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Freudenberg-NOK Plans To Expand Findlay, OH

With its web-based O-ring Configurator, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is setting a new standard in the configuration of O-rings. Posted on:

Findlay maintains nearly perfect statistics in the areas of quality, delivery and customer retention.

Monster Moto Announces 287-Job Minibike And Go-Cart Manufacturing Project In Ruston

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Company will produce youth-market vehicles in project resulting in more than 570 new direct and indirect jobs.

Hicks Plastics To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Knox County, TN

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Advanced plastics manufacturer to invest $10.4 million in the area and will create more than 200 new jobs.

New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit

107,000 square-foot ALMMII facility was previously used as the Mexican Industries headquarters, shown here before renovation. (PRNewsFoto/PM Environmental, Inc.) Posted on:

PM Environmental, Inc. acquires $1 million in funding to help revitalize abandoned auto company building into new American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Industry Focus: Automotive – Hitting On All Cylinders

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From driverless cars to all-electric vehicles, the U.S. automotive sector is going into overdrive to meet the surging demand for new cars and prepare for our green energy future.

Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Gov. Bill Haslam recently presided over the 61st Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville. The two-day conference featured educational sessions on a wide range of topics.  Posted on:

Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.

Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters To Atlanta

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The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.

Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville

Gov. Robert Bentley (right) announced the Polaris deal at the Jackson Conference Center in Huntsville. Posted on:

The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.

Feature Story: Tennessee State of the Year AGAIN!

Volkswagen’s expansion of its assembly plant in Chattanooga positions the German automaker to achieve its goal of selling at least 1 million vehicles in North America. Posted on:

A powerhouse auto cluster, the nation’s most-improved education system and world-class infrastructure keep the volunteer state on its pedestal.