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Foreign Expansion Is Top Capital Investment For CEOs

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Expansion outside their home countries is CEOs’ number-one area to devote significant capital to over the next three years, according to KPMG International’s latest CEO Outlook Study.


Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center

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Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus.


Investimus Foris To Invest $265M In Louisiana Ammonia Plant

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Lithuania-based Investimus Foris will make a $265 million capital investment to convert an idle biofuels refinery in Grant Parish, LA into an ammonia manufacturing facility, creating 85 new direct jobs.


Aircraft Technical Support Creating 140 New Jobs in Roswell, NM

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Aircraft Technical Support (ATS), a Florida-based international aviation service and support company, will expand its Roswell operations and expects to hire 140 new workers in the next year.


Cook Pharmica Expanding in Monroe County, IN

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Cook Pharmica, LLC plans to expand its biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing operations in Bloomington, IN, creating up to 70 new jobs by 2020.


Walkable Downtowns Help Attract Employees

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Companies are migrating to walkable downtowns across the country, in big cities and small CBDs, and in secondary markets within larger metropolitan areas from coast to coast, according to a recent study.




Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program

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Duke Energy has just completed the evaluation of industrial sites in Florida’s Pasco, Polk and Sumter counties through the company’s Site Readiness Program, which helps advance prime parcels for industrial development opportunities.