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157 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – March 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- SalesLeads announced today the March 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 157 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

The following are selected highlights on new Industrial Manufacturing industry construction news.

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Type

-- Manufacturing/Production Facilities - 141 New Projects

-- Distribution and Industrial Warehouse - 41 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Scope/Activity

-- New Construction - 45 New Projects

-- Expansion - 57 New Projects

-- Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 68 New Projects

-- Plant Closings - 6 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Location (Top 10 States)

North Carolina - 11

Wisconsin - 9

Texas - 9

New York - 9

Georgia - 8

Ohio - 8

South Carolina - 7

Michigan - 7

Massachusetts - 6

Kentucky - 6

LARGEST PLANNED PROJECT

During the month of March, our research team identified 12 new Industrial Manufacturing facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by Intel Corporation, who is planning to invest $20 billion for the construction of two manufacturing facilities at their manufacturing complex in CHANDLER, AZ. The project is in the early design stage. Completion is slated for 2024.

TOP 10 TRACKED INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING PROJECTS

GEORGIA:

Battery mfr. is considering investing $5 billion for the construction of a manufacturing facility and currently seeking a site in GEORGIA. Watch SalesLeads for updates.

ALABAMA:

Cardboard packaging mfr. is planning to invest $440 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of their manufacturing facility in JACKSON, AL. They have recently received approval for the project. Construction will occur in phases, with completion slated for 2024.

TENNESSEE:

Electric car mfr. is planning to invest $362 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 817,000 sf manufacturing facility at 8400 Winchester in MEMPHIS, TN. They have recently received approval for the project.

MICHIGAN:

Steel products mfr. is considering investing $164 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility and currently seeking a site in MICHIGAN or in the Midwest area of the US. Watch SalesLeads for updates.

QUEBEC:

Electric vehicle mfr. is considering investing $148 million for the construction of a battery manufacturing facility and currently seeking a site in QUEBEC. Watch SalesLeads for updates.

OHIO:

Personal care products mfr. is planning to invest $90 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 570,000 sf manufacturing facility in GROVEPORT, OH. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Fall 2021.

KENTUCKY:

Aluminum products mfr. is planning to invest $54 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 460,000 sf manufacturing facility at 300 Brown Rd. in FRANKLIN, KY. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Summer 2022.

MASSACHUSETTS:

Fluid control equipment mfr. is planning to invest $53 million for the construction of a 139,000 sf manufacturing facility in DEVENS, MA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

NORTH CAROLINA:

Electric vehicle mfr. is planning to invest $41 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility in CHARLOTTE, NC. Completion is slated for Summer 2022.

WISCONSIN:

Specialty wire products mfr. is planning to invest $37 million for the expansion of their manufacturing facility in KIMBERLY, WI by 70,000 sf. Construction is expected to start in Spring 2021, with completion slated for 2022.

ABOUT SALESLEADS:

Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials.

Learn more: https://www.salesleadsinc.com/industry/industrial-manufacturing/

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150 Industrial Warehouse & Distribution Center Planned Construction Project Reports – March 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- SalesLeads announced today the March 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Distribution and Supply Chain industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 150 new projects in the Distribution and Supply Chain sector.

The following are selected highlights on new Distribution Center and Warehouse construction news.

Distribution and Supply Chain - By Project Type

- Distribution/Fulfillment Centers - 62 New Projects

- Industrial Warehouse - 123 New Projects

Distribution and Supply Chain- By Project Scope/Activity

- New Construction - 72 New Projects

- Expansion - 28 New Projects

- Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 57 New Projects

- Closing - 0 New Projects

Distribution and Supply Chain - By Project Location(Top 5 States)

- Texas - 17

- California - 13

- Ohio - 9

- Pennsylvania - 8

- Florida - 8

Largest Planned Project

During the month of March, our research team identified 4 new Distribution and Supply Chain facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by One World Ventures, Inc., who is planning to invest $219 million for the construction of a warehouse, growing, and processing facility in MADISON, WV. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

Top 10 Tracked Distribution and Supply Chain Project Opportunities

Ontario:

Global online retailer is considering the construction of a 4 million sf distribution center in PICKERING, ON. Watch SalesLeads for updates.

