Monday, March 12, 2012

Good Economic News 3-13-2012

Good Economic News

Here are just a few of the recent jobs announcements that have crossed my desk in recent weeks.

In Northampton County, Pennsylvania, packaging maker Rehrig Pacific Logistics will open a new facility and create 39 new jobs.

Glass manufacturer Flat Gall North America will expand its facility in Logan County, Ohio, creating 100 new jobs.

In Austin, Texas, Apple plans to add a new facility, which will double its local workforce, adding 3,600 new jobs.

In Dothan, Alabama, Yuru Corporation, a supplier of core electric components and ignition products, will locate its new headquarters and manufacturing operation, creating 60 new jobs.

Jones-Hamilton Company, a maker and marketer of specialty chemicals, plans to build a new plant in Chester County, South Carolina, creating 15 new jobs.

In Davie County, North Carolina, Carolina Precision Plastics LLC will locate a new facility and create 140 new jobs.

In Indianapolis, Indiana, Rolls-Royce North America will open a new engine components facility, creating 100 new jobs.

K&B Machine Works LLC will expand its operation in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, creating 19 new jobs.

In Shelby County, Tennessee, Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories plans to open a new lab, creating 65 new jobs.

RATO Power Company Ltd, a maker of ATVs, motorcycles, water pumps and general purpose engines, will move its headquarters to Lincoln County, North Carolina, creating 40 new jobs.

In Opelika, Alabama, Daewon America, a maker of coli spring and stabilizer bars for the auto industry, will expand and create 32 new jobs.

Retailer Belk, Inc. plans to invest in its distribution center in Union County, South Carolina, creating 124 new jobs.

In Batesville, Arkansas, Bad Boy Mowers will expand its operation and add 150 new employees.

XPO Logistics, Inc. a logistics services provider, will open a new operation in Charlotte, North Carolina, creating 200 new jobs.

GSE Lining Technology, a maker of geosynthetic lining products, will expand its operation in Williamsburg County, South Carolina, creating 24 new jobs.

In Terre Haute, Indiana, packaging materials maker Bemis Company will expand and add 40 new jobs.

Toyota plans to expand its Buffalo, West Virginia plant, adding 80 new jobs.

In Stark County, Ohio, Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations will open a new facility and hire 700 people.

Wise Alloys will expand its recycling operation in the Shoals area of Alabama, creating 43 new jobs.

In Rutherford County, North Carolina, Alliance Plastics, an injection molding plastics and tooling company, will locate a new facility and create 54 new jobs.

Supreme Industries, a maker of truck bodies, will expand its operation in Goshen, Indiana, creating 350 new jobs.

Total Jobs Announcements: 5,975

Jim Walton
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