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McKesson Corporation will open a new 340,000-square-foot distribution center and create 160 new jobs in Orange County, NY.
LEDIC Realty Company will invest $10.2 million in a new state-of-the-art national headquarters in Memphis, TN, creating 300 jobs.
LG Electronics USA recently celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta, GA.
The VA appears to have mismanaged the health records of nearly a million veterans; about 900,000 veterans are still waiting to get on the VA’s backlog for health services; and—brace yourself—as many as 300,000 veterans may have died awaiting access to health services they were promised but never received.
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.
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 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.
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.
Organizations in Pittsburgh, Detroit, northern Michigan, St. Louis, Alaska, Wisconsin and Nevada, have embraced business idea competitions; rewarding dozens of new ventures with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The 43North competition, said to be the largest such prize pool in the nation, offers $5 million in prize money to entrepreneurs who agree to move to (or retain their start-ups in) the city.
GE’s Industrial Solutions business will invest $7.4 million in its West Burlington, IA manufacturing facility and create 120 new jobs.