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The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.


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The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.

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Latest: $25M Water Management Research, Conference Center Opens In Louisiana - The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.

$25M Water Management Research, Conference Center Opens In Louisiana

The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.

Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas

OurPharma will invest $31.3 million in a new facility, and create 124 new jobs in Fayetteville over the next seven years. 

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MANA Opens New Southeast Michigan HQ, Manufacturing Facility

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Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China

The nearly 323,000-square-foot facility in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park will employ approximately 1,000 workers.

Midmark Opening $40M R&D Center In Ohio

The state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center located in Versailles, will receive a $5 million R&D Center Grant from JobsOhio.

Chobani Breaks Ground On Idaho Expansion

The greek yogurt manufacturer is expanding its Twin Falls, ID plant, adding an additional 70,000 square feet to the world’s largest yogurt plant.

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.

Nexen Tire Building North America Tire Technology Center In Ohio

The Richfield, OH center will provide advanced and innovative technologies for producing cutting-edge tires for the North and South American markets.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

Diversey Investing $6.5M In New South Carolina HQ

The cleaning and hygiene solutions company will create more than 400 new jobs at its new office and research and development operations in York County, SC.

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.

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.

Major Expansions Underway At KSU

Kansas State University, aiming to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025, is adding a bevy of new facilities.

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.

Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

The $9.5M Oxfordshire, UK facility will have the capacity to generate one billion Friendly™ Aedes mosquito eggs per week.

World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory Opens In England

AkzoNobel’s new $132M North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

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.

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.

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

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.

LifeNet Health Investing $12.25M, Creating 321 Jobs In Virginia

The regenerative medicine company's expansion of its Virginia Beach global headquarters is the 1,000th economic development project of the McAuliffe administration.

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.

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