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The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.


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The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.

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Amazon To Create 1,500 Jobs At First Alabama Fulfillment Center

The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.

GEICO Creating 500 Jobs At New Kansas Service Center

The auto insurer evaluated multiple U.S. locations for the operation, choosing to invest nearly $10 million in Lenexa, KS.

Nevada: Betting Big On High Technology And Winning

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Discovery, Inc. Creating 240 New Jobs In Virginia

The media company will invest $16 million to expand global technology and operations hub in Loudoun County, VA.

BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

The new state-of-the-art facility and high-tech lab in Noblesville, IN consolidates two existing Indiana facilities in one modern, centralized location.

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Bechtel Consolidating Global HQ In Virginia

The engineering and construction firm has maintained its operational headquarters in Fairfax County, VA since 2011, consolidation will add 150 jobs.

JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina

The high-quality aluminum manufacturer will create 50 new jobs at its Berkeley County, SC operations.

J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin

The lighting manufacturer is investing $46 million in the expansion of its Germantown, WI operations.

Vineland Offers Competitive Advantages In The Garden State

The food processing sector is thriving in Vineland, a South Jersey gem that offers ease of access to key markets along the East Coast and in Canada.

SkyBridge Arizona Heralds New Era In Cross-Border Commerce

The first international air cargo hub to house customs operations for Mexico and the U.S. is expected to create 17,000 jobs in Greater Phoenix.

Asian Markets Spur Exports Surge from Minnesota

More than $7 billion in goods were shipped from Minnesota to Asia in 2017, with shipments to Japan notching a 30 percent increase over the previous year.

California: There’s Good Karma In The Valley

Moreno Valley is booming in the heart of Southern California’s Inland Empire, adding more than 8.4 million square feet of industrial space in the past two years.

Retail: Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the retail sector—a fate that was widely assumed to be the outcome of an exponential increase in online purchases of consumer goods—were more than a bit premature.

New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward

Work has begun on Restore the Gorge, a $2.1-million project that augments Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $70-million revitalization of Niagara Falls State Park, aimed at strengthening the tourism industry in downtown Niagara Falls.

Australian Defense Contractor Investing $2.5M In Alabama

Electro Optic Systems will locate its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntsville, AL, creating as many as 100 jobs in the first year. 

Data Centers: Aiming For The Leading Edge

The need to be near end-users will drive an uptick in the expansion of smaller satellite markets for data centers, known in the trade as “edge" markets. Foreign investment in the data center sector also will surge.

Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Rockwell Automation will move operations from Illinois and Tennessee, creating 231 jobs in Boone County, IN.

New Mexico’s Energy Capital

Lea County, which produces more oil than 43 U.S. states, is a leading hub for all types of energy—including a $4-billion facility to process uranium from nuclear reactor fuel.

Republic Airways Creating Training Campus, Hundreds Of Jobs In Indiana

The regional airline will establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of aviation professionals each year, and plans to create more than 600 jobs in Indiana by 2028.

Siemens Establishing Cybersecurity Center In New Brunswick

The Siemens Cybersecurity Centre, located at Knowledge Park in Fredericton, will tap into New Brunswick’s emerging cybersecurity ecosystem and ultimately create up to 60 jobs.

Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi

The company will invest $100 million in the new facility in Forest, MS, where it will integrate and test cutting-edge military systems.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Investing $150M In Georgia

The solar cell manufacturer will create more than 500 jobs at a new facility in Dalton, GA. 

SF Motors To Create 467 Jobs In Indiana

The California-based electric vehicle company will establish manufacturing operations at the former AM General facility in Mishawaka, IN.

Andersen Breaks Ground On $40M Minnesota Expansion

The window and door company recently broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing campus in Bayport, MN, expected to create at least 40 jobs.

U.S. Tax Overhaul Makes Biotech Players Hungry For Big Deals

Industry analysts are predicting that 2018 will turn out to be a banner year for merger and acquisition activity in the biotech/pharma sector, with up to $200 billion in assets changing hands.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs

PwC will invest $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford, CT as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division.

Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs

A grant from the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund will help the organization expand and retain more than 600 existing jobs at its Fairfax County, VA location.

CGI Creating 400 New Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

The global technology firm's expansion in Lafayette will benefit from an incentive package that includes a $5.3 million performance-based grant.

RoundPoint Creating 1,100 Jobs At New South Carolina HQ

The mortgage-servicing company will invest $34 million in a new corporate headquarters in York County, SC.

TemperPack Bringing 141 New Jobs To Virginia

The packaging company will invest $10.4 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in Henrico County, VA.

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 

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