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Four Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance-assisted companies have been approved for state tax incentives by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board.


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Four Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance-assisted companies have been approved for state tax incentives by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board.

Expansion, Relocation Projects Bringing Las Vegas Area Over 700 Jobs

Four Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance-assisted companies have been approved for state tax incentives by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board.

Trailer Manufacturer Adding Second Indiana Facility, 115 Jobs

Stealth Trailers will open a new facility in Marion, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants based on the company’s job creation plans.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

The five-parish area in SWLA is in the midst of a surge of more than $44 billion in mega-projects under construction.

Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

The $9.5M Oxfordshire, UK facility will have the capacity to generate one billion Friendly™ Aedes mosquito eggs per week.

Lytx Moves Manufacturing Operations To U.S. From China

The company will move manufacturing of its video event recorders from mainland China to Logansport, IN, creating 70 jobs and $50 million in investment.

Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

Rebuild or Relocate?

Climate change should be factored into the recovery from Hurricane Irma's devastation of Caribbean islands.

Gränges Investing $110M In Tennessee Expansion

The aluminum engineering and manufacturing company will create approximately 100 jobs as it expands its aluminum rolling operations in Huntingdon, TN.

Japanese Automotive Bearing Parts Manufacturer To Invest $13.7 Million & Create 60 New Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Miyake Forging North America Corporation officials today announced the company will build a new automotive bearing parts manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville.

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

New Jersey Tax Credits Encourage Job Creation, Investment

Thanks to recently-approved Grow NJ tax credits, two food companies are considering projects that could create more than 150 new jobs and invest over $15M in distressed communities.

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.

World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory Opens In England

AkzoNobel’s new $132M North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

U.S. Employers Remain Positive About Hiring In Q4 2017

Employers across all sectors report favorable hiring intentions, with manufacturing reporting the strongest forecast since 2007.

Tel Aviv Becoming R&D Hub For Corporate Giants

The number of international R&D centers in Tel Aviv has doubled over the past five years, according to a recent report by Tel Aviv Global.

Montana Eggs Opens New $9 Million Facility

The 58,000-square-foot egg grading operation in Great Falls, MT will process over 280 million eggs annually to meet growing demand for organic, free-range eggs.

Bus Manufacturer Investing $25M In Alabama

New Flyer of America is planning major building renovation and expansions at its Anniston, AL production campus.

Innovation Valley: A Mecca for Energy

The Knoxville, TN region’s energy test bed research hub is home to the Oak Ridge National Lab.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

Global Railcar Firm Growing Indiana Operations Into Midwest Maintenance Hub

GATX Corporation will invest $38.5 million to expand its Terre Haute, IN operations into a full-scale Midwest maintenance hub, creating up to 59 new jobs by 2020.

Hapco Pole Products Investing $6M In Virginia

The aluminum pole manufacturer will build a 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility next to its Washington County campus, creating 28 new jobs.

Michigan Lands $4.9M Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

J-Star Motion Corp. will establish a new manufacturing facility in Cedar Springs, MI, and plans to create 122 new jobs.

Specialty Films Producer Building New South Carolina Manufacturing Facility

Charter Nex Films will invest $85 million and create more than 110 new jobs at the Richland County, SC operations.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

World’s Largest Kayak-Maker Expanding In Michigan

KL Outdoor/GSC Technologies' Muskegon expansion will create 153 jobs and $9.2 million in investment with help from state and local business incentives.

Plastics Manufacturer Investing In Indiana

20/20 Custom Molded Plastics will invest more than $27 million to locate a new facility in Bluffton, IN, creating up to 155 jobs by 2020.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

The generator manufacturing plant will add up to 90 jobs at its new sheet metal fabrication facility on its Danville, KY campus.

Salary Still King, But Quality Of Life Matters Too

Robert Half’s 2018 Salary Guides outlines factors driving job seekers' decisions in a competitive hiring market.

NFI To Invest $7.2M, Create 170 Jobs In Tennessee

The logistics provider's new Smyrna location will serve as a distribution and fulfillment center for customers throughout the Southeast region.

Less Is More In New England

When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Plans include an expansion of state-of-the-art surgeon education lab, creation of a new technology innovation center and extension of work space as the company’s talent base grows.

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