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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.


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Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

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CGI Investing $27M In New Tennessee IT Delivery Center

Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN.

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Freshly Inc. To Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service company will invest $3.2 million to open its first Southeastern U.S. facility in Austell, GA.

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Bronze Award: 2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Centene is bringing its $1B East Coast headquarters to Charlotte, NC, creating more than 1 million square feet of new office space.

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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.

Loanpal Bringing More Than 100 New Jobs To Northwest Arkansas

The financial technology company will open its new location in Bentonville, AR early next month.

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Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. will invest more than $42 million to build a new axle component assembly facility in Chattanooga, TN.

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.

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.

Spring Mountain Center Investing $45M In Georgia HQ

The manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and home furniture will create 205 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, GA.

Ray-Mont Logistics Investing $16M In South Carolina

Canada-based logistics company Ray-Mont Logistics will create 85 new jobs as it establishes new operations in North Charleston, SC. 

Eastman Investing $250M In Tennessee Recycling Facility

Global specialty materials company Eastman will build one of the world’s largest plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facilities in Kingsport, TN.

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. 

SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

Plug Power Inc. To Build New Innovation Center In New York State

Plug Power Inc.'s $125 million project will create almost 380 jobs at a new state-of-the-art facility in Monroe County, NY.

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.

Uzin Utz To Build Second North American Manufacturing Facility In Texas

Uzin Utz, a manufacturer of floor covering products, will invest $34M in a 125,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Waco, TX.

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. 

Butterball To Invest Total $8.7M In Two Arkansas Facilities

Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.

$3.8M Investment To Bring Last-Mile Internet Service To Southern Ohio

In collaboration with state and local economic developers, Southern Ohio Communication Services will provide high-speed Internet service to 1,300 residential and business customers.

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. 

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR.

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