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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.

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

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

Braidy Industries To Invest $1.3B, Create 550 Jobs In Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky's recently passed right-to-work legislation was influential in the company's decision to build an aluminum rolling mill in Greenup County, KY to supply the automotive and aerospace industries.

Bearcat Corp. Will Expand, Add Jobs In Indiana

The aluminum product manufacturer is expanding its Goshen, IN operations and plans to create up to 40 new jobs by 2019.

Automotive Supplier Investing $15M In Michigan Expansion

US Farathane, LLC is expanding its operations in the city of Port Huron, MI, creating 205 new jobs in the area over the next three years.

Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

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

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

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.

Hanwha Advanced Materials Growing In Alabama

The South Korean company will invest nearly $20M and add 100 news jobs at its facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park.

Grupo Phoenix Creating 145 Jobs In Virginia With Third Expansion

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

Accelerating Manufacturing Growth

Industry analysts expect overall growth in manufacturing to speed up in the second half of this year and grow even more in 2018.

Firearms Manufacturer Creating Over 350 Jobs In Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer SCCY Industries is investing $22.5 million to establish a production facility and headquarters in Maryville, TN, creating more than 350 jobs.

Sakae Casting Opening Office In Eastern Idaho

The Idaho Falls facility will be the Japan-based aluminum casting company’s first U.S. location.

Lotte Chemical USA Moving HQ To Southwest Louisiana

The Korea-based manufacturer will relocate its corporate offices from Houston to a location near its multi-billion dollar investment in Lake Charles, LA.

Aluminum Extruder Investing $3.3M In Western Kentucky

Three years after opening in Paducah, KY, UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries will create 50 jobs with an expansion.

Furniture Manufacturer Growing In Indiana

Sauder Manufacturing will invest more than $3 million to lease and equip a 165,000-square-foot-facility in New Haven, IN.

Global Quality Assurance Company Expands Indiana HQ, Adds Jobs

Stratosphere Quality will invest $3.7M to expand its headquarters in Fishers, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.

Embassy Powdered Metals Expanding In Pennsylvania

The powdered metal manufacturer will invest more than $3M to acquire American Sintered Technologies in Cameron County, PA and retain both companies’ existing workforces.

Workforce Development: The Next Generation

The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.

Economic Developers Optimistic About 2017

More than half of all economic development professionals surveyed by Avalanche Consulting believe the national economy will be “better” or “much better” in 2017.

Arkansas: Daisy And Gamo Put U.S. Headquarters In Rogers

The consolidated operation of these two well-known airgun lines will add 25 jobs over the next two years.

Rockline Industries Launching New Business In Tennessee

The subsidiary, Iatric Manufacturing Solutions, will create 250 jobs and invest more than $40M in a new 435,000-square-foot facility in Morristown, TN.

Quite Simply Hesperia, CA Works For Business

Hesperia has it all: a strategic location with great access to markets and a growing community that offers a low cost of living and a low cost of doing business.

Monster Moto Celebrates New Louisiana Headquarters

The youth-market vehicle company invested $4M to relocate its headquarters from Dallas to Ruston, LA, where it will create 287 over the next decade.

GE Healthcare Expanding South Carolina MRI Plant

The $40M expansion is projected to create 100 jobs at the company’s existing MRI components production operations in Columbia, SC.

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