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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.


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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

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STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

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The baked goods manufacturer will launch new production operations in Laurens County, SC, creating 114 new jobs. 

Northrop Grumman Expansion Creating 500 New Jobs In West Virginia

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PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey

The healthcare and infection prevention company's new Bergen County, NJ headquarters includes a new state-of-the-art lab and innovation center.

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ZKTeco Investing $5M In Georgia

The RFID and biometric technology security solutions manufacturer will create 40 jobs as it relocates and expands its U.S. headquarters to Alpharetta.

Workhuman Adding 150 New Jobs At Dublin HQ

The Irish technology firm is growing its workforce as part of a $4.5 million expansion of its headquarters. 

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

Boehringer Ingelheim Investing $120M In Georgia

The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. 

Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

The German company, which operates its biopharm business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, will invest $70 million to expand its Billerica, MA facility.

New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho

The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.

California: Building A Supply Chain For Cyber Skills

A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder.

PPG Investing $1.7M In China

The company's new dispense cell at its Kunshan coatings manufacturing facility will expand production capacity for protective, marine coatings

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 

Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan

Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.

Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

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Johnson & Johnson Opens Vaccines Launch Facility In The Netherlands

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Toyota Doubles Down On Ontario

The Japanese auto giant will invest $1.09 billion to upgrade plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, adding 1,450 jobs.

KLA-Tencor Investing $70M In Michigan

The new research and development facility will create up to 500 new jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN.

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.

Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will create 143 new jobs at its new 145,000-square-foot facility in Spring Hill, TN.

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.

AGC Biologics Expands In Denmark

The strategic expansion of the Copenhagen facility will meet increasing global demand for biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

Cognizant Arizona Adding 500 New Technology Jobs

The company recently celebrated the opening of its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Mesa, AZ.

Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

Fredericton, Canada has developed an entrepreneurial hub that is a one-stop shop where startups can access a variety of programs to spur new businesses.

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.

Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building Celebrates Opening

The $100 million state-of-the-art Cyber Center aims to modernize cyber security technology through collaborative innovation, training and research.

Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global HQ In Connecticut

The $283 million technology and innovation headquarters project is expected to create 330 jobs in West Hartford at the former UConn Campus.

Sanofi Opening Global R&D Operations Hub In China

The $76 million investment in Chengdu, Sichuan province confirms China as the third pillar of Sanofi Global Clinical Sciences and Operations, joining facilities in France and the U.S.

Henkel Opens European Hub For 3D Printing Technology In Ireland

The company is increasing its commitment to Ireland with a more than $20 million investment in Tallaght over four years.

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