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TERRALUX Creates LED Lighting Platform For The Cloud

LEDSENSE® is the first lighting technology that enables a light to have the senses to see, smell, and touch its environment while controlling energy use in a building through the cloud.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.

Moving Forward in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan puts economic development at the top of his agenda.
Menck Windows headquarters.

Menck Windows Opening New Manufacturing Facility In Chicopee, MA

With its new facility, Menck Windows will manufacture and sell directly, which will provide more options, faster delivery and better service to customers throughout North America.
Lincoln Industrial Park in NJ, aerial shot.

Lincoln Equities Group (LEG) To Develop Brownfields Site In Piscataway, NJ

Lincoln Equities Group has retained Brad Fenlon, executive managing director with Colliers International in Parsippany, NJ, to handle leasing and marketing of the site.
Licking County offers diverse and distinct facility options, from office to industrial.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Winding Roads

Logistics industry professionals must sometimes resolve issues C through Z to get from point A to B efficiently and hold costs down for the trillion-dollar U.S. distribution industry.
Jackson Kayak's Kraken model.

Jackson Kayak To Expand, Open New Facility In White County, TN

Recreational products manufacturer to invest $6.5 million and create 250 new jobs.
Mars.

NASA Invests In Hundreds Of U.S. Small Businesses To Enable Future Missions

NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA manages the SBIR program for STMD. NASA's 10 centers manage individual projects.

Emerging IT Technologies Address Innovation Management Challenges

Posted by Heidi Schwartz As competition intensifies, businesses are constantly looking to improve their business models and keep up with market demands. Rapid globalization has...
Gov. Pete Ricketts. (Photo: omaha.com.)

Business Report: Nebraska Receives Infusion Of Small Business Funding

The third and final installment of the Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative will bring $4.5 million to the Cornhusker State.

Method Opens First U.S. Factory, Chicago’s South Side Soapbox

The "South Side Soapbox" is designed to benefit the surrounding environment, community and businesses.

Great Eastern Energy Beta Tests Energy Management App

The web-based app helps property managers and executives to gain insight, understand, and reduce overall energy consumption.

Civic Resource Group International Participates In Microsoft CityNext

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative for helping governments and citizens...

Four Years Later

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster lands on the Japanese prime minister's roof.
80cc Go-Kart.

Monster Moto Announces 287-Job Minibike And Go-Cart Manufacturing Project In Ruston

Company will produce youth-market vehicles in project resulting in more than 570 new direct and indirect jobs.
GE Capital Aviation Services salvages parts from commercial jetliners at its facilities at Greenwood-Leflore Airport in Mississippi, which has undertaken recent upgrades to attract new and expanded business.

Business Report: Mississippi – Delta-Energy Group Locating Operations In Natchez

The resource recovery company is investing $45 million in a former International Paper plant, a project that will create 91 jobs.
International Park of Commerce.

FedEx And Medline To Join Prologis International Park Of Commerce In Tracy, CA

Medline Industries, Inc. and FedEx are the first customers at Prologis International Park of Commerce, a new master-planned park in Tracy, CA.

US Energy Storage Management Systems Market Charging Ahead

Posted by Heidi Schwartz A quarter-century ago, the batteries utilities used were often kept in a dusty room, tested once a year, and used only...

Meet The New Honest Buildings

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Honest Buildings, a management platform for commercial real estate (CRE) projects, has unveiled Honest Buildings for Owners, an online software for building owners...
Louisville, KY Skyline.

Computershare Inc. Opens New Facility In Louisville, KY

Facility will support the company’s nationwide operations.

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