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BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

Irving Joplin

Since the 2011 tornado, Joplin has restored nearly all of the facilities, jobs and schools that were impacted by the storm, in a cooperative effort hailed as a model for future disaster recovery.


Chrysler Adds Staff, Expands Sterling Heights, MI Plant

Chrysler

Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments; new paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.


New Meijer Distribution Center To Create 300 New Jobs In Pleasant Prairie, WI

Meijer

The WEDC announcement comes one week after company President Hank Meijer said the Michigan-based retailer was planning a major push in Wisconsin.



Next Generation Energy Corp. Announces Shift In Operations; Will Focus On Medical Marijuana Industry

Medical Marijuana

The company plans to focus on the acquisition of retail and cultivation licenses throughout North America, as well as the development of a national brand.


Global Medical Wire Company Plans Allen County Expansion

Fort Wayne Metals

With seven production facilities, a warehouse, a research and development center and a metallurgical laboratory in Fort Wayne, the expansion will allow the company to increase capacity.


Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success

ASI

Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.