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State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Boston Scientific has had offices in Marlborough for years and, after building a new state-of-the-art facility, it officially moved its Global Headquarters to the city in 2014.

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

All Fresh Farms To Build New Facility In Pike County, PA

Hydroponic lettuce.

Based in Florida, All Fresh Farms is an indoor hydroponic production and packaging operation that specializes in growing lettuce mixes, kales, and basil.

Business Report: Nebraska Receives Infusion Of Small Business Funding

Gov. Pete Ricketts. (Photo: omaha.com.)

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

State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives

Irvine, CA, named the Safest City in America, is the address of choice for several industry clusters and home to numerous Fortune 500 company headquarters. (Photo: Irvine Chamber of Commerce.)

So Cal’s Leading Edge has the right stuff to deliver advanced materials, clean transport systems and green energy, as well as the world’s most advanced aircraft.

New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit

107,000 square-foot ALMMII facility was previously used as the Mexican Industries headquarters, shown here before renovation. (PRNewsFoto/PM Environmental, Inc.)

PM Environmental, Inc. acquires $1 million in funding to help revitalize abandoned auto company building into new American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Gov. Bentley with Polaris hat.

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.

Feature Story: Logistics – Big Wheels Keep On Rollin’

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.

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