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LMI Aerospace

LMI Aerospace To Expand In Missouri, Create 60 Jobs

LMI Aerospace plans to invest more than $17.5 million to expand its Washington, MO machining operation, creating 60 new jobs over the next three years.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.
Kansas City

Kansas City Launches “Smart City” Initiative

Kansas City now offers more than 50 blocks of free outdoor public Wi-Fi downtown, 125 “smart” streetlights and 25 interactive kiosks to engage citizens.

TeamHealth Expanding In Knoxville, TN

The healthcare solutions company will invest $6.7 million, and create approximately 250 new jobs.
Unmanned aircraft systems UAS

Insitu To Open Commercial UAS Facility At MSU

The unmanned aircraft systems facility will be located within MSU's Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
Indianapolis

Salesforce To Grow Regional HQ, Add 800 Jobs In Indiana

Thanks to the software company's $40 million investment, 111 Monument Circle will be renamed Salesforce Tower Indianapolis.

Two-Way Street

Free trade agreements help the United States hold its lead as a top destination for foreign direct investment.
SATA Group

SATA Group Building New Plant In Texas

The high-tech components manufacturer will build a new machine plant in Brownsville, TX, creating 300 jobs and a $114 million capital investment.
Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.
LiveXChange

Leading FDI Experts Analyze Global Trends At LiveXchange

The 12th Annual Business Facilities' LiveXchange event kicked off at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale, FL with a high-level keynote panel discussion featuring leading experts on foreign direct investment.
Chicago tech companies 1871

Chicago Celebrates Technology Startup Hub Expansion, 700 New Tech Jobs

Chicago is celebrating more than 700 new jobs created by 16 tech companies, and the newly-completed expansion of the city’s digital startup hub, 1871.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HQ Moving To Texas

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is relocating its U.S. headquarters from New York to Houston, TX , where it will oversee MHI operations throughout North America.
foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.
customer service center

Tennessee Lands New Customer Service Center

Empyrean Benefit Solutions, a human resources benefits administrative company, will invest $2.9 million, create 120 new jobs in La Vergne, TN.
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Business Facilities LiveXchange: Negotiating Incentives, Land Costs and Energy Costs

Addressing key issues related to maximizing the value of incentives in the negotiation process while simultaneously enhancing relationships with states and communities.
automotive parts

Automotive Parts Supplier Expanding In Indiana

Winona PVD Coatings will invest more than $10 million and create up to 50 jobs in Warsaw, IN by the end of the year. 
walton county georgia

Shopping Bag Manufacturer Creating 100 Jobs In Georgia

Flexo Converters USA, Inc. will invest $20 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operation in Walton County, GA.
life sciences

Life Sciences Companies Face Talent Crisis

As life sciences companies transform themselves to meet the expectations of a rapidly changing landscape, they must reconsider their existing recruitment models to attract and retain women and diverse groups to their workforce.
Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters Expanding Texas Operations

The global news and information company will invest $6 million and create at least 250 new jobs in Texas.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

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