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The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.


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The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.

Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

HYLA, Inc. Creating 225 Jobs In Tennessee

The specialized mobile device reverse logistics technology and services provider will invest more than $1 million in a new facility in La Vergne, TN.

Blue Origin To Invest $200M In Alabama Rocket Engine Facility

The spaceflight company will manufacture its BE-4 engine in a state-of-the art production facility to be built in Huntsville, AL.

Lidl Creating 250 Jobs In Georgia

The retail chain will invest $100 million over the next five years in a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cartersville, GA.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ

The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner.

Location Spotlight Of The Week: 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.

Aluminum Recycling, Manufacturing Company Investing $26M In Florida

ATIO USA will open a new manufacturing facility in Clewiston, FL creating 39 new jobs.

Brexit Fashion Statement

The economic impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union is coming into focus, with down arrows proliferating in key indicators.

Firearms Manufacturer To Invest $2.9M In Alabama

Steyr Arms will add a manufacturing component to its Bessemer, AL firearms assembly and distribution operations.

Tech Hiring Could Be A Challenge For Second Half Of 2017

New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.

TeleTech Creating 350 Jobs In Arkansas

The customer experience center in Morrilton, AR will be the company’s second in the state.

Mohawk Industries Creating 245 Jobs In Tennessee

The global flooring manufacturer will add a second plant in Dickson, TN.

Five U.S. Cities Where The Cost Of Living Is Rising Fastest

A new study from GOBankingRates identifies the cities across America that have seen the largest increase in cost of living expenses from 2016 to 2017.

Advanced Manufacturing In The Eight-County Bluegrass Region, Kentucky

Kentucky has experienced record-breaking export growth, and exports in 2015 totaled over $27 billion. Kentucky’s top five exports were aerospace parts and products ($8.7 billion), motor vehicles and parts ($5 billion), pharmaceutical and medicines ($1.7 billion), resin, rubber, fibers, and filaments ($1.2 billion), and basic chemicals ($987 million).

Mauser To Invest $10M In Louisiana Industrial Packaging Project

Mauser will establish a new packaging facility in the Talon Industrial Park in Geismar, LA, creating 75 new jobs.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the Economic Gardening program, local talent, food processing, photonics, higher education and the importance of water.

Indiana, Rolls-Royce, Purdue Team Up To Launch Nation’s Most Advanced Turbine Lab

A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant In West Virginia

TeMa North America will create 30 jobs with its new 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Rural Millennials, admittedly a smaller percentage of 18- to 35-year-olds, are rarely acknowledged in the media. Yet it is precisely this cohort that will sustain, enhance, and expand Ohio’s manufacturing sector, which is predominately located in small towns and rural areas.

California Competes Tax Credits To Help Create Over 6,400 Jobs

The CCTC committee has approved $62.8 million in tax credits for 87 companies expanding and creating jobs in California.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Carcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years.

Making Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca

Coastal rebuilding projects are driving the growth of the water sector in Louisiana. The Pelican State aims to become the Silicon Valley of the global water industry.

Scorecard Identifies Most Energy-Efficient Utilities

ACEEE’s first-ever Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard looks at the performance of the 51 largest electric utilities in the U.S. and highlights cutting-edge efforts.

Niagara Bottling Investing $76M In Arizona

The 450,000-square-foot facility within the Elliot Road Technology Corridor in Mesa, AZ will create up to 55 new jobs.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Location Spotlight: City Of Zibo

Zibo is listed as one of China's Top 50 Cities in Competitive Strength year after year since 1992. In 2015, Zibo ranked 40th in China's Top 100 Cities of Comprehensive Strength and 35th in Forbes' Best Commercial City in Mainland China.

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Investing Over $56M In Indiana

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation will double its footprint in Jamestown, IN, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020.

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp.

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