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Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.


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Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Data Centers: Big Data Is Getting Even Bigger

Major mergers and acquisitions, new economic and regulatory policies, and strategic cloud adoption are impacting site selection decisions in the data center sector.

Maricopa County, AZ Nation’s Fastest-Growing County In 2016

Adding 222 people per day last year, Maricopa County, AZ has replaced Harris County, TX as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

The $6.2 million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses.

Utah: A Steady Climb For The Beehive State

It looks like 2016 gave Utah a lot to buzz about, with predictions for this year likely to follow suit on a more moderate yet positive scale.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Regional Cities Initiative To Increase Innovation In Northeast Indiana

Steuben County’s new Enterprise Center will house traditional co-working space for small businesses and growing firms, as well as a dedicated industrial training facility with welding and CNC machinery training equipment.

California Closets Chooses West Michigan For Manufacturing Facility

The custom storage manufacturer and retailer will create at least 61 new jobs and invest over $5.7 million in Cascade Township with help from state grants and local workforce development support.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

84 Lumber Creating 100 Jobs In Frederick County, VA

The buildings materials supplier will invest nearly $4 million in its first Virginia manufacturing operation, thanks in part to the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

Fort Myers Lands 600 New Jobs

Gartner, Inc. will invest more than $21M to expand its Lee County, FL IT research and advisory operations with the help of Florida's Quick Response Training program.

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.

Golden Dragon Copper Adding 40 Jobs In West Alabama

The worldwide supplier of precision copper products currently employs 300 workers at its first U.S. manufacturing facility, established in Wilcox County in 2014.

Virginia Lands 100 New Manufacturing Jobs

Munters Corp. will invest $2.5 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Buena Vista, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

High-Tech Greenhouse Creating 140 Jobs In Kentucky

Hydroponics startup AppHarvest will grow produce above ground with a $50 million investment in a reclaimed mine site in Eastern Kentucky's Pike County.

Richmond Lands Global Healthcare Services Company Project

After considering 60 other cities, Owens & Minor has decided to locate its new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA, creating 300 new jobs.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

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.

Automotive Software Company Picks Kansas City For Corporate HQ

AutoAlert will bring 200 new jobs to the city, which was selected for its revitalized and growing downtown area, access to tech talent, and convenient transportation options.

Workplace Of The Future Key To Attracting, Retaining Talent

To win the talent war, corporations need to provide best In class, high-tech workplaces, according to research from CoreNet Global and ISS World Services.

U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Nestlé USA Relocating U.S. HQ To Virginia

The company will invest nearly $40 million to move its U.S. corporate headquarters from California to Arlington County, creating 748 new jobs.

Sonoco Creating 595 Jobs in Georgia

The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.

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