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The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.


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The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.

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Latest: Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech - The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.

StudentBridge Establishing New HQ In Georgia

The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.

Modula Will Invest $26.5M In Ohio

The Italy-based advanced manufacturing company will create 100 jobs at the Cincinnati Region's historic Dayton Daily News Building.

Cybersecurity: Catching Up With The Bad Guys

Millions of skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed on the front lines of the global battle with cybercriminals who are causing trillions of dollars worth of damage annually.

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.

EFP Corp. Investing More Than $6.5M In Indiana Expansion

The Northern Indiana packaging manufacturer is expanding to a 100,000-square-foot building in the Vanderburgh Industrial Park in Evansville, IN.

Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana

Under Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana has become a national leader in cyber security and a global leader in water management and coastal restoration.

Lacassine Operating Co. Building $12.5M Plant In Louisiana

The industrial chemical company’s new catalyst blending plant will serve refinery clients around the world from an industrial park in Lacassine, Jefferson Davis Parish.

Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.

Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.

Hoosiers Are Poised For Hardwoods Industry Growth

The state has unveiled its new Indiana Hardwood strategy, aimed at attracting new hardwood processing facilities to the Hoosier State and expanding existing mills.

Islip, NY: Long Island’s Corridor Of Growth

Islip has a bustling airport, a busy foreign trade zone next door and an attractive location in the middle of Long Island’s largest industrial corridor.

$115M Sawmill Facility Dedicated In Central Louisiana

Located in Urania, LA, the new sawmill now employs 115 people following its opening earlier this year. 

Michigan Incentives Will Help FCA Create 6,433 New Jobs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic project will generate $4.5 billion in investment as it builds a new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Detroit and expands production at five existing Michigan facilities.

Texas: Business & Technology Park Expands In Tomball

Hoelscher Weatherstrip Manufacturing Co. is constructing a 193,000-square-foot facility at the 99.5-acre Tomball Business & Technology Park, creating 119 new jobs.

Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

Glassdoor will create hundreds of jobs at its new headquarters, which will provide world-class collaborative workspace to support the company's long-term growth.

Litehouse Creating 160 New Jobs At Virginia Production Facility

Litehouse will invest $46 million in the City of Danville, VA at the packaged food company's first East Coast production facility.

Essity Investing $415M In Germany Expansion

The hygiene and health company's new facility at its Mannheim, Germany tissue plant site will use a new proprietary technology to produce pulp from alternative fiber.

Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee

The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs.

New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity

New Mexico is moving to create a new Division of Outdoor Recreation, a unit the governor says will boost economic development.

Medacta USA To Create Over 50 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ

The orthopedic and medical device maker will invest $2.5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Chicago to Franklin, TN.

Honda Aircraft Investing $15.5M In North Carolina Expansion

The company will break ground on a new 82,000-square-foot production facility in Greensboro, NC this summer.

Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO

LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million.

Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge

A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ.

Hershey Investing $104M In Virginia Expansion

The chocolate and snacks company’s expansion of its Augusta County, VA manufacturing operations will create 65 new jobs.

Cummins Investing $68M, Adding Jobs In Indiana

As it celebrates 100 years in Indiana, the company will establish its Electrified Power business headquarters in Columbus, and increase its presence in Indianapolis and Greenwood.

Stanley Black & Decker Creating 500 Jobs In Texas

The 425,000-square-foot plant in Fort Worth, TX will be completed in late 2020 and will manufacture a range of CRAFTSMAN mechanics tools using the latest manufacturing technologies to optimize productivity and sustainability.

Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN.

Pinnacle Technology Group Opening New Ohio Location

Attracted to the region’s diverse and skilled workforce, the company will hire 35 people to work in its new $570,000 facility in Maumee, OH.

The Commonwealth Of Virginia: A Location of Choice

Home to the nation’s largest data center market, its third-largest port, the third-highest concentration of tech workers and the HQ of 37 Fortune 1000 companies, Virginia offers diverse opportunities for success.

Alabama Lands $110M DaikyoNishikawa Manufacturing Facility

The Japanese auto parts manufacturer selected Huntsville, AL for its first U.S. facility, and will create 380 jobs at the new assembly plant.

MetaCX Adding 75 New Jobs In Indiana

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup will invest $1.4 million to scale up its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 75 high-wage jobs by 2023.

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.

JUUL Labs Investing $125M In New South Carolina Facility

The company's new assembly operations will help create more than 500 jobs in Lexington County, SC.

GM Bringing More Than 450 New Manufacturing Jobs To Ohio

General Motors will invest $700 million and create more than 450 manufacturing jobs at its operations in Toledo, Parma and Moraine.

Cree Investing $1B In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree's silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega factory in Durham, NC.

Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.

Indiana Lands $37M Saab Investment

The defense and security company will manufacture training aircraft structures for the U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program, creating 300 jobs at Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District Aerospace.

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