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The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.


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The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.

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Latest: Chewy Chooses North Carolina For $55M Fulfillment Center - The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.

Chewy Chooses North Carolina For $55M Fulfillment Center

The online pet supply retailer will create 1,200 jobs at its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Rowan County, NC.

Business Facilities LiveXchange 2019: The Future Is Now

Held at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, the annual event's conference program showcased the prognostications of a futurist and experts in the emerging tools of predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

Technology Employment Grew In 43 States Last Year

California led the pack as more than 260,000 new technology jobs were created in the U.S. in 2018, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019 report.

Aetna’s North Carolina Expansion Will Create 300 New Jobs

The health insurance company will invest approximately $2.5 million to upgrade its facilities and equipment in High Point, NC.

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC.

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.

Texas, Florida Top List Of 2018 Destination States

California, Arizona and North Carolina round out the top five destination states for consumers who moved with Allied Van Lines last year.

Design Foundry Investing $3M In Furniture Manufacturing Plant

The furniture maker plans to create 202 new jobs in Catawba County, NC over five years.

Pendo Will Create 590 New Jobs In North Carolina

The software company will invest $34.5 million to expand its Raleigh, NC operations over the next five years. 

Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ

The Fortune 100 company will create more than 750 new jobs in Mecklenburg County, NC over the next six years, with help from a $46 million BIP grant. 

Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina

The green packaging and tissue manufacturer will create 66 new jobs to operate new, modernized equipment at its Wagram, NC plant.

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets.

KIOTI Tractor Investing $13M In Expansion Of North American HQ

Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.

Caterpillar Investing $15M In North Carolina

The company will add 40 jobs in Sanford, NC when it expands its operations by opening a pre-assembly plant for skid-steer loaders.

Publix To Build $300M Distribution Center In North Carolina

The supermarket company will create up to 1,000 new jobs at its new refrigerated distribution center in Greensboro, NC.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

Texas Rules In Wind Power, California Still The Sun King

Texas continues to rule the roost in Installed Wind Power Capacity while California remains the top-ranked state in Installed Solar Power Capacity, according to Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

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Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives

The Israel-based company is creating 302 new jobs and investing $45 million in Rockingham County, NC.

Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina

The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC.

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey.

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.

North Carolina Lands Amada Manufacturing Facility, 201 New Jobs

The sheet metal fabricating equipment manufacturer will invest $87 million to develop a new product line in High Point, NC. 

Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

GE Aviation Investing $105M In North Carolina Expansion

The aircraft engine and components manufacturer will add 146 jobs at its facilities in Asheville and West Jefferson, NC, with support from a performance-based state grant.

Ernst & Young Expansion Creating 375 Jobs In North Carolina

Ernst & Young LLP will invest $8.2 million to expand its operations in Mecklenburg County, NC over the next five years.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

North Carolina Lands Triangle Tyre’s First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

The China-based tire maker will create 800 jobs and invest nearly $580 million at an advanced manufacturing megasite site located in Kingsboro, NC.

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