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Avant Organics' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.


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Avant Organics' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.

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Avant Organics To Launch Manufacturing Site In Alexandria, LA

Avant Organics' parent firm Crest Industries will create 40 new jobs with a $4 million capital investment at the Central Louisiana Port.

Honorable Mention Awards: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our 2020 Deal of the Year competition drew the most diverse (and impressive) field of projects to date, making it much tougher to narrow down our annual list of Honorable Mentions.

Generac Power Systems Creating 450 Jobs In South Carolina

Generac's new Edgefield County, SC operations will manufacture generators and associated energy technologies, serve as a distribution center to customers throughout the Southeast.

Gilead Sciences To Create 275 Jobs In North Carolina

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. will invest up to $5 million in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region.

CMA CGM Group Keeping North American HQ In Virginia

Shipping and logistics company CMA CGM Group will retain its Norfolk, VA headquarters, and invest $36 million to expand in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia.

Vigene Biosciences Adding 245 Jobs In Rockville, Maryland

The global leader in gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing is planning a major expansion in Montgomery County, MD.

Delaware Gaining 152 Jobs With Three Company Expansions

Two manufacturing companies and one chemical company are growing in Delaware, bringing approximately $13 million in capital investment to the First State.

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky

The conveyor and automated sortation equipment company's new Bowling Green, KY manufacturing operations will complement its Mt. Washington global headquarters. 

Crown Holdings Will Create 126 Jobs In Virginia

The packaging technology company will invest $145 million to build an aluminum beverage can production facility in Henry County, VA.

Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL. 

Kinetic Advantage Plans New Headquarters In Central Indiana

The automotive floorplan financing company will create more than 200 jobs at its expanded headquarters in Carmel, IN. 

Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida

Construction of the first phase of the Pasco County campus is expected to take five years, and support more than 14,500 jobs in the Tampa Bay region.

Civica To Create 186 Jobs With New Virginia Pharmaceutical Facility

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Civica Inc. will build a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the City of Petersburg, VA.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. 

New Jersey Approves Loan Program For Brownfield Revitalization

On Thursday, January 14, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a webinar to provide details on its new Brownfields Loan Program.

American Fuji Seal To Create 101 Jobs In North Carolina

Packaging solutions manufacturer American Fuji Seal will invest $52 million to establish new production operations in Hickory, NC. 

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.

Kentucky: Putting Expansion On The Fast Track

Companies looking to hit the ground running in the recovery are flocking to the Bluegrass State, where red tape is cut so ribbons can be cut.

Electric Last Mile Aims To Create Up To 960 Jobs In Indiana

The electric vehicle (EV) company intends to invest $300M to establish operations at the former AM General commercial plant in Mishawaka, IN.

Allied Air Enterprises Investing Over $35M In South Carolina Expansion

The manufacturer and distributor of HVAC products will create 20 new jobs in Orangeburg County, SC.

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 

Two Projects Bringing 700 Jobs, $512M In Investment To Greenville, NC

Thermo Fisher Scientific will invest $500M and create 500 jobs, while Grover Gaming will invest $12.5M and create 200 jobs in Greenville, NC.

Sensor Electronic Technology Investing $55M In South Carolina Expansion

A global supplier of UV LEDs, SETi will expand its manufacturing operations in Richland County, SC, creating 40 new jobs.

Gutterglove Investing Over $5M In New Tennessee Operations

The nation’s leading gutter guard manufacturer will move operations from California, creating 85 jobs in La Vergne, TN over the next five years. 

Elanco Animal Health Picks Indiana for Global Headquarters

The animal health company will establish its global headquarters at a former GM stamping plant in downtown Indianapolis, and create more than 570 new jobs over the next decade.

World’s Largest Insect Protein Production Facility Coming To Illinois

Innovafeed and ADM will establish a new livestock feed production facility and headquarters in Decatur, IL, expanding sustainable agriculture solutions and creating more than 280 jobs in the region.

$590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will loan the company $590 million to build a facility in Research Triangle Park.

NewCold Investing $150M In Major U.S. Expansion

The Netherlands-based temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution company will create more than 200 new jobs in Lebanon, IN.

SPIG Industry Investing $7.9M In Virginia Expansion

Highway guardrail manufacturer SPIG Industry, LLC's expansion in Washington County, VA will create 113 new jobs.

Mark Anthony Brewing Investing $400M In South Carolina

To keep up with explosive demand for its White Claw Hard Seltzer, the company will build a new facility and create 300 new jobs in Richland County, SC.

Cornerstone Building Brands Investing $25M In North Carolina Expansion

Cornerstone Building Brands, an exterior building product company, will create 38 jobs at its new production facility in Rocky Mount, NC. 

Sortera Alloys To Create 100 Jobs In Indiana

Texas-based metal recycling company Sortera Alloys is moving its production operations to Fort Wayne, IN.

AHF Products Investing $2.5M In Kentucky Expansion

The wood flooring manufacturer plans to install innovative technology and create 20 new jobs at its Somerset, KY facility.

Reflection Window + Wall To Create 112 Jobs In Indiana

The Illinois-based building facade manufacturer Reflection Window + Wall is investing $9.3 million to build and equip a 120,000-square-foot facility in Porter County, IN. 

Vigilent Labs Investing $104.6M In South Carolina

Advanced health and medical technology company Vigilent Labs will create more than 400 new jobs in Charleston County, SC.

Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $550M In New Ohio Factory

Purina's new Williamsburg, OH factory will support the company's long-term growth and employ more than 300 people by 2024.

U.S. Corrugated Considering Central Delaware For $80M “Super Plant”

The company has designated Dover as the "location of preference" for a 457,000-square-foot manufacturing facility that will create more than 150 jobs.

Wren Manufacturing Picks Pennsylvania For North American HQ, Manufacturing Facility

The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Muscle Joins The Fight

In locations throughout the nation, advanced manufacturing facilities and resources are being enlisted in the fight against COVID-19.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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