Heidi Schwartz Archives


Yodle Expands In New York City; Expects To Create 250 New Jobs

The new Yodle Charlotte office opened in 2013.

Local online marketing company doubles its office space after moving to new Hudson Yards location.


Hicks Plastics To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Knox County, TN

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Advanced plastics manufacturer to invest $10.4 million in the area and will create more than 200 new jobs.


Kaiser Permanente To Bring 900 Technology Jobs To Atlanta, GA

The IT campus at 1375 Peachtree Street, NE. is part of the Pershing Point Plaza.

Leader in health care innovation chooses Atlanta for expansion; Mayor Reed and state officials applaud the job-creating move.


Manufacturers Remain Optimistic Despite Growing Concerns Around Strong U.S. Dollar

Manufacturing.

U.S. manufacturers plan to hire skilled workers and invest in businesses, while overseas expansion declines, reflecting elevated concern regarding the strong dollar and increased foreign competition, according to PwC’s Q1 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.


Bayer HealthCare Announces Plans For Product Testing Facility In Berkeley, CA

Proposed Bayer testing facility in Berkeley.

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer.


Leggett & Platt Bringing New Product Introduction Operation To Joplin, MO

Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group.

To assist Leggett & Platt with its new Joplin operation, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has offered a strategic economic incentive package.


New Technology Center Of Excellence Complete In Monroe, LA

CenturyLink Center of Excellence.

First announced in 2011, CenturyLink’s new Technology Center of Excellence will be home to 800 jobs in Monroe and result in 1,170 new indirect jobs in the greater Monroe area.



Corporate Directors Confront The Impacts Of Economic And Geopolitical Risks On Strategy

Economic disruptions.

Shareowner activism, emerging technologies and regulatory activity, coupled with a rapidly changing global environment, will create an even more challenging role for corporate directors over the next decade.