Tennessee:

Clothing retailer is planning to invest $83 million for an expansion of their distribution center in GALLATIN, TN. They have recently received approval for the project.

Alabama:

Beverage company is planning to invest $48 million for a 120,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their warehouse and distribution facility in MOBILE, AL. Construction is expected to start in Summer 2021, with completion slated for late 2022.

Florida:

Cold chain logistics company is planning to invest $47 million for the construction of a 150,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility at 11180 Blasius Rd. in JACKSONVILLE, FL. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for Spring 2022.

Pennsylvania:

Logistics service provider is investing $42 million for the construction of a 200,000 sf warehouse and distribution center at the Port of Philadelphia in PHILADELPHIA, PA. Construction has recently started.

Indiana:

Global online retailer is planning to invest $30 million for the construction of a 141,000 sf distribution center in MERRILLVILLE, IN. They are also planning for the construction of a distribution center in VALPARAISO, IN. Completion of both projects is slated for late 2021.

Georgia:

Logistics service provider is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 1 million sf distribution center at 1015 Collinsworth Rd. in PALMETTO, GA.

California:

Logistics service provider is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on two recently leased warehouse and distribution facilities totaling 410,000 sf at 6753 Mowry Ave. and 7375 Morton Ave. in NEWARK, CA.

Texas:

International trade and logistics service provider is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 500,000 sf distribution center in LAREDO, TX. They expect to occupy the space in Summer 2021.

Massachusetts:

Cold chain logistics company is planning to invest $22 million for the construction of an 83,000 sf refrigerated warehouse and distribution facility in STURBRIDGE, MA. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Fall 2021.

ABOUT SALESLEADS, INC.

Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials. https://www.salesleadsinc.com/

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Corporate Health and Wellness Expert, Wellness Coaches, Releases Whitepaper on the Increased Risks of COVID-19 to Smokers and Their Employers

BLUE BELL, Pa. -- As COVID-19 lingers on, management teams across the country are struggling to find effective ways to keep their workforce safe and healthy while also keeping productivity levels up. Wellness Coaches offers a comprehensive look into an overlooked workforce demographic in their new whitepaper, "Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic: A look at the medical and financial costs of smoking for people and organizations."

"Businesses have been focused on creating a blanket approach for all employees regarding coronavirus prevention and stress management," says Justin Thomas, Wellness Coaches' Chief Operating Officer. "Companies may not realize that smoking employees are a higher risk population than non-smoking employees and require a different approach, including a specialized plan for long-term health."

A study of young adults aged 13-24 showed that those who have ever used e-cigarettes were five times more likely to contract COVID-19 than people who do not use tobacco products. Dual users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes were nearly seven times more likely to contract the virus.

Thomas explains further, "The goal of our findings is to help employers better understand the needs of their smoking employee population, what the increased health risks mean to their workforce and organization, and what they can do to help."

The "Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic" whitepaper draws on Wellness Coaches' over 20 years of experience in corporate health and wellness as well as data from the country's leading health organizations.

Top takeaways include:

* The many ways smoking negatively affects the emotional, physical, and financial health of the workforce
* Direct and indirect costs of smoking to organizations
* Recent studies linking smoking to elevated risks of contracting COVID-19
* The challenges of attempting smoking cessation in a high-stress environment
* Tools and approaches to smoking cessation programs in a pandemic

Download "Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic: A look at the medical and financial costs of smoking for people and organizations" (PDF): https://wellnesscoachesusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/WC_SmokingCessation_WhitePaper.pdf

About Wellness Coaches:

Since 2002, Wellness Coaches has delivered proven results and high ROI through personalized support and company-wide health and wellness programs. As one of the largest and most experienced wellness, nutrition, and injury prevention coaching providers in the workplace, their expertise has allowed Wellness Coaches to pivot quickly in response to COVID-19. Services now include virtual wellness coaching and nutritional counseling and a holistic approach for businesses to survive and thrive during COVID-19 with vaccine administration, testing, temperature screenings, and onsite compliance officers and nurses.

Learn more at https://wellnesscoachesusa.com/, and on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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Q3 2020 Critical Defect Rate Hits Five-Year High, According to ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report

DENVER, Colo. -- ACES Quality Management™ (ACES), the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry, announced the release of its quarterly ACES Mortgage QC Trends Report covering the third quarter (Q3) of 2020. The latest report provides an analysis of post-closing quality control data derived from ACES Quality Management & Control Software™.

Notable findings from the Q3 2020 report include:

* The overall critical defect rate of 2.34% represents a marked increase from prior quarters and is the highest observed since ACES began publishing the QC Trends Report in 2016.

* Income/Employment defect share fell, showing positive signs, while manufacturing-related defects grew.

* Record lending volume combined with summer home buying led to an increase in overall purchase share from the prior quarter.

* Conventional loans had a strong market share but slipped in terms of quality in Q3.

* Early Payment Defaults (EPDs) declined in Q3, providing reason to be cautiously optimistic.

"Without a doubt, Q3 2020's critical defect rate was the highest we've seen since ACES began publishing the QC Trends Report in 2016, and while there are multiple factors that attributed to the 25% increase in critical defects, the majority of them were COVID-related," said ACES Executive Vice President Nick Volpe. "Given that many of these factors are still at play, we expect to see continued volatility in defect rates for at least several more quarters. However, we did see a decline in EPDs in Q4 2020 to just 110% of their pre-pandemic levels, which provides a measure of optimism after hitting a 200% increase in Q3."

Findings for the Q3 2020 ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report are based on post-closing quality control data from approximately 100,000 unique loans and are categorized using the Fannie Mae loan defect taxonomy and incorporates data from prior quarters and/or calendar years, where applicable. All reviews and defect data evaluated for the report were based on loan audits selected by lenders for full file reviews.

"Despite record interest rate lows, there was still plenty of volatility in the mortgage markets in 2020, as evidenced by the data from Q3. With the pandemic's end not quite yet in sight, lenders need to remain vigilant of the trends impacting their loan quality," said ACES CEO Trevor Gauthier. "More than ever, the transparency ACES provides lenders into their loan performance as compared to their peers delivers valuable insights that can help these institutions not only identify where they are currently falling short in terms of loan quality, but also highlight areas to watch in the future based on industry trends. That ability to be proactive in mitigating defects and risk cannot be overstated, especially in the midst of market volatility and high volumes."

ACES executives will analyze the findings from the Q3 2020 ACES Mortgage QC Industry Trends Report and offer insights into what lenders can expect in future quarters during a webinar titled, "Insights into Mortgage QC Trends" as part of its on-going QC NOW Web Series. Visit the QC Now website for upcoming registration details.

Mortgage QC Industry Trends Reports are available for download, free of charge, at https://www.acesquality.com/resources/reports.

About ACES Quality Management

ACES Quality Management, formerly known as ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), is the leading provider of enterprise quality management and control software for the financial services industry. The nation's most prominent lenders, servicers and financial institutions rely on ACES Quality Management & Control Software™ to improve audit throughput and quality while controlling costs, including:

* 3 of the top 5 and more than 50% of the top 50 independent mortgage lenders;
* 7 of the top 10 loan servicers;
* 11 of the top 30 banks; and
* 1 of the top 3 credit unions in the USA.

Unlike other quality control platforms, only ACES delivers Flexible Audit Technology, which gives independent mortgage lenders and financial institutions the ability to easily manage and customize ACES to meet their business needs without having to rely on IT or other outside resources. Using a customer-centric approach, ACES clients get responsive support and access to our experts to maximize their investment. For more information, visit www.acesquality.com