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Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

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.

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.

Best For NYC Challenge Launched

New York City seen from the Empire State Building.

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations launch “Best for NYC” challenge, the first municipal public-private impact partnership in the world.

World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm To Be Developed In Newark, NJ

AeroFarm vertical farm.

Industrial site will be turned into AeroFarms’ new global corporate headquarters, bringing 78 new jobs to Newark.

Target Opening Fulfillment Center In York County, PA

Target Shopping Basket.

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development announces 250 new jobs in York County.

Bechtel Corporation Moving From Maryland To Virginia

Bechtel moving to Fairfax County.

Bechtel Corporation to invest $10 million in relocation and expansion as a result of global restructuring; the company will create 700 new jobs in Fairfax County.

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

3D printing is being used by the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center to manufacture prosthetic limbs, and a new hand for a six-year-old boy who was born without one.

Additive manufacturing is the hottest new growth sector, promising to revolutionize how just about anything you can imagine gets made.