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The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.


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The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

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.

Emerson Investing $100M In Ohio Expansion

The company will update and expand its office and lab space in Sidney, OH for the company’s air conditioning, heating and refrigeration businesses.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.

Infosys Will Create 2,000 Tech Jobs In North Carolina By 2021

Raleigh, NC is the second of four planned Technology and Innovation Hubs that will employ 10,000 workers in the U.S.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ

The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the Economic Gardening program, local talent, food processing, photonics, higher education and the importance of water.

Indiana, Rolls-Royce, Purdue Team Up To Launch Nation’s Most Advanced Turbine Lab

A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Building A Biotech Rebound

A slow start and a dearth of mergers and acquisitions made 2016 a tough year for biotech, but new gene and immuno-therapies are leading the way for a much stronger performance when 2017 results are in.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno

The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Infosys Chooses Indiana For First Of Four U.S. Tech And Innovation Hubs

The global technology firm will invest over $8.7 million, create up to 2,000 new high-skilled jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2021.

Lilly To Invest $850M In U.S. Capital Projects in 2017

The pharmaceutical giant’s significant investment in manufacturing diabetes medicines will continue with a new $85 million commitment in Indianapolis.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

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.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, Tampa, FL

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor of Tampa, FL, discusses his city’s fast-growing job market, highly-ranked business tax structure, infrastructure improvements, and efforts to become a leader in STEM-oriented manufacturing.

Irish Firm Selects Rochester for U.S. Expansion

Energy storage startup NEST iON Limited will locate its new R&D facility at Kodak's Energy Storage Hub at the Finger Lakes Eastman Business Park.

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Expanding Tennessee HQ

The technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions management company will create 150 new jobs in Memphis, TN.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership with Georgia’s university system and the availability of a skilled, high-tech workforce brings Honeywell’s new software development center to Atlanta.

Diana Food Investing $50M In Georgia

The new food processing, manufacturing and R&D facility will create more than 80 new jobs in Banks County, GA.

Dulles Glass And Mirror Expanding In Virginia

The company will invest $7.5M to expand its corporate headquarters, R&D, manufacturing and warehouse operations in Prince William County.

Forrester Research Creating 120 Jobs In Nashville

The research and advisory firm will invest $2.8M in the expansion, which will allow it to grow its inside sales and support team using Nashville as a strategic hub. 

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

JLABS @ NYC Will House Life Science Startups

The 30,000-square foot facility — a collaborative effort by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center — will have capacity for up to 30 life science startups focused on biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer health.

Crown Bioscience Locating Project At New Iberia Research Center

The pharmaceutical research and development facility will be located at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette affiliate.

HudsonAlpha Breaks Ground On New Biotech Facility

The 100,000-square-foot building is the latest addition to the 152-acre HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus in Huntsville, AL, and will house a mix of research laboratories and life sciences companies.

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