Sunday, July 15, 2012

Good Economic News - July 15, 2012

Good Economic News

Here are just a few of the recent jobs announcements that have crossed my desk in recent weeks.
In Sandy Springs, Georgia, CBS Corporation, a media and entertainment company, will open an IT and software services center and create 101 new jobs. 
Taica North America Corporation will open a three-dimensional printing and manufacturing facility in Winchester, Kentucky and create 30 new jobs.
AVX, a manufacturer and supplier of electronic and interconnect components, will increase its manufacturing and research operations in Greenville County, South Carolina to include 279 new jobs.
In Boone County, Kentucky, Elovations Services Group LLC will open a new e-commerce center, hiring 696 new employees.
International data security provider Data Locker Inc. is adding 29 new jobs at its Overland Park, Kansas location.
Medical manufacturing company STERIS Corporation is expanding its Montgomery, Alabama plant and creating 80 new jobs.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus will open its first factory on American soil in Mobile, Alabama and create 1000 jobs.
Tobul Accumulator will expand its Columbia, South Carolina operation and generate 50 new jobs. 
For the third time since 2005, automotive parts manufacturer Hanil USA will expand its Tallassee, Alabama facility.  This expansion will add 60 new jobs.
Genesis Energy L.P. plans to expand its Port of Natchez terminal in Natchez, Mississippi and create 20 new jobs.
ServiceLink, a mortgage loan processing company, will expand operations to Overland Park, Kansas and generate 130 jobs.
In Monroe, Louisiana, telecommunications company CenturyLink, will expand its corporate campus and hire 600-800 new employees.
Energy giant GE is expanding its Schenectady, New York advanced manufacturing battery factory and creating 100 jobs.
Illinois-based restaurant supply company Martin-Brower will expand its distribution center in St. Johns, Michigan and generate 150 jobs.
Radiant Power Corporation, a producer of aircraft power distribution products, plans to expand its Manatee, County, Florida plant and add 26 jobs.
In Jeffersonville, Georgia, Academy Sports + Outdoor will expand its distribution center and add 250 jobs.
DrillingWorld, a drilling and trenching parts manufacturer, will expand its Shelbyville, Indiana operation and hire up to 30 new employees.
Health care company Baxter International, Inc. has selected Stanton Springs Business Park near Atlanta, Georgia, as the home of its new biopharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution center and plasma centers, which will create 1500 new jobs.
German-based seat manufacturer Kiel NA plans to build its first US facility in Elkhart, Indiana and hire 62 employees.
In Pompano Beach, Florida, discount grocery retailer Save-A-Lot will open a food distribution center which will initially employ 30 employees.
Mortgage Contracting Service will open a business process outsourcing center in Ruston, Louisiana and create 90 new jobs.
Advanced hybrid rocket developer Rocket Crafters is bringing its headquarters and 1300 new jobs to Titusville, Florida.
Neiman Marcus Group will establish a distribution and fulfillment center in Pittson, Pennsylvania and generate 150 jobs.
XCOR Aerospace will create 100 new jobs when it brings its Commercial Space Research and Development Center to Midland International Airport in Texas.
In Stillwater, Oklahoma, aerospace manufacturer Asco Incorporated is opening a production facility and hiring 250 employees.
Hydroponic grower Village Farms International will move its headquarters to Lake Mary, Florida and hire 21 new employees.
UnitedHealthcare is expanding its Chico, California operation and adding 115 new jobs.
Food manufacturer Valley Fine Foods is establishing its East Coast facility and creating 300 jobs.
A new Bass Pro Shops anchor store on Long Island Sound in Connecticut will create hundreds of new jobs.
Total Jobs Announcements: 7,749 + “Hundreds”

Jim Walton
Brand Acceleration, Inc.
Branding // Marketing Communications // Public Relations
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