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Step aside, Monmouth and Quinnipiac: BF's got the odds-on favorites for next year's headlines.


Step aside, Monmouth and Quinnipiac: BF's got the odds-on favorites for next year's headlines.

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Crystal Ball 2016

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Step aside, Monmouth and Quinnipiac: BF’s got the odds-on favorites for next year’s headlines.


Finding Employees Who Support Company Culture Top Concern When Expanding Abroad

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New report from The Economist Intelligence Unit identifies “softer” aspects of business expansions, such as finding new employees who support and enhance the brand’s existing culture, as a top concern.


State Focus – Iowa: Growing Jobs As Well As Corn

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While often stereotyped as an ag state, Iowa has created a business friendly environment that makes it globally competitive in a diverse and growing number of industry sectors.


Solar Installer Sunrun Plans 800 Jobs At New Denver Office

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Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., will open an office in downtown Denver before the end of 2015 and plans to hire up to 800 workers over the next few years.


South Carolina’s SafeRack Invests $20M in Facility Expansion

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SafeRack will invest more than $20 million in an expansion of its Andrews, SC facility to support immediate and long term growth initiatives.


NuVasive Chooses Ohio For New Manufacturing Facility

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NuVasive, Inc. will invest approximately $45 million for the build-out of its new medical device facility dedicated to spinal implant and instrument manufacturing, with plans to create 300 jobs.


North Las Vegas Lands $1B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

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Faraday Future will establish its first assembly plant for electric vehicles in the City of North Las Vegas, NV. Plans entail more than $1 billion in investment and 4,500 new jobs.


Polymorph of Plastics: Merging Corporate Molecules

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Dow and DuPont have apparently agreed that they would be in a stronger position as a merged company with powerful synergies to successfully navigate an eventual breakup into more specialized units. The tentative deal also may signify the next step in the evolution of the global plastics industry, a shift in focus to specialty and advanced engineered plastics from oil-based petrochemical mainstays like polyethylene. Both companies have realized the need to get bigger before they can get smaller.



Louisiana: Where Partnerships Propel Innovation and Investment

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Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners, including business and higher education resources, in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable economic growth.