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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.


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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

CGI Investing $27M In New Tennessee IT Delivery Center

Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

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Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast will create nearly 300 jobs at a new location in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN.

Gilead Sciences To Create 275 Jobs In North Carolina

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. will invest up to $5 million in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region.

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Vigene Biosciences Adding 245 Jobs In Rockville, Maryland

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Global specialty materials company Eastman will build one of the world’s largest plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facilities in Kingsport, TN.

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Crown Holdings Will Create 126 Jobs In Virginia

The packaging technology company will invest $145 million to build an aluminum beverage can production facility in Henry County, VA.

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Civica To Create 186 Jobs With New Virginia Pharmaceutical Facility

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Civica Inc. will build a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the City of Petersburg, VA.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

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Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. 

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

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U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville

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Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

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American Fuji Seal To Create 101 Jobs In North Carolina

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