Business Report -Tennessee: DENSO Manufacturing Expanding in Maryville | DENSO, Blount County’s largest employer, will expand its auto components and systems manufacturing plant, investing $400 million and creating 500 new jobs.
Cover Story: U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future | Seven of nine planned federally funded national manufacturing innovation institutes are getting a head start on tomorrow’s high-growth technologies.
State Focus: Regional Plans Are Hopping In The Hoosier State | Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Regional Cities Initiative, enacted this year, envisions more than 400 projects drawing nearly $4 billion in investments.
Panama Canal: Bigger, Better and Ready to Rumble | The expanded Panama Canal will be completed in April, dramatically altering the global shipping paradigm. Get the latest on ports and FTZs.
Feature Story: Logistics Networks Are Getting Back On Track | Lower fuel prices, a surge in railroad hiring and the need to get goods to market faster are boosting growth and profits in the logistics sector.
State Focus: Texas Diversity | Texas is a magnet for business and individuals for a reason—rather, for many reasons, one of which is the tax climate.
State Focus – Iowa: Growing Jobs As Well As Corn | Iowa offers a lot more than fertile soil. It’s got a low cost of living and a business-friendly environment filled with innovators.
State Focus: New Jersey – Garden of Opportunity | The Garden State offers a “brain trust” with a highly skilled and educated workforce that makes it easy to recruit top talent.
Business Report: California – Largest Solar Facility On Earth Goes Operational | BHE Renewables’ 579-megawatt solar project in Antelope Valley, CA is now fully connected to the California ISO grid.
Business Report: North Carolina – Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State | North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC.
State Focus – Louisiana: Where Partnerships Propel Innovation and Investment | Learn how Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable growth.
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