TENNESSEE: Great Brands Deserve the Great State of Tennessee

They believe in high expectations, low debt, and a pro-business regulatory environment.

Tennessee is proud to be a right-to-work state with no personal income tax on wages. Their state and local tax burdens are among the lowest in the country, and their state budget operates with a…

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LOUISIANA: Custom Workforce for Expanding

As COVID-19 emerged in 2020, businesses paused expansion plans. Yet Louisiana’s recruitment pipeline stayed full, and soon began yielding impressive results. In July, Louisiana gained State of the Year recognition for best prior-year economic development results in the South. Days later, LED Fast Start® – Louisiana’s custom…

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SWLA Economic Development Alliance Focused on Business Recovery

By George Swift, President/CEO
SWLA Economic Development Alliance

Hurricane Laura has devastated our five parish region especially Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes.

While dealing with an economic crisis and the covid-19 pandemic, we are now faced with rebuilding our region. To avoid an increase in corona virus we still…

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Westfield Fluid Controls To Launch Manufacturing Facility In Lafayette

Maker of specialized components for aerospace and defense industries will create 67 new direct jobs

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Westfield Hydraulics CEO Robert A. Schacht announced the company’s affiliate, Westfield Fluid Controls, will make a $5.1 million capital investment to establish a manufacturing facility in Lafayette. Founded…

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Amazon Announces Plans to Build New Fulfillment Centre in Ajax, Ontario

The new facilities in Ajax, Ontario and Hamilton will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs.

Five new delivery stations are also confirmed for Kitchener, Stoney Creek, Vaughan, Etobicoke and Scarborough .

Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans to open two new fulfillment centres in Hamilton, Ontario and Ajax, Ontario. The…

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