Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 2012 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


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Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

World Wide Waste

World Wide Waste

Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

MW Industries Moves Corporate HQ To Chicago Area

The new offices are located in the Rosemont Corporate Center a modern, highly energy efficient building near Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Sep 28, 2012 @ 1:16 PM

Spencer County, IN Possible Site For Nitrogen Fertilizer Plant

When the project is finalized, approximately 1,200 workers will be needed to construct the plant over a three-year period. Sep 27, 2012 @ 2:00 PM

Stik.com Moves From Silicon Valley To Detroit Tech Hub

Company bringing word-of-mouth referrals online joins other technology companies in the M@dison Building. Sep 26, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

Mahindra Opens Technical Center in Troy, MI

New facility will optimize local automotive R&D talent to create future employment opportunities. Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:44 AM

H&A Public Incentive Legislation Update

By Jason Hickey, President, Hickey & Associates
Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:13 AM

Lexington, KY To Welcome Bingham McCutchen LLP

The transition of administrative functions to Bingham’s new center in Lexington is scheduled to begin in April 2013 and continue through the spring of 2014. Sep 24, 2012 @ 10:08 AM

Bad Breeze Blowing

Congressional inaction may doom a federal tax credit that spurred the expansion of U.S. wind power manufacturing. Sep 21, 2012

Animal Handling Facility Comes To JFK; Will Create 190 Jobs

The Port Authority of NY/NJ approves animal handling facility; 172,165 square-foot center to operate 24/7 for worldwide import and export needs. Sep 21, 2012 @ 9:57 AM

Chinese Furniture Assembler Moving To Virginia

New anti-dumping laws prompted GOK International to ship furniture components to the U.S. for final assembly to bypass the high import duty. Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:23 AM

APPA, NRECA, NYAPP Release New Study On NYISO Capacity Market

APPA, NRECA, NYAPP release new study showing NYISO capacity market not primary factor driving new electricity. Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:05 AM

Retailer Nordstrom To Open In Several Canadian Cities

This partnership with Cadillac Fairview brings the retailer to locations in Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Sep 19, 2012 @ 10:48 AM

TCS Inaugurates New Center In Minneapolis

Tata Consultancy Services has announced the official opening of the TCS Solutions Center - Minneapolis in Bloomington, MN. Sep 18, 2012 @ 9:53 AM

Nexterra, UBC And GE Break Ground On BC CHP

Nexterra Systems Corp., the University of British Columbia (UBC), and GE celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver, BC campus. Sep 17, 2012 @ 2:30 PM

Ghost Story

An abandoned parcel in Brooklyn, site of a jail for Confederate soldiers, will become a new media center. Sep 14, 2012

Sysmex America Consolidates In Lincolnshire, IL

Sysmex America relocates corporate headquarters; expansion prompted by continued growth. Sep 14, 2012 @ 11:17 AM

Clariant Oil & Mining Services Breaks Ground In Texas

The campus, which is slated to be complete by fall 2013, will allow the company to double its workforce in The Woodlands by 2015. Sep 13, 2012 @ 2:43 PM

Ford Opens Flat Rock, MI Plant To Produce Fusion

Ford opens new era at Flat Rock assembly plant, source of 1,200 new jobs and U.S. production home of the 2013 Ford Fusion. Sep 12, 2012 @ 11:19 AM

Work to Resume on 9/11 Museum, Funding Dispute is Resolved

On the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, Gov. Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg reach an agreement on financing and oversight for the museum at Ground Zero. Sep 11 2012 @ 10:45 AM

GM To Add 500 New IT Jobs In Austin, TX

Austin was chosen for an Innovation Center because the city already has people with the skills GM is seeking: 46,000, according to the May 2011 BLS Occupational Employment Report. Sep 10, 2012 @ 12:38 PM

Westport Axle Moves Into Breinigsville, PA

Executives at Wesport hope to bring more than 500 new jobs to the 516,800-square-foot facility. Sep 7, 2012 @ 4:00 PM

Patrick Industries To Expand Operations In Syracuse, IN

This division, which currently has approximately 175 full-time employees in Syracuse, will invest up to $3 million to purchase, renovate, and equip a 142,000 square foot facility. Sep 6, 2012 @ 4:44 PM

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….

It's Vladimir Putin, choosing an unusual way to arrive at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Sept 6 2012

U.S. Drops Two Spots In Latest Global Competitiveness Report

With their number one and two rankings, Switzerland and Singapore maintain their top spots while the U.S. drops to seventh. Sep 5, 2012 @ 1:47 PM