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The manufacturer of hats and sports apparel will add 758 new jobs and invest $21.8 million to expand its operation in central Indiana.


The manufacturer of hats and sports apparel will add 758 new jobs and invest $21.8 million to expand its operation in central Indiana.

BUSINESS REPORT: Hat World Puts Expanded Headquarters In Zionsville, IN

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BUSINESS REPORT: Hat World Puts Expanded Headquarters In Zionsville, IN

Hat World, Inc., a homegrown Hoosier company, manufactures sports apparel and operates retail stores primarily under the LIDS brand, a familiar mecca for team caps in shopping malls across the U.S. (Photo: HOLY-CRAFT.COM.)

The manufacturer of hats and sports apparel will add 758 new jobs and invest $21.8 million to expand its operation in central Indiana.


BUSINESS REPORT: Stafford County – Where Connectivity And Opportunity Intersect

A new fiber-optic network along the I-95 right-of-way will be completed this fall.

Home to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico, Stafford County, VA is known as a destination for Defense and technology companies. Its location and business climate offer much more.


BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario Unveils Plans To Achieve An Energy Balance

Biomass feedstock storage silos near completion at Atikokan Generating Station. (Photo: Flickr.com.)

The Ministry of Energy has worked with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontarians and a host of others to put together its most ambitious energy plan yet.



BUSINESS REPORT: Joplin Area Rises From The Rubble And Reaches For New Heights

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Since the 2011 tornado, Joplin has restored nearly all of the facilities, jobs and schools that were impacted by the storm, in a cooperative effort hailed as a model for future disaster recovery.


BUSINESS REPORT: New California Incentives Offer Credits For Job Creation

Long Beach Community College

The Golden State has replaced its Enterprise Zone program with what it calls a “more modern” set of tools, including a bevy of new tax credits.


BUSINESS REPORT: Fracking Boom Spurs Growth Of Supply Chain In Upstate NY

Marcellus Shale Formation (Credit: politis.fr)

Alita USA Holdings has chosen Buffalo as the site of its new $102-million steel pipe plant, which will supply natural gas drilling operations in the multi-state Marcellus shale formation.


BUSINESS REPORT: Automotive Suppliers Are Multiplying In The Peach State

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The new Kia Motors assembly plant in West Point, GA is spurring the development of a growing parts network. From the September/October 2013 issue.


BUSINESS REPORT: Regional Utilities Are Busy Powering Growth In The Carolinas

Associated Hardwoods is putting its new saw mill in Cherokee County, an investment of more than $9.8 million. (Credit: Associated Hardwoods.)

Power giants Duke Energy and Santee Cooper are playing a central role in facilitating business development and site readiness. From the September/October 2013 issue.


BUSINESS REPORT: Virginia – HDL Expands Offices, Labs At VA BioTechnology Research Park

Gov. Bob McDonnell. (Photo: Virginia.gov.)

The diagnostic leader will occupy nearly five football fields of space in its expanded research and office complex in the heart of downtown Richmond. From the July/August 2013 issue.