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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.

State Focus: Iowa Keeps Attracting Major Business Expansions

Iowa is meeting businesses’ growing needs for highly skilled workers, like the technicians pictured here. Nearly 33 percent of Iowans ages 25 to 34 hold bachelor’s degrees. Iowa’s refundable tax credit on R&D activities has allowed many bioscience companies to build new research centers. Posted on:

Fiscal stability, a low cost of doing business and a skilled workforce are a formula for growth in the Hawkeye State.

Faurecia Inaugurates Seating Plant In Wentzville, MO

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Facility proudly contributes to GM’s “Motor Trend Truck of the Year” Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon.

State Focus: Oklahoma – Oil, Cattle and Much, Much More

Rogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area. Posted on:

The Sooner State is diversifying into a variety of hot growth sectors, including a rapidly expanding hub of data centers.

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.

Centene Opens Service Center In Arizona

Centene Plaza in Clayton, MO. Posted on:

The facility will serve as a member and provider call center for Centene’s Arizona-based Bridgeway Health Solutions and other health plans across the country.

Industry Focus: Call Centers – Welcome Home

TSYS Global Headquarters. Posted on:

When communicating with call centers, familiarity can make all the difference.

Business Report: North Carolina – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

President Obama announces NC State’s selection to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a consortium of industry, government and academic partners. Posted on:

North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.