Business Report Archives

Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State


North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC.

Business Report – California: Largest Solar Facility On Earth Goes Operational


BHE Renewables’ 579-megawatt solar project in Antelope Valley, CA is now fully connected to the California ISO grid.

Business Report: Tennessee – DENSO Manufacturing Expanding in Maryville, TN

DENSO, a manufacturing stalwart in Eastern Tennessee for 25 years, employs more than 3,100 workers at its Maryville, TN plant.

Automotive components and systems producer DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Blount County’s largest employer, is investing $400 million in an expansion creating 500 new jobs.

Business Report: New Hampshire – High Liner Foods Opens U.S. Headquarters In Portsmouth

High Liner Foods, a frozen seafood producer based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, recently moved its U.S. headquarters from Danvers, MA to a new facility in Portsmouth, NH.

The Canadian seafood producer includes a culinary innovation R&D facility in its new HQ at the Pease International Tradeport.

Business Report: Maryland Exports Hit Record Level In 2014

BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport is in the midst of a $105-million expansion, to be completed in 2017, that will enhance international service from the air hub, which sits between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The top trade markets for Maryland goods and services are Canada ($1.9 billion), Saudi Arabia ($915 million) and China ($714 million), with transportation equipment, chemicals and electronic products leading the surge.

Business Report: Nebraska Receives Infusion Of Small Business Funding

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The third and final installment of the Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative will bring $4.5 million to the Cornhusker State.

Business Report: Mississippi – Delta-Energy Group Locating Operations In Natchez

GE Capital Aviation Services salvages parts from commercial jetliners at its facilities at Greenwood-Leflore Airport in Mississippi, which has undertaken recent upgrades to attract new and expanded business.

The resource recovery company is investing $45 million in a former International Paper plant, a project that will create 91 jobs.

Business Report: New Mexico Notches Record-Breaking Export Growth

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The Land of Enchantment hit an all-time high for total exports in 2014, shipping close to $4 billion worth of goods from a diverse range of sectors and nearly doubling exports to Mexico.