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Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.


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Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.

Employment

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Employment articles below.


The Importance Of Being Modern

Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.

Renewable Transport Services Adding Over 90 Jobs In Indiana

Trucking company Renewable Transport Services will invest more than $20M to upgrade and equip its 100,000-square-foot Indianapolis facility.

Deli Star Establishing New Missouri HQ

Deli Star selected St. Louis, MO for its new headquarters and manufacturing facility thanks in part to a highly-skilled and available talent pool, low business costs, and quality of life.

Fidelity Investments To Create Nearly 600 Jobs In Kentucky

Fidelity Investments’ latest hiring effort adds to roughly 730 jobs created at its Covington, KY campus since the beginning of 2020.

BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex

BlueHalo will retain 260 jobs and create an additional 64 jobs at its new 200,000-square-foot Albuquerque, NM campus.

SimpliSafe To Add Second Operation, Create 250 New Jobs In Virginia

Home security services company SimpliSafe will invest over $3M in a second customer security monitoring service center in Henrico County, VA.

Chewy, Inc. To Create 1,200 New Jobs In Tennessee

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will open its new regional fulfillment facility in Mt. Juliet, TN in 2022. 

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Xaloy To Return To Virginia, Reopen Pulaski Manufacturing Facility

Xaloy will invest $1.75 million to move its bimetallic barrel manufacturing operation back to Pulaski County, VA, which will retain seven jobs and create 35 new jobs.

Maryland: A Rising Tide Of Recovery

In Maryland, COVID-19 has not stopped the Port of Baltimore, where shipping volume continues to increase.

NeenOpal Expands To The Garden State

India-based global management consulting firm NeenOpal chose to expand to Newark, citing New Jersey’s strategic location, highly educated workforce, and reputation as a life sciences and data analytics hub.

New SC Agribusiness, Manufacturing Facilities To Create 372 Jobs

Prestage Farms will create 292 new jobs in Kershaw County; Solstice Sleep Products will create 80 new jobs in Marion County.

Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC.

BioLab Investing $170M To Rebuild Louisiana Chlorine Plant

Hurricane Laura destroyed BioLab's previous chlorine facility in 2020; new facility will retain 19 jobs and create 82 jobs in Westlake, LA.

Did You Miss Our Labor Market Recovery Report Webinar?

In this free video webinar, Emsi EVP Josh Wright crunches the latest labor market data and shares his outlook on sectors and regions poised for recovery, the impact of remote work, and more.

Amazon Expands With Alberta’s First Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center

Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.

Nissei Relocating U.S. HQ To San Antonio

Nissei America, Inc. will relocate its U.S. headquarters from Anaheim, CA to its subsidiary Nissei Plastic Machinery America facility in San Antonio, TX.

International Consulting Firm Growing Central Indiana Operations

Milliman Inc. will add nearly 100 jobs and invest more than $6 million to lease and furnish office space in the Market Tower office building in downtown Indianapolis.

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Kansas Dairy Ingredients Investing $45M In Kansas Expansion

Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company will expand its operations in Southwest Kansas, creating 40 new jobs in the Hugoton community.

EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.

Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit

Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.

Amazon To Create 1,000 Jobs At New Baton Rouge Robotics Facility

The company will invest $200 million in its latest robotics fulfillment center in Louisiana, scheduled to open by December 2022.

Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education.

Landing Relocating HQ To Alabama

Fast-growing flexible apartment rental company Landing will move its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham, AL, creating over 800 jobs.

Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills.

Frito-Lay To Create 160 Jobs With Texas Plant Expansion

Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay will invest $200 million in its Rosenberg site, bringing total investment at the location to more than $330 million.

L’Oréal USA Investing $12M In Arkansas Expansion

Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oréal will expand its North Little Rock, AR facility, bringing 45 new jobs to the region.

Business Executives’ Optimism About U.S. Economy Hits Three-Year High

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. executives say their companies plan to expand in the next 12 months, up from 58 percent last quarter, finds new AICPA survey.

10 Ways Amarillo, TX Can Help Your Business Succeed

Whether you’re looking for lower taxes, higher education, first-rate incubators, generous incentives or a healthy work-life balance—Amarillo, TX has it all.

Your Site Is Ready To Build In South Carolina

Camp Hall is a Next Generation Commerce Park set in the bustling southeast region minutes from Charleston, South Carolina. Designed for thriving commerce and sustainability.

QVC Investing $27.5M In South Carolina Expansion

The video retailer will create approximately 360 new jobs with an expansion of its Florence County, SC fulfillment center. 

Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service

With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.

Lubbock Lands Over 500 Jobs, $11M In Investment

VXI Global Solutions, CEV Multimedia, Starnik Systems and SIMFLO have all opted to grow in Lubbock.

CANPACK Selects Indiana For Second U.S. Plant

Poland-based packaging manufacturer CANPACK will invest $380 million and create 345 jobs at its new aluminum beverage can manufacturing plant in Muncie, IN.

Whirlpool Investing $15M In Oklahoma Factory

Whirlpool Corporation expects to create 150 news jobs as it invests in new machinery and equipment at its Tulsa, OK operations.

Dun & Bradstreet Relocating Corporate HQ To Florida

The move to Jacksonville will create 500 new high-wage jobs over the next five years and generate $75 million in capital investment.

SmartAction Relocating Corporate HQ To Texas

Artificial intelligence software company SmartAction will move its headquarters from California to Fort Worth, bringing 81 jobs to Texas. 

Tech, Manufacturing Projects Land Kansas More Than 580 Jobs

TTEC Holdings will create 450 on-site and remote work jobs in Overland Park; Sicut Enterprises will create 132 manufacturing positions in Neodesha. 

Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth

The Bluegrass State is preparing for statewide growth with site upgrades and new partnerships.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

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