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

TCS Inaugurates New Center In Minneapolis

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

Nanotech Partnership Announced In Ulster County, NY

Partnership between SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and Ceres Technologies could create 250 green energy jobs across the region. Sep 4, 2012 @ 4:55 PM

Talenti Gelato Moving Production Plant To Marietta, GA

The company plans to maintain its existing plant in Dallas but re-locate its primary production headquarters to the Marietta Industrial Park and begin production later this year, which could lead to the addition of up to 100 jobs in the area. Aug 31, 2012 @ 2:31 PM

Firestone Building Products Expands in Tuscumbia, AL

The producer of roofing membranes that provide resistance to ultraviolet, ozone and chemical exposure will double the size of its manufacturing facility. Aug 30 2012 @ 4:40 PM

Ford Ramps Up $1.3-Billion Manufacturing Initiative in China

CEO Alan Mulally presided over groundbreakings for two new assembly plants this week, a $760-million unit in Hangzhou and a $600-million facility in Chongqing. Aug 29 2012 @ 2 PM

NetApp To Boost Headcount With Witchita, KS Facility Expansion

NetApp plans to invest more than $85 million in new machinery and equipment and renovation to accommodate the expanded workforce. Aug 28, 2012 @ 3:51 PM

The Hand That Feeds You

Apple's global legal war with Samsung, the largest patent dispute in history, actually is a spat between two business partners. Aug 27 2012

Master PT Expanding Operations Columbus, IN

Master Power Transmission, a manufacturer of industrial gearboxes, has announced plans to expand its operations in Columbus, IN. Posted on Aug 27, 2012 @ 4:16 PM

Water: Fuel for Food, Beverage Expansions

By Beth Doughty, Executive Director, Roanoke Regional Partnership
Aug 27, 2012 @ 1 PM

Samsung Invests $4 Billion in Texas Semiconductor Plant

The expansion, which will create new production capacity for processors used in smartphones and tablets, brings the company's total investment in its Austin facility to nearly $13 billion. Posted on Aug 27, 2012 @ 12:32 PM

COVER STORY: 2012 Business Facilities Rankings Report

It's time for our annual exercise, separating wheat from chaff in the fertile fields of development. As always, our rankings point to growth potential. But in a struggling economy, we're also giving extra credit for real jobs. From the July/August 2012 issue

July/August 2012 Issue (Volume 45, Number 4)

Our Rankings Report is viewed through a prism colored by the hopes and fears of all the locations we evaluate. From the July/August 2012 issue.

Intel To Expand In Chandler, AZ; Will Invest $300 Million

Intel is investing in the construction of a new R&D facility at its Chandler campus; the facility will create several hundred Intel jobs and nearly a thousand construction jobs. Military veterans with technical training will be recruited for some positions. Posted Aug 23, 2012 @ 11:01 AM