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Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.
Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.


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Latest: Rubber And Plastics Manufacturer Expanding In Tennessee - Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.

Rubber And Plastics Manufacturer Expanding In Tennessee

Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.

Edwards Lifesciences Expanding In Ireland

The California-based medical device company will invest $98.6 million and create 600 jobs in the Mid-West of Ireland to support its global supply network.

Quidel Corporation Expanding In Ireland

The California-based diagnostic testing solutions company will establish a new Business Service Centre in Galway, creating 75 jobs over five years.

Collateral Damage

Experts are warning that the fine print in the new tax law may include some bad news for economic development initiatives and infrastructure projects.

South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.

Orthopedics Manufacturer Expanding In Indiana

The company, which has facilities in Kosciusko and Noble counties, will invest nearly $5 million in North Manchester, IN and create up to 60 new jobs by 2022.

Alcon Investing $97M In Georgia Expansion

The eye care manufacturer will expand its Johns Creek, GA operations with help from the Georgia Quick Start workforce training program.

Fort Wayne Metals Creating 337 Jobs In Indiana

The wire and cable manufacturer will invest more than $51 million to expand its northeast Indiana operations.

Life Sciences

Lexington has leveraged its culture of innovation and commercialization, a superior business climate, top ranked research programs at the University of Kentucky, and an expansion network of medical center to provide an environment where any market niche of the life sciences industry can grow.

Agri-Plastics Investing $4.5M In Nebraska

The Canadian company will establish a nearly 160,000-square-foot operation in Sidney, NE where it will manufacture calf housing products. 

Israel-Based Manufacturer Locating North American HQ In Indiana

MCP USA will invest $11.38 million in its new North American headquarters in Portage, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

Plastics Manufacturer Investing In Indiana

20/20 Custom Molded Plastics will invest more than $27 million to locate a new facility in Bluffton, IN, creating up to 155 jobs by 2020.

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Plans include an expansion of state-of-the-art surgeon education lab, creation of a new technology innovation center and extension of work space as the company’s talent base grows.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Team Technologies Expanding, Creating 160 Jobs In Tennessee

The medical equipment manufacturer will invest $6 million to expand its Morristown, TN manufacturing facility.

Indiana Lands Israeli Plastics Supplier’s First U.S. Production Facility

Polyram Group, a producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, IN with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.

Plastipak Packaging Investing $15M In Central Louisiana

The rigid plastic container manufacturer will add up to seven new plastics production lines at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, LA.

Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ

The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner.

Medical Device Supplier Building First Indiana Facility

California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Amcor Investing $40M In Ohio Expansion

Amcor Rigid Plastics will expand its bottle manufacturing operations in Bellevue, OH with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

Recycling Joint Venture Investing $300M In Indiana

The joint venture between U.S. Energy Logistics and GEP Fuels will invest $100 million in a new recycling center and $200 million in a plastics-to-diesel facility, both in Carroll County.

Thermoplastic Pipe Manufacturer Expanding In Missouri

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is building its 62nd manufacturing facility in Harrisville, MO thanks in large part to the Missouri Department of Transportation’s alternative pipe policies.

Medical Tech Company Adding Over 100 Jobs In New York

Hill-Rom Holdings is eligible for more than $13 million in potential grants and incentives for its growth in Skaneateles Falls, NY.

Plastics Company Locating U.S. HQ In Pennsylvania

Retal PA, LLC is investing at least $15M in a U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Donora Borough, PA, creating 88 new, high-paying jobs.

Plastipak Growing In Alabama

The plastic bottle manufacturing company is expanding its Birmingham, AL facility with a $10M investment.

Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

B. Braun To Add 175 Jobs In Florida

Medical device manufacturer B. Braun Medical Inc. will invest $100M in its new Daytona Beach, FL manufacturing facility.

Medical Device Company To Create More Than 350 Jobs In Southwest Florida

Arthrex, a global medical device company in orthopaedics, is expanding in Ave Maria, FL and will create more than 350 jobs at the 218,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.

Olympus Will Build National Service Center in Bartlett, TN

Olympus will construct a new East Coast national service and distribution center in Shelby County, TN’s Bartlett Corporate Park.

RES Polyflow Picks Indiana For Plastics-to-Fuel Operation

RES Polyflow, a renewable energy solutions company, will locate its new Midwest production hub in Ashley, IN, creating up to 136 new jobs by 2019.

Polymorph of Plastics: Merging Corporate Molecules

Dow and DuPont have apparently agreed that they would be in a stronger position as a merged company with powerful synergies to successfully navigate an eventual breakup into more specialized units. The tentative deal also may signify the next step in the evolution of the global plastics industry, a shift in focus to specialty and advanced engineered plastics from oil-based petrochemical mainstays like polyethylene. Both companies have realized the need to get bigger before they can get smaller.

Lifetime Products Creating 500 Jobs In Knox County, TN

Blow-molded plastic products manufacturer Lifetime Products, Inc. will invest $115 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operations in Knox County, creating 500 jobs.

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