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ASA plans to create 1,450 new direct jobs and produce 1.3 billion pounds of aluminum annually.


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ASA plans to create 1,450 new direct jobs and produce 1.3 billion pounds of aluminum annually.

American Specialty Alloys Announces Plans For Mill Complex In Central Louisiana

ASA plans to create 1,450 new direct jobs and produce 1.3 billion pounds of aluminum annually.

State Focus: Destined For Success In Arkansas

The Natural State boasts an educated workforce enriched by long-term training and a strategic location that offers cost-efficient access to tens of millions of U.S. consumers.

General Mills Expanding Operations In Rutherford County, TN

General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more.

Grand Rounds Health Care Technology Company Comes To Reno, NV

Grand Rounds opens new tech center in Reno, NV and will expand the area's support of the health care sector.

Special Report: Call Centers/Back Office – Making A Connection In Southwest Missouri

Call centers are flocking to the Show-Me State, with Taney County, MO poised for development as an emerging hub for back office, call center and IT operations.

Volvo Cars Selects South Carolina For First American Plant

Berkeley County automotive factory will cost $500 million and is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs.

Freudenberg-NOK Plans To Expand Findlay, OH

Findlay maintains nearly perfect statistics in the areas of quality, delivery and customer retention.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Winding Roads

Logistics industry professionals must sometimes resolve issues C through Z to get from point A to B efficiently and hold costs down for the trillion-dollar U.S. distribution industry.

Jackson Kayak To Expand, Open New Facility In White County, TN

Recreational products manufacturer to invest $6.5 million and create 250 new jobs.

Monster Moto Announces 287-Job Minibike And Go-Cart Manufacturing Project In Ruston

Company will produce youth-market vehicles in project resulting in more than 570 new direct and indirect jobs.

Computershare Inc. Opens New Facility In Louisville, KY

Facility will support the company’s nationwide operations.

Business Report: Illinois Innovation Council Targets Global Competitiveness

A new advisory group aims to turn the Land of Lincoln into a global innovation destination, implementing a vision for a 21st-century economy.

Outdoor Adventure Gear Company Moves To Reno, NV

Cascade Designs will bring 100 new jobs to Northern Nevada.

Yodle Expands In New York City; Expects To Create 250 New Jobs

Local online marketing company doubles its office space after moving to new Hudson Yards location.

Hicks Plastics To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Knox County, TN

Advanced plastics manufacturer to invest $10.4 million in the area and will create more than 200 new jobs.

Kaiser Permanente To Bring 900 Technology Jobs To Atlanta, GA

Leader in health care innovation chooses Atlanta for expansion; Mayor Reed and state officials applaud the job-creating move.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Jon Barela, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Economic Development Dept.

Keeping the business climate attractive in New Mexico is a multi-tiered prospect.

New Technology Center Of Excellence Complete In Monroe, LA

First announced in 2011, CenturyLink's new Technology Center of Excellence will be home to 800 jobs in Monroe and result in 1,170 new indirect jobs in the greater Monroe area.

Flowers Baking To Begin Operating Bakery In Lenexa, KS

The bakery will open with one bread line and have about 100 jobs at start up.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

Industry Focus: Automotive – Hitting On All Cylinders

From driverless cars to all-electric vehicles, the U.S. automotive sector is going into overdrive to meet the surging demand for new cars and prepare for our green energy future.

Expedia Announces Plans For New Headquarters In Seattle

Expedia's new home features spectacular views of downtown Seattle, Mt. Rainier, the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts

The more we know when it comes to what’s in our food, the more we want to know. Pleasing this knowledge palate can mean big bucks for the food processing industry.

Best For NYC Challenge Launched

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations launch "Best for NYC" challenge, the first municipal public-private impact partnership in the world.

First Word: Job One

Rogers writes, "The most successful locations in today’s ultra-competitive market are reaching down deep to meet this challenge—in some places, all the way down to their elementary schools."

Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

ReallyGoodStuff.com will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.

A Soft Start To 2015, But Acceleration Expected

Despite temporary factors like the West Coast port strike and tough winter weather in parts of the country, the economy is expected to grow.

Mervis Railcar Announces New Refurbishing Facility In Hutchinson, KS

The company will invest approximately $35 million and hire 150 workers at the facility in the next three years.

Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab

BlackRidge Technology bringing jobs to the Northern Nevada region in its move from Santa Clara, CA to Reno.

Jobs Coming To Greensville County, VA | 510nano To Build New Headquarters

Solar power provider 510nano Incorporated to invest $11 million to relocate headquarters.

CVMR To Establish Global Headquarters In Oak Ridge, TN

Advanced materials manufacturer to invest $313 million and create 620 jobs in this move from Toronto to Tennessee.

Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville

The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.

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