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The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.


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The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

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Latest: The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

Barracuda Networks Creating 115 Jobs In Ann Arbor

The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

The company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.

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A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

James Hardie Investing $220M In New Alabama Plant

After a year-long site search, the buildings products manufacturer has announced its decision to grow in Prattville, AL, creating 205 jobs.

Global Manufacturer Expanding in Northeast Indiana

Web Industries will invest $8M to expand its operations in Allen County, IN creating up to 45 new jobs by 2019.

Global Productivity: Decade-Long Decline Comes To A Halt

The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.

Hudson Products Relocating Manufacturing Operation To Texas

The HVAC equipment maker will move the operation to its Rosenberg, TX headquarters, investing $6M and creating 150 jobs.

Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs

The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Food Manufacturer, Aerospace Supplier Expanding In Utah

Litehouse Inc. will invest $40 million in its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, creating up to 165 jobs. Electronic Power Systems will invest $11.6 million and add up to 128 jobs in Cache County.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Global FDI Outlook: Turmoil Ahead?

This Business Facilities LiveXchange session featured an incisive discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Micronutrients Investing $30M To Grow In Indiana

The Netherlands-based agribusiness has selected New Castle, IN for its new 164,000-square-foot manufacturing plant and warehouse.

Category 5 Backlash

Gov. Rick Scott's plan to hugely expand spending on state economic development programs ends up getting them cut to the bone.

EPA Administrator Prioritizes Superfund Cleanups

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more.

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility

The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.

Johnsonville Expanding Global Corporate HQ In Wisconsin

With support from the state, the sausage company will add 100 news jobs at its Sheboygan Falls location.

Allegion Americas Expanding In Indiana

The company will invest $4 million and create 125 new jobs at its regional headquarters in Carmel, IN.

Minnesota: Hybrid Wind-Solar Units To Power The Land Of The Lakes

A $10-million project that is planned as the nation’s first “integrated” wind-solar hybrid power project is rising in Red Lake Falls, MN.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

Explore the radical transformation now impacting on the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result from this transformation during the next five years.

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Headquarters projects present a unique set of challenges for companies and the locations seeking to attract them, partially due to the functions and roles involved.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

KAAP Launches Seventh Expansion In Kentucky, Will Create 129 Jobs

The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.

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.

Elixir Extrusions Investing Over $8M In Georgia Expansion

The aluminum parts manufacturer will expand its Douglas-Coffee County, GA operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Uponor Investing $17.4M In Minnesota Manufacturing Expansion

The company will expand its PEX pipe manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, MN; its 10th expansion in the location since 1990.

Reality Check

Congress tells President Trump where he can stick his wall.

Tennessee Lands New Frazier Industrial Company Manufacturing Plant

The structural storage racking system manufacturer will invest $17.4 million, create 120 new jobs in Dyersburg, TN.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Mentoring Entrepreneurship

Explore case history success stories involving business accelerators that quickly bring entrepreneurs up to speed, commercialize innovation, and open a window of opportunity for global talent to put down roots in U.S. markets.

BAE Systems Creating Over 120 Jobs In South Carolina

The military component manufacturer will invest $8.4 million to expand its operations in Aiken, SC.

Ryder Expanding, Creating 200 Jobs In Texas

The company will invest more than $5.2 million in Fort Worth, TX to expand its supply management, logistics, and transportation management operations.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis

Learn about the benefits, costs and risks of facility consolidation, particularly personnel loss and related business disruption, and including addressing tricky political issues.

Vology Expansion Creating 200 Tech Jobs In Florida

The managed IT service provider will invest $3.75M at the Bay Vista Office Park in the City of Largo.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: Evaluating and Negotiating Incentives

Learn about best practices for calculating the value of incentives, including property tax abatements, sales tax refunds, cash grants and tax increment financing.

Infosys Chooses Indiana For First Of Four U.S. Tech And Innovation Hubs

The global technology firm will invest over $8.7 million, create up to 2,000 new high-skilled jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2021.

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