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More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.


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More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.

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Graphic Packaging, DHL Team Up For $274M Project In Northeast Louisiana

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More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.

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Provision Healthcare Developing $100M Advanced Cancer Treatment Center In New Orleans

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Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

Greencastle, IN
Crown Equipment Corporation will add a second facility in Greencastle, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.

California Approves $91M In Tax Credits For Companies Adding Over 8,000 Jobs

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GO-Biz Committee will award tax credits to 114 companies expanding in California, generating over $828 million in total investment.

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One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

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Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

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BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

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Hanwha Advanced Materials Growing In Alabama

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Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company Chooses Missouri

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Virbac Corporation will consolidate its distribution operations in a facility at Kansas City's Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to tap into the benefits provided by the KC Animal Health Corridor.

Regions Bank Creating 91 Jobs In Mississippi

Regions Bank Hattiesburg MS
The company will move employees from three locations into a new 75,000-square-foot operations facility in Hattiesburg, MS, investing $23 million and creating 91 new jobs.

Grupo Phoenix Creating 145 Jobs In Virginia With Third Expansion

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Phoenix Packaging Operations will invest $48.7 million to expand its Pulaski County, VA manufacturing operations.

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Robotics Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

ATI Industrial Automation is getting set to break ground on its largest-ever expansion, which will create 275 new jobs at its Apex, NC operations.

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