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Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.


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Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.

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Latest: Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Terry Gill, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development - Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Terry Gill, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development

Terry Gill, Secretary, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, discusses the commonwealth's workforce revolution, distribution and logistics industry, STEM jobs, and Build-Ready Certification program.

Harbor Freight Tools’ South Carolina Expansion To Create 500 Jobs

The national tool retailer is expanding its Dillon County distribution center for the third time, with the help of job development tax credits and a rural infrastructure grant.

CapTech To Create 100 Tech Jobs In Georgia By 2018

The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.

Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.

RV Manufacturer Launches Second Indiana Expansion This Year

Forest River will invest $2.9 million to expand in Butler, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2019.

New Food Center Will Bring Jobs, Businesses To New Jersey

Cumberland County's Food Specialization Center will provide incubation space and business services to help companies achieve maximum growth potential.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

The latest Ten-X U.S. Industrial Market Outlook identifies Los Angeles, Nashville, San Diego, Portland, and Sacramento as the Top Five markets to buy industrial properties.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

Bastian Solutions Investing $8M In Fifth Indiana Facility

The Toyota-owned company will create up to 87 new jobs in Westfield, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

Denso Investing $1B In Maryville, Tennessee Expansion

The global automotive supplier will bring 1,000 new jobs to its Blount County, TN manufacturing operation.

NASA, NUAIR Partner To Grow Central New York Drone Industry

NASA will serve as an advisor in the development of a drone corridor and other unmanned aerial systems projects in New York State.

Volvo Investing Another $520M In South Carolina

The expansion will create 1,910 jobs and will bring Volvo Cars' investment in Charleston, SC to more than $1 billion.

Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

The company's new 392,000-square-foot Outcome Tower marks the city’s emergence as a national health-tech leader.

OneTrust Creating 500 Jobs In Atlanta

The global privacy management company will invest $5 million to expand its facility in Fulton County, GA.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

The five-parish area in SWLA is in the midst of a surge of more than $44 billion in mega-projects under construction.

New Jersey Tax Credits Encourage Job Creation, Investment

Thanks to recently-approved Grow NJ tax credits, two food companies are considering projects that could create more than 150 new jobs and invest over $15M in distressed communities.

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.

Tel Aviv Becoming R&D Hub For Corporate Giants

The number of international R&D centers in Tel Aviv has doubled over the past five years, according to a recent report by Tel Aviv Global.

Montana Eggs Opens New $9 Million Facility

The 58,000-square-foot egg grading operation in Great Falls, MT will process over 280 million eggs annually to meet growing demand for organic, free-range eggs.

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Plans include an expansion of state-of-the-art surgeon education lab, creation of a new technology innovation center and extension of work space as the company’s talent base grows.

Game Winner

Canton, OH is upgrading its football legacy with an ambitious mixed-use development built around the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Serving The Cloud: Data Center Supply Races To Meet Demand

Completion of new data center projects started in 2016 will create enough new server capacity to meet the voracious appetite of expanding cloud providers, easing a shortage of available storage space.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers

Nearly 60 percent of manufacturers identify a lack of qualified workers as a barrier to business growth, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from Sikich LLP.

Orlando Leads In Jobs Surge, Huntsville Flies High In Aerospace

Orlando, FL is the top-ranked metro among Employment Leaders; Huntsville, AL is tops among Aerospace/Defense Leaders in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

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