Here are just a few of the recent jobs announcements that have crossed my desk in recent weeks.
In Chesapeake, Virginia, oilfield services provider McDonnell Oceanerring International will expand and hire 70 people.
AW North Carolina, a maker of automatic transmissions and componets, will expand in Durham County, North Carolina, creating 85 jobs.
In Kosciusko County, Indiana, OMCO, a steel and metal forming company, will expand and add 40 employees.
XPO Logistics, a provider of transportation services, will expand in Louisville, Kentucky, creating 120 jobs.
MDS Manufacturing, a maker of agricultural products, will expand in Parkston, South Dakota, creating 20 jobs.
In Springdale, Arkansas, American Tubing, Inc., a producer of copper products, will expand and hire 50 people.
In Dubuque, Iowa, food processor Progressive Processing, LLC will open a new line and hire 91 people.
Apple Computer will open a new facility in Mesa, Arizona, creating 700 jobs.
In Ann Arbor, Michigan, Pillar Technology Group. LLC, a software development company, will open a new facility and hire 45 people.
In Bibb County, Georgia, paper manufacturer Aspen Products, Inc. will open a new facility and create 200 jobs.
Core Label, LLC, a maker of beverage labels, will expand in Blair County, Pennsylvania, creating 43 jobs
Carl Buddig & Company, a meat processor, will open a distribution center in Munster, Indiana, creating 55 jobs.
EP American Footwear will open a manufacturing facility in Hazelhurst, Georgia, hiring 250 people.
Materials Sciences Corporation, a maker of composite materials, will open a new facility in Greenville County, South Carolina, creating 23 jobs.
Ventura Grand Rapids 5, LLC, a supplier of automotive components, will expand in Kentwood, Michigan, creating 181 jobs.
Scrap Recycler Shine Brothers Corporation will open an R&D center in Spencer, Iowa, creating 4 jobs.
Pharmaceutical packaging company Nosco, Inc. will expand in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, resulting in 51 jobs.
In Kansas City, Missouri, IT company BIME Analytics will open a facility and hire 44 employees.
In Harris County, Georgia, automotive components maker KOPLA will open a facility and create 150 jobs.
Niowave, Inc., a supplier of superconducting accelerator technology, will open a new facility in Lansing, Michigan, adding 120 employees.
In Knoxville, Tennessee, Knoxville Locomotive Works will open a facility and hire 203 people.
In Bristol, Tennessee, Shearer’s Foods, a food processor, will expand and add 25 jobs.
In Steuben County, Indiana, Rieke Corporation, a maker of closures and dispensing systems, will expand and add 15 employees.
Medical technology company Teleflex, Inc. will relocate to Morrisville, North Carolina, adding 75 employees.
In Rock Hill, South Carolina, 3D Systems, a provider of 3D printers, will expand and add 145 employees.
In Floyd County, Virginia, materials supplier Hollingsworth & Vose will expand and add 17 employees.
BorgWarner, Inc., a supplier to the auto industry, will expand in Oconee County, South Carolina, creating 105 jobs. Congrats to economic developer Richard Blackwell.
TE Connectivity Ltd, a telecommunications supplier, will expand in Culpeper County, Virginia, creating 30 jobs.
In Chilton, Wisconsic, cylinder maker Worthington Industries will expand and hire 130 employees.
Food product maker Sweet Street Desserts will open a new facility in Greenville, South Carolina, creating 80 jobs.
Finance System of Richmond, an accounts receivable management firm, will expand in Wayne County, Indiana, adding 42 employees. Congrats to economic developer Valerie Shaffer.
In Smyth County, Tennessee, furniture maker Liaoyang Ningfeng Woodenware Company will open a new facility and add 125 employees.
Lehigh County pharmaceutical maker Lehigh Valley Technologies, Inc. will open a new facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania, creating 52 jobs.
IT services provider W Squared will expand in Brentwood, Tennessee, adding 115 employees.
Seed producer DuPont Pioneer will expand in Johnston, Iowa, creating 105 jobs.
HTC Global Services, Inc., a provider of information technology products, will expand in Troy, Michigan and hire 200 people.
Fuel maker B3C Fuel Solutions will expand in Horry County, South Carolina, adding 36 employees.
Fontijne Formitt, a metal fabrication company, will expand in Milton Township, Michigan, resulting in 31 jobs.
Newegg, Inc., an electronics-focused e-tailer, will locate a new warehouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, creating 150 jobs.
Fitesa Simpsonville, Inc., a producer of nonwoven fabric, will expand in Greenville County, South Carolina, creating 32 jobs.
Ceasarstone Sdot Yam, Ltd., a maker of quartz surfaces, will open a manufacturing plant in Bryan County, Georgia, resulting in 180 jobs.
In Montgomery, Alabama, Hancock Bank will open a new office and hire 200 people.
PADNOS, a recycling company, will locate a new facility in Steuben County, Indiana, creating 22 jobs.
Echo Electric, a provider of electric products, will build a distribution center in Sioux City, Iowa, resulting in 13 jobs.
HUBER+SUHNER, a maker of optical and electrical components, will relocate to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, creating 50 jobs.
The Dennis Group, LLC, a construction industry company, will open an office in Gwinnett County, Georgia and hire 35 people.
Schwan Cosmetics USA will build a new facility in Rutherford County, Tennessee, and hire 250 employees.
Electronics maker Hon Hai/Foxconn will open a new facility in Pennsylvania, creating 500 jobs.
In Malvern, Arkansas, moulding and millwork company Prime-Line, Inc. will expand and hire 50 people.
Grocery distributor SpartanNash will expand in Grand Rapids, Michigan, creating 72 jobs.
VFP, Inc., a producer of prefabricated structures, will expand in Scott County, Tennessee, adding 50 employees.
VetConnexx, an IT company, will open a customer service center in Gwinnett County, Georgia, resulting in 300 jobs.
Natgasoline, LLC, a maker of fuel products, will expand in Beaumont, Texas, creating 240 jobs.
Nanova Biomaterials, Inc., a biotechnology company, will expand in Columbia, Missouri, creating 50 jobs.
In Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Continental Specialty Meats, Inc., a food processor, will open a new facility and hire 26 people.
Computer services provider Oracle will expand in Austin, Texas and hire 200 people.
In Cumberland County, North Carolina, engineering support company Bosh Global Services will expand and add 32 employees
Vinh Long, a maker of home furnishings, will open a new facility in Morrilton, Arkansas, resulting in 75 jobs.
In Oscoda County, Michigan, Cooper-Standard Automotive, Inc., a supplier to the auto industry, will expand and add 177 employees.
Factory automation company Genesis Systems Group will open a new facility on Davenport, Iowa, creating 9 jobs.
In Columbia City, Indiana, medical device maker Blue Medicak will locate a new facility and hire 25 people.
Auto parts maker Sogefi Group will expand in Prichard, West Virginia, adding 250 employees.
In Topeka, Kansas, Crosswind Petfoods will expand and hire 62 employees
In Bowling Green, Kentucky, steel maker Horizon Steel will open a new facility and create 30 jobs.
Total Jobs Announcements: 6,953
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