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Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts

Bridor, Inc., supplies breads and pastries to the retail and foodservice industry and has maintained its U.S.-based advanced manufacturing operation in Cumberland since 2002. A $32-million investment is Bridor’s testimony supporting the company’s continued success at this location. Posted on:

The more we know when it comes to what’s in our food, the more we want to know. Pleasing this knowledge palate can mean big bucks for the food processing industry.

Jobs Coming To Greensville County, VA | 510nano To Build New Headquarters

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Solar power provider 510nano Incorporated to invest $11 million to relocate headquarters.

Viking Cruises Selects New Orleans For Launch Of Mississippi River Cruise Service

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Viking River Cruises project to result in over 780 new direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana.

Supersized, (Almost) Ready to Go

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It’s time to take a closer look at the economic bonanza that will result from the expanded Panama Canal.

Industry Focus: Ports & FTZs – Drivers For Commerce And Trade

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Foreign-trade zones are playing a greater role in development efforts geared to increased imports and exports.

Business Report: Georgia – Latvian Fiberglass Producer Puts U.S. HQ in Dublin, GA

Valmiera will make fiberglass, like the rolls above at its plant in Latvia, at a new facility in Dublin, GA. Posted on:

Valmiera Glass will invest $20 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 150 jobs.

More Commercial Real Estate Execs Expect To Increase Capital Spending Amid Tepid Economic Growth In 2014

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The KPMG survey was completed from February through April 2014 and reflects the responses of 100 senior commercial real estate executives from the United States.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities Rankings Report

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We’re marking the 10th anniversary of our annual rankings festival by doing what we do every year: refining our rankings criteria to give you the most meaningful benchmarks of state and metro performance.

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We’ve also included our Global Rankings within this story.