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Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.
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Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville

China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.
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BOOMCHICKAPOP Opens Manufacturing Operation in Reno, NV

Angie’s Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP® is opening a new manufacturing operation in Reno, NV, creating 160 Jobs.
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Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.
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Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence

Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.
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Reform, Reauthorization of EB-5 Investment Program Urged

Congressional reauthorization of the EB-5 investment program needs to happen before it expires on September 30, and should include measures to improve the program's transparency and accountability, according to The Real Estate Roundtable.
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Catheter Research Inc. Expanding Indianapolis HQ

Catheter Research Inc., a global medical device manufacturer, will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2020.
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Auto Supplier Kamtek To Create 350 Jobs, Invest $530M in Alabama Expansion

Auto supplier Kamtek will invest $530 million and create 350 jobs in an expansion of its Birmingham, AL operation that includes opening a new aluminum casting facility to meet automaker demands for lighter parts.
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Ryder To Invest $16.5M, Create 606 Jobs In Spring Hill, TN

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions will expand its warehousing, transportation, kitting and assembly operations in Spring Hill, TN. The announcement represents an investment of $16.5 million and the creation of 606 new jobs.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Renewable Energy Investment

China is the top-ranked nation among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders in Business Facilities’ annual Global Rankings Report. Switzerland retained its crown as the top-ranked nation in Global Competitiveness.
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YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit

YFS Automotive Systems, Inc. will build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Detroit, creating 160 new jobs and investing $26.9 million in a new facility to design, test, and manufacture automotive fuel system components.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders

Indiana metros dominated the top-10 list for Exports Leaders in Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report. Four Indiana locations made the top tier in this category, which is based on exports as a percentage of GDP.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition.
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Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.

2015 State Rankings Report: ME, CA, CO Are Renewable Portfolio Leaders

Maine, California and Colorado are the states with the most stringent Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in a new state ranking that debuted this week in Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report.

2015 State Rankings Report: TX, CA, IN Notch Best Across-the-Board Results

Texas, California and Indiana posted the best across–the-board results in Business Facilities’ 11th annual State Rankings Report.
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Techmer PM Relocating To New Castle, DE

Techmer PM, a Tennessee-based maker of thermoplastic resins, will relocate its Pennsylvania production facility to New Castle, DE,
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SS&C Plans Evansville, IN Expansion

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a Windsor, CT-based financial services software and software-enabled services company, is expanding its presence in Evansville, IN.

Amedisys to Invest $2.5M, Create 120 Jobs in Davidson County, TN

Amedisys, a leading health care at home company, will invest $2.5 million and create approximately 120 new jobs in Nashville, TN.
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Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center

Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus.

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