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SaarGummi Tennessee, Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Pulaski, TN by purchasing additional finishing equipment, improving existing infrastructure and creating more than 150 new jobs over the next five years.
Mobile-based freight brokering for trucking can reduce empty miles travelled, lower operating costs, and improve asset utilization and productivity, finds Frost & Sullivan.
Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), an international wholesale distributor of bicycle components and outdoor gear, will open a new 75,000-square-foot western distribution center in Reno, NV, creating up to 50 warehouse, customer service, and sales related positions.
Figeac-Aéro will invest more than $20 million to expand its Wichita, KS manufacturing facility and build a new 68,000-square-foot building. The company plans to create 200 jobs during the next five years.
Over the next 10 years, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to invest $152 million in improvements at the Port of Brunswick.
In Auburn, NY, the hot political issue is economic development. Both candidates emphasized job creation with a youthful population base. Lattimore pushed for large-scale manufacturing plants and renewable energy projects to the Auburn area.
inXile Entertainment will establish a video game development studio in New Orleans, LA, creating 50 new direct jobs over the next five years.
Lower fuel prices, a surge in railroad hiring and the need to get goods to market faster are boosting growth and profits in the logistics sector.
Massachusetts edges out California as most energy-efficient state, Maryland among most improved, according to the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Advanced Munitions International (AMI) will invest $553 million in a new global headquarters and state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Alcoa, TN, creating 605 new jobs.