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BizJet opens new facility, launches expansion

Tulsa-based BizJet International unveiled a facility April 10 that will house a new product line the company is introducing as part of its long-term growth strategy. At least 60 jobs are being added as part of the newly-announced expansion.

BizJet International Sales & Support announced earlier this year that up to 250 jobs are being added companywide. BizJet currently employs around 300 at its Tulsa International Airport headquarters.

Tulsa region recognized as a leader in new and expanded facilities

Northeast Oklahoma continues to receive national and international recognition for business attraction and expansion. The Tulsa region ranked No. 5 in a list of top 10 metros with population between 200,000 and 1 million for new and expanded facilities for 2013. The ranking was announced today in the latest issue of Site Selection magazine, a leading publication in the corporate real estate and economic development fields.

Taylor Forge constructs new Tulsa facility, plans workforce expansion

Taylor Forge Engineered Systems is marking its expansion in the Gas Processing and Heat Transfer business with construction of a new manufacturing center in Tulsa. The company plans to expand its workforce as part of its strategy for continued growth.

Taylor Forge is in the process of applying for the State of Oklahoma’s Quality Jobs incentive, and plans to add as many as 100 employees at its new facility.

Whirlpool adding 150 Tulsa jobs and investing millions in local operations


Whirlpool Corporation, a leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, plans to add around 150 new jobs and $18.8 million in capital investment at its Tulsa facility beginning in 2014. The project is part of Whirlpool Corporation’s plan to invest more than $1 billion in its U.S. operations.

L-3 Aeromet celebrates the opening of its new facility at Tulsa International Airport

The renovated facility at TIA is more than 90,000 square feet and includes a large administrative building for its engineering and program management staff, system development laboratory and testing space, and two hangars capable of accommodating the multiple special-mission aircraft the business supports. Located at 6501 East Apache Street, the facility is conveniently situated near the intersection of East Apache Street and Sheridan Road, on the southwest side of TIA, with easy access to the airport’s commercial terminal.

New Macy's order fulfillment center to add more than 1,500 jobs to Tulsa regional economy

The Tulsa Regional Chamber, Governor Mary Fallin, the City of Owasso, Cherokee Nation, Northeast Oklahoma elected officials and regional partners in economic development revealed today the largest Tulsa-region jobs announcement in nearly a decade.

Baker Hughes unveils new Claremore research and development center

Baker Hughes hosted a grand opening Feb. 20 for its new, world-class artificial lift research, development and testing facility in Claremore. The facility will handle work related to advancing the application of artificial lift systems in technically challenging markets, including deep water, unconventional oil resource plays and heavy oil. The new Claremore facility represents an investment of $60 million.

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