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The global IT company will invest $20.6 million in a new technology and innovation hub in Hartford, CT with help from the state's First Five Plus Program.
The global IT company will invest $20.6 million in a new technology and innovation hub in Hartford, CT with help from the state's First Five Plus Program.



Latest: Infosys To Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs In Connecticut - The global IT company will invest $20.6 million in a new technology and innovation hub in Hartford, CT with help from the state's First Five Plus Program.

Infosys To Create 1,000 High-Tech Jobs In Connecticut

The global IT company will invest $20.6 million in a new technology and innovation hub in Hartford, CT with help from the state's First Five Plus Program.

Amazon Expanding Pittsburgh Tech Hub, Creating 125 New Jobs

The Pittsburgh tech hub—which invents and builds new products and services for Amazon customers—will add 125 new tech jobs, doubling its workforce.

Makeover In Philly

A series of megaprojects promises to transform the City of Brotherly Love.

PAC Creating Over 160 Manufacturing Jobs In Pennsylvania

The manufacturer of flexible packaging will invest more than $28 million to expand into the greater Bethlehem area.

Silgan Containers Expanding In Pennsylvania

North America’s largest metal food packaging manufacturer is investing $15 million to expand into the Lehigh Valley.

Assurant Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 307 Jobs

Assurant will invest approximately $4 million to support the growth of its mobile phone repair business, with help from Pennsylvania grants and tax credits.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Evoqua Relocating Headquarters To Pittsburgh

The water solutions provider will create 63 new jobs and invest more than $2.5 million in Pittsburgh.

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.

Eurofins Adding 350 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The company will invest $59 million in the Lancaster County expansion project, which includes construction of a new facility and purchasing new state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation and equipment.

Potato Chip Company Growing In Pennsylvania

Dieffenbach's Potato Chips Inc. plans create up to 100 new jobs at its new 188,000-square-foot potato chip manufacturing facility and warehouse in Bethel Township, PA.

Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mentions

The blue-ribbon judging panel for our 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition had so many great projects to evaluate, they bestowed a record seven Honorable Mention Awards.

Lineage Logistics Growing National Network

The warehousing and logistics company will expand two facilities in Texas, and has acquired two more in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

SAP Creating 392 New Jobs In Pennsylvania

The software company will build a  $72M facility on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and expand its workforce at its Newtown Square location with the help of grants and tax credits from the commonwealth.

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

The $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Clinton, MS wins the magazine’s Gold Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year.

Almac Group Creating 312 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The company will invest more than $24.4M in two expansion projects, both in Montgomery County, with the help of a Pennsylvania First Program grant.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

15 Years Later

What has not changed since September 11, 2001.

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.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.

Amazon Will Create 5,000 Full-Time Jobs In Pennsylvania

Over the next three years, the company will invest at least $150 million in new fulfillment and distribution operations located across the commonwealth.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… with Dennis Davin, Secretary, PA DCED

Pennsylvania's Davin provides a rundown of the state's economic development initiatives, plus a look at NYC's new World Trade Center Transportation Hub.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

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.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Advanced Manufacturing Driving Pittsburgh’s Economic Growth

Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.

Uber To Add Advanced Technologies Center In Pittsburgh

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company will establish an additional ATC research facility which will be used for testing self-driving cars.

Pennsylvania Awards Early-Stage Tech Businesses Nearly $18M

The Keystone Innovation Zone Tax Credit supports entrepreneurship in and around Pennsylvania's colleges and universities.

Bosch To Open New Technology Center In Pittsburgh

Robert Bosch LLC will locate its new Research and Technology Center in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, which is becoming a hub for emerging tech-and innovation-focused companies.

Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh

Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.

Four Things NOT To Do To Be A Smart Cities Leader

A new study of smart cities by the UK research organization Nesta has uncovered valuable insights by looking deeper at smart cities underachievers.

All Fresh Farms To Build New Facility In Pike County, PA

Based in Florida, All Fresh Farms is an indoor hydroponic production and packaging operation that specializes in growing lettuce mixes, kales, and basil.

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