Business Report Archives

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

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The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia — Italian Gas Systems Supplier Plants Flag In Weirton

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Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.

BUSINESS REPORT: Wisconsin — Wisconsin Wind Works: A Powerful Partner In Wind Energy

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A consortium of 300 suppliers and vendors to the wind energy industry in the Badger State are organized in an online directory with 16 product and service categories.

BUSINESS REPORT: Minnesota — SICK Inc. Relocates And Expands Facilities In Minnesota

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The sensors and safety systems maker moves production to the new Eagle Creek Industrial Park. From the May/June 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Arkansas — Dassault Invests $60 Million In Little Rock Expansion

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The maker of Falcon jets will introduce 3D design at its Arkansas production facility, which will grow to 1.25 million square feet when the expansion is completed in 2016. From the May/June 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Texas – Innovation Moves Front And Center In Austin

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The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) hoedown shined its bright light this year on emerging technologies in the Lone Star State at a nine-day festival that drew tens of thousands. From the March/April 2013 issue.

SPECIAL REPORT: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

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With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall. From the March/April 2013 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Ohio Launches Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program

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The Buckeye State aims to improve its competitiveness with a new employer-driven training program to provide direct financial assistance to develop workforce skills. From the January/February 2013 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: EC Railway, Port Everglades Join Forces on Intermodal

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A new 42.5-acre container transfer facility will facilitate movement of cargo through the port and from the mainline. From the January/February 2013 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: GA Notches Record Job Growth And Investment In 2012

Georgia is America’s leading source of sustainable biomass, and is ranked third in the US for its biomass potential. Georgia has the world’s largest biomass pellet facility, exporting 750,000 tons a year. Posted on:

Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue