DE: Cybersecurity Firm Securden Expands Due to Remote Work Challenges

November 25, 2020

With a three-fold increase in customer acquisition, Securden plans to ramp up operations in the US with additional investments in sales and marketing. more >>


KY: Georgia-Pacific Expands Bowling Green Dixie Facility, Adds 70 Jobs

November 25, 2020

Georgia-Pacific announced the completion of a $100 million expansion at its Dixie manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. more >>


CO: Dollar General Opens Its 17,000th Store In Fountain, Colo.

November 25, 2020

Dollar General, headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, is opening its 17,000th store in Fountain, Colorado. more >>


TX: TexAmericas Center Breaks Ground on a New Spec Building

November 25, 2020

TexAmericas Center (TAC) broke ground on a new speculative (spec) building to support future tenants relocating to, or growing in, the Texarkana... more >>


FL: Green Point Research Opens 32-Acre HQ, Cannabis Center of Excellence

November 24, 2020

Green Point Research (GPR) is expanding its footprint with the purchase of a 32-acre campus from the Hamilton County Development Authority. more >>


IA: Japan’s Spiber Inc. Biotech Startup Expands Production to Clinton

November 24, 2020

Japan’s Spiber Inc., a biotech startup, will expand production of its plant-based polymers to Clinton, Iowa, its first U.S. facility. more >>


MD: McCormick To Open New Distribution Center In Sparrows Point

November 24, 2020

Maryland-based McCormick & Company, Inc. will be opening a new distribution center in Sparrows Point. more >>



Reshoring Initiative Data: Reshoring Is Up in 2020 Despite COVID

November 23, 2020

Reshoring will continue to be key to manufacturing growth and to U.S. economic recovery in 2021 and beyond. more >>


Survey: 1 in 5 Consumers Has Avoided Buying a Brand Over Its Data Practices

November 23, 2020

Survey finds widespread skepticism over how companies collect and use personal data. more >>


US Technology Industry M&A Deals Total $125.01 Billion in Q3 2020

November 23, 2020

Total technology industry Merger & Acquisition deals in Q3 2020 worth $125.01bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. more >>


HR Pros Say Recruiting, Hiring Is Most Challenging Issue for 2021

November 23, 2020

Recruiting and hiring is HR professionals' top concern for next year, according to 563 US employers responding to XpertHR's Survey of HR Challenges... more >>


KS: Governor Announces $2 Billion in New Capital Investment in 2020

November 16, 2020

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced that the State of Kansas has officially surpassed $2 billion in new capital investment in 2020. more >>


SC: Furman Innovation, Entrepreneurship Gains Global Recognition

November 16, 2020

Furman University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center. more >>


NJ: NJEDA Board Approves $2 Million Sustain and Serve NJ Program

November 16, 2020

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board of Directors approved the creation of the Sustain and Serve NJ Program. more >>



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COVID-19 Accelerates Call to Bring Customer Support Jobs Home to the U.S.

October 6, 2020

Offshore outsourcing has been a hot topic for many years and gained tremendous momentum in the 1990s and early 2000s with companies intently focused... more >>


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Workforce and Quality of Life

October 6, 2020

One of the most critical factors a company needs to succeed is a location that will support the business, its workers, and their families. This... more >>


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Ohio is Made for Manufacturing

October 6, 2020

Manufacturers rely on Ohio’s innovation infrastructure, talent and the partnership offered by JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development... more >>


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Florida – The Future is Here

October 6, 2020

The Sunshine State boasts a pro-business climate, expansive infrastructure, growing and diverse workforce and an unmatched quality of life. Companies... more >>


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Washington State: Leading the Way in a Changing World

October 6, 2020

Washington’s international reputation for invention, innovation and inclusion is well known, and well deserved. The state’s world-class... more >>


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Site Selection for the Technology Sector in a COVID-19 Environment

October 6, 2020

In this article, we will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has and will impact the location decisions of technology companies and their workforces,... more >>


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Manufacturing Excellence Key in Building a Better Kentucky

October 6, 2020

Low business costs, robust supplier networks, a highly skilled workforce and world-class logistics capabilities helped establish Kentucky as a... 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 >>


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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... 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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