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State Focus: Minnesota’s Formula For Success

Thanks to a robust economy and strong workforce, Minnesota attracted more than 150 corporate expansion projects last year, many of them in the Twin Cities. (Photo: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.)

The North Star State has definitely seen the economic light, with achievements that read like a recipe rundown.

Oracle To Bring 200 Information Technology Jobs To San Antonio

Oracle Redwood Shores

The company already employs workers across Texas and will add finance and contractual support service jobs to San Antonio’s workforce.

$150 Million Aluminum Facility Coming To Bowling Green, KY; Creating 80 Jobs


Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.

Location Focus: New York – The Empire State Leverages Its Strengths

New York Air Brake recently expanded total employment to 466 and made significant capital investment in new machining centers, testing equipment and other improvements at its Watertown facility. (Photo: Development Authority of the North Country.)

New York is leveraging its world-class higher education system with an aggressive incentives program geared to business startups.

OpenText And Province of Ontario Announce Job Creation Initiative


OpenText announces plans for new worldwide customer briefing center in Toronto; expansion plans for Waterloo also part of the announcement.

Teleperformance To Invest $3.5 Million In Henrico County, VA Customer Service Center

Photo: Teleperformance

In the U.S., Teleperformance operates 25 site locations and has approximately 20,000 employees, approximately 700 of which will be employed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

TM Track Machines Opens Railcar Repair And Tamper Manufacturing Facility In Kansas

Photo: Trackmobile

TM Track Machines is a startup company that was formed by Terry Peterson and Mike Williams. The company purchased an existing railcar repair facility in Parsons that had closed in 2013.

Armstrong Celebrates PA Plant $41 Million Expansion


By on-shoring LVT manufacturing from China, Armstrong expects to realize a more competitive cost structure with shorter lead times and improved customer service.