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Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

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Latest: COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update - Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.

Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware

Barclays US Consumer Bank plans a $6.9 million capital investment as it expands its customer service operations in Wilmington, DE.

Amazon Is Expanding In Delaware

A new distribution facility will create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs, bringing Amazon’s total employment in the state to 3,500.

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May / June 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 3)

The May / June 2020 Issue features economic developers' recovery efforts in response to COVID-19. Plus, a look at corporate headquarters, supply chains and high tech.

Amazon Creating Over 1,000 New Jobs In Delaware

The new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Wilmington, DE will add more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs to the company’s current 2,500 employees across the state.

Third COVID-19 Survey Tracks Delaware Business Response

Respondents who secured Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding were able to retain about 2,400 of their employees and rehire another 331 employees.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

Delaware: Where The World Chooses To Do Business

The Port of Wilmington is being transformed into the largest logistics hub on the Delaware River with a $600-million investment from Gulftainer in upgrades, including a new TEU terminal.

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Port Of Wilmington Expansion To Generate $600M In New Investment

Gulftainer will lease the Port of Wilmington from the state of Delaware, construct a new container shipping facility, and expand jobs at the port over the next decade, according to the agreement.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Dow, DuPont Reveal Agriculture Company Locations

The planned separation of DowDupont into three companies will create an Agriculture company corporate headquarters in Wilmington, DE with Global Business Centers in Indianapolis, IN and Johnston, IA.

California, Illinois, Texas Lead The Charge Toward A Modernized Power Grid

For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).

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.

Techmer PM Relocating To New Castle, DE

Techmer PM, a Tennessee-based maker of thermoplastic resins, will relocate its Pennsylvania production facility to New Castle, DE,

Safe + Smart Cities | Pilot Project Launched

Coalition will create a blueprint for improving cities' resiliency and efficiency; Newark, DE is the first of two pilot projects.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

Send in the Drones

As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

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