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


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

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.

GM Suppliers To Create Over 300 Jobs In Northeast Indiana

Android Industries and its sister company Avancez will expand their operations in Fort Wayne, IN, creating up to 313 new jobs by the end of 2018.

Tenneco Investing $23.1M, Creating 95 Jobs In Michigan

The automotive products and systems company will build a state-of-the-art customer center in Northville Township, MI with help from a Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Premtec Expanding In North Carolina

The division of New York Airbrake will invest more than $1M, create 28 new jobs at its Salisbury, NC facility.

Philips To Establish Center Of Expertise In Greater Nashville

The global leader in health technology will create approximately 800 jobs in the Nashville region.

Game Winner

Canton, OH is upgrading its football legacy with an ambitious mixed-use development built around the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Employee Relocation Trends Changing Shape

The U.S. workforce is changing, and so are the ways in which companies are relocating employees, according to a new survey from Cartus.

Foster Farms Investing $30M In Louisiana Poultry Plant Expansion

The new Foster Farms project will retain 1,092 existing jobs and create 50 new direct jobs in Farmerville, Union Parish.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

Billtrust Expanding, Creating 200 New Jobs In New Jersey

With help from Grow NJ, the payment cycle management software company is expected move to its new Lawrenceville headquarters in Spring 2018.

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

LS Tractor USA Investing $11.5M In North Carolina

The agriculture equipment distributor will expand its Nash County operations, adding 31 jobs over five years while upgrading its offices and facilities in Battleboro, NC.

Survey Reveals Top Barriers To Hiring Tech Talent

Salary demands, a shortage of qualified applicants and not being seen as an employer of choice are the top challenges, according to a new survey of CIOs from Robert Half Technology.

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