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The News & Observer
Feeling let down and left behind in NCIn April, it was 5.4 percent, about the same as the national rate. “We don’t h
Feeling let down and left behind in NC
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
In April, it was 5.4 percent, about the same as the national rate. “We don’t have an unemployment problem here,” said Jim Smoak, the chairman of the Wilkes Economic Development Corp. “We have a wage problem.” Related content Editor's Choice Vi... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
LyondellBasell expanding ethylene capacity by 50 percentto hire more people once the expansion is done, Buchman said. Iain Vasey, pres
LyondellBasell expanding ethylene capacity by 50 percent
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
to hire more people once the expansion is done, Buchman said. Iain Vasey, president/CEO of the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp., acknowledged the company's contribution to the local economy. Shoring up diverse economic streams... Read more
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The Morning Call
Italian car collector Nicola Bulgari rides to America on Wheels' rescueClassic Motor Car, have no immediate plans for the property, Gartner said. "We
Italian car collector Nicola Bulgari rides to America on Wheels' rescue
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Classic Motor Car, have no immediate plans for the property, Gartner said. "We are committed to working with the Allentown Economic Development Corp. and ACIDA to come up with a plan when it is viable," Gartner said. It will likely involve some... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Bill Ford quarterbacks initiative to bring Flex-N-Gate to Detroitcosts. Flex-N-Gate will remediate the site, which will cost $1.3 million, and w
Bill Ford quarterbacks initiative to bring Flex-N-Gate to Detroit
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
costs. Flex-N-Gate will remediate the site, which will cost $1.3 million, and will qualify for a tax credit. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. will apply for a property tax reimbursement. Building on a brownfield site is costlier than... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Decatur City Council makes board appointmentsare usually held by the longest-serving council members. Susan Cocanougher wil
Decatur City Council makes board appointments
Wise County Messenger / Posted yesterday
are usually held by the longest-serving council members. Susan Cocanougher will replace Davidson as one of the council’s Economic Development Corp. board representatives. Woodruff was elected to continue serving as the city’s representative to... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Calling all fine arts fans: Local sculptor looks for support for county art centeran interest meeting to determine if others agree. Ann Ayers, a sculptor based
Calling all fine arts fans: Local sculptor looks for support for county art center
Wise County Messenger / Posted yesterday
an interest meeting to determine if others agree. Ann Ayers, a sculptor based out of Bridgeport, and the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. have called an interest meeting for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, to get a “show of hands” of... Read more
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The Signal
One Year Later: A Valley Still Disconnectedhave good cooperation from the developers,” said Holly Schroeder, president and
One Year Later: A Valley Still Disconnected
The Signal / Posted yesterday
have good cooperation from the developers,” said Holly Schroeder, president and CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. “I think the developers will be a strong partner with us as they build new parks because it’s a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Price tag for de Blasio's streetcar doesn't include up to $500 millioncaptured from this transformative investment in our city's future will cover pr
Price tag for de Blasio's streetcar doesn't include up to $500 million
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
captured from this transformative investment in our city's future will cover project costs," a spokesman from the city’s Economic Development Corp. said in a statement. "We are also in the process of hiring a financial adviser to ensure this... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City Notes: Adecco concluding �CEO for One Month� campafter-school programs and early-learning centers. Clay economic development gr
City Notes: Adecco concluding �CEO for One Month� camp
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted yesterday
after-school programs and early-learning centers. Clay economic development group meeting June 16 The Clay County Economic Development Corp. will host its second-quarter luncheon from 11:30-1 p.m. June 16 at the Thrasher-Horne Conference... Read more
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Wilson County News
Turner: New businesses coming to Floresvilleand eight duplexes �New Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care, at 200 Veterans D
Turner: New businesses coming to Floresville
Wilson County News / Posted yesterday
and eight duplexes �New Haven Assisted Living & Memory Care, at 200 Veterans Drive. Turner credited the Floresville Economic Development Corp. for its role in attracting and working with new businesses, noting that the corporation paid for a... Read more
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Wilson County News
One viewpoint: Making Floresville marketable with recreational facilitiesNow that the City Parks Master Plan has been approved by both the Floresville E
One viewpoint: Making Floresville marketable with recreational facilities
Wilson County News / Posted yesterday
Now that the City Parks Master Plan has been approved by both the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC-4B) and the city, there remains much to be done to bring this project to completion. The purpose of this communication is to more fully... Read more
