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The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.


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The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.

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Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.

Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant

Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility.

Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant.

TAZ Trucking Investing $7.3M In Kentucky Expansion

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Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region

The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO.

Motus Integrated Technologies Creating 90 New Jobs In Alabama

The interior automotive parts supplier will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL.

Love’s Investing $8.8M In New Tennessee Facility

The 200,000-square-foot tire retread and distribution facility in Milan will be largest of its kind for Love’s, and will create up to 80 jobs.

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Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.

Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy

Efficiency, optimization and speed have always been top priorities in logistics and transportation. Today, as digital transformations are ushering in the next revolution of industry, known as Industry 4.0, these priorities are even more crucial.

USDA Relocating Two Key Agencies To Kansas City Region

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food & Agriculture will relocate operations from DC to KC; the project is expected to bring 568 new jobs to the area.

Castle Hill Gaming Creating 106 New Jobs In Virginia

The gaming software developer will invest $1.3 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Albemarle County, VA.

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RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

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Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.

Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

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Western Express Investing $88M In Tennessee Expansion

The freight and transportation company's expansion project will create 225 new jobs at its Nashville headquarters over the next five years.

CKPC To Produce Highly Recyclable Plastics In Canada

Through its Strategic Innovation Fund, Canada will invest US$36 million to support construction of the new US$3.3 billion polypropylene complex in Sturgeon County, Alberta.

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Horton Holding Creating 125 Jobs In South Carolina

The manufacturer is establishing a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Oconee County, SC.

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Zotec Adding 300 Jobs At Indiana Headquarters

The company has broken ground on a new $47 million national headquarters facility that will nearly triple its footprint in Carmel, IN.

Perdue Farms Creating 100 Jobs In South Carolina

The food and agriculture company has invested $25 million in an expansion of its Dillon, SC harvest operations.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta

Eloisa Klementich, CEO, Invest Atlanta, discusses the factors that are making the city a thriving high-tech hub.

Geveko Markings Creating 75 Jobs In Georgia

The Swedish company is building a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing center and headquarters on a 20-acre site in Gainesville, GA.

Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs

Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.

Corporate Real Estate Executives’ Salaries On The Rise

Corporate real estate professionals' salaries increased by an average 5.3 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to a CoreNet Global and FPL Associates survey.

Rosendin Electric Bringing 84 Jobs To Pflugerville, TX

The electrical contract company is investing $3 million to relocate its facilities in Texas and California to a 50,000-square-foot facility.

GM Investing $300M In Michigan Plant For New Chevrolet EV

The project will add 400 jobs at the Orion Township assembly plant; GM will also invest $1.8 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations across six states, adding 700 new jobs

ZKTeco Investing $5M In Georgia

The RFID and biometric technology security solutions manufacturer will create 40 jobs as it relocates and expands its U.S. headquarters to Alpharetta.

Togo North America Investing $11.4M In Tennessee

The Japan-based auto supplier will create 58 new jobs with a new production facility in Portland, TN. 

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

Fedex Logistics Moving HQ To Downtown Memphis

The global logistics solutions company will continue to grow in Shelby County, investing $44 million and creating 689 jobs. 

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