industry

NM: 12 Companies Awarded over $3 Million, Supporting 183 Jobs

January 27, 2022

The New Mexico JTIP Board has approved $3.48 million in support of 183 trainees and 2 interns. more >>


manufacturing

SC: Samuel Packaging Systems Expands in York Co., Creating 20 Jobs

January 27, 2022

Samuel Packaging Systems Group plans to expand operations in York County. The company’s $11.5 million investment will create an estimated 20 new... more >>


Logistics and distribution

FL: Amazon to Open Third Facility in St. Lucie County, With 200 Jobs

January 27, 2022

Amazon will be opening a 220,000-square-foot facility, its third St. Lucie County facility, in Port St. Lucie. more >>


manufacturing

AL: Custom Cushion Firm to Locate in Tallapoosa County, Creating 25 Jobs

January 27, 2022

Cushion Source has chosen the town of New Site, Ala., for its new manufacturing facility. more >>


office

SC: Greenidge Generation to Create 40 Jobs in Spartanburg County

January 26, 2022

Greenidge Generation Holding plans to develop a new cryptocurrency datacenter in Spartanburg County. more >>


retail

Academy Sports to Open 8 New Stores in 2022, Employing Hundreds

January 26, 2022

Academy Sports + Outdoors Inc. will open at least eight new stores in 2022 in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, and Texas and expand its Virginia... more >>


technology

OH: $20B Intel Chip Manufacturing Plant to Bring 3,000 Jobs to Licking Co.

January 26, 2022

Intel has chosen a site in central Ohio’s Licking County as the future home for its most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the... more >>



industry

IA: Fort Madison Site Recognized as an Iowa Certified Site

January 24, 2022

A development-ready site in Fort Madison is the latest industrial site to achieve certification through the Iowa Certified Sites program. more >>


Logistics and distribution

Insurance Specialists: Cargo Theft Patterns Change at Congested U.S. Ports

January 24, 2022

Theft at congested U.S. ports has shifted from "on the move" targets to those locations where cargo is temporarily stored and delivered. more >>


manufacturing

Study: Pulp/Paper Industry’s Adoption of Digital Tech to Be Worth $3.6 Billion

January 24, 2022

Device and application platform services, data analytics, and IoT security among the necessary technologies to avoid unplanned downtime and improve... more >>


equipment

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Steady in January

January 24, 2022

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the January 2022 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). more >>


workforce

Nine Reasons Why Your Company Should Create a Mentoring Program

January 18, 2022

Authors say a mentoring program can be a valuable tool in navigating uncertain, chaotic times and coming out on top. more >>


manufacturing

New Machine Tool Orders Topped $650 Million in November

January 18, 2022

U.S. orders for new machine tools rose 13.8% from October to $650.05 million in November 2021, more than double (+111.3%) the November 2020 total. more >>


industry

IA: Iowa Launches First Statewide Program Recognizing Family-Friendly Employers

January 18, 2022

Best Place for Working Parents® designation is now available to qualifying employers. more >>



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Workforce Housing: The New Employer Issue

January 6, 2022

The demand for housing that can be afforded by the workforce has increased in various portions of the country. As employers seek to recruit skilled... more >>


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Evolving Financial Services Needs Are Causing Changes on the Ground

January 6, 2022

A crisis such as a pandemic often comes with renewed scrutiny on corporate behavior. During the last national crisis – that of the 2008 economic... more >>


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Georgia: Where World-Renowned Brands Come Home

January 6, 2022

During the most recent fiscal year, Georgia expansions resulted in a five percent increase in job creation above previous state economic development... more >>


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The Commercial Market: Then, Now and into 2022

January 6, 2022

Unsurprisingly, the global pandemic is at the root of the bad news in the real estate market. Restrictions and lockdowns facilitated significant... more >>


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Missouri: More Innovation; More Growth; More Success

January 6, 2022

Companies from across the world are becoming more aware of Missouri’s commitment to supporting businesses, and they are investing millions of... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2022 Community Impact Awards

January 6, 2022

The location of a new facility or the expansion of an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 16th annual CiCi Awards for... more >>


SpotTexas

Texas: The Land of Opportunity and Innovation

January 6, 2022

In Texas, business is booming across a wide range of industries from aerospace, corporate services and finance to advanced manufacturing, energy,... more >>



Certified Sites in Louisiana save time and money

Certified Sites in Louisiana save time and money

November 30, 2021

Site certification is part of the economic development portfolio in almost every state. But no state can boast a stronger commitment to shovel-ready... more >>


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Missouri: More Innovation; More Growth; More Success

November 29, 2021

Companies and organizations have been making huge investments in Missouri recently, creating thousands of life-changing jobs. In fact, in the... more >>


New Spec Building Part of TexAmericas Center’s Plan to Seize Opportunities

New Spec Building Part of TexAmericas Center’s Plan to Seize Opportunities

November 15, 2021

TexAmericas Center, located near the Texas-Arkansas border along Interstate 30, owns and operates one of the largest mixed-use industrial complexes... more >>


The Van Norman Innovation Park

The Van Norman Innovation Park

October 7, 2021

The Van Norman Innovation Park (VIP) in Tillsonburg, Ontario has industrial lands available from $50,000/acre. With lots from 3 to 16 acres, these... more >>


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Florida Breaks Through

October 1, 2021

Enterprise Florida (EFI) has recently announced the evolution of their global brand, “Florida – The Future is Here.” In the highly competitive... more >>


Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

Louisiana women help power state’s life sciences industry

August 31, 2021

From advanced pharmaceutical development to breakthrough diabetes treatments, Louisiana’s life sciences community has a storied history in the... more >>


Louisiana Economic Development

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 >>



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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