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The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.


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The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.

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Louisiana, Haas Create First-In-Nation Manufacturing Partnership

The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.

Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee

California-based N95 mask maker Moldex-Metric will create 220 jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, TN.

New Electric Transmission Line Will Create 1,000 Jobs In Kansas

The new 800-mile Grain Belt Express electric transmission line will carry low-cost, Kansas wind energy to consumers across the Midwest, and create nearly 1,000 jobs.

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area.

O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas

Outdoor furniture and fire pit maker O.W. Lee is expected to create approximately 200 jobs and $24 million in capital investment in Kendall County, TX.

ND Packaging Investing $45.5M In Wisconsin

The company will create up to 40 jobs at a 350,000-square-foot corrugated box manufacturing facility in Racine County, WI. 

Porsche Expanding North American HQ In Georgia

The multi-million dollar project will add a service center, restoration facility, and experience center adjacent to the company's North American Headquarters near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Gerber Products Investing $36M In Michigan Expansion

The baby food maker will expand its Fremont, MI manufacturing facility, creating 50 new jobs in the process. 

Midwest Truck & Auto Parts To Create 150 Jobs In Indiana

Automotive and truck parts supplier Midwest Truck & Auto Parts has selected a 125,000-square-foot facility in Lake County, IN for its Midwest expansion.

Huntington Ingalls Industries To Create 250 Jobs In Virginia

Huntington Ingalls Industries, the nation’s largest military shipbuilder, will establish an unmanned systems facility in Hampton, VA.

Campbell Soup Company Invests $40M In Ohio Expansion

Campbell Soup Company's investment in its Willard, OH manufacturing facility expanded Goldfish production and added 40 new jobs.

Ariat Investing $40M In New Texas Regional Headquarters 

The footwear and apparel company's new regional distribution hub and corporate office will create 75 new jobs in Fort Worth, TX.

Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters

Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021.

Wheel Pros Expanding In Alabama 

The aftermarket wheel supplier acquired the assets of an aluminum wheel manufacturing facility in Auburn, AL and plans to open a second U.S. operation there.

Aphena Pharma Solutions Investing $21M In Tennessee Expansion

Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs.

Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada

In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

Topeka Will Pay Up To $10K To Remote Workers That Buy A Home

The Choose Topeka Relocation Incentive is expanding to encourage remote workers to relocate to Kansas’ capital city, recently named a top 10 housing market by realtor.com.

$7M Grant To Help Tennessee Build Port Of Cates Landing Rail Extension 

Federal BUILD grant will help construct 5.5 miles of rail to connect to nearby railroad and industrial park, promoting job creation in Tennessee’s most economically disadvantaged county.

Leisure Pools and Spas North America Investing $6.1M In South Carolina

Fiberglass in-ground pool manufacturer Leisure Pools and Spas North America will establish operations and create 200 new jobs in Marion County, SC. 

United States Golf Association To Establish Operations In North Carolina

The United States Golf Association (USGA) will invest up to $36 million to create a multi-building research and testing campus in the Village of Pinehurst, NC.

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

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Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia

Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA. 

Indiana Lands Milwaukee Tool’s New Service Hub

Heavy-duty power tool manufacturer Milwaukee Tool will establish a new tool service hub in Greenwood, IN and create more than 450 new jobs by the end of 2025.

Velocity Global Selects Amsterdam For European Headquarters

Global employment solutions provider Velocity Global's number of clients expanding in Europe more than doubled this year compared to the same period in 2019.

Curative Creating More Than 300 Jobs In Texas

With its expansion in Pflugerville, TX, Curative will hire over 300 workers to provide immediate response to the COVID-19 testing needed throughout the state. 

PRIMED Chooses Cambridge, Ontario For Medical Manufacturing Facility

The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.

Panda Biotech Picks Texas For Nation’s Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center

Panda Biotech's 500,000-square-foot facility in Wichita Falls, TX will be the first facility in the U.S. to cottonize hemp fiber on a commercial scale.

Forward Air Investing $31.8M In Ohio Expansion

Asset-light freight and logistics company Forward Air Corporation is expanding its office space in Groveport, OH, creating 50 new jobs.

Nobelpharma Chooses Maryland For First Overseas Subsidiary

The Japan-based pharmaceutical and medical device company cited local industry resources as key to locating its U.S. operations in Montgomery County, MD.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens COVID-19 VTM Manufacturing Plant

The new $40 million facility in Lenexa, KS was built in six weeks to rapidly expand the company's production of viral transport media (VTM).

Energix Renewable Energies Establishing U.S. HQ In Virginia

The Israeli renewable energy company will invest $1.1 million to establish its U.S. subsidiary base in Arlington, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

Torc Robotics Will Create 350 New Jobs In Virginia

The self-driving vehicle pioneer will invest $8.5 million to expand software development operations in Blacksburg, VA.

Koppers To Invest $23M In Arkansas Expansion

The treated wood products company will increase the workforce at its North Little Rock facility over the next two years. 

Corsicana Mattress To Invest Over $8.6M In Indiana

The Texas-based mattress company will establish a new production facility in La Porte, IN, creating 350 jobs.

Port Of Savannah Moved Most Export Containers In Start Of 2020

Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.

Continental Structural Plastics Investing $45M In North Carolina

The lightweight composites maker for the transportation industry will create 61 jobs and add a new paint line and equipment at its Rowan County, NC facility. 

Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S.

The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs.

Cajun Traditions Investing $2.85M In New Louisiana Meat Processing Facility

Meat processing startup Cajun Traditions Food Processors will establish a meat processing and packaging facility in Church Point, LA, creating 35 jobs.

KRA Operations Investing $11.5M In South Carolina

The metal stamping and injection molding company’s $11.5 million investment is expected to create 57 new jobs in Newberry County, SC.

Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.

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