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The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.


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The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

ImmunoPrecise Opens U.S. Headquarters In North Dakota

The full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Fargo, ND.

HudsonAlpha Receives $150,000 Grant For Bioinformatics

The grant from the Alabama Power Foundation will help HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology introduce bioinformatics to students across the state.

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Gildan Creating 80 New Jobs In Georgia

The manufacturer is expanding the specialty yarn production capacity at its Columbus, GA facilities.

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Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

LiveXchange: Noted Economist Predicts Three More Years Of Growth

In his Keynote Address at Business Facilities’ 14th Annual LiveXchange event, Dr. James F. Smith told attendees that key economic indicators point to up to three more years of growth before the U.S. economy experiences another downturn.

Sendero Midstream Opens New Mexico Plant, Announces $750M Investment

The company’s newest investment will support increased oil and natural gas production from the flourishing Permian Basin region.

Canada Invests In Toyota, Supports Thousands Of Jobs In Ontario

The $85.4M investment will support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's $1B investment in its Ontario plants and more than 8,000 jobs, plus create 450 new jobs.

Smalticeram USA Investing $4M In New Tennessee Operations

The ceramics supplier will create 26 new jobs in Cherry Glen Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Mount Pleasant.

Lonza Investing $46M In South Carolina Expansion

The investment is expected to create 30 new jobs in Greenwood County, SC, earning the company assistance from the state’s job development credits program.

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.

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida

The new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.

Barbados: A Compelling Choice For Business Process Outsourcing

A sophisticated business climate, the friendliness of its people, and an excellent quality of life make Barbados a compelling choice for business process outsourcing (BPO) activities.

WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site

The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.

Edwards Vacuum Building High-Tech Innovation Center In Oregon

The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocating truck production from Mexico and adding 2,500 new jobs.

Deep South Studios Is Louisiana’s First QEC Project

The Pelican State’s new Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators.

Made In California

The Golden State is increasing the benefits for manufacturers that participate in its recently launched CA Made state labeling program.

Ohio: Going Above And Beyond For New Business

The Buckeye State has a robust network of state economic partners who take a customer-focused approach to business, providing support to companies at every step of the process.

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

With an excellent quality of life and a robust set of available tax incentives and credits, Stamford, Connecticut leads the pack in commercial and residential development.

ATLASBX Locating First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

The South Korean automotive battery manufacturer will invest $75 million and create 200 jobs in Clarksville, TN.

A New Frontier For Investment In South Carolina

South Carolina's North Eastern Strategic Alliance region attracted more than $850 million in investments in 2017, projects that will create more than 2,200 new jobs.

VW Will Build New Atlas SUV In Tennessee

Volkswagen will invest approximately $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to approximately $900 million already invested to expand the Chattanooga plant for Atlas production.

Plastics Company Investing $9.2M In Virginia Expansion

Tessy Plastics will create 34 new jobs with the expansion of its Lynchburg, VA plastics manufacturing operation.

Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs

A $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.

Locations For The Automotive Industry: Light Truck Takeover

While auto sales are expected to decrease in 2018, manufacturers can still bank on the larger market share of SUVs and CUVs to help keep the industry afloat.

MicroStrategy Creating 300 New Jobs In Virginia

The business intelligence company has renewed its headquarters lease in Fairfax County, VA and will invest $6 million in capital improvements.

Food Processing: A Nudge in the Right Direction

Transparency has topped the Foodprocessing.com list of suggestions that leading food processors need to embrace to remain competitive in a more sophisticated market.

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.

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