MI: Meijer Opens 37,000-sq.-ft. Neighborhood Grocery Market in Lansing

October 20, 2020

Meijer has opened its third neighborhood market—the 37,000-sq.-ft. Capitol City Market located in downtown Lansing, Mich. more >>


TN: Babynov USA to Open Production Facility, Creating 147 Jobs in Macon Co.

October 20, 2020

Babynov USA officials announced that the company will establish its first U.S. production facility in Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. more >>


FL: Hotel, Water Park Could Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Collier County

October 20, 2020

Collier County Commissioners are discussing a proposed development of a 500-room Great Wolf Lodge resort. more >>


UT: Brazilian Grill Restaurant to Open in Farmington, Bringing 125 New Jobs

October 20, 2020

Tucanos Brazilian Grill is opening a new $3-million, 8,455 square-foot restaurant in Farmington, Utah, in late October, bringing 125 jobs to the... more >>


IN: Indiana Lands New Defense Hub for Hypersonics R&D, Testing

October 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense will establish its Joint Hypersonics Transition Office Systems Engineering Field Activity in Indiana. more >>


SC: Unique Loom Invests $18.4M to Expand Operations in Lancaster County

October 19, 2020

Unique Loom, an online retailer of area rugs and home decor to national and international customers, plans to expand operations in Lancaster County. more >>


FL: Tyndall AFB Breaks Ground on ABM Simulator Facility

October 19, 2020

A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for the new Air Battle Manager Simulator Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. more >>



New Study Shows States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back

October 20, 2020

WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Whose September Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most. more >>


Study Reveals Which Groups Have Experienced Mental Health, Job Satisfaction Declines

October 19, 2020

A study by Hibob shows that a majority of U.S. employees have been suffering from a mental health decline since the start of the coronavirus... more >>


TexAmericas Center Offers New Third Party Logistics Services

October 19, 2020

TexAmericas Center recently announced details of its new third party logistics services to assist with inventory management, warehousing, and... more >>


AAPA Pleased with DoT's $220 Million in Grants to Improve Port Facilities

October 19, 2020

The American Association of Port Authorities is lauding the DoT of $220 million in discretionary grant funding to improve port facilities in 16... more >>


SC: S.C. Commerce and DHEC Launch Recycling Markets Directory

October 19, 2020

The S.C. Department of Commerce and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control have launched an online recycling tool that creates a network... more >>


Trex Co. Partners with Retailers, Distribution Centers to Recycle Polyethylene Plastic

October 12, 2020

Trex Company is looking to help retailers, grocery stores and distribution centers responsibly dispose of their plastic waste. more >>


Survey: 66% of U.S. Employees Consider Their Companies Diverse

October 12, 2020

Most employees think their company is diverse, but even more have not seen their company's diversity improve in the past year. more >>



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The Global COVID-19 Pandemic Is Accelerating the Pace of Reshoring

July 29, 2020

While reshoring is a hot topic right now, it’s important to recognize the trend predates the global COVID-19 pandemic by about five years. The... more >>


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Tennessee: Headquarters Are at Home Here

July 29, 2020

The number of companies choosing to call the Volunteer State home continues to rise, with an impressive range of industry diversity. Tennessee’s... more >>


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Mississippi’s Aerospace and Defense Industry Is Out of This World

July 29, 2020

Companies located in this state are continuing to prove to the world at large that the future of our nation’s aerospace industry is in none other... more >>


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Blockchain Technology Drives Innovation in the Aviation Industry

July 29, 2020

Business leaders know that for companies to survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace, they need to adapt and innovate. In aerospace and... more >>


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Automotive, Aerospace Industries Power Alabama’s Path to Recovery

July 29, 2020

In the face of COVID, companies in Alabama have shown a resilience and an innovative spirit that have allowed them to keep their workforces engaged... more >>


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Should Employers Have Workers Sign COVID-19 Waivers?

July 29, 2020

As the nation turns to a patchwork of reopening procedures, businesses are prioritizing the development prevention and precaution strategies, using... more >>


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The Future of Food Processing in Iowa

July 29, 2020

With millions of acres of fertile land, plentiful raw materials and abundant sources of renewable energy, Iowa has built upon its long history 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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