading the charge... more >>


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The Commonwealth of Virginia — Sound and Innovative

April 7, 2021

Ranked as America’s Top State for Business by CNBC, Virginia’s leadership position can be attributed to a number of assets, including its... more >>


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Maryland: In a Prime Position to Succeed in the Global Economy

April 7, 2021

As e-commerce continues to accelerate at lightning speed, companies around the globe are innovating to get their products from the warehouse to... more >>


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Georgia: A Powerhouse for Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics

April 7, 2021

In the State of Georgia, economic development is a team effort, and success has been built on relationships and the collaborative spirit of public... more >>



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A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... more >>


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EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>


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Port of Coos Bay: Oregon's Seaport

November 6, 2019

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay delivers the efficiency, flexibility and customer service needed to move cargo domestically and... more >>


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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>



5 Steps to Ensure Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

March 13, 2020

Here are 5 steps to ensure that creating a remote workplace environment for employees is a positive, beneficial step for the company. more >>


Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>


Energy Dept. Announces $20M Investment in Workforce Dev in Emerging Fields

March 6, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. more >>


IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


WI: New Program Launched to Recognize Veteran-Ready Employers

January 30, 2020

With Wisconsin’s “Vets Ready Employer” initiative, the state is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to helping veterans and their families... more >>


NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce   

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Want easy access to two international airports, commercial air service, interstate, a megasite and more? Check out Etowah County, Alabama. More>>


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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

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Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

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When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... More>>


White Papers

Berlin White Paper | May 1, 2021
Supply Chain Disruption and Resilence   

The global supply chain was disrupted by COVID-19; however, many sectors rebounded more quickly than others. This research provides insights into the... More>>


MIT White Paper | April 1, 2021
The State of Industrial Robotics: Emerging Technologies, Challenges, and Key Research Directions   

The field of industrial robotics encompasses the study, design, and use of robot systems for manufacturing and how to integrate them into production... More>>


Upjohn White Paper | March 1, 2021
Strategic Reshoring: A Literature Review   

When offshoring was motivated by cost-savings and access to new markets, and when these initiatives perform poorly, companies are more likely to... More>>