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Columbus Automotive Manufacturer Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

With hydroforming, a tubular part is inflated inside a tool by a pressurized liquid to give it a pre-defined shape. This technology is now being used by Faurecia for muffler shells to provide a perfect underbody fit.

Faurecia is the world’s sixth-largest automotive supplier, with four business groups: automotive seating, emissions control technologies, interior systems and automotive exteriors.


General Mills Expanding Operations In Rutherford County, TN

General Mills new food products.

General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more.


Kubota Tractor Headquarters Relocating To Texas

The Kubota TLB Series M59 loading pallets.

Kubota Tractor Corporation is the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-engineered and manufactured machinery and equipment, including a complete line of tractors.




Shintech Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion In Iberville Parish, LA

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Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.


Andros Foods Expansion Shenandoah County, VA Planned

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Andros Foods North America to invest $73 million to expand fruit processing operation.


Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

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New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings.



Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

Map for Elsevier CSG Story.

The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.