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ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

The retail industry has an impact on more than just the clothes in our closets and our daily coffee fix.

Grainger Expands In Texas

The maintenance, repair and operating product supplier will invest $3.9 million and create 200 jobs at its new San Antonio, TX facility.

Torchlite Expansion Will Bring 140 Jobs To Indianapolis

The woman-owned digital marketing service provider will benefit from up to $2,825,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $100,000 in training grants.

Systaaq Diagnostic Products Moves To Virginia

The molecular diagnostics company is the newest tenant at the Prince William Science Accelerator in Innovation Park.

Business Report-New Jersey: Jet.com Expands HQ in Hoboken

The e-commerce enterprise will double the size of its corporate offices at the Waterfront Corporate Center III, and Allied Specialty Foods decides to stay put in New Jersey.

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development awards $267,955 to help upgrade York Cold Storage’s facility.

Oscar Expands In Arizona

The region’s large, skilled workforce, high quality of life, pro-business climate and creative office space options like The Circuit were attractive draws for the company.

Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.

State Focus: New Mexico – Welcoming the World

Exports are surging, making New Mexico a magnet for manufacturers with world-class ambitions.

Pet Food Maker Will Create Up To 165 Jobs In Indiana

Blue Buffalo Pet Products will invest more than $100 million to build a new pet food manufacturing facility in Richmond, IN.

3D Systems Expanding In Tennessee

Comprehensive 3D products and services provider will invest $2.9 million and create over 50 new jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Amazon Adding Two New Fulfillment Facilities In California

With two new fulfillment facilities coming to Tracy and Eastvale, Amazon’s presence has grown to 9 state-of-the-art fulfillment centers across California over four years.

Business Report: Illinois Leaders Form Non-Profit to Spur Job Creation

The Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. will adopt best practices and focus on sales, marketing and exceptional customer service.

Flex-N-Gate To Create Up To 650 Jobs In Detroit

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a $3.5 million performance-based grant to help automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate open a $95 million plant in Detroit’s eastside I-94 Industrial Park.

Farmers Home Furniture Plans $10M Alabama Distribution Hub

Farmers Home Furniture will invest $10 million in a new 325,000-square-foot distribution center in northwest Alabama, creating up to 80 jobs.

Cargill Protein HQ To Remain In Kansas

After working with the state of Kansas and the city of Wichita, Cargill has decided to keep its protein business headquarters in Kansas.

New Logistics And Distribution Center Bringing 110 Jobs To Georgia

Polymer Logistics, a retail ready packaging company, will create 110 new jobs and invest more than $4 million in a new 73,500-square-foot logistics and distribution center in Dublin, GA.

Digital Reasoning Expanding HQ In Tennessee

The cognitive computing company will invest approximately $861,500 and create 189 new jobs to expand its Franklin, TN headquarters.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… with Dennis Davin, Secretary, PA DCED

Pennsylvania's Davin provides a rundown of the state's economic development initiatives, plus a look at NYC's new World Trade Center Transportation Hub.

Blackbaud Expanding In South Carolina

Blackbaud, a provider of software and services for the global philanthropic community, will invest $154 million in an expansion of its existing world headquarters operations in Charleston, SC. The project is expected to create 300 new jobs over the next five years.

Technology Center Opens At UL Lafayette Research Park

CGI Federal recently celebrated the dedication of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center that serves as an anchor for the 143-acre University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Park.

15 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.

The RoomPlace Announces Indianapolis Expansion

The furniture retailer will establish a distribution center and corporate headquarters for its rent-to-own retail division, EasyHome.

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