Content related to ‘Economic Development’

State Focus – New Jersey: Garden of Opportunity

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The Garden State offers a “brain trust” with a highly skilled and educated workforce that makes it easy to recruit top talent.


Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

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Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.


Ford To Add 2,000 Jobs, Invest $1.3B in Louisville’s Kentucky Truck Plant

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Ford Motor Co. will create 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at its Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) in Louisville to produce all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks.


Shell Chemical To Invest $717M In Louisiana Olefins Expansion

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Shell Chemical LP will invest $717 million in a new linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s Ascension Parish, LA complex.


Milhaus Adding 250 Jobs in Growing Downtown Indy Neighborhood

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Milhaus, a mixed-use development company, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.



Location Spotlight Of The Week: Mississippi Development Authority

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Mississippi has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the state and providing a favorable business environment which promotes continued industry success. Visit the Mississippi Development Authority Location Spotlight to learn more.


AAIPharma/CML Expands North Carolina Lab Operations And Facility HQ

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AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge Major Laboratories (AAIPharma/CML) is investing at least $15.8 million to expand its laboratory operation and global headquarters in Wilmington, NC, creating at least 37 new jobs by 2018.


General Cable Industries Relocating Operations To Lawrenceburg, KY

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General Cable Industries Inc. will create more than 54 positions and invest more than $2.5 million in a consolidation and relocation project in Lawrenceburg, KY.


Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State

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North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC.