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Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.


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Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

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Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Charlotte
Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

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Armor Plastics
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San Francisco
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Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

Billerica, MA
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Fayetteville, TN
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Janesville, Wisconsin
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New Hampshire
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Chesapeake, VA
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India
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Carmel, IN
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Bagwell Energy Services Adding 150 Jobs In Louisiana

Iberia Parish, LA
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Eclipse Automation Investing $4.6M In South Carolina

York County, SC
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Smarp Investing $3M To Relocate North American HQ To Georgia

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New Mexico
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Smyth County, VA
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