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GlobalFoundries’ Fab 8 in Malta will be the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facility in the world, producing microchips with components as small as 22 nanometers. ...Read more ›
Bioscience and pharma labs are not just incubators for new drugs and technology—they are building blocks for job growth. ...Read more ›
Expanded incentives are giving Mississippi a leg up on attracting leading-edge industries including clean energy, data centers and aerospace composites. ...Read more ›
A skilled workforce is a prerequisite for many of today’s projects. Here’s a handy guide that will help you sort out the bevy of training programs that now are being offered. ...Read more ›
SunCoke Creates Jobs and Energy in Middletown SunCoke Energy, a subsidiary of Sunoco, Inc., is building a $360 million coke plant in Middletown, located adjacent to AK Steel’s Middletown Works. Expected to be complete in September 2011, the project will create approximately 550 construction jobs and 86 new Ohio steel industry jobs. Under a 20-year supply agreement, the 100-oven facility will supply AK Steel ...Read more ›
As the economy slowly rebounds, businesses will need to restructure their distribution networks to maximize efficiency and minimize miles to capitalize on the recovery when it occurs. ...Read more ›
Caterpillar Grows in Lee County, NC Caterpillar Inc. will enlarge its Sanford plant in Lee County, NC and create 325 jobs over the next four years. A Caterpillar supplier will also come to the city bringing 160 jobs. The $28 million expansion is expected to be complete by July of 2011 with new jobs paying an average annual wage of $35,602. Caterpillar is the world’s largest maker of construction and mining ...Read more ›
60 Seconds with E. Mitchell Roob, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Many states are considering replacing state economic development agencies with public-private partnerships. We asked IEDC’s chief executive to tell us how these partnerships work. BF: Is a public-private partnership a more effective vehicle for job creation than a state economic development agency or a Department of Commerce? MR: It certainly has worked for us in Indiana. If you look at the results, IEDC ha ...Read more ›