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Lifetime Products Creating 500 Jobs In Knox County, TN

Blow-molded plastic products manufacturer Lifetime Products, Inc. will invest $115 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operations in Knox County, creating 500 jobs.

Daimler Trucks To Invest $375M to Bring New Engine Line to Detroit

Daimler Trucks will invest $375 million to enable production of its new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit™ brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI.

State Focus – New Jersey: Garden of Opportunity

The Garden State offers a “brain trust” with a highly skilled and educated workforce that makes it easy to recruit top talent.

Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

Ford To Add 2,000 Jobs, Invest $1.3B in Louisville’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Ford Motor Co. will create 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at its Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) in Louisville to produce all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks.

Mary Kay Chooses Lewisville, TX For New Global Manufacturing, R&D Operations

Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. has selected the city of Lewisville, TX as the site of the company's new $100 million global manufacturing and R&D operations.

Shell Chemical To Invest $717M In Louisiana Olefins Expansion

Shell Chemical LP will invest $717 million in a new linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s Ascension Parish, LA complex.

Milhaus Adding 250 Jobs in Growing Downtown Indy Neighborhood

Milhaus, a mixed-use development company, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.

State Focus: Texas Diversity

Texas is a magnet for business and individuals for a reason—rather, for many reasons, one of which is the tax climate.

AAIPharma/CML Expands North Carolina Lab Operations And Facility HQ

AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge Major Laboratories (AAIPharma/CML) is investing at least $15.8 million to expand its laboratory operation and global headquarters in Wilmington, NC, creating at least 37 new jobs by 2018.

General Cable Industries Relocating Operations To Lawrenceburg, KY

General Cable Industries Inc. will create more than 54 positions and invest more than $2.5 million in a consolidation and relocation project in Lawrenceburg, KY.

Global Organizations Lack Confidence In Ability To Detect Cyber Attacks

More than one-third (36%) of global organizations still lack confidence in their ability to detect sophisticated cyber attacks, according to the annual EY’s Global Information Security Survey 2015.

Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State

North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC.

NTN Driveshaft Adding 500+ Jobs in Indiana

NTN Driveshaft Inc. and its Japan-based parent company NTN Corporation will grow their Indiana operations, establishing a new manufacturing plant in Anderson, IN that is expected to ultimately create up to 510 new jobs.

Microsoft Expanding In Mecklenburg County, VA For Fourth Time

Microsoft Corp. will invest $402.4 million to expand its data center site in Mecklenburg County, VA, creating 42 new jobs.

McKesson Building New Distribution Center in Orange County, NY

McKesson Corporation will open a new 340,000-square-foot distribution center and create 160 new jobs in Orange County, NY.

LEDIC Realty Company To Locate New National HQ In Memphis

LEDIC Realty Company will invest $10.2 million in a new state-of-the-art national headquarters in Memphis, TN, creating 300 jobs.

LG Electronics Opens Expanded Headquarters In Georgia

LG Electronics USA recently celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta, GA.

Business Report – California: Largest Solar Facility On Earth Goes Operational

BHE Renewables’ 579-megawatt solar project in Antelope Valley, CA is now fully connected to the California ISO grid.

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

China-Based Sinomax Group Creating 350 Jobs In Tennessee

The largest jobs commitment from a Chinese-owned company in Tennessee’s history will come from Sinomax Group's new manufacturing operations in La Vergne.

JTEKT North America Expanding Upstate SC Operations

JTEKT North America is investing $1.75 million to establish North American headquarters at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville County, SC.

New Jersey EDA Awards $47.4M To Tech, Biotech Companies

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJ EDA) has approved 41 companies to share a total of $47.4 million through the state’s Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program in FY 2016.

GE To Add 120 Jobs, Invest $7.4M In Iowa Manufacturing Facility

GE’s Industrial Solutions business will invest $7.4 million in its West Burlington, IA manufacturing facility and create 120 new jobs.

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