Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Workforce Development articles below.
The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.
The first-of-its-kind mixed-use project will feature automated multi-functional designs, renewable energies, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, Internet of Things, robotics, supertrees, and self-healing concrete structures.
The work truck upfitter will invest more than $6 million in a new, 72,000-square-foot facility in Allen County, and create up to 50 new jobs.
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Two new Amazon robotics fulfillment centers in Akron and Rossford will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet.
The global air traffic surveillance systems company will create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA over the next three years.
Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.
The new specialty fulfillment and last-mile delivery center in the City of Richmond, VA will add to Amazon’s existing workforce of more than 10,000 full-time employees across the Commonwealth.
The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.
April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs.
2019 L2L Manufacturing Index reveals Generation Z's interest in manufacturing, but the industry needs to fight for their attention and participation.
James Chavez, President and Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Power Team, discusses recent economic development successes, the Site Readiness Fund, workforce development and foreign investment.
Maryland has dedicated $56.5 million to attract new businesses to its Opportunity zones. MD also has extended a 10-year tax credit for jobs created in the zones.
The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.
The decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500, making the company the country's largest employer in the services sector.
The Tennessee-based company plans to invest $1.3 million at its headquarters in Hendersonville, where it currently employs 700 workers.
The respiratory care company will expand into a new headquarters facility in Lafayette, LA.
The food manufacturer’s expansion of its Putnam County, WV manufacturing plant will create 20 new jobs and add a new product production line.
The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.
Millions of skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed on the front lines of the global battle with cybercriminals who are causing trillions of dollars worth of damage annually.
Under Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana has become a national leader in cyber security and a global leader in water management and coastal restoration.
New Mexico is moving to create a new Division of Outdoor Recreation, a unit the governor says will boost economic development.
A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ.
As it celebrates 100 years in Indiana, the company will establish its Electrified Power business headquarters in Columbus, and increase its presence in Indianapolis and Greenwood.
Attracted to the region’s diverse and skilled workforce, the company will hire 35 people to work in its new $570,000 facility in Maumee, OH.
Home to the nation’s largest data center market, its third-largest port, the third-highest concentration of tech workers and the HQ of 37 Fortune 1000 companies, Virginia offers diverse opportunities for success.
The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup will invest $1.4 million to scale up its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 75 high-wage jobs by 2023.
The five-year investment will expand Cree's silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega factory in Durham, NC.
One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.
The defense and security company will manufacture training aircraft structures for the U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program, creating 300 jobs at Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District Aerospace.
The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.
The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.
Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.
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.
Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns.
Today’s workforce training and talent acquisition is a multi-faceted effort that brings targeted skills to students, and new workers to locations they’ll be happy to live in.
The company has broken ground on a new $47 million national headquarters facility that will nearly triple its footprint in Carmel, IN.
The company will also retain more than 1,100 jobs as it increases the capacity of its Allegany Ballistics Laboratory at Rocket Center, WV.