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The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

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Latest: Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service - The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

Citadel Completions Investing $17.6M In Louisiana

The Southwest Louisiana project will result in more than 600 new direct and indirect jobs as the aerospace company establishes a facility to customize aircraft interiors.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jason Ford, Greater Houston Partnership

Greater Houston Partnership's VP of Regional Economic Development discusses his city's recovery from Hurricane Harvey, and opportunities for startups, foreign direct investment, and technology.

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.

Western Global Airlines Creating 170 Jobs In Louisiana

The cargo freight carrier will make a $3 million investment to establish its own aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport.

Pace Glass Creating 150 Jobs In New Jersey

The company just broke ground on the $55 million, 250,000-square-foot glass recycling facility that will open early next year in Andover Township, NJ.

GATX Expanding In Georgia

The railcar leasing company will invest about $18 million over the next four years to expand its maintenance facility in Waycross, GA.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

The company will retain and grow its workforce to more than 13,000 jobs over the next 17 years, with help from up to $63 million in state incentives. 

Formosa Investing $9.4B In Louisiana Manufacturing Complex

In two phases, the petrochemical company will build ethane crackers and downstream plants in St. James Parish that will create up to 1,200 new direct jobs.

Made In California

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

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.

Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees.

Viega Announces Major Expansion At Kansas Campus

The construction and plumbing industry supplier is building a new ProPress® Copper manufacturing facility, and planning a new master distribution center at its in McPherson, KS campus.

ServiceMaster DSI Selects Shawnee, KS For Headquarters

The disaster restoration and cleaning services company will initially transfer 100 jobs and plans to hire an additional 100 new employees in the future.

Amazon Creating Over 1,500 Jobs In Missouri

The high-tech operation in St. Peters will be the online retail giant's first fulfillment center in Missouri.

Transformers

Hyper-fast 5G cellular service will require transmitters disguised as mailboxes under small-scale cell towers that double as streetlights.

Nikola Motor Company Chooses Arizona For $1B Investment

The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.

Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters

After a yearlong, nationwide search, the French automobile and motorcycle manufacturer has chosen to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

Iowa is aiming to add 120,000 residents with post­secondary degrees to its workforce by 2025.

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

The retail convenience store company will invest $113 million in a new bakery and other capital investments in La Crosse, WI.

Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant

The Tier 1 automotive supplier will create over 300 jobs in Huntsville, AL.

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.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

The TEDF grants, totaling more than $2.7 million, will help several companies expand in the region, resulting in private investments of nearly $279 million.

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.

Georgia Ports See Surge In Private Investments, Record Cargo Volumes

Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017. 

Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Natural disaster risk is an important site selection factor that has the risk of being overlooked when evaluated alongside factors such as workforce and logistics. Featuring interactive natural disaster risk maps.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

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.

DHL Supply Chain, Campbell Soup Bring 120 Jobs To Texas

The newly opened 578,000-square-foot Fort Worth, TX distribution facility enhances Campbell's Midwest distribution operations.

Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

Minnesota companies generated more than $19 billion in sales in 2016 from exports of agricultural, mining and manufacturing products.

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.

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.

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