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Intel to Create Thousands of Jobs

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corporation will invest between $6 billion and $8 billion on future generations of manufacturing technology in five semiconductor fabrication plants. A new facility in Oregon and four other existing facilities, two in Oregon and two in Arizona, will develop 22-nanometer process technology. The new chips will be used in a variety of devices from computer servers to mobile devi ...

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Google Aims to Power East Coast

Every year, somebody at our office circulates an email message updating us on what it’s like to work at Google. This message always generates a lot of “oohs” and “ahhs” at the water cooler. The privileged few who inhabit Google’s high command in Mountain View, CA are living the corporate good life. In between tweaking the algorithm that governs 80 percent of web searches, these working stiffs can be seen: S ...

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SAERTEX USA Expands in Mecklenburg County

SAERTEX USA LLC said Tuesday it will spend $6.5 million to expand its factory in Huntersville, NC creating 178 new jobs over the next three years. The move came with the help of $240,00 in incentive grants from Huntersville, Mecklenburg County and the state of North Carolina. Based in Saerback, Germany, SAERTEX makes lightweight composite materials used by manufacturers in the wind energy, aerospace, civil ...

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GE Plans Center of Excellence in Bloomington

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob joined executives of General Electric Co. this week to announce the company's plans to establish a new center of excellence here, creating up to 200 new jobs by 2013. The Fortune 50 business group will invest more than $93 million to make necessary infrastructure and equipment improvements at its 1 million square-foot manufacturing campus in Bloomington. The facility ...

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Pinnacle Airlines Keeps HQ in Memphis, TN

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Matt Kisber have applauded Pinnacle Airlines’ decision to enter into negotiations to lease commercial space for a new corporate headquarters in downtown Memphis. The company’s board of directors approved a letter of intent to enter into negotiations for approximately 155,000 square feet of office space in the One Commerce S ...

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ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Expands in Perry County

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels joined executives from ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Inc. to announce the company will expand its Tell City foundry operations, creating up to 160 new jobs by the end of 2012. This is the second company to expand business operations in Perry County in the past few months.  In March, manufacturing and logistics service provider, WGS Global Services said it would locate a new production ...

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Sematech Relocates Manufacturing HQ to Albany, NY

Sematech will move the bulk of its remaining operations from Austin, TX to Albany starting in January, bringing at least 100 new jobs to the area, company officials have told the Business Review. Sematech CEO Dan Armbrust this morning said his organization’s manufacturing productivity arm—known as International Sematch Manufacturing Inc.—will relocate its headquarters and operations from Austin to the Unive ...

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BMW Adds 600 Jobs in Spartanburg, SC

BMW Manufacturing Co., Spartanburg, SC. has announced the hiring of an additional 600 contingent associates. The need for additional workers is driven by the continued demand for the BMW X5 and X6, as well as the global launch of the new BMW X3.  This will bring the total number of contract jobs announced by BMW in the past 3 months to 1,600. "The introduction of the next-generation BMW X3, along with stron ...

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Beckman Coulter Expands Biomedical Ops

Beckman Coulter, a manufacturer of biomedical test instruments and supplies has announced it will expand its operations  for the third time in the last four years, creating up to 95 new jobs by 2013. Since 2007, the company has grown by over 350 percent, adding 390 new jobs in Indianapolis. The company, which develops, manufactures and markets testing instruments and supplies for hospital laboratories as we ...

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Tunnel Vision

The largest public transit project in the nation—which was earmarked to receive the largest single allocation of federal stimulus dollars—apparently has been killed by a slash from the relentless budget-cutting sword wielded by New Jersey’s governor. Gov. Chris Christie abruptly announced this week that New Jersey is pulling out of an $8.7-billion project to construct a second rail tunnel under the Hudson R ...

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