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Geographic diversity is increasing the demand for large-scale server or 'rendering' farms like Renderwurks, provider of server farms for animation and computer generated visual effects.


Geographic diversity is increasing the demand for large-scale server or 'rendering' farms like Renderwurks, provider of server farms for animation and computer generated visual effects.

Digital Realty Announces Data Center Lease With RenderWurks In Dallas, TX

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LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Great Lakes Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange

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To date, four economic development organizations from four Great Lakes states have signed on to sponsor the ninth annual event, which will take place May 19 – 21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.


HP Pelzer Locating New Manufacturing Facility In McMinn County, TN

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The Athens location will supply interior automotive products to numerous auto assembly plants including several in the Southeast. The company is beginning site prep this month with completion targeted for September 15, 2013.



Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later

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Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.


First ACT Certified Work Ready Community Announced In Joplin, MO Area

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Currently, 87 employers in Jasper County have declared their support for the NCRC as an element of hiring. More than 3,000 Jasper County individuals have earned the NCRC at the Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum levels since 2006, with more than 1,000 of those earned since January 2012.


TeleTech Customer Experience Center To Be Built In Paducah, KY

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TeleTech’s Paducah operations will include two facilities—one in the historic downtown area, and the other, a 30,000-square-foot building to be constructed in the city’s commerce park.


RV Components Producer Relocating Headquarters To Indiana

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With more than 5,200 full-time employees across the country, Drew Industries currently has approximately 3,400 employees in Indiana. The company has already begun hiring additional engineers, furniture assemblers, general laborers, drivers and welders in Elkhart County.


IBM Announces Creation Of 800-Job Technology Center In Downtown Baton Rouge

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“IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge” represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components


Overland Park, KS Is Home To Staples Promotional Products

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Overland Park will remain the location for the primary administrative offices for Staples Promotional Products, the largest promotional product distributor in North America and a business division of Staples Advantage.