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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.
Nations with a strong talent pipeline and access to technology, education will see increased manufacturing investment, says a new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions is expanding in Brevard County, FL creating 1,000 jobs and a $270 million capital investment.