Category Archives: Expansion / Growth / Hiring

MetLife Launching New Business Unit

MetLife has announced they will be starting a new business unit called “MetLife Investment Management”. The unit will house two new divisions: MetLife Real Estate Investors and MetLife Private Capital Investors. One quote that caught our eye reads: “In expanding … Continue reading

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General Motors Growing Their IT Force

We saw this interesting bit of news from the Houston Business Journal. Looks like GM is bringing their IT force back in-house. Plans include hiring 3,000 former HP employees who use to work at GM. Besides hiring the 3,000 HP … Continue reading

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Roche investing $300 million at Indianapolis HQ

Roche Diagnostics is the USĀ arm of Roche’s global diagnostics division. The company has announced spending $300 million on their Indianapolis headquarters over the next 10 years. According to the article, Roche will be spending the new funds on “renovating existing … Continue reading

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Companies Growing and Expanding in Kansas

We always like to let your readers know about helpful sites that can lead to a new sales opportunity. If you’re in Kansas (or it’s part of your territory), you’ll want to check this site periodically. The top story reads: … Continue reading

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Next Addition to the Fortune 1000: VeriFone Systems!

For our first blog posting of the year, we couldn’t pass up this feature article. VeriFone Systems ($1.3 billion sales / HQ: San Jose, CA) has stated an ambitious growth target. We always like this kind of news. It usually … Continue reading

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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Division Expanding in Kansas

We found this very nice growth story on UnitedHealth’s OptumRx’s division. The unit is expanding their flagship Overland Park customer and mail service facility. This is going to produce about 600 new jobs! UnitedHealth, based in Minnetonka, MN, is a … Continue reading

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Spectrum Brands Growing in Home State of Wisconsin

Spectrum Brands (#737 in the Fortune 1000) is a maker and marketer of lots of different products you probably use today. The company announced they would immediately be hiring more people for their Wisconsin HQ. They have also promised the … Continue reading

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ConAgra Setting Stage For New Acquisitions

As savvy sales pro’s know, acquisitions have the potential to create great opportunities. For example, existing processes, platforms and services might need to be extended to the newly acquired company. This could bring you a whole new set of users … Continue reading

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Ohio SMB Manufacturer Expanding HQ and Hiring

Here’s a nice growth story we found for a healthy SMB manufacturing company (annual sales approx $269 million). According to the article, Intelligrated is doubling the size of their HQ and hiring about 200 people. The new jobs will be … Continue reading

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