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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Production

Cormo USA Inc. will invest $29.5 million to establish operations in Rushville, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by the end of 2023.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.

Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan

Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns.

BCforward Bringing 300 New Jobs To Central Indiana

The global IT consulting and staffing firm is expanding its operations in Hamilton County with a new digital training center.  

Zotec Adding 300 Jobs At Indiana Headquarters

The company has broken ground on a new $47 million national headquarters facility that will nearly triple its footprint in Carmel, IN.

Indiana Lands North America’s Largest Plant-Based Protein Operation

Greenleaf Foods, SPC is investing $310 million to build a manufacturing facility in Shelbyville, IN, creating 460 new jobs.

Multimatic Investing More Than $22M In Indiana Expansion

The Canada-based automotive engineering and manufacturing company will create up to 75 jobs in an expansion of its Allen County, IN operations.

Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.

Great Lakes Forest Products Creating Sister Company In Indiana

The lumber manufacturing company will invest $7 million to establish a new spinoff in Bristol, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs. 

GM Investing $300M In Michigan Plant For New Chevrolet EV

The project will add 400 jobs at the Orion Township assembly plant; GM will also invest $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding 700 new jobs

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

Metal Powder Products Investing $1.5M In Indiana

The Noblesville-based metal parts manufacturer is relocating a manufacturing division from Ohio to Indiana.

DuPont Investing $200M In Ohio Expansion

DuPont is expanding its plant in Circleville, OH, investing in its Kapton® film production capabilities and creating 46 jobs.

DENSO Investing $9.5M In New Indiana Distribution Center

The Japan-based mobility supplier will open a new distribution center in Jeffersonville, IN, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2023.

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Atlas World Group Expanding Indiana HQ

Atlas World Group Inc. will invest more than $1.1 million to expand its Evansville, IN headquarters, adding up to 75 new jobs by 2023.

OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion

The Japanese-owned automotive fastener manufacturer will construct and equip a new 82,395-square-foot facility Columbus, IN.

ActiveCampaign Expanding To Indiana, Will Add 200 Jobs

The Chicago-based marketing technology company will invest more than $10 million in its Indianapolis operations over the next several years.

FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities

Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan

The expansion of Conley Composites to Kentwood, MI will result in the creation of 64 new jobs and a capital investment of $3.3 million.

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

BraunAbility Investing $7.5M In Indiana HQ Expansion

The mobility transportation manufacturer will expand its operations in Indiana to meet increased national and international demand for its wheelchair accessible vans, SUVs and wheelchair lifts.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

ATV Parts Manufacturer To Launch Operations In Indiana

Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company, will invest $13.4 million to revitalize a vacant industrial site in Madison, IN.

Generac Power Systems Opens Wisconsin Distribution Center

The new 490,000-square-foot Janesville, WI distribution center will employ 80 people, and help expand the company's shipping capabilities.

Illinois Was Tops For Green Building In 2018

Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.

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Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

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