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1,000th Michigan Business Lands Energy Incentives

Michigan Business To Receive Energy Incentives

A Chinese auto parts maker joins Michigan businesses that have received over $7.5 million in Consumers Energy’s new construction incentives.


Valmiera Glass To Invest $90M In Georgia

Valmiera Glass To Invest $90M In Georgia.

The Latvian-based fiberglass manufacturer will expand its operation in Dublin, GA, creating 425 jobs and generating $90 million in investment through 2022.


Webinar: The Big Lies Of Workforce

Big Lies of Workforce.

In this free Business Facilities LiveXchange Webinar presentation, veteran economic development consultant Al Jones will take you to the top of the learning curve on workforce issues.



Business Facilities LiveXchange Announces 2016 Keynote Panel

LiveXchange Announces 2016 Keynote Panel.

A dynamic panel of speakers has been assembled to present the Keynote at the 12th annual Business Facilities LiveXchange, April 17-19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations.

Omen USA, an Israel-based manufacturer of aluminum parts for the automotive industry, plans to locate its first North American production facility in Richmond, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2019.


Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building.

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.


Culture Is A Top Challenge for Business Leaders

Culture Is a Top Challenge for Business Leaders.

Facing increased pressure to deliver more growth and productivity while addressing workforce mobility trends and skills shortages, 87 percent of business leaders cite organizational culture and employee engagement as their top challenge, according to Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2015” report.



New Report Illuminates Global Work Opportunities, Disruptions

New Report Illuminates Global Work Opportunities, Disruptions.

Workers everywhere will be affected by accelerating disruptions to the world of work—yet people in different economic positions will be impacted in very different ways, according to a new report from Foresight Alliance.