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President Obama announces NC State’s selection to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a consortium of industry, government and academic partners.

Business Report: North Carolina – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.
BioSTL infographic

Israeli Agtech Company Chooses St. Louis, MO As U.S. Headquarters

BioSTL’s newly launched St. Louis-Israel Innovation Connection (SLIIC) initiative establishes a direct pipeline for business interaction between St. Louis and the country of Israel.

Economic Growth Slowing After Mid-Year Burst, But 2015 Expected To Top 2014

Housing market is grinding forward as employment numbers tick upward as well.
Bridgestone off road tires.

Bridgestone Opens Off Road Radial Tire Manufacturing Facility In Aiken County, SC

South Carolina plant extends company leadership in large and ultra-large earthmoving tires for mining and aggregates applications.
Greenway Health.

Greenway Health LLC Building New Cobb County, GA Tech Development Center

Health IT company will bring 150 jobs to the metro Atlanta area with its new technology development center.
Pentagon wasting money.

Money to Burn

Want to rank the biggest waste of economic development funds? We already know the winner.
CompuGroup collaboration.

CompuGroup Medical US Relocating From Boston To Phoenix

The existing office in Phoenix will be co-located with the new head office and will serve as a unified location for human resources, research and development, product management, marketing and sales.
Sacramento skyline.

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.
Linde Process Plants, Inc. (LPP)’s Fabrication Facility is located on 20 acres at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa Industrial Complex. The facility is comprised of two fabrication shops, two office buildings, and outdoor staging, assembly, and storage areas.

Linde Process Plants Invests In Expansion At Port Of Catoosa

Company eyes growth opportunity, increased productivity and enhanced safety; projected completion date for the new structure is June 2015.
Internet of Things study.

Internet Of Things Transforms Cities Into Platforms

Study reveals how this new trend of everyone and everything becoming connected to the Internet will impact the cities across the country and around the world.

Ready to Roar

Detroit emerges from bankruptcy with its dignity intact.
A Signature Systems Group LLC installation at Paul Brown Stadium.

Signature Systems Group Relocating Headquarters To Dallas, TX

The new facility will provide room for future organizational growth and will feature a state-of-the-art distribution center and product showroom.
The Port of Oswego provides on-dock rail-and-truck loading, making for a smooth transition of goods to market. The Port’s just-in-time storage capabilities provide additional flexibility to delivery schedules.

Feature Story: Logistics – Big Wheels Keep On Rollin’

So far, 2014 has been a banner year for freight haulers, but this success has a down side: a capacity crisis may be looming.
Alcoa

Alcoa Announces Investment In Iowa Aerospace Manufacturing Plant

Davenport, IA facility positions Alcoa to continue capturing growth in aerospace and industrial sectors.

Honda Chooses Ontario For An Investment Of $857 Million

Honda became the first Japanese automaker to manufacture in Canada when it opened its Alliston assembly plant in 1986. It added a second assembly plant in 1998 and an engine plant in 2008.

Businesses Perceive Little Value In Switching Electricity Vendors

New analysis surveyed 250 medium and large C&I companies across five verticals: manufacturing, data centers, hospitals, small franchises and education.
Mitsubishi facility.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Selects Lake Mary, FL

The new offices will also accommodate MHPSA's new shared administrative services activity.

Borrego Solar And sPower Break Ground On Suffolk County Solar Project

sPower will be the owner of the largest portfolio of PV under construction in PSEG-LI's clean solar initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program.
Larry Parman.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.
Wind energy.

Hollywood Blockbuster

An $8-billion project would compress wind from Wyoming in Utah caves and ship the energy to L.A.

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A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Lack Of Skilled Talent A Threat To Meeting Business Goals

Sixty-seven percent of companies are more concerned about employee turnover than they were last year, according to a new survey by Randstad US.