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energy

LA: Power Company to Develop $100M Control Center in Shreveport, with 83 Jobs

January 21, 2022

AEP, which manages the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, will invest $100 million to develop a new Shreveport Transmission Control... more >>


manufacturing

SC: Kostwein Establishing Operations in Greenville Co., to Create 95 Jobs

January 20, 2022

Kostwein, a high-tech machine manufacturer, announced plans to establish operations in Greenville County. The $8.5 million investment will create 95... more >>


fintech

UT: LoanPro Software to Expand Farmington HQ, Bringing 459 Jobs

January 20, 2022

LoanPro Software, LLC will expand its Farmington headquarters, bringing up to 459 new high-paying jobs in the next 16 years. more >>


technology

UT: LiveView Technologies to Expand in Orem, With 3,400 Jobs over Next 10 Years

January 19, 2022

LiveView Technologies, Inc. (LVT) will expand its Orem, Utah, headquarters, bringing up to 3,400 new high-paying jobs in the next 10 years. more >>



TexAmericas Center Multi-Tenant Spec Building

October 19, 2021

Now available for SALE or LEASE more >>



Five Business Trends Driving Technology Decision for 2022

December 13, 2021

As the landscape continues to shift, increased cyber threats and supply chain issues will impact IT. more >>


Shortage of Qualified IT Workers May Leave Firms Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

December 6, 2021

Critical infrastructure increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, as global shortage of skilled IT workers intensify the risks, says GlobalData. more >>


Commerce Awards $60 million in NOAA Education Grants to HBCUs for STEM

October 4, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded NOAA education grants of up to $30 million to two Historically Black Colleges and Universities. more >>


Over Half-Million Mobile Robots to be Shipped to Warehouses Globally in 2030

September 27, 2021

Warehouse automation adoption on the rise due to sustained order volume surge. more >>



Louisiana Economic Development

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 >>



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 >>


TX: Univ. Texas-San Antonio to Hold Coding Boot Camp Sept. 9

July 29, 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio announced the launch of its first coding boot camp, in partnership with workforce accelerator Trilogy... more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... More>>


White Papers

Rand White Paper | September 1, 2021
An Analysis of Education and Training Programs in Advanced Manufacturing Using Robotics   

There is much information and misinformation about the future of work as it relates to robots and jobs in manufacturing. The Advanced Robotics for... More>>


MIT White Paper | April 1, 2021
The State of Industrial Robotics: Emerging Technologies, Challenges, and Key Research Directions   

The field of industrial robotics encompasses the study, design, and use of robot systems for manufacturing and how to integrate them into production... More>>


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IoT: Putting the 'Smart' into Smart Cities   

The Internet of Things (IoT) ushered in a new era of connectivity, information gathering, intelligent decision-making and automation. Nowhere is its... More>>


Articles

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The Semiconductor Crisis: An Economic Achilles’ Heel

By: Gary Yates

Businesses and consumers are feeling the effects of the chip shortage, and neither can find the resources needed to thrive in our “new normal.”...   More>>


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Missouri: An Investment Destination for Growing Companies

By: Rob Dixon

Missouri is a leader in banking, investment, and professional services. The technology industry has experienced tremendous growth, with tech...   More>>


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Texas: The New Home for HQs

By: Governor Greg Abbott

Texas continues to lead the nation in terms of job creation and economic activity. The Lone Star State’s strategic geographical location, diverse...   More>>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

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


blank Article | October 6, 2020
COVID-19 Accelerates Call to Bring Customer Support Jobs Home to the U.S.

By: Steve Brubaker

Offshore outsourcing has been a hot topic for many years and gained tremendous momentum in the 1990s and early 2000s with companies intently focused...   More>>