Trade & Industry Development Honors 2021 CiCi Award Winners

Trade & Industry Development Honors 2021 CiCi Award Winners

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


VA: STS Group AG To Establish First U.S. Location In Wythe Co., Hiring 120

April 9, 2021

STS Group AG will invest $39 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Wythe County, Va. more >>


MT: SITKA Opens Retail Store, Experience Center in Bozeman

April 9, 2021

Retailer SITKA has opened its first experience center, the SITKA Depot, in Bozeman, Mont. more >>


TX: TexAmericas Center Announces 6,800 Additional Acres for Development

April 9, 2021

TexAmericas Center announced that thousands of acres have been successfully remediated to meet commercial and industrial standards. more >>


SC: Richland County Biotech Company Investing $4.1M in Expansion, Hiring 31

April 9, 2021

Irmo-based Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems Inc. will expand its operations in Richland County, S.C., investing $4.1 million and creating 31... more >>


WI: Sussex IM Invests $9.9M to Expand Operations, Creating 84 Jobs

April 8, 2021

Sussex IM, a custom plastic injection molding enterprise, will be expanding its operations in Waukesha County, Wis., with $9.9 million in capital... more >>


SC: DHL Supply Chain to Grow Operations in Cherokee County, Creating 249 Jobs

April 8, 2021

DHL Supply Chain plans to grow its South Carolina footprint by establishing new operations in Cherokee County, creating 249 new jobs. more >>



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Trade & Industry Development Honors CiCi Award Winners for 2021

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


Number of Women-Owned Employer Firms Increased 0.6% From 2017 to 2018

April 5, 2021

Women-owned firms made up only 19.9% of all firms that employed people in the United States in 2018 but their numbers are growing. more >>


U.S. Commerce Secretary Announces Efforts to Advance Offshore Wind Power

April 5, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced two new initiatives that will advance clean energy goals by harnessing offshore wind power. more >>


6th Annual ‘Western Hemisphere Ports Day’ Slated for April 5

April 5, 2021

The American Association of Port Authorities, the unified voice of seaports in the Americas, will commemorate Western Hemisphere Ports Day on April 5. more >>


U.S. Economy Adds 916,000 Jobs in March; Unemployment Rate Down to 6%

April 5, 2021

The U.S. economy added 916,000 jobs in March, the highest level in months, as rising vaccination rates and declining caseloads helped accelerate... more >>


Consumer Fitness Category Drives Overall Sports Industry Market Growth

March 29, 2021

Despite an economic recession in 2020, the U.S. sports and fitness market, including footwear, apparel and equipment, grew by 0.6 percent in 2020. more >>


Bed, Bath & Beyond to Upgrade Inventory Management System

March 29, 2021

Bed, Bath & Beyond is deploying cloud-based inventory management software from Relex Solutions. more >>



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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

January 5, 2021

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

January 5, 2021

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up... more >>


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America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

April 7, 2021

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that... more >>


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Michigan Ushers in the Next Chapter in Manufacturing, Workforce Readiness

April 7, 2021

Manufacturing and innovation are in Michigan’s DNA. The state put the world on wheels more than a century ago, and now it is leading the charge... more >>


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The Commonwealth of Virginia — Sound and Innovative

April 7, 2021

Ranked as America’s Top State for Business by CNBC, Virginia’s leadership position can be attributed to a number of assets, including its... more >>


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Maryland: In a Prime Position to Succeed in the Global Economy

April 7, 2021

As e-commerce continues to accelerate at lightning speed, companies around the globe are innovating to get their products from the warehouse to... more >>


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Georgia: A Powerhouse for Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics

April 7, 2021

In the State of Georgia, economic development is a team effort, and success has been built on relationships and the collaborative spirit of public... 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 >>


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EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... 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 >>



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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