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The retirement and college savings services provider chose a new location in Tucson's UA Tech Park to help enhance its services in the Pacific Time Zone.

Ascensus To Open New Office In Arizona

Ascensus To Open New Office In Arizona

The retirement and college savings services provider chose a new location in Tucson's UA Tech Park to help enhance its services in the Pacific Time Zone.

Canatal Steel USA Investing $1.5M In Virginia Expansion

The Canada-based company's manufacturing expansion will bring 38 new lobs to Botetourt County, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Sparks Custom Fabrication Expanding In Tennessee

The foodservice equipment manufacturer will create approximately 140 jobs in Adamsville, TN during the next five years.

Michigan Strategic Fund Approvals Will Create 1,893 Jobs

Business expansions, community revitalization projects, and more will generate nearly $450 million in investment throughout the state.

Food Ingredient Company Investing $14.2M In Missouri

Kerry is expanding its liquid smoke product manufacturing facility in Greenville, MO with help from an incentive package from the Missouri DED.

myNEXUS Expanding In Greater Middle Tennessee

The healthcare IT company will create 260 IT support, clinical operations and quality control jobs in Brentwood and Williamson County, TN.

Steel Manufacturer Expanding At Port Of Indiana

Ratner Steel Supply is investing $8.83M to double the size of its operations at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, creating up to 37 new jobs by 2019.

HudsonAlpha Breaks Ground On New Biotech Facility

The 100,000-square-foot building is the latest addition to the 152-acre HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus in Huntsville, AL, and will house a mix of research laboratories and life sciences companies.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

CVS Bringing 360 New Jobs To Missouri

The national retail pharmacy selected Kansas City, MO for its new 762,000-square-foot distribution center based on the local workforce and centralized location.

Dow Creating R&D Center In Michigan

The new, state-of-the-art innovation center in Midland, MI will support approximately 200 research and development jobs.

Tax Credits Help New Jersey Manufacturers Create Jobs

Three manufacturing projects expected to create a total of 390 jobs have been approved to receive tax credits under the Grow New Jersey Program.

IT Company Creating 1,500 Jobs At New South Carolina HQ

CompuCom will invest $41 million and create 1,500 new jobs at its new global headquarters, the largest single job announcement in Lancaster County history.

Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure

The investments will improve public infrastructure surrounding the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital expansion project in Memphis, TN.

Taking It To The Max

Mississippi's Golden Triangle has put itself on the map, big-time.

Sports Apparel Maker Chooses North Carolina For First Plant Outside Asia

Taiwan-based Everest Textile Co. will invest $18.5 million in a new manufacturing plant in Forest City, NC, creating 610 jobs.

FEUER Powertrain Open For Business In Mississippi

The crankshaft manufacturer’s first U.S. manufacturing operations, located in Robinsonville, MS, represent a $140 million corporate investment and 300 new jobs.

American Marksman Expanding In Missouri

The ammunition manufacturer and distributor is expanding in the Kansas City region, creating 65 advanced manufacturing jobs with the help of an incentive package from the Missouri DED.

Louisiana: Business As Usual In The Bayou

No matter what Mother Nature throws at Louisiana, the Pelican State knows how to stay on its feet and keep its momentum moving onward and upward.

Primate Breeding, Research Firm Investing $2M In South Carolina

By the end of 2017, Alpha Genesis, Inc. will create up to 30 new jobs at its headquarters facilities in Yemassee, SC.

The Art of the Deal

President-elect Trump blocks some layoffs in Indy with a lay-up of a negotiation.

Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York

The major expansion of the train manufacturer’s Steuben County operations is supported by $30 million from New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

Boat Seat Manufacturer Growing In Tennessee

The Wise Company, Inc. will expand its Hardin County, TN production and warehouse space, adding 74 new jobs.

Birmingham Workers To Receive High-Tech Job Training

The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership will train young adults for 925 technology jobs, with the help of $6M in federal funding.

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