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The food giant will invest $36 million in a new facility in Ft. Wayne, IN, creating 65 jobs.


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The food giant will invest $36 million in a new facility in Ft. Wayne, IN, creating 65 jobs.

Monthly Archives: May 2011

General Mills Plans Distribution Center in Indiana

The food giant will invest $36 million in a new facility in Ft. Wayne, IN, creating 65 jobs.

The Show Me Spirit

The Home Depot store is no longer standing in Joplin, MO, but the clerks are busy selling building materials in the parking lot. Nine days after a...

Pfizer Upgrades Facility in Portage, MI

The drug giant will invest $21 million for improvements at the sterile injectables plant.

Genpak Picks Southern Utah for Expansion

The foodservice packaging giant will invest $22 million in a new plant in Cedar City, UT.

Expansion of Gary/Chicago Airport Underway

Officials cut a ribbon on a $153-million project to extend the runway to 8,900 feet, putting the airport in position to compete with O'Hare and Midway.

Volkswagen Restarts U.S. Manufacturing

After a hiatus of 23 years, VW is opening its $1-billion assembly plant in Chattanooga, TN, aiming to sell 1 million vehicles in the U.S. market.

Fortis Security Picks Indiana for HQ

The company will invest $5.8 million to relocate from Kentucky and build a new facility with manufacturing and warehousing operations in Dearborn County, IN.

Meggitt Aircraft Growing in Danville, KY

The aircraft braking systems maker will construct a second facility in Danville, investing $7.3 million and creating 63 jobs.

Bayer Upgrading Texas Plastics Plant

The polymer materials giant will spend $120 million for improvements at it largest U.S. manufacturing facility in Baytown.

Help for the USPS Brings Jobs to WV

Hollingsworth Logistics Corp.'s federal contract will bring 75 jobs to Berkeley County.

Rotana to Build Six New Properties in 2011

The Abu Dhabi-based hotel chain will create more than 1,000 jobs for the UAE.

Automaker Expands in Alabama

Hyundai will invest $173 million to expand and upgrade its Montgomery manufacturing plant.

GE Plans Locomotive Plant in Ft. Worth, TX

GE Transportation will invest $96 million in a 900,000-square-foot facility, creating 500 jobs.

Gov. Deal Cuts Ribbon on Georgia Biomass

The $175-million wood pellet production facility, the world's largest, will produce 750,000 metric tons of wood coal annually for export to European power plants.

Colossus of Roads, Pt. 2

  It's almost hard to fathom now, but back in the bitter winter of 2008-2009 we were all hunkered down and wondering when the next titanic economic...

General Motors to Upgrade 17 U.S. Plants

The auto giant will spend $2 billion to refurbish facilities in eight states, creating or saving more than 4,000 jobs.

Mississippi River Surges into Memphis

The swollen river has crested 14 feet above flood stage, just a few inches below the record set in 1937, prompting federal officials to declare a disaster in Shelby County.

Amazon Expands Distribution Hub in AZ

The Internet retail giant will add 400,000 square feet to its Phoenix facility, creating hundreds of new jobs.

Skjodt-Barrett Foods Puts HQ in Indiana

The Canadian food manufacturer will set up shop in Lebanon, IN, creating up to 300 new jobs by 2013.

Nation Pauses to Remember Victims of 9/11

President Obama came to New York City today to lay a wreath at the World Trade Center site in memory of those who perished in the September 11 attacks.

Triumph Adds 250 Jobs in Milledgeville, GA

The aerospace manufacturer is investing $17 million in a facility that will make longerons and stringers for Boeing's 777 and 787 jetliners.

The 51st State

As a great victory is celebrated in our current war, perhaps it's time to end a war from another century.

UGI Energy Expands Crayola Solar Park

The solar park will now provide 15 percent of Crayola's annual energy consumption, enough power to produce about 1.5 billion crayons.

Over There

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

60 Seconds with Tracye McDaniel, CEO, Choose New Jersey

ZERO NO LONGER      On the first day of this month, a dark cloud that loomed over the 16-acre parcel in New York City known...

Where to Go When You’re Going Green

Renewable energy resources rapidly are becoming a prerequisite for location decisions—there are many factors to consider in evaluating the green credentials of candidates.

Minnesota Corporate Moves

AGCO Expands Massey Ferguson Line in Jackson An expansion of AGCO’s tractor plant in southwestern Minnesota is expected to generate up to 150 new jobs,...

Mississippi Corporate Moves

Grenada Stamping & Assembly Expands in Mississippi The Grenada County Economic Development District (EDD) has announced that Grenada Stamping and Assembly, supplier of parts to...

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Business

Spurred on by a venture capital fund of more than $1 billion and some aggressive incentives, West Virginia is luring new business to the Mountain State.

The Pelican State Continues to Outpace the Nation

Louisiana has reason to celebrate but no time to bask. With more people flocking to the Bayou, officials must keep pace for the never-ending jobs race.

The Carolinas: An East Coast Engine for Growth

North and South Carolina share more than a state line and coastal waters—both are busy offering a bevy of creative programs and incentives that are bringing boatloads of jobs to the region.

Alt Energy: Powering Growth

In a shaky recovery, one thing is certain—the steady increase in alternative energy projects will continue to power jobs growth across the nation into the foreseeable future.

Nebraska Nurtures Talent and Innovation

Gov. Dave Heineman has kicked off his second term in office with a series of initiatives to advance business innovation and workforce recruitment efforts in the Cornhusker State.