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In November 2012, DNV KEMA announced a EUR 70 million investment into expansion of its High-Power Laboratory to create the first laboratory in the world in the extreme testing segment for the upcoming market for super grids.
The proposed site fits into a gap in the automotive manufacturing landscape across the Southeast and is ideally situated to benefit from surrounding suppliers but not close enough to directly compete for labor and resources with any manufacturers located at surrounding megasites.
The “We are Made in NY” campaign comes at a time when New York City’s tech sector has increased significantly in recent years. Between 2007 and 2011, the number of employees at digital media companies grew by 80%. Since 2007, 486 digital startups have received funding.
The new plant will generate 600 direct manufacturing jobs and offer substantial economic impact in Matagorda County as well as in the surrounding areas.
Alabama’s largest bank steps forward to make a $1-billion investment in the state’s job-creating future, setting an example for the nation.
The company plans to produce three-wheeled vehicles capable of attaining a highway mileage rating of more than 80 mpg at the former GM plant in Caddo Parish.
The EPA has announced that 43 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that encourages local economic development while safeguarding people’s health and the environment.
Calpis America will invest $20 million, create 42 jobs to manufacture livestock fermentation product in Peachtree City, GA.
The residential and commercial door company plans to bring over 280 jobs to the state over the next five years as a result of the move, which consolidates four existing locations.
While many variations in country results are explained by the trends identified in this report from KPMG, some caution must be applied in the interpretation of historical trends due to ongoing refinements to the costing methodology used and range of business operations examined in successive editions of Competitive Alternatives.