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Wilson County News
Tejano music to fill the air during Labor Day eventmajor event at the Lauro G. De Leon III Floresville Event Center. With things
Tejano music to fill the air during Labor Day event
Wilson County News / Posted yesterday
major event at the Lauro G. De Leon III Floresville Event Center. With things falling into place for the Floresville Economic Development Corp. “Family, Fun & Freedom Festival” on July 3, Floresville Marketing, Communication & Events Manager... Read more
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Wilson County News
Poth electric vehicle users could be in for a shockas mayor pro tem. �Appointed Travis Pruski and reappointed Clifton Zaiontz, Ma
Poth electric vehicle users could be in for a shock
Wilson County News / Posted yesterday
as mayor pro tem. �Appointed Travis Pruski and reappointed Clifton Zaiontz, Mary Fisher, and Richard Harris to the Poth Economic Development Corp. �Reappointed Travis Pruski as coordinator for the ninth annual Ride to Remember. Your Opinions... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Wednesday, May 25, 2016CENTER FOR THE ARTS MEETING – Bridgeport sculptor Ann Ayers and the Bridgeport
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Wise County Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
CENTER FOR THE ARTS MEETING – Bridgeport sculptor Ann Ayers and the Bridgeport Economic Development Corp. have called an interest meeting for 6:30 p.m. Thursday to get a “show of hands” of supporters for a proposed Wise County Center for the Arts.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Brokers and renters seeking offices with better broadbandhas achieved liftoff. The joint project of developer (and Donald Trump son-in-l
Brokers and renters seeking offices with better broadband
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
has achieved liftoff. The joint project of developer (and Donald Trump son-in-law) Jared Kushner and the New York City Economic Development Corp. has now rated 650 buildings in 50 cities, WiredScore announced Tuesday. According to WiredScore... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Queens' tallest tower proposed for busy Long Island Citythen, more than 10,000 apartments and 1.5 million square feet of office space h
Queens' tallest tower proposed for busy Long Island City
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
then, more than 10,000 apartments and 1.5 million square feet of office space have been developed, according to the city’s Economic Development Corp. Long Island City is changing quickly, said Miguel Oks, a longtime property investor in the area... Read more
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The Signal
Aerospace Firm Moves to Valencia from No. Hollywood; Good Vibefinding a place locally required some help. “We met with Holly (Schroeder) and
Aerospace Firm Moves to Valencia from No. Hollywood; Good Vibe
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
finding a place locally required some help. “We met with Holly (Schroeder) and Jim (Brown) from the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. They showed us the incentives available in moving out here and put us in contact with a broker,”... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroitsite preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs c
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroit
Finance and Commerce / Posted 2 days ago
site preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs could be created. A memo from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. says the expansion is necessary because the supplier doesn’t have room for added work from Ford... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Cosworth expects to create 50 jobs, invest $30 million in Shelby Township facility50 jobs at a facility in Shelby Township. The Michigan Strategic Fund board on
Cosworth expects to create 50 jobs, invest $30 million in Shelby Township facility
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
50 jobs at a facility in Shelby Township. The Michigan Strategic Fund board on Tuesday approved a $2.1 million Michigan Economic Development Corp. performance-based loan that will convert to a grant based on jobs creation over five years and the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Flex-N-Gate to build new plant in Detroit, create up to 750 jobsstate grant. The $1.3 million sale of the land in the I-94 Industrial Park was
Flex-N-Gate to build new plant in Detroit, create up to 750 jobs
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
state grant. The $1.3 million sale of the land in the I-94 Industrial Park was approved Tuesday by Detroit's Economic Development Corp. Urbana, Ill.-based Flex-N-Gate plans to build a 500,000-square-foot manufacturing plant on the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community News Briefsorganization, call 800-255-4089 or visit www.safesitter.org. Economic Roundtab
Community News Briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
organization, call 800-255-4089 or visit www.safesitter.org. Economic Roundtable set for Friday in Wiggins Morgan County Economic Development Corp.'s monthly Economic Roundtable is set for 7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 27, at Prairie Ranch House... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroitsite preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs c
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroit
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
site preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs could be created. A memo from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. says the expansion is necessary because the supplier doesn't have room for added work from Ford... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroitsite preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs c
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroit
