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The Providence, RI project will create 500 new jobs in Rhode Island by 2022, and is part of the company's overall plan to hire 10,000 American workers.


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The Providence, RI project will create 500 new jobs in Rhode Island by 2022, and is part of the company's overall plan to hire 10,000 American workers.

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Infosys Chooses Rhode Island For Design And Innovation Hub

The Providence, RI project will create 500 new jobs in Rhode Island by 2022, and is part of the company's overall plan to hire 10,000 American workers.

Today’s The Deadline! 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year is today, November 27, 2017.

Boat Builder Investing $7M In Florida

Maverick Boat Group will create 100 jobs at new manufacturing facility in Fort Pierce, FL.

Liberty Mutual Investing $14M, Creating 400 Jobs In Indiana

The Fortune 100 company is expanding its operations in Carmel, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

MANA Opens New Southeast Michigan HQ, Manufacturing Facility

Southeast Michigan's first new OEM operation in more than 25 years is part of a $230 million investment in the region. By 2020, additional projects will result in 400 more jobs and another $600 million in investment

Tyson Investing $300M In New West Tennessee Operations

The food processor will create over 1,500 jobs when the company locates its new operations in Humboldt, TN.

Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China

The nearly 323,000-square-foot facility in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park will employ approximately 1,000 workers.

Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant

The Tier 1 automotive supplier will create over 300 jobs in Huntsville, AL.

Midmark Opening $40M R&D Center In Ohio

The state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center located in Versailles, will receive a $5 million R&D Center Grant from JobsOhio.

Indiana Having Historic Year For Job Growth

Businesses have committed to creating nearly 29,000 jobs across the state in 2017 so far, a record breaking year for economic development. 

DXC Technology To Create 2,000 Jobs In New Orleans

Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents Louisiana’s largest technology project to date; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline through historic higher education initiative.

Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City

Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.

Chobani Breaks Ground On Idaho Expansion

The greek yogurt manufacturer is expanding its Twin Falls, ID plant, adding an additional 70,000 square feet to the world’s largest yogurt plant.

Alcon Investing $97M In Georgia Expansion

The eye care manufacturer will expand its Johns Creek, GA operations with help from the Georgia Quick Start workforce training program.

Salad Dressing Maker Investing $12M In West Michigan

Litehouse, Inc. will create 77 new jobs with an expansion of its manufacturing plant in the City of Lowell, MI.

Amazon To Open Fourth Maryland Fulfillment Center

Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 people in the state; the new facility will employ more than 1,500 associates in Baltimore, MD. 

M&M Industries Investing $42M In Tennessee

The solutions packaging manufacturer will create 110 jobs with an expansion of its operations in Chattanooga, TN.

California Leads In Electric Grid Modernization

Illinois, Texas, Maryland, and Oregon round out the top five in moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the Grid Modernization Index.

Harbor Freight Tools’ South Carolina Expansion To Create 500 Jobs

The national tool retailer is expanding its Dillon County distribution center for the third time, with the help of job development tax credits and a rural infrastructure grant.

CapTech To Create 100 Tech Jobs In Georgia By 2018

The IT consulting firm has relocated its expanded operations to Atlanta’s Technology Square area.

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.

Environmental Services Company Expands In Wisconsin

Covanta Environmental Solutions has opened a new state-of-the-art materials processing facility in Milwaukee.

Simmons Pet Food Expanding Kansas Packaging Facility

The $38 million investment will increase the facility by 200,000 square feet and create approximately 100 new jobs in the Emporia area.

AHT Cooling Systems Growing In South Carolina

The custom refrigeration company will invest more than $5 million to expand its Charleston County, SC operations, resulting in more than 70 new jobs.

RV Manufacturer Launches Second Indiana Expansion This Year

Forest River will invest $2.9 million to expand in Butler, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2019.

West Virginia Great Barrel Company Expanding In The Mountain State

The company will create more than 100 new jobs using West Virginia white oak to manufacture bourbon, whiskey and rye barrels in Greenbrier County, WV.

Georgia Ports See Surge In Private Investments, Record Cargo Volumes

Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017. 

Kubota Plans $87M Expansion In Kansas

The tractor manufacturer will create a new logistics hub, add a fifth division and Midwest sales office on 203 acres in Edgerton, KS.

German Manufacturer Growing Indiana Board Game, Puzzle Production

Ludo Fact will invest $13 million to expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2021.

Nexen Tire Building North America Tire Technology Center In Ohio

The Richfield, OH center will provide advanced and innovative technologies for producing cutting-edge tires for the North and South American markets.

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.

DanoneWave Investing $60M In Virginia

The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA.

Fort Wayne Metals Creating 337 Jobs In Indiana

The wire and cable manufacturer will invest more than $51 million to expand its northeast Indiana operations.

Martin’s Expanding Georgia Bakery

The company's multimillion-dollar investment will add an additional 119,379 square feet of production space and an estimated 36 new jobs at the expanded Valdosta operations.

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

The concrete manufacturing company will expand its Greenville, SC operations, creating 100 new jobs.

Bastian Solutions Investing $8M In Fifth Indiana Facility

The Toyota-owned company will create up to 87 new jobs in Westfield, IN, with help from state tax credits and training grants. 

Danish Manufacturer Picks Georgia For North American HQ

Kamstrup, a global supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, will create 52 jobs in Roswell, GA.

Agri-Plastics Investing $4.5M In Nebraska

The Canadian company will establish a nearly 160,000-square-foot operation in Sidney, NE where it will manufacture calf housing products. 

Champion Home Builders Growing In Louisiana

The manufactured homes company’s expansion will result in a $1.3 million capital investment and 200 new jobs in Leesville, LA.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts

The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers. 

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

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