DE: Amazon to Launch Fulfillment Center in Wilmington, Creating 1,000+ Jobs

May 22, 2020

Amazon will launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Wilmington, Del., creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. more >>


FL: Good Hospitality Services Announces Home2Suites to Open in Naples

May 22, 2020

HRC Hotels LLC and Good Hospitality Services, Inc. announced the opening of a Home2Suites by Hilton in Naples, FL. more >>


IN: Automotive Supplier Plans Clinton Co. Expansion, Adding 100 Jobs

May 22, 2020

NHK Seating of America Inc. plans to expand its Clinton County manufacturing operations, creating up to 100 new jobs by the end of 2024. more >>


KY: Envision Modular to Invest $25 Million, Create 85 New Jobs in Hawesville

May 22, 2020

Envision Modular LLC is expected to create 85 full-time jobs with a $25.1 million investment to refurbish an out-of-use facility in Hawesville. more >>


UT: Anglepoint Growing in Lindon, to Create 93 New Jobs

May 22, 2020

Anglepoint Group, Inc. will expand its Utah location, creating up to 93 high-paying jobs in the next five years. more >>


SC: Yield Scientific Establishing Operations in Hampton Co., Creating 107 Jobs

May 21, 2020

Yield Scientific plans to establish operations in Hampton County. The company’s more than $30 million investment is projected to create 107 jobs. more >>


MO: O'Neal Steel to Open New Distribution Warehouse, Hiring 8

May 21, 2020

O’Neal Steel announced the expansion of its footprint with the opening of a new metal distribution center in St. Joseph, MO. more >>



Companies Will Abandon IT Projects to Cut Costs into 2021, says GlobalData

May 25, 2020

Companies will axe IT projects throughout the remainder of 2020 and into 2021 as the recession bites, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics... more >>


Analysis: 1.3M Energy Jobs Lost Since Start of Coronavirus Pandemic

May 25, 2020

A total of 1.3 million U.S. energy sector jobs have been lost since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new analysis, a 13 percent... more >>


Grocery Chain Kroger to Give Employees One-Time 'Thank You Pay' Bonus

May 25, 2020

Grocery chain Kroger will give employees a one-time "Thank You Pay" bonus of $400 to full-time employees and $200 to part-time employees. more >>


Lockheed Martin to Advance Additional $300M to Supply-Chain Partners

May 25, 2020

Lockheed Martin is set to extend another $300 million in advance payments to small- and medium-sized supply-chain partners. more >>


Ford to Begin Phased Restart of Production in North America

May 18, 2020

Ford Motor Co. announced last week that it will begin reopening its North American manufacturing facilities with a phased restart on May 18. more >>


CBRE: Restaurants Will Re-Open Slowly and Cautiously

May 18, 2020

Restaurants, bars, food halls, and brew pubs that have been top traffic-builders in new town centers and mixed-use projects will need time to... more >>


Report: Healthcare Employees Now Out of the Loop on Technology Decisions

May 18, 2020

Before COVID-19, healthcare executives were investing heavily in technologies such as automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to... more >>



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Polymer Companies Appear to be Taking The Plastic Rubbish Problem Seriously

March 18, 2020

For many years, nobody knew much about the plastics business because it was sandwiched between oil and gas and a huge variety of finished goods. But... more >>


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Paths to Success

March 18, 2020

Whether it’s at the crossroads of major highways and rail lines, or along a waterway with easy access to a key port, or close to a major airport... more >>


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Louisiana Hits New Heights

March 18, 2020

Louisiana’s industrial growth strikes a recurring theme, with strong performance in foreign direct investment. In the past decade, Louisiana is one... more >>


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Pedal to the Metal

March 18, 2020

In the fabricated metals industry, while there are several major players in the U.S. and around the world, small to mid-size companies tend to... more >>


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Missouri: The Center of Success

March 18, 2020

Missouri is North America’s rail, river, road, air and pipeline crossroads, and a booming epicenter of commerce, able to get products anywhere in... more >>


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Preparing for a Dynamic Future: Location Strategies for the Plastics Industry

March 18, 2020

From manufacturing to processing, the American plastics industry has become a force from the national level down through to local communities. A... more >>


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‘Made in Texas’ is a Powerful Brand

March 16, 2020

The nation’s leading CEOs have consistently ranked Texas as the “Best State for Business” because of the Lone Star State’s pro-growth... 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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