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SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.


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SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

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SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

Economic development organizations and government officials have joined forces with local businesses to keep creating inspiring and innovative ways to meet the most urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.

Penta Properties, Sierra Supply Chain Services Break Ground In Ontario

The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

Canada: Investing In A Cleantech Future Up North

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $25 million in nine startups, part of an effort to position Canada as a global cleantech leader.

Roche Canada Creating 500 Jobs In Ontario

Roche will invest $381 million to establish a Global Pharma Technical Operations site at its Canadian pharmaceutical headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada

In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

PRIMED Chooses Cambridge, Ontario For Medical Manufacturing Facility

The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.

PRIMED Medical Products To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Canada

PRIMED is searching for a location for a domestic production hub and Centre of Excellence for North American personal protective equipment (PPE) production.

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million.

Printful Investing $2M In New Canadian Fulfillment Center

The on-demand fulfillment company will begin production at its first Canadian facility in Mississauga by the end of this year. 

Industrial Parks: Cities Of Industry

The world’s largest industrial parks cover hundreds of square miles and rest in the center of titanic logistics networks. These mega-sites literally are metropolises of manufacturing.

Manufacturing 4.0 Has Arrived

Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.

FCA To Produce Face Masks For First Responders, Healthcare Workers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will join the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million face masks per month.

Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario

The 1 million-square-foot facility in the City of Mississauga will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs.

Structurlam Picks Arkansas For Its First U.S. Plant

The $90 million precision-engineered mass timber production facility will create 130 jobs in Conway, AR.

Inter Pipeline Commits $7.5M To Plastic Waste Reduction Research 

The 10-year deal with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is the largest applied research partnership in the institute's history.

New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business

The inaugural Doing Business North America report measures business regulations across 115 cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation

The Canadian province’s first cross laminated timber plant will create more than 60 new jobs in St. Thomas and support the forestry sector.

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

Derichebourg Atis Aéronautique Picks Montréal For Canadian HQ

Over the next three years, the French company will create 130 jobs in Montréal to be closer to the city’s aerospace ecosystem and consolidate its North American operations.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

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.

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

KF Aerospace Investing $23M In Ontario Expansion

The expanded aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) will create more than 275 new jobs. 

INTEGRIM Opens U.S. Headquarters In New Hampshire

INTEGRIM's new U.S. location will enable the company to serve a market that is ripe for Process Automation solutions nationwide.

Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina

The green packaging and tissue manufacturer will create 66 new jobs to operate new, modernized equipment at its Wagram, NC plant.

Toyota Doubles Down On Ontario

The Japanese auto giant will invest $1.09 billion to upgrade plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, adding 1,450 jobs.

Molson Coors Building Its Most Modern Facility In Canada

The new Longueuil brewery and distribution center is one of the largest investments in the brewer’s history and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to Greater Montreal.

CGI Will Create 300 High-Tech Jobs In Quebec

The new center of excellence in Drummondville will expand CGI's global delivery network of services.

Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

Fredericton, Canada has developed an entrepreneurial hub that is a one-stop shop where startups can access a variety of programs to spur new businesses.

Siemens Establishing Cybersecurity Center In New Brunswick

The Siemens Cybersecurity Centre, located at Knowledge Park in Fredericton, will tap into New Brunswick’s emerging cybersecurity ecosystem and ultimately create up to 60 jobs.

Canada Invests In Toyota, Supports Thousands Of Jobs In Ontario

The $85.4M investment will support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's $1B investment in its Ontario plants and more than 8,000 jobs, plus create 450 new jobs.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.

Canada’s New Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster To Create 13,500 Jobs

The US$748 million investment nationwide positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors.

Canada Investing Over $33M In Automotive Growth

Eleven companies in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia will receive support from the federal government to advance automotive tech, create more than 2,600 jobs.

PropertyGuys.com Expanding In New Brunswick, Canada

Canada’s largest private-sale real estate network is expanding its business services center in Moncton, New Brunswick, creating up to 30 jobs with support from the province.

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.

PUF Building 1 Million-Square-Foot Cannabis Facility In Australia

The Canadian company’s New South Wales facility will be the largest cannabis cultivation operation in the southern hemisphere and one of the largest in the world.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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NESA: What Makes Your Business Run?

NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies.