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Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce

Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield.

Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.

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.

Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

Young manufacturing worker.

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.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards


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.

California Has Largest Advanced Energy Industry In U.S.

LA Solar

With more than 40,000 businesses and 430,000 workers, advanced energy is projected to grow 17 percent this year.

Cogmedix Growth Leads To New Headquarters In Worcester, MA

Cogmedix Growth Leads To New Headquarters In Worcester, MA .

And in addition to expanded production capacity and other benefits made possible by the much larger facility, the new location is convenient to the city’s transportation infrastructure.

VOXX International To Expand Orlando, FL Headquarters And Manufacturing Center

Voxx backseat audio system.

VOXX International Company will expand manufacturing center and add $16.5 million in capital investment along with 134 new jobs.