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
site preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs could be created. A memo from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. says the expansion is necessary because the supplier doesn't have room for added work from Ford... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Flex-N-Gate to open Detroit plant that could create up to 750 new jobsteam; Charlie Pryde, Ford's regional director of government affairs; Steve Arwo
Flex-N-Gate to open Detroit plant that could create up to 750 new jobs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
team; Charlie Pryde, Ford's regional director of government affairs; Steve Arwood, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.; and Detroit City Council member Scott Benson. The strategic fund, an arm of the state, said MSF... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroitsite preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs c
Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroit
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
site preparation and power infrastructure. The newspaper says up to 750 jobs could be created. A memo from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. says the expansion is necessary because the supplier doesn't have room for added work from Ford... Read more
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The Sault Star
EDC and Innovation Centre have image issuesDespite gallant attempts by the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. and
EDC and Innovation Centre have image issues
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
Despite gallant attempts by the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. and the Innovation Centre, it seems the two organizations have an image problem. The perception, as Ward 1 Coun. Steve Butland bluntly stated at last week's council meeting,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Bridgeport Regional Business Council Welcomes New Members From NorwalkBRBC includes six affiliates – the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, the Stratfor
Bridgeport Regional Business Council Welcomes New Members From Norwalk
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 3 days ago
BRBC includes six affiliates – the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, the Stratford Chamber of Commerce, the Trumbull Chamber of Commerce, Bridgeport Economic Development Corp., Leadership Greater Bridgeport and the Women’s Leade... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan, Israel companies to boost supply chains through pilot match programsupply chains with help from the state. Michigan Israel Business Bridge, found
Michigan, Israel companies to boost supply chains through pilot match program
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
supply chains with help from the state. Michigan Israel Business Bridge, founded in 2007, will team with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and its Pure Michigan Business Connect program, which matches suppliers to in-state vendors. The... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preservereaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preserve
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
reaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Michigan State Housing Development Authority's Public Spaces Community Places program. The... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preservereaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preserve
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
reaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Michigan State Housing Development Authority's Public Spaces Community Places program. The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preservereaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with
Plans call for 10 more miles of trails at Avalanche Preserve
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
reaches its $50,000 goal by July 23, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Michigan State Housing Development Authority's Public Spaces Community Places program. The... Read more
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New York Post
Feds, DA probe de Blasio’s $52M deal to turn library into condofor proposals for the development of the site. The city and library jointly re
Feds, DA probe de Blasio’s $52M deal to turn library into condo
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
for proposals for the development of the site. The city and library jointly released the RFP in June 2013. The city Economic Development Corp. vetted the bids on behalf of the library. Kramer proposed a 30-story residential skyscraper —... Read more
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Orange County Register
Southern California still best place to get creativeand defining lifestyle, the Southland remains a powerful, even primal, force.
Southern California still best place to get creative
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
and defining lifestyle, the Southland remains a powerful, even primal, force. Overall, according to the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., creative industries employ more than 418,000 people in L.A. and Orange counties. This is larger... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drug tests scaring off potential hires, employers lamentfill jobs are turned away, and, he added, "it's pretty much a national issue."
Drug tests scaring off potential hires, employers lament
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
fill jobs are turned away, and, he added, "it's pretty much a national issue." In Indiana, Mark Dobson, president of the Economic Development Corp. of Elkhart County, said when he went to national conferences, the topic was "such a common thread... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hiring hurdle: Finding applicants who can pass a drug testfill jobs are turned away, and, he added, “it’s pretty much a national issue.”
Hiring hurdle: Finding applicants who can pass a drug test
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
fill jobs are turned away, and, he added, “it’s pretty much a national issue.” In Indiana, Mark Dobson, president of the Economic Development Corp. of Elkhart County, said that when he went to national conferences, the topic was “such a common... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
What led to Corpus Christi’s water crisis? Depends who you ask.grow. It's too early to tell how bad the impact will be, experts at the Corpus
What led to Corpus Christi’s water crisis? Depends who you ask.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 5 days ago
grow. It's too early to tell how bad the impact will be, experts at the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and Regional Economic Development Corp. agree. They say the biggest risk created by the city's third boil water notice in 10 months isn't... Read more
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The Signal
Measure E: The benefits, the costsstudents have endorsed Measure E. Organizations include the Santa Clarita Vall
Measure E: The benefits, the costs
The Signal / Posted 5 days ago
students have endorsed Measure E. Organizations include the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and Valley Industry Association. Some of the elected officials who support the measure are Buck... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotfrom Tri-State General Contracting Inc. and New Vision Cooperative. After mont
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 6 days ago
from Tri-State General Contracting Inc. and New Vision Cooperative. After months of cooperation between the Jackson Economic Development Corp. and Tri-State General Contracting, Tri-State has proposed to relocate and construct a new... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Maker Faire set for JulyRutland Economic Development Corp. recently announced a Rutland Maker Faire wil
Maker Faire set for July
Rutland Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Rutland Economic Development Corp. recently announced a Rutland Maker Faire will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 30 during the annual Sidewalk Sale Days in downtown Rutland. Organizers are looking for exhibitors to register for the Maker Faire... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Couple of positives about McHenry County jobsjobs waiting for them upon completion of the program. There are more than 500
Couple of positives about McHenry County jobs
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
jobs waiting for them upon completion of the program. There are more than 500 manufacturers in the county, McHenry County Economic Development Corp. President Pam Cumpata told Goodrich. Manufacturing employs more than 14,800 people locally. Job... Read more
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Providence Business News
SBA-backed loan volume jumps 30%the largest debenture amount, a part of the 504 loan program, with 14 loans tot
SBA-backed loan volume jumps 30%
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
the largest debenture amount, a part of the 504 loan program, with 14 loans totaling $11.1 million. South Eastern Economic Development Corp. made the most SBA microloans with two, totaling $70,000. Hayward expects the strong lending year... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County Council harbors doubts over Department of Community and Economic Developmentthe department are paying off. Four years ago, council openly questioned whethe
Northampton County Council harbors doubts over Department of Community and Economic Development
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
the department are paying off. Four years ago, council openly questioned whether it should stop funding the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. and invest those funds in the county's Department of Community and Economic Development. Those... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Committee: MEDC loans current, balance positiveCommittee provided its quarterly report to the McCook City Council earlier this
Committee: MEDC loans current, balance positive
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Committee provided its quarterly report to the McCook City Council earlier this week, indicating all outstanding McCook Economic Development Corp. loans were current and LB840 balance sheets were in the green. Committee member Troy Bruntz joined... Read more
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The Sault Star
EDC: Don't rule out Essar Globalbased on an unnamed source, The Globe and Mail says that bidder is Essar Group,
EDC: Don't rule out Essar Global
The Sault Star / Posted 7 days ago
based on an unnamed source, The Globe and Mail says that bidder is Essar Group, the story in Wednesday's paper reads. But Economic Development Corp. CEO Tom Dodds said the restructuring process is very 'fluid' and that under the process, potential... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendarto 8:30 a.m. Monthly Economic Roundtable, at Prairie Ranch House restaurant in
Community Calendar
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 days ago
to 8:30 a.m. Monthly Economic Roundtable, at Prairie Ranch House restaurant in Wiggins. Sponsored by Morgan County Economic Development Corp. Opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions on matters related to Morgan County's economic... Read more
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Northwest Herald
More in manufacturing seeking to fill skills gap in McHenry Countyexpected to result in about 2 million of those positions being left unfilled.
More in manufacturing seeking to fill skills gap in McHenry County
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
expected to result in about 2 million of those positions being left unfilled. Pam Cumpata, president of the McHenry County Economic Development Corp., said filling the gap is just as important here in McHenry County as anywhere else. She added more... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Work at Delphi site advancesdo to get the site ready to renovate. He said the utilities have been restored.
Work at Delphi site advances
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
do to get the site ready to renovate. He said the utilities have been restored. He also is working with the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. to bring rail lines back to the site so he can transport parts and products by train. Alan said... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Kraft Heinz to invest $17 million at Holland plant to produce all Grey Poupon mustardand Pittsburgh, will invest $17.2 million to expand its Holland plant and add 5
Kraft Heinz to invest $17 million at Holland plant to produce all Grey Poupon mustard
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
and Pittsburgh, will invest $17.2 million to expand its Holland plant and add 50 jobs to its base of 252, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. said Wednesday. The MEDC's Michigan Strategic Fund approved a $500,000 performance-based grant... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pardon me: Grey Poupon's move to Mich. will add jobsjobs, supporting local agriculture and industrial businesses, and playing a vit
Pardon me: Grey Poupon's move to Mich. will add jobs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
jobs, supporting local agriculture and industrial businesses, and playing a vital role in West Michigan,” Michigan Economic Development Corp. CEO Steve Arwood said in a statement Wednesday. “The decision by Kraft Heinz to expand further... Read more
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