Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Good News 8-6-2013

Good Economic News

Here are just a few of the recent jobs announcements that have crossed my desk in recent weeks.
Tognum America, Inc., a propulsion and power systems firm, will expand its operation in Aiken County, South Carolina, creating 10 jobs. Congrats to Brand Acceleration client, Will Williams with the Economic Development Partnership of Aiken and Edgefield Counties.
In Indianapolis, Indiana, automotive supplier reflex and Allen Group will locate a new operation and hire 97 people.
In Liberty, Missouri, identification products maker Holland 1916 will expand and create 62 jobs.
In Whitley County, Indiana, trailer maker Novae Corporation will expand and add 20 employees.
Gordon Food Service, a distributor of food products, will open a new distribution center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, creating 166 jobs.

Personal care products maker Method will open a new facility in Chicago, Illinois, creating 100 jobs.

Tucker Auto-Mation, a maker of automatic doors, will expand in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, creating 25 jobs.
Infinitus Energy, a waste recovery service provider, will build a new facility in Montgomery County, Alabama, creating 110 jobs.

In Hart County, Georgia, Field Service Engineering will open a new headquarters, creating 80 jobs.
In Durham County, North Carolina, agribusiness company Syngenta will expand and add 150 jobs.

In Lake Park, Iowa, Iowa Die Casting will expand and add 18 employees.

Tecumseh Products Company, a maker of refrigeration and air conditioning products, will expand in Verona, Mississippi, creating 150 jobs.
In Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, The Coca-Cola Company will expand and hire 28 people.

FCX Performance, a provider of process control products, will expand in Columbus, Ohio, creating 19 jobs.
In Laurens County, South Carolina, ZF Transmissions will expand and create 450 jobs.

In Chicago, Illinois, pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran Corporation will establish an innovation center and create 50 jobs.

MultiTech Industries, a metal fabrication company, will establish an operation in Franklin, Kentucky, creating 40 jobs.

Standard Textile will expand its operation in Union County, South Carolina, creating 15 jobs.
Wright Foods, a food processing company, will expand its operation in Montgomery County, North Carolina, adding 505 employees.

In Orlando, Florida, Golf Channel will expand and hire 75 people.

In Jeffersonville, Indiana, Jeffboat, LLC will expand and add 100 employees.
CalStar, a maker of building products, will locate a manufacturing facility in Columbus, Mississippi, creating 58 jobs.

In Beaver County, Pennsylvania, window and door maker VEKA, Inc. will expand and hire 38 people.
Online retailer Amazon will expand and add more than 5,000 employees companywide.

In Indianapolis, Indiana, information technology company Allegient LLC will expand and add 36 employees.
DLS Retreading will locate a new operation in Lancaster County, South Carolina, creating 53 jobs.

In Allen County, Kansas, oilfield products maker Catalyst Artificial Lift LLC will expand and create 98 jobs.
In Princeton, Indiana, auto maker Toyota will increase production and hire 200 workers.

In Lenoir and Iredell Counties, North Carolina, food packaging company Pactiv, LLC will expand and hire 77 workers.
Atomized Products Group, Inc., a provider of metal powders, will establish a new operation in Chesapeake, Virginia and hire 26 people.

In LaPorte County, Indiana, instrumentation maker Dwyer Instruments, Inc. will expand and create 50 jobs.
BID Group, a maker of forestry products, will establish a new operation in Dorchester County, South Carolina, creating 40 jobs.

IBC North America and Clean Tide Container, makers of bulk containers, will open a facility in Chillicothe, Missouri, creating 87 jobs.
In Decatur County, Indiana, Delta Faucet Company will expand and add 160 employees.

Total Jobs Announcements: 8,193

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