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The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global's upcoming 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.


The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global's upcoming 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.

U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

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U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

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The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global’s upcoming 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.


Lifetime Products Creating 500 Jobs In Knox County, TN

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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