Economic Development News
Tuesday, September 25 2018
Cloud solutions provider creating approximately 50 new jobs
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million to Build a Technical Education Center in Cullman, Alabama
Thursday, September 20 2018
Cullman, AL — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Wallace State Community College (WSCC) of Cullman, Alabama, to build a technical education center that will help workers gain new, in-demand skills. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 68 jobs.
“Under the Trump Administration, workforce development and training are of the utmost importance as some workers continue to struggle in communities across the United States,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “This new facility in Cullman will provide the innovative education workers need to compete for jobs in the global economy.”
Thursday, September 06 2018
Recycling plant to create approximately 200 jobs
Tuesday, June 12 2018
Photo Caption: Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter (center in navy blazer) joins Premier Technology and other dignitaries for the ground breaking of the company’s multi-phase expansion in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Blackfoot, ID — Premier Technology, Inc. has initiated a multi-phase expansion to its facility in Blackfoot, Idaho. Improvements to existing facilities are already underway and will continue throughout the summer. Premier is also adding new equipment with state-of-the-art technology and over 100 new jobs in professional and various skilled trades, such as welding.
“Doug and I are pleased to continue making investments not only in our employees but also the facilities, local infrastructure, and the community around us that have been so supportive,” said Shelly Sayer, Chief Executive Officer. “We are grateful to the City of Blackfoot and Bingham County for championing the project.”
One of North America's leading data center providers, DuPont Fabros Technology Inc., to develop one-million-square-foot data center campus in Mesa, Arizona
Tuesday, May 16 2017
Mesa, AZ — DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT), a leading owner, developer, operator, and manager of multi-tenant wholesale data centers, has announced it has purchased an undeveloped 56.5 acre site on Crismon Road just north of Elliot Road in Mesa’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor. The company plans to develop a data center campus with capacity for up to 1 million square feet in the future.
Thursday, December 08 2016
Information technology solutions provider investing $41 million and creating 1,500 new jobs
Monday, September 19 2016
Indianapolis, IN -- In a push to create more productive careers for Hoosiers, technology companies are creating new jobs around the Indianapolis area.
Knowledge Services, an information technology company, announced plans Thursday to grow its Indianapolis headquarters by adding 400 new employees by 2019.
Founded in 1994, the company, which provides cloud software and services to organizations, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies such as Hill-Rom, Disney and Mattel., employs 2,000 people across the country. One thousand of these employees are in Indiana.
Monday, September 19 2016
Fort Lauderdale is the new home of speedy internet company Hotwire Communications.
Fort Lauderdale, FL -- Hotwire Communications announced Thursday it plans to create 375 jobs and retain 300 existing jobs in making the former BankAtlantic building its headquarters and dubbing it the "Hotwire Technology Center." The new jobs pay an average annual wage of $51,266.
"Our business growth has been here in Florida," said Kristin Johnson Karp, president and CEO of Hotwire Communications, which was based in Philadelphia with its South Florida office in Miramar.
Hotwire has more than 100,000 customers throughout the state, she said.
Karp said the company has already nearly reached its promised job count, with 100 new employees for a total work force count of 660.
Thursday, March 24 2016
Axyal brings technical plastics and composites solutions to the Space Coast
Brevard County, FL -- The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Axyal, a French company developing innovative solutions for technical plastics and composites, will open its first North American office in Brevard County, Florida.
Axyal, headquartered in Sauvagnon, France has established Axyal Space Coast to serve its U.S. customers. The company opened a sales office in Melbourne, Florida; with plans to expand into a full scale design and manufacturing facility serving a variety of sectors to include aerospace, medical, railway and automotive.
The EDC worked closely with company representatives to introduce them to the U.S. market, our local business community, and our existing aviation and aerospace industry leaders. “Brevard County offers a robust aerospace and aviation environment which played a major role in our decision to expand here. We are excited about the prospect of expanding our customer base in Brevard County and throughout the world,” stated Etienne Florin, General Manager of Axyal Space Coast.