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The state-of-the art Watertown facility supports L3Harris’ strategic growth initiatives, is expected to create 250 jobs over the next four years.


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The state-of-the art Watertown facility supports L3Harris’ strategic growth initiatives, is expected to create 250 jobs over the next four years.

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


L3Harris Opens $110M Ontario Facility

The state-of-the art Watertown facility supports L3Harris’ strategic growth initiatives, is expected to create 250 jobs over the next four years.

EV Maker Canoo Picks Arkansas For HQ, Continues Growth In Oklahoma

Canoo investments will bring nearly 550 new jobs to Bentonville and Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas; more than 700 to Oklahoma.

Remington Firearms Investing $100M In New Georgia Global HQ

RemArms will create 856 jobs at its new headquarters, advanced manufacturing facility, and R&D center in LaGrange, GA.

Generac Investing $53M In Wisconsin Expansion

Energy technology solutions company Generac will create more than 700 manufacturing and office jobs throughout Wisconsin.

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.

Topeka, KS To Develop $13M Downtown Innovation Campus

The 70,000-square-foot campus will include wet labs, co-working, office and meeting space and a rooftop for events.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Creating 150 High Tech Jobs In Ireland

Building on its long term commitment to the country, new jobs will be in the fields of R&D, cyber security, software development and cloud consulting.

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.

Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19

Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads.

Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion

The multi-phase expansion will add production lines, testing capabilities, and manufacturing jobs at the company's Mankato, MN Power Systems business unit. 

New Mexico: A Global Manufacturing And Logistics Powerhouse

Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.

Continential Investing $4M To Expand Indiana R&D Operations

Germany-based vehicle technology company Continential will create more than 45 new jobs with an expansion of its ContiTech Vibration Control business unit in DeKalb County, IN.

Merck Animal Health Investing $100M In Kansas Expansion

The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.

Microsoft Investing $64M In New Virginia Location

The company will create 1,500 jobs at a new software development and R&D regional hub in Fairfax County, VA. 

Sherwin-Williams Investing At Least $600M In Ohio

The company will build a new a new global headquarters in downtown Cleveland and a new R&D center in Brecksville, creating an estimated 400 news jobs.

Continental To Build $110M Manufacturing Plant In Texas 

The company’s second automotive manufacturing location in Texas will retain nearly 450 jobs and bring an additional 130 jobs to New Braunfels.

Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland

Merck will invest $275 million in a new research and manufacturing facility in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, which will house approximately 250 employees.

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA.

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.

Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One

New Mexico, already a thriving location for TV and motion picture production, aims to become the go-to place for video game development.

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff.

Southern Indiana: America’s New Premier Development Site

River Ridge Commerce Center, located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River, has become a prime destination for advanced manufacturing and distribution leaders.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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