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SAATI Brings Composites Operation to Upstate SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Greenville Area Development Corporation have announced that SAATI Americas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

Whirlpool Investing $120 Million in New TN Plant

Whirlpool Corp. has decided to invest $120 million in a new premium cooking appliances factory in Cleveland, TN, according to a report in...

U.S. EDA Funds Business Innovation Center in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded more than $2.2 million to build a second small business innovation center in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The...

CGS Tyre Plans New Facility in Iowa

Gov. Chet Culver and CGS Tyre have announced that the company will invest $43 million in a new agricultural tire plant in Charles...

Paging Mr. Kong

For almost 80 years, the Empire State Building has reigned supreme over the New York skyline. Although it was supplanted as the world's tallest building...

Hot Air

The Pentagon is not backing down on its claim that clusters of huge wind turbines springing up across the land are a threat...

Blade Maker Chooses Fall River, MA Site

TPI Composites, Inc., a leading global supplier of wind turbine blades, has announced plans to open a wind blade innovation center in Fall...

NJ Aims to Lead in Offshore Wind Energy

New Jersey’s new Offshore Wind Economic Development Act directs the state's Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to establish an offshore renewable energy certificate program...

Caterpillar Creates 392 Jobs in NC

Gov. Beverly Perdue has announced at a press conference at Forsyth Technical Community College that Caterpillar Inc. has chosen Winston-Salem for a significant manufacturing...

World’s Largest Wind Project Rises in Mojave Desert

Ground was broken this week in the Mojave Desert near Los Angeles for the Alta Wind project -- expected to become the world’s...

Airport Cities Take Center Stage at ACED

Airport cities rapidly are becoming a central part of regional economic development strategies across the world. These airport hubs will be the focus of...

Blade Dynamics Plans LA Turbine Plant

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced that Blade Dynamics will manufacture advanced wind turbine blades and wind turbine components at the Michoud Assembly Facility,...

Supermetal Puts Plant in York County, SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and York County have announced that Supermetal Structures will locate its new manufacturing plant in York County. The...

Caterpillar Invests $150 M in TX Plant

Caterpillar Inc. plans to invest $150 million to build a manufacturing plant in Victoria, TX that will create 500 jobs when it's fully...

Biomet Will Expand Indiana Plant

Medical device maker Biomet Inc. will expand operations at its base in the northern Indiana city of Warsaw and create 278 jobs by...

Viper Motorcycle Relocates to Alabama

Viper Motorcycle Company has announced plans to begin manufacturing motorcycles in Auburn, AL. The company will move its operations from Hopkins, MN to Auburn...

They’ll Be Back

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger probably thought he was taking a well-deserved break from California’s endless budget crisis when he agreed to film a cameo in...

USW, China Power Players Ink Wind-Energy Parts Deal

In what is being hailed as a major victory for U.S. manufacturing, two of China’s leading power generation companies have agreed to use U.S.-made...

Michelin Expansion Moves Ahead in NC

Stanly County and two towns will offer Michelin $900,000 in incentives for the promise of adding 70 jobs to the company’s aircraft tire plant...

Allison Opens Hybrid Plant in Indianapolis

Allison Transmission has opened a new hybrid manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, which will be capable of churning out more than 20,000 commercial-duty...

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