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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wins top honors as BIO's 2013 Governor of the Year.


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wins top honors as BIO's 2013 Governor of the Year.

Governors March Into BIO

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Hostess To Reopen In Emporia, KS; Will Create More Than 300 Jobs

Hostess is back!

The investment in the Emporia baking facility is being funded by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos and Company, which purchased selected Hostess assets out of bankruptcy in April 2013.


Methanex Announces New $550 Million Methanol Plant Project In Louisiana

The Methanex complex, a leading industry in Punta Arenas, will be shuttered due to insufficient gas provision.

Two relocated Chilean plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs.



Quallion Opens New Lithium Ion Battery Factory In California

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Factory provides domestic source of critical materials used in US government satellite batteries; expected job creation of over 50 positions at new factory.



Not So Wild A Dream

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If you look at a map, you will notice there is no interstate highway connecting Memphis to Birmingham, two major industrial cities of the Southeast. That lack of good road certainly did not help the growth prospects in Northwest Alabama, which historically based its economy on natural resources—coal and pulpwood—and smaller cottage industries.


Toyota To Build Lexus ES 350 In Kentucky

The Lexus ES 350 (Photo: Toyota)

Toyota investing $360 million and creating 750 new jobs to produce 50,000 vehicles annually starting in 2015.