US Sports Congress to Cater to Econ Development Pros at December Event

June 22, 2021

The US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow is adding events that cater to economic development professionals for its December conference. more >>


IN: Global Security Company to Expand, Add Up to 325 New Jobs in Indiana

November 30, 2021

Allegion to invest nearly $13 million to further enhance local manufacturing of advanced safety and security solutions. more >>


CO: CA: Cotopaxi To Open Stores In Denver And San Francisco

November 30, 2021

Cotopaxi announced plans to open two new brick-and-mortar retail stores—in Denver and San Francisco. more >>


IL: Golf Club Maker PXG Opens 10th U.S. Store, Plans 14 More in 2022

November 30, 2021

PXG Oak Brook is its second location in the Chicago area and a key part of the company’s initiative to open 24 stores by the end of 2022. more >>


WI: Agropur to Build Cheese Factory in Northeast Wis., Creating 54 Jobs

November 30, 2021

Canada-based dairy giant Agropur has chosen a site in northeast Wisconsin to build a $168 million, state-of-the-art cheesemaking plant. more >>


Pet Supplies Plus Announces Nearly 100 New Store Commitments

November 29, 2021

Pet Supplies Plus, the largest independent pet retailer in North America with nearly 600 stores, says it has 97 new store commitments signed so far... more >>


China-Based Value Retailer to Open 18 "10 N' Under" Stores in U.S.

November 29, 2021

China-based value retailer Miniso plans to open 18 stores under its new "10 N' Under" banner in the U.S. and Canada through December. more >>



Labor: Claims for Unemployment Aid Plunge to Lowest Level Since 1969

November 29, 2021

The latest weekly claims for jobless aid plunged to the lowest level in more than 50 years last week, according to data released by the U.S. Labor... more >>


ASME’s E4C Announces Speaker Lineup for Impact.Engineered Virtual Event

November 29, 2021

Fifth annual forum convenes leading engineers, impact investors, scholars, and social entrepreneurs to celebrate engineering driving sustainable... more >>


SBA Reports Progress on Delivering Support to America's Small Businesses

November 29, 2021

The Small Business Administration says the U.S. has made significant strides to ensure Americans can safely congregate with loved ones. more >>


MI: Meijer Paves Store Parking Lot by Incorporating Recycled Plastic Bags

November 29, 2021

In collaboration with Dow, retailer Meijer has entered into a pilot project featuring a new paving technique that uses recycled plastic bags. more >>


Total Construction Starts Push 16% Higher in October

November 22, 2021

Total construction starts pushed 16% higher in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.01 trillion, according to Dodge Construction... more >>


TX: Temple Economic Development Corp. Recognized as Accredited Org.

November 22, 2021

The economic development organization received the designation from the International Economic Development Council. more >>


SBA Administrator Encourages Americans to ShopSmall Nov. 27

November 22, 2021

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman encouraged Americans to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday®, November... more >>



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Seed Money: Grass Seed Shortage, Inflation Affecting Sports Industry

October 12, 2021

There's a shortage out there and it's not toilet paper. It's grass seed, something needed for venues like golf courses and sports fields. And this... more >>


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A Workforce for the Future, and Quality of Life Considerations

September 28, 2021

To thrive in 2022 and beyond, companies need an educated workforce with the right resources to support their families. To attract skilled employees,... more >>


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Your future in Ontario A Roadmap for Innovation and Collaboration at the Heart of North American Markets

September 28, 2021

The scale and diversity of Ontario’s economy offers an unparalleled range of industrial capacity, skill, and talent. Not only is Ontario the... more >>


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Kansas: A Exceptional Place to Live, Work and Play

September 28, 2021

Kansas is home to a vast network of diverse, quality and precision manufacturing companies. With products ranging from fuselages to food and... more >>


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Ohio Has a Generational Opportunity in Favor of Innovation

September 28, 2021

JobsOhio’s innovation strategy includes initiatives and investment funds that complement existing strategies, thereby increasing Ohio’s economic... more >>


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Despite Pandemic, North Carolina Remains a Top Choice for Diverse Industries

September 28, 2021

North Carolina’s year-over-year success in attracting companies on the cutting-edge of technology and innovation is just one reason why the Tar... more >>


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Florida The High-Tech Future is Here

September 28, 2021

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


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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 >>


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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 >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... 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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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

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Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

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When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... More>>


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Strategic Reshoring: A Literature Review   

When offshoring was motivated by cost-savings and access to new markets, and when these initiatives perform poorly, companies are more likely to... More>>


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The Aging of the Manufacturing Workforce   

Amid an extended economic expansion and record-low U.S. unemployment, the manufacturing industry faces a labor shortage exacerbated by the aging of... More>>


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Manpower Group's Q1 U.S. Employment Outlook Survey    

Employers in the U.S. report steadily improving hiring plans for Q1 2021, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey of more... More>>