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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.


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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

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STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine.

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion

The France-based specialty chemicals company will create and retain nearly 270 jobs in the Keystone State's Lehigh Valley.

Air Products Building New Global Headquarters In Pennsylvania

The industrial gas company's new Lehigh Valley headquarters will take advantage of sustainable technologies and reduce operating costs.

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.

Spartan Motors Receives Grant For Job Creation In Pennsylvania

The company's East Coast truck body manufacturing facility expansion will bring nearly 200 jobs to Ephrata, PA over the next three years.

LORD Corporation Investing $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

After a rigorous national site selection process, the global company opted to expand and upgrade its manufacturing facility in Saegertown, PA.

Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

IRIS USA Creating 95 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The injection-molded plastic products manufacturer and distributor will expand operations into Pennsylvania and establish a manufacturing facility in Hazle Township.

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.

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