Monthly Archives: February 2012
With a new governor, the Magnolia State is moving to revitalize Mississippi’s business outlook in 2012 by focusing on emerging industries, including clean energy and the creative economy. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Louisiana remains a solid front runner for job growth and business development with best-in-the-nation workforce training and technology incentives that are cultivating a high-quality workforce. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The investment will support infrastructure improvements on WAA land adjacent to the Bombardier Flight Test Center in Wichita, KS.
The future of economic development is taking shape at major international air hubs that have become the anchor of an organically expanding growth strategy: the Aerotropolis. From the January/February 2012 issue.
Upstate New York was selected as one of seven regions nationwide to participate in the new JumpStart America initiative, aimed at accelerating small business growth.
The energy producer will expand capacity at its St. James Terminal to 11 million barrels, creating 301 new direct and indirect jobs in Southeast Louisiana.
Sky-high expectations that renewable energy would be the growth driver of a new economy are giving way to market-driven realities. From the January/February 2012 issue.
The company is investing $27.5 million in its Chesterfield County operation, which produces bullet-resistant composites for the U.S. military and law enforcement.
The Japanese carmaker will invest $131 million in an upgrade of the Indiana facility, creating 400 new jobs by 2013.
The financial firm will move its HQ from New York, invest $4 million and create 95 jobs in Kentucky.
Utilities who make up the largest electric power system in the Palmetto State are offering a new, lower rate to facilitate industrial expansion.
Employers added 243,000 jobs in January, dropping the unemployment rate to 8.3 percent, its fifth monthly decline in a row and the lowest level since February 2009.
GM is adding a new stamping facility at its Arlington, TX assembly plant, which produces full-size SUVs, a project that will create 180 jobs.
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