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European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.


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European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

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Latest: Europe Leads World In Business Talent - European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

Europe Leads World In Business Talent

European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.

Michigan Lands New Gestamp Manufacturing Facility

The automobile supplier will invest $68M and create 195 jobs on chassis, paint, and laser welding lines at its new Chelsea, MI manufacturing facility.

German Distribution Company Growing In Central Indiana

Würth Service Supply Inc. is expanding its Greenwood, IN headquarters, with help from tax credits based on the company's plans to create up to 60 new jobs.

Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

Retailer Lidl will invest $100 million to establish a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, MD.

2016 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Installed Solar, Wind Capacity

China is the world leader in Installed Solar Power Capacity and Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Illinois Lands International Pharmaceutical Service Provider

Vetter plans to invest $320 million and create 300 jobs at its Des Plaines, IL manufacturing facility.

Italian Paper Company Breaks Ground In Ohio

Sofidel Group’s new $300 million integrated paper mill is expected to bring 300 jobs to Circleville, OH.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

The global life sciences industry has adopted an attitude of cautious optimism, expecting reliable growth that will fall short of pre-recession investment surges.

Tyco Opens “Smart Building” Global HQ in Ireland

Tyco International has opened its new global headquarters and business service center — dubbed the "smartest building in Ireland" — in Cork, Ireland.

Grid Stars: States Race To Embrace Smart-grid Technology

Nine states and Washington D.C. lead the pack in electricity grid modernization. Navagant Research forecasts that the global Smart Grid as a Service (SGaaS) market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2014, will grow to $11 billion in 2023.

Facebook To Locate First Data Center in Ireland

Ireland has been Facebook’s international headquarters since 2009, but the Clonee data center will be the social media giant’s first in that country.

Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.

Marching into China

The former Humvee plant in Indiana now makes Mercedes SUVs for export to China.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Renewable Energy Investment

China is the top-ranked nation among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders in Business Facilities’ annual Global Rankings Report. Switzerland retained its crown as the top-ranked nation in Global Competitiveness.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report 2015

There hasn’t been a lot of good economic news coming from Europe these days, but the continent is getting a much-needed boost from its growing biotech/pharma labs.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London As Top Global...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

Battle for North America

Germany's auto giants are set to unleash billions of dollars to expand North American production.

German 3-D Printing Company voxeljet To Open In Canton, MI

The company’s first U.S. service center is expected to come online in the third quarter of this year and will allow voxeljet to print on-demand parts, molds, cores and models for automotive and other industrial customers.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

“Mitbestimmung” in Tennessee

Volkswagen seeks the middle ground as the UAW targets the German automaker's assembly plant in a right-to-work state.

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

Tesla Motors Opens Assembly Plant In Tilburg, Netherlands

Tilburg Assembly Plant scene of first Model S deliveries to Dutch, Belgian, French and German customers.

Kayser To Create 121 Jobs At New Manufacturing Operation In Fulton, KY

German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.

ZF Opens First Passenger Car Transmission Plant In The U.S.

With a total estimated investment of $600 million, the new facility in Gray Court, SC is the largest single venture in ZF's history.

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report

As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Anticipating Smart Grids, DNV KEMA Expands Lab In Arnhem, The Netherlands

In November 2012, DNV KEMA announced a EUR 70 million investment into expansion of its High-Power Laboratory to create the first laboratory in the world in the extreme testing segment for the upcoming market for super grids.

Kemmerich USA To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Kentucky

German-based automotive supplier to locate U.S. headquarters in Murray; will invest more than $12 million and create 120 jobs.

WaferGen Gets Grant To Expand In Luxembourg

WaferGen Bio-systems has been awarded a one million euro grant by the Luxembourg government to expand the company's European operations. Oct 4, 2012 @ 9:59 AM

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