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Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.


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Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.

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Economic Development

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development.


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PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility

Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.

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After relocating its corporate offices to Kentucky from California, lens producer Zeiss Vision Care will create 75 jobs in Hebron, KY.

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Deli Star Establishing New Missouri HQ

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BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex

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SimpliSafe To Add Second Operation, Create 250 New Jobs In Virginia

Home security services company SimpliSafe will invest over $3M in a second customer security monitoring service center in Henrico County, VA.

Chewy, Inc. To Create 1,200 New Jobs In Tennessee

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ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

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Kansas, Sunflower Electric Launch New Certified Sites Partnership

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New SC Agribusiness, Manufacturing Facilities To Create 372 Jobs

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Nevada: The Forecast Calls For Sunshine And Growth

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NC Governor Visits Clean Energy Apprenticeship Pilot Program

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Building A Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline In Delaware

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ASOS To Invest More Than $100M In Georgia Expansion

The online fashion and beauty retailer will expand its Fulton County, GA e-commerce fulfillment operations.

Materion Corporation To Invest $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Ohio-based advanced materials producer Materion Corporation will create at least 65 new jobs in Berks County, PA.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Peter Denious, AdvanceCT

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Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC.

BioLab Investing $170M To Rebuild Louisiana Chlorine Plant

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Shut Down Your Zoom…Face-To-Face Meetings Are Back!

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Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant

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