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Michigan Hot Dog Maker To Expand, Hire 140 Workers

Kent Quality Foods received a $750,000 performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the $35M expansion.
Caterpillar Tucson Arizona

Caterpillar Expands In Southern Arizona

Caterpillar Inc. will create more than 600 new jobs over five years at its new surface mining and technology offices in Tucson, AZ.
SIG SAUER

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing building in Jacksonville, AR and anticipates employing 50 people in the initial relocation phase, with additional jobs planned for the future.
Wilmington IL

Batory Foods Expanding In Illinois

The new 678,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility will be located at RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, IL.
IEDC Economic Development Week

Celebrate Economic Development Week!

This month, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is commemorating its 90th anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.
Kansas City

Kansas City Launches “Smart City” Initiative

Kansas City now offers more than 50 blocks of free outdoor public Wi-Fi downtown, 125 “smart” streetlights and 25 interactive kiosks to engage citizens.

TeamHealth Expanding In Knoxville, TN

The healthcare solutions company will invest $6.7 million, and create approximately 250 new jobs.
Unmanned aircraft systems UAS

Insitu To Open Commercial UAS Facility At MSU

The unmanned aircraft systems facility will be located within MSU's Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
Indianapolis

Salesforce To Grow Regional HQ, Add 800 Jobs In Indiana

Thanks to the software company's $40 million investment, 111 Monument Circle will be renamed Salesforce Tower Indianapolis.
SATA Group

SATA Group Building New Plant In Texas

The high-tech components manufacturer will build a new machine plant in Brownsville, TX, creating 300 jobs and a $114 million capital investment.
Chicago tech companies 1871

Chicago Celebrates Technology Startup Hub Expansion, 700 New Tech Jobs

Chicago is celebrating more than 700 new jobs created by 16 tech companies, and the newly-completed expansion of the city’s digital startup hub, 1871.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HQ Moving To Texas

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is relocating its U.S. headquarters from New York to Houston, TX , where it will oversee MHI operations throughout North America.
customer service center

Tennessee Lands New Customer Service Center

Empyrean Benefit Solutions, a human resources benefits administrative company, will invest $2.9 million, create 120 new jobs in La Vergne, TN.
automotive parts

Automotive Parts Supplier Expanding In Indiana

Winona PVD Coatings will invest more than $10 million and create up to 50 jobs in Warsaw, IN by the end of the year. 
walton county georgia

Shopping Bag Manufacturer Creating 100 Jobs In Georgia

Flexo Converters USA, Inc. will invest $20 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operation in Walton County, GA.
Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters Expanding Texas Operations

The global news and information company will invest $6 million and create at least 250 new jobs in Texas.
Amazon New Jersey

Amazon.com Expanding In New Jersey

Amazon.com, Inc. is opening two new fulfillment centers in New Jersey, bringing more than 2,000 full-time jobs to the Garden State.
General Motors Spring Hill TN

GM Investing Over $788M, Creating 781 Jobs In Tennessee

The project brings GM’s total investment in the Spring Hill plant in 2016 up to more than $936 million, including an expansion just announced in February.
Ann Arbor Michigan Duo

Duo Security, Inc. Adding 300 Jobs In Michigan

Duo Security will invest nearly $2.5 million to expand its existing operations and create up to 300 jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.
Allergan pharmaceutical Waco

Allergan Breaks Ground On $200M Texas Expansion

Expansion will add more than 100 full time jobs and 322,000 square feet of pharmaceutical manufacturing space in Waco, TX.

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