CN: Fiat Chrysler to Make Electric Cars in Ontario, Adding 2,000 Jobs

October 26, 2020

Fiat Chrysler has committed to a multi-year investment in assembling electric vehicles in Canada and to add up to 2,000 new jobs. more >>


NM: TV Series to Return to N.M. To Film 3rd Season, Employing Thousands

October 26, 2020

The TV series "Roswell, New Mexico" will return to New Mexico to film its third season. Filming will take place October 2020 through April 2021. more >>


MD: New Industrial Development Project Could Lead to Hundreds of Jobs

October 26, 2020

The Maryland Department of Commerce has approved a $2 million bridge loan to Washington County to support the county’s NorthPoint development... more >>


Famous Dave's BBQ Expands Takeout Locations Across U.S. During Pandemic

October 26, 2020

Famous Dave’s of America is capitalizing on the trend toward more takeout meals during the coronavirus pandemic by looking to expand its brand. more >>


MD: Antivirals Company to Relocate to Rockville, Adding 35 Positions

October 23, 2020

The antiviral drug company Autonomous Therapeutics is relocating its headquarters to Rockville from New York City more >>


NC: Pratt & Whitney to Invest $650M In Asheville, Creating 800 Jobs

October 23, 2020

Pratt & Whitney plans to invest approximately $650 million through 2027 in a new Buncombe County manufacturing facility. more >>


NY: Target to Create Jobs on Long Island with 2 New Store Locations

October 23, 2020

Target Corp. plans to open two new stores on New York's Long Island, creating job opportunities in the towns of Lawrence and New Hyd Park. more >>



Study: Nearly Two-Thirds of Employees with Remote Learning Kids are Burnt Out

October 26, 2020

A new national poll of the U.S. workforce indicates that 65 percent of employees with children in remote learning situations are feeling burnout. more >>


MD: Maryland Accepting Applications for Data Center Tax Incentive Program

October 26, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for the Data Center Maryland Sales and Use Tax Exemption Incentive Program. more >>


FL: Registration Now Open for Florida Seaports Virtual Forum on Nov. 17

October 26, 2020

Registration is open for its first-ever virtual forum focused exclusively on the scale and economic potential of doing business through Florida’s... more >>


CA: NJ: Major Shopping Centers in California, New Jersey Install Solar Arrays

October 26, 2020

Shopping centers in California and New Jersey installed solar arrays and may well be the most environmentally-conscious retail destinations in the... 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 >>



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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 >>


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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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