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The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.


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The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.

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WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site

The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.

Deep South Studios Is Louisiana’s First QEC Project

The Pelican State’s new Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators.

Lonza Opens World’s Largest Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

The 300,000-square-foot Pearland, TX facility will employ 200 full-time staff by end of 2018 and continue to recruit high-value positions as market demand increases.

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A New Frontier For Investment In South Carolina

South Carolina's North Eastern Strategic Alliance region attracted more than $850 million in investments in 2017, projects that will create more than 2,200 new jobs.

Universal Forest Products Opening New Facility In South Carolina

The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

Automotive Supplier Investing $10.8M In Tennessee Expansion

Adient will expand its automotive seating plant in Lexington, TN, creating approximately 200 new jobs.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Marine Manufacturer To Open New Alabama Plant

Scheduled to open next month, Canada-based AdvanTec's Robertsdale, AL facility will employ 46 workers.

U.S. Labor Market Tightens, Demand For Skilled Workers Continues

Manufacturing companies report the biggest growth in hiring plans, up +7% from Q2 2017, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.

Edwards Lifesciences Expanding In Ireland

The California-based medical device company will invest $98.6 million and create 600 jobs in the Mid-West of Ireland to support its global supply network.

Nestlé Canada Investing $40M In Ice Cream Factory Expansion

The expansion will increase production capabilities at the company’s London ice cream factory, which supplies all of Canada with brands including Hӓagen-Dazs, Parlour and Drumstick.

Airstream Investing $40M In Ohio Expansion

The manufacturer of the iconic "silver bullet" travel trailer is undertaking the largest plant expansion in company history in Jackson Center, OH, creating 280 new jobs.

Economic Growth Focus Of LiveXchange 2018 Keynote

Economist and former Federal Reserve Board analyst Dr. James F. Smith—named “best forecaster” by The Wall Street Journal—will look over the economic horizon and share what’s coming.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership between Saudi Arabian Basic Industries and Exxon chooses Corpus Christi, TX for a new $10-billion ethane cracker.

Small Business Outlook Highest In A Decade

For the first time since 1997, the majority of small businesses reported increases in revenues, and the overwhelming majority are confident in the future of their business.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

Asurion Creating 400 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will create IT positions as it consolidates operations in a new corporate headquarters in downtown Nashville.

Top Six Megatrends Changing The Workplace

The C-suite is more concerned about their people strategy than any other issues facing their organizations, according to the Global Leadership Forecast 2018.

Tru-Tone Finishing Creating 120 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned company will invest $4.6 million in a new e-coating facility in Lexington, its first in the state.

Zeus Industrial Products Expanding In South Carolina

The polymer extrusion manufacturer will create more than 350 new jobs in Calhoun County, SC.

VanRiet Material Handling Systems Opening First U.S. Location In Georgia

The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.

How To Solve The Top 5 Labor Shortage Issues

An exclusive, in-depth look at the issues that employers, economic developers, and parents can address to help solve the current labor shortage challenge, from McCallum Sweeney Consulting. 

PAC Creating Over 160 Manufacturing Jobs In Pennsylvania

The manufacturer of flexible packaging will invest more than $28 million to expand into the greater Bethlehem area.

U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Washington, DC, San Francisco land in Top 10 of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index’s city rankings.

Food Manufacturer, Distributor Expanding In Illinois

Located in Montgomery, IL, Carl Buddig and Company’s fourth manufacturing facility in the state will create up to 300 new jobs in the coming year.

Amazon Reveals 20 Finalist Cities For HQ2

From among the 238 proposals to host its second headquarters in North America, Amazon has selected the 20 cities still in contention for the $5B HQ2 and its 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Apple To Invest $350B In U.S. Over Next Five Years

Investments will concentrate on direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing app economy created with iPhone and the App Store.

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.

Alabama Lands $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Auto Plant, 4,000 Jobs

Toyota and Mazda leaders have selected Huntsville, AL for a new joint-venture manufacturing plant, with production expected to begin by 2021.

Movement Mortgage Doubling HQ In South Carolina

The mortgage company is investing $18 million to expand its headquarters in Fort Mill, SC, and plans to add 700 new employees over the next five years.

South Carolina: York County Leads In Job Growth

In 1Q 2017, York County, SC had the highest percentage increase of employment among the 346 largest counties in the U.S.

Pharmaceutical Start-up To Create Generic Medications In Arkansas

OurPharma will invest $31.3 million in a new facility, and create 124 new jobs in Fayetteville over the next seven years. 

Mars Petcare Expanding U.S. Headquarters In Tennessee

The new location in Williamson County, TN will create 200 new jobs as it supports the pet care company's future growth.

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