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The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.


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The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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Google Investing $600M In Oklahoma Data Center

The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Foxconn Buys Northwestern Mutual’s Downtown Milwaukee Building

The building will serve as the headquarters for Foxconn’s Wisconsin operations and the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center, and is in addition to the company’s $10 billion manufacturing campus..

Superion’s Florida Expansion To Create 355 New Jobs

The software company will invest more than $12 million to expand its operations in Seminole County, FL.

Nikola Motor Company Chooses Arizona For $1B Investment

The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.

Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters

After a yearlong, nationwide search, the French automobile and motorcycle manufacturer has chosen to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

C-Suite Execs’ Recession Fears Fade, Talent Concerns Remain

CEOs are heading into 2018 with more optimism about the global economy, according to a new report from The Conference Board.

Joyent Expands Data Centers Into Asia

New data centers in Singapore and South Korea will meet the needs of customers who operate globally distributed applications.

Assurant Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 307 Jobs

Assurant will invest approximately $4 million to support the growth of its mobile phone repair business, with help from Pennsylvania grants and tax credits.

Kentucky’s Corporate Investment Hit Record $9.2 Billion In 2017

More than 17,200 jobs were announced in the Bluegrass State last year, the highest number in 17 years.

Nexteer Breaks Ground On New Manufacturing Plant In China

The automotive supplier's new Liuzhou plant will expand the company's manufacturing capabilities, as well as meet growing demands of the China and Asia-Pacific markets.

EV Group Completes Corporate Headquarters Expansion In Austria

The newly opened building in St. Florian, Austria is part of an investment of nearly $24 million that was announced earlier this year.

Texas: Prosperity & Proximity

Businesses are flocking on the grand parkway in Texas to Tomball, home to a thriving 100-acre business and technology park.

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

GTS will invest $54.7 million to build a 500,000-square-foot green energy facility, with help from an assortment of state grants, tax credits, and workforce training. 

London Tops List Of Best-Performing Cities In Europe

Stockholm, Budapest, Berlin, Dublin, Copenhagen also land in the top 20 in the Milken Institute's inaugural Best-Performing Cities Europe Index.

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.

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.

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.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Ingram Micro Investing $40M In Southeast Indiana

The global technology firm will add a new third-party distribution center and up to 500 new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN.

Great Leap Forward

China is methodically preparing for global dominance of advanced technologies.

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.

Global Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Rising

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy security are the largest drivers for investment in the U.S. and Canada, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

From national manufacturing innovation institutes to university-led high-tech clusters and incubators, locations far and wide are stepping up to bring tomorrow’s breakthroughs to today’s market.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

More Than Half Of Businesses Have Been Cyber Attack Victims

Nearly half of companies that were impacted by a cyber attack didn't even know one had occurred, according to a new Nationwide survey.

PowerSchool Investing $1.8M, Creating 96 Jobs In Virginia

The education software company will expand in Roanoke, VA with help from a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

NASA, NUAIR Partner To Grow Central New York Drone Industry

NASA will serve as an advisor in the development of a drone corridor and other unmanned aerial systems projects in New York State.

Fuzic Creating 225 Jobs In Indiana

The music-focused marketing tech company will invest $3.66 million to grow its operations in Fishers, IN.

Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

The company's new 392,000-square-foot Outcome Tower marks the city’s emergence as a national health-tech leader.

OneTrust Creating 500 Jobs In Atlanta

The global privacy management company will invest $5 million to expand its facility in Fulton County, GA.

Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.

Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

The $9.5M Oxfordshire, UK facility will have the capacity to generate one billion Friendly™ Aedes mosquito eggs per week.

Lytx Moves Manufacturing Operations To U.S. From China

The company will move manufacturing of its video event recorders from mainland China to Logansport, IN, creating 70 jobs and $50 million in investment.

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