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There will be zero tolerance now for sexual harassment in the workplace, studio, or halls of Congress. And we ask: Should Sen. Al Franken resign?


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There will be zero tolerance now for sexual harassment in the workplace, studio, or halls of Congress. And we ask: Should Sen. Al Franken resign?

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Those Days Are Over

There will be zero tolerance now for sexual harassment in the workplace, studio, or halls of Congress. And we ask: Should Sen. Al Franken resign?

Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China

China Nexteer
The nearly 323,000-square-foot facility in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park will employ approximately 1,000 workers.

Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant

Huntsville Alabama
The Tier 1 automotive supplier will create over 300 jobs in Huntsville, AL.

Midmark Opening $40M R&D Center In Ohio

Versailles
The state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center located in Versailles, will receive a $5 million R&D Center Grant from JobsOhio.

Indiana Having Historic Year For Job Growth

Indiana Job Growth
Businesses have committed to creating nearly 29,000 jobs across the state in 2017 so far, a record breaking year for economic development. 

Illinois Revives Premier Corporate Tax Incentives

Illinois
Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation reinstating the Economic Development for a Growing Economy incentives program (EDGE), a vital tool in winning big-ticket projects.

DXC Technology To Create 2,000 Jobs In New Orleans

New Orleans Louisiana
Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents Louisiana’s largest technology project to date; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline through historic higher education initiative.

Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City

Tennessee Business Report
Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.

Chobani Breaks Ground On Idaho Expansion

Chobani Twin Falls Idaho
The greek yogurt manufacturer is expanding its Twin Falls, ID plant, adding an additional 70,000 square feet to the world’s largest yogurt plant.

Alcon Investing $97M In Georgia Expansion

Alcon johns creek georgia
The eye care manufacturer will expand its Johns Creek, GA operations with help from the Georgia Quick Start workforce training program.

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Duke Energy Plans To Strengthen South Carolina Energy Grid

energy grid
Over the next decade, jobs and economic growth are expected to result from the $3 billion investment in the Power/Forward Carolinas initiative.

Salad Dressing Maker Investing $12M In West Michigan

Lowell, MI
Litehouse, Inc. will create 77 new jobs with an expansion of its manufacturing plant in the City of Lowell, MI.

Steady Growth Predicted For Germany

Germany
Europe’s biggest economy is expected to continue growing for the rest of 2017 and 2018.

Amazon To Open Fourth Maryland Fulfillment Center

Amazon
Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 people in the state; the new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates in Baltimore, MD. 

M&M Industries Investing $42M In Tennessee

Chattanooga
The solutions packaging manufacturer will create 110 jobs with an expansion of its operations in Chattanooga, TN.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

electric grid
Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Terry Gill, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.

Harbor Freight Tools’ South Carolina Expansion To Create 500 Jobs

Dillon County South Carolina
The national tool retailer is expanding its Dillon County distribution center for the third time, with the help of job development tax credits and a rural infrastructure grant.

CapTech To Create 100 Tech Jobs In Georgia By 2018

CapTech Atlanta Georgia
The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.

Call For Entries Deadline Extended: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

economic development deal
The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 27, 2017.

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Cargill India
Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.

Environmental Services Company Expands In Wisconsin

Covanta Environmental Solutions Milwaukee, WI
Covanta Environmental Solutions has opened a new state-of-the-art materials processing facility in Milwaukee.

Simmons Pet Food Expanding Kansas Packaging Facility

Emporia Kansas
The $38 million investment will increase the facility by 200,000 square feet and create approximately 100 new jobs in the Emporia area.

Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

Great Falls Montana
The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.

AHT Cooling Systems Growing In South Carolina

AHT Cooling Charleston County SC
The custom refrigeration company will invest more than $5 million to expand its Charleston County, SC operations, resulting in more than 70 new jobs.

RV Manufacturer Launches Second Indiana Expansion This Year

Forest River RVV Butler Indiana
Forest River will invest $2.9 million to expand in Butler, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2019.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

logistics Ruston Louisiana
While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

WhiteRock Pigments Investing $179M In Kentucky

Hawesville Hancock County, KY
The company will create 124 jobs at the former Alcoa building near Hawesville, KY with the help of state tax incentives and workforce programs.

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.

New Food Center Will Bring Jobs, Businesses To New Jersey

Food Specialization Center in Bridgeton, New Jersey
Cumberland County's Food Specialization Center will provide incubation space and business services to help companies achieve maximum growth potential.

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

Detroit
The TEDF grants, totaling more than $2.7 million, will help several companies expand in the region, resulting in private investments of nearly $279 million.

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.

West Virginia Great Barrel Company Expanding In The Mountain State

Greenbrier County WV
The company will create more than 100 new jobs using West Virginia white oak to manufacture bourbon, whiskey and rye barrels in Greenbrier County, WV.

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