U.S. – Southeast Archives

State Focus: Mississippi’s Got It All

About 2,000 people are employed at Toyota’s manufacturing facility in Blue Springs, MS, where the best-selling Toyota Corolla is made. Overall, more than 3.2 million vehicles of all types have been produced in Mississippi. Posted on:

Low energy and operating costs, customized incentives and a highly skilled workforce have businesses flocking to the Magnolia State.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Gov. Bentley with Polaris hat. Posted on:

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Opportunity Missed

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There was bold talk about tax reform in President Obama’s speech, but not a word about the most important tax.

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

Innovative look to cities through a keyhole. Posted on:

New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength.

Mercedes-Benz USA Moving From New Jersey To Georgia

Mercedes-Benz E350. Posted on:

Mercedes-Benz USA has announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Fulton County, GA, near Atlanta.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

Seated from left: Mark Easton, VP, Industry Solution Sales, IBM; Cameron Art, General Manager of Application Management Services, IBM; Harris Pastides, President, USC; Gene Warr, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, USC (standing from left) David Miller, Director, Application Management Services North America, IBM; Andy Bernardin, Director of Enterprise Sales for South Carolina and Public Sector in North Carolina, IBM; Bill Hogue, VP for Information Technology and CIO, USC; Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina. (Credit: USC; PRNewsFoto/IBM.) Posted on:

The collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to expand student skills and understanding of applied computing to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals and business leaders.

Nissan And Tennessee Partner To Train Future Manufacturing Workforce

Nissan, Smyrna. Posted on:

The training center will develop a pipeline of skilled workers for Nissan’s Tennessee manufacturing operations and critical opportunities for current and prospective employees to learn valuable skills in advanced manufacturing.

Target Corporation To Locate New Online Fulfillment Center In Memphis, TN

Target Shopping Basket. Posted on:

Fortune 50 retailer to invest $50 million; will create more than 400 new jobs.