Articles By Topic Archives

Newell Rubbermaid Plans Expansion Of Winfield, KS Facility

Rubbermaid Patio Series Storage Cabinet. Posted on:

Newell Rubbermaid announced it will expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Winfield, KS, adding 320 new jobs and investing $27 million by the end of 2017.

Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

Young manufacturing worker. Posted on:

Study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute indicates nine in 10 Americans surveyed believe manufacturing essential to U.S. economy, while only one in three parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing.

Med-X, Inc. Builds First Medical Marijuana Testing Facility

Med-X, Inc. today announced that it's opened its first patient cooperative facility to cultivate 100% natural and organically grown Medical Marijuana for its patients. (PRNewsFoto/Med-X, Inc.) Posted on:

Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.

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.

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

Viking Longship Veranda Stateroom. Posted on:

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

Pennsylvania’s Inn At Buck Hill Falls Set For Redevelopment

buck_hill_falls Posted on:

Changes in ownership and financial troubles led to the closing of the Inn in the early 1990s; the property has been abandoned ever since, despite numerous attempts to resurrect it.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Comcast_PA-DCED Posted on:

Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.