NOVEMBER’S TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD!
 

FIRMENICH RECOGNIZED AS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION LEADER (Geneva, Switzerland):  Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company has been recognized for its exemplary leadership in Diversity & Inclusion with the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Award 2019 has been recognized for its exemplary leadership in Diversity and Inclusion… SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
 
A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING NATIONALLY!

NAIC GETS $1.4 MILLION MBDA GRANT TO RAISE $1 BILLION FOR INVESTMENT IN MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS: The action comes as access to capital remains the most important factor limiting the ability of many of the nation’s 11 million minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) to increase in scale. The $1.4 million grant recognizes the obstacles faced by minority asset managers and the prioritization toward addressing the many challenges faced by these businesses, officials say.

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YOUR NOVEMBER 2019 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

GLOBAL TRACK MANUFACTURING TO CREATE 250 JOBS IN TENNESSEE: 
Global Track Manufacturing USA, Inc. has established a production facility in the former Tower Automotive plant in Milan, TN. The company will create 250 jobs at the new plant in Gibson County, its first in the U.S.

 
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FINNISH NOKIAN TYRES OPENS ITS U.S. PRODUCTION FACTORY IN DAYTON, TENNESSEE: The tire manufacturer will produce millions of tires at the most advance tire facilities in the world, Nokian Tyres, a premium tire

manufacturer dedicated to providing drivers with peace of mind in all conditions, celebrated the official opening of its North American production factory in Dayton, Tennessee on Wednesday. The 830,000-square-foot complex is one of the most advanced tire production facilities in the industry.
 
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KENTUCKY

TOYOTA PLANS TO ADD HUNDREDS OF JOBS AT KENTUCKY PLANT, OFFERS SIGNING BONUS: Toyota plans to add 400 workers as soon as possible to its plant in Georgetown, Ky., the Japanese automaker announced. The  new hires at the plant, which is Toyota’s largest in the world, will receive a $500 signing bonus if they remain on the job for at least six months, according to Toyota spokesman.

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KENTUCKY’S FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES:  Each year, Inc. magazine publishes its list of the 5,000 fastest growing privately held companies across the nation. This year, 34 companies headquartered in Kentucky made the list
 
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WEST VIRGINIA

NEW HELICOPTER MANUFACTURED IN WEST VIRGINIA NOW COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE: 
A new helicopter resulting from a collaboration between Carbon Fiber Composites, Safari Helicopters, and the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University is now commercially available and has made its first sales.

 
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GLOBAL TECH GIANT INFOR OPENS DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON LOCATON: the doors are now open for a Charleston branch of a global leader in business cloud software. Infor, which specializes software by industry,

held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its capital city location on Monday morning inside Laidley Tower.

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