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Denizens Brewing

Business Report: Maryland – Howard County Opens 3D Printing Prototype Lab

3D Maryland’s Innovation + Prototyping Lab is dedicated to the advancement of the hot growth sector of additive manufacturing.
Shandong Yuhuang

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

First major Chinese foreign direct investment project in Louisiana will create 400 new direct jobs in St. James Parish and result in an estimated 2,700 total new jobs in the Southeast Region.
SL America

SL Tennessee, LLC To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Clinton, TN

South Korean automotive parts manufacturer to invest $80.5 million to build third manufacturing facility.
Port of Everett

Location Focus: Washington – Scenic Vistas And Soaring Industry Side By Side

With world-class ports and a renewed commitment from Boeing to anchor it’s thriving aerospace sector, Washington is ready to take on all comers.
West Corporation

Green Bay, WI Welcomes Growth From West Corporation

West Corporation plans to provide up to 240 careers at its new location in the Village of Ashwaubenon near Green Bay.
Riverside Machine

Business Report: Wisconsin Spurs Milwaukee Redevelopment With Brownfield Grants

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grants will assist with former Pabst, Schlitz brewery redevelopments and two other projects.

Primco Management Developing Medical Marijuana Properties In Michigan

Primco Management Inc. enters into a medical marijuana letter of agreement with Flint, MI-based DTRB to provide funding for the development of properties in the medical marijuana space.

Packing and Leaving

New laws and public scrutiny are spurring a wave of relocations for some traditional industries.
Lowe's Customer Support NC

Lowe’s Selects Indiana For New Customer Support Center

New Indianapolis location is expected to create 1,000 jobs by 2016.
Pat McCrory

Location Focus: The Carolinas – Growth Climate Warms In The Carolinas

Numerous new projects have been drawn to North and South Carolina, where the welcome mat has been set out for innovators and manufacturers across a wide range of industries.
SocialClicks

SocialClicks Opens Headquarters In Cambridge, MA

Company partners with mayor to bring jobs to local residents.
CCAM

Airbus Joins Forces With CCAM

Global aeronautics leader Airbus has teamed with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing.
Dart Data Center

Industry Focus: Data Centers – To Serve And Protect

In the age of “big data,” where and how information is housed can be key to a successful business expansion strategy. Here are some ideal locations for your next data center.

Schneider Electric Awarded TEF Investment To Expand And Add Jobs In El Paso

Schneider Electric plans to expand its facility in El Paso to house a new custom engineered-to-order power control business line, targeting data centers, hospitals and other customers with mission-critical electrical continuity requirements.

More Jobs Than Workers

North Dakota is coming up with creative ideas to address its chronic workforce shortage.
New Day

New Day Underwriting Managers Expands Operations With NJ Headquarters

The environmental and construction-related liability insurance company has experienced 35 percent growth in revenues and staffing, which prompted the move.
Food Processing Baked Goods

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.
VW Chattanooga

Volkswagen Group Expanding Chattanooga, TN Operations

The state of Tennessee is providing a $165.8 million grant for costs associated with site development and preparation, infrastructure, production equipment acquisition and installation, and facility construction.
Building a Nation of Makers

New Report Examines How To Create Manufacturing Jobs

UVa Miller Center's Milstein Commission has released a report on creating manufacturing Jobs; report is first in a series on restoring middle-class jobs.
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California Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

A comprehensive list of California financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities.

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ADP To Create 1,600 Jobs In Orlando Region

The new office will create up to 1,600 new jobs within the next five years and result in a capital investment of $28 million.

Eurotranciatura USA Expanding In Tennessee

The steel company will create more than 170 new jobs and invest $12.6 million to expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Paris, TN.

Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

The global retailer will invest $35 million, create more than 100 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over next five years.

Surveys & Research

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.