Sunday, March 2, 2014

Good Economic News

Here are just a few of the recent jobs announcements that have crossed my desk in recent weeks.
Advance Engineering Company, a metal and plastic products maker, eill expand in Canton Charter Township, Michigan, creating 150 jobs.

Prudential, an insurance services provider, will add 800 employees companywide.

Cool Planet Energy Systems will open bio-refineries at Port of Alexandris and Natchitoches, Louisisna, creating 72 jobs.

Fiber and textile maker Toray Industries will expand in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, adding 500 jobs.

In Hopkinsville, Kentucky, US Smokeless Tobacco Company, a maker of tobacco products, will expand and hire 42 people. will expand and add 2,500 jobs companywide.

Furniture maker BuzziSpace, Inc. will open a new facility in Guilford County, North Carolina, creating 113 jobs.

In Knoxville, Tennessee, WS Packaging Group, Inc. will consolidate operations and create 231 jobs.

In Winter Park, Florida, Allied Specialty Vehicles will expand and hire 126 people.

Deloite has announced that it will add 2,000 employees companywide

Hyatt Hotels Corporation will move more than 60 IT jobs to downtown Chicago, Illinois, creating 60 jobs.

In Henrietta, New York, engineering services firm Retrotech will expand and create 23 jobs.

Spirits maker Makers Mark Distillery will expand in Loretto, Kentucky, adding 30 workers.

Vacuum and home products maker Electrolux will expand and hire 810 people.

In Clinton County, Indiana, food maker ConAgra will open a distribution center, creating 76 jobs.

Software maker Microsoft will add 500 jobs companywide.

Auto components maker Magna Exteriors and Interiors will expand in St. Clair and Benzie Counties, Michigan, adding 274 employees.

Healthcare technology company Leidos will add 1,880 employees companywide.

Select Plastics, LLC, a maker of plastic sheeting, will expand in Scott City, Missouri, creating 28 jobs.

In Anderson County, South Carolina, woven rug maker Orian Rugs will expand and create 125 jobs.

In Sumter County, South Carolina, King Machine, a maker of molds, will open a new facility and hire 20 people.

Gymguyz will add 200 jobs companywide.

In Forest City, North Carolina, HVAC products maker Team Air will open a new facility and hire 70 people.

Finance provider Quicken Loans will aqdd 200 employees companywide.

In Charlotte, North Carolina, Irongate Home Finance will open a corporate headquarters, creating 125 jobs.

Benefitfocus will expand and add 1,200 employees companywide.

In Whitfield County, Georgia, flooring company IVC US will expand and create 200 jobs.

In Oconee County, South Carolina, automotive supplier US Engine Valve will expand and add 125 employees.

In Adams County, Indiana, barge maker Poseidon Barge will open a facility and hire 26 people.

 Blue Prings, Missouri, Xcelicent, a real estate information provider, will expand and add 211 jobs.

Auto Components maker Echo Automotive will open a facility in Anderson, Indiana, creating 10 jobs.

Pirtek USA will expand and add 100 employees companywide.

Performance Software Corporation, a systems and software developer, will open a facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, creating 58 jobs.

Autoneum, an auto components provider, will expand in Jeffersonville, Indiana, creating 220 jobs.

Alied Modular Building Systems, Inc., a maker of wall systems, will expand in Sumner County, Tennessee, creating 27 jobs.

WeylChem US, Inc., a provider of mmanufacturing and tolling services, will expand in Elgin, South Carolina, adding 49 employees.

AutoCare will expand and add 150 employees.

BOMAG Americas, a maker of compaction equipment, will open a facility in Fairfield County, South Carolina, creating 121 jobs.

Power Home Financing will expand and add 1,200 jobs.

Insurance provider Esurance will open a new office in Greenville County, South Carolina, creating 450 jobs.

Technology service provider ConnectWise will expand in Hillsborough County, Florida, creating 112 jobs.

Evonik Industries, a chemical company, will expand in Chesterfield County, Virginia, adding 50 employees.

In Orangeburg County, South Carolina, asphalt products maker Walker Emulsions will open a new facility and hire 11 people.

In Lebanon, Tennessee, metal products maker Novamet Specialty Products will open its headquarters, creating 43 jobs 

PNC Bank will expand and add 2,000 jobs companywide.

Emerson Power Transmission Corporation, a maker of auto components, will open a facility and hire 7 people 

In Henry County, Virginia, aircraft components maker Kilgour Industries, Ltd will open a facility and hire 155 people.

In Cherokee County, Georgia, Inalfa Roof Systems, a provider of vehicle roof products, will expand and hire 100 people.

Oil and gas industry company Danos will open a facility in Iberia, Louisiana, creating 100 jobs.

In Grant County, Indiana, sporting goods retailer Dunham’s Sports will expand and add 135 employees. Congrats to economic developer Tim Eckerle on a job well done.

Total Jobs Announcements: 17,815

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