Category Archives: Lincoln

Japan’s Morio Denko picks Lincoln for first US plant.

LINCOLN Neb – Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated Morio USA Corporation on the grand opening of their new 11,436 sq. ft. facility in Lincoln. Morio USA is a manufacturer of electronic sign displays and moving message board panels used in lobbies, train ...

Sandhills builds IT center expansion in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills will soon break ground on a new facility on its 68-acre global headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The announcement comes on the heels of a recently constructed IT facility, completed in October. The new 42,000-square-foot buil ...

TrueJoy expands dance line products in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — TrueJoy has launched a new line of active dance wear from its home in Lincoln. The company’s Activewear line offers a variety of products from individual tops to complete outfits. “We are so excited to introduce this unique n ...

Kawasaki will add 95 jobs in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Kawasaki is looking for 95 workers for its plant in Lincoln. The company is adding the workers due to a $2 billion deal with the Federal Transportation Administration to build a subway car that is safer. The work will be done at the comp ...

LI-COR flips on new lighting technology in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — LI-COR, a leader in light sensor technology for more than 40 years, has launched a light measurement tool for use in a number of applications. The company has launched a redesigned pyranometer, quantum sensor, photometric sensor, and lin ...

York Cold Storage expansion will create 10 cool jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — York Cold Storage is set to expand with help from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. The department awarded the City of York $267,955 in Community Development Block Grant funding to assist York with an expansion of its oper ...

Peterbilt building dealership, hiring 25-30.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Peterbilt is at work on a dealership in Lincoln that will employ 25 to 30 employees. It is near Interstate 80 and Arbor Road on nine acres. The 38,875-square-foot dealership will include a truck service center, sales offices and warehous ...

Level 3 Communications expands services in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The city of Lincoln has entered into a lease agreement with Level 3 Communications to expand its fiber optic infrastructure services in the city. It is part of the Lincoln Technology Improvement System. “Level 3 operates a global f ...

Sandhills Publishing books Lincoln expansion.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills Publishing is expanding in Lincoln with a state-of-the-art facility. The expansion will accommodate both existing and imminent needs. Sandhills currently operates a Goss Sunday printing press, a G18 printing press, and two bin ...

Businesses growing in Nebraska, especially LLCs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale said businesses are growing in the state, and he has seen a rise in new businesses establishing themselves as LLCs. He said the number of LLCs in the state went up 16 percent between 2013 and 2014. ...

Nebraska jobless rate lowest in 17 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska posted the lowest unemployment rate in the country for March based on preliminary numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The state’s unemployment rate was 2.6 percent, which also was the lowest in the state sinc ...

Bulu Box launching new software.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Bulu Box plans to launch Bulu Insights, a proprietary software that collects sample surveys, user profiles and purchase behaviors of consumers. The company recently secured $1.5 million in funding to launch the project. Bulu Insights uti ...

Hudl plans new HQ, 300 Lincoln jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Hudl plans to expand in Lincoln and hire 300 employees in the next three years. The sports video software company also plans to build a headquarters in Lincoln near Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mayor Chris Beutler praised the move, and touted th ...

Graepel North America expands manufacturing in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Graepel North America has completed its expansion in Lincoln with the debut of its new 45,000-square-foot facility. The facility houses equipment the company uses in its manufacturing processes. Graepel makes products for companies inclu ...

Hey sport, Opendorse looks to add 10 jobs in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sports branding firm Opendorse plans to hire 10 employees as the business continues its growth. Just one year ago, the budding business only had seven employees. With $1.75 million in recent financing the company is looking to add more c ...

Fluff Interior Design plans first retail store.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Fluff Interior Design, formerly known as Fluff Your Stuff Interior Design, will move into a new space and expand to offer a retail component. The Lincoln company has been based near 149th and I Street, but that location was only a meetin ...

Sandhills Publishing launches technological offerings.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Sandhills Publishing has launched a new website to expand its services in connecting fleet owners of rental equipment with those in the trucking, agriculture, construction and heavy equipment industries. A user interested in renting equi ...

Unemployment stays low in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska continues to post low unemployment numbers that consistently beat the national average, and January was no exception. This week, the Nebraska Department of Labor reported the state’s unemployment rate in January was 2.9 pe ...

Small business program designed to create jobs.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The State Small Business Credit Initiative from the U.S. Treasury Department that Nebraska recently received is designed to create jobs, and help startups and existing businesses to grow and thrive. Nebraska’s Department of Econo ...

Lumber Liquidators adds planks in Lincoln.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Lumber Liquidators will expand in Lincoln by moving to a larger store. The company will open an 8,000-square-foot store on March 20 at 6401 Q St. The new site is in the Gateway Mall. In line with expansions the company has made around th ...