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Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.


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Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Knoxville

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


STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

HTS International Establishing First U.S. Facility In Tennessee

The advanced manufacturer will invest $21.4M and create 200 jobs at its new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knox County, TN.

TeamHealth Expanding In Knoxville, TN

The healthcare solutions company will invest $6.7 million, and create approximately 250 new jobs.

Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville

China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.

Hicks Plastics To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Knox County, TN

Advanced plastics manufacturer to invest $10.4 million in the area and will create more than 200 new jobs.

TeamHealth To Expand, Build New Facility In Blount County, TN

TeamHealth—a provider of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States—is expanding in East Tennessee due to significant growth in its anesthesia service line.

BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee — Alcoa Expands Auto Sheet Operation In Blount County

The industry giant is gearing up to meet the demand as the amount of aluminum in cars is expected to increase fourfold by 2015, tenfold by 2025.

TVA And Deloitte Consulting Name First Metro Primary Data Center Site

TVA hired Chicago-based Deloitte Consulting to identify and evaluate locations for data centers in the seven-state TVA service area. Deloitte’s study found the 10.6-acre site in Knoxville is readily accessible, has a strong telecommunications infrastructure and availability of reliable electricity—all criteria for a primary site for a data center company.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

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.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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