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National Dishonor


As many as 300,000 veterans have died awaiting access to health services they were promised but never received.

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed


The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

China-Based Sinomax Group Creating 350 Jobs In Tennessee


The largest jobs commitment from a Chinese-owned company in Tennessee’s history will come from Sinomax Group’s new manufacturing operations in La Vergne.

JTEKT North America Expanding Upstate SC Operations


JTEKT North America is investing $1.75 million to establish North American headquarters at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville County, SC.

New Jersey EDA Awards $47.4M To Tech, Biotech Companies


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJ EDA) has approved 41 companies to share a total of $47.4 million through the state’s Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program in FY 2016.

Bell Inc. To Invest $30M In Ohio Carton Manufacturing Facility


Bell Inc. will open its first eastern-U.S. facility in Central Ohio and create 275 new jobs, generating $9.2 million in new annual payroll. The Sioux Falls, SD-based company will invest $30 million in a 165,000-square-foot paperboard carton manufacturing facility in the Columbus area.

Wonderful Group To Invest $150M, Create 220 New Jobs In Lebanon, TN


Tile and ceramics company Wonderful Group will invest $150 million and create 220 new jobs in Lebanon, TN, the largest-ever capital investment made in the state by a Chinese company.

Eli Lilly and Company To Expand Indianapolis R&D Headquarters


Eli Lilly and Company will expand its global R&D headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, adding 130,000 square feet to the company’s existing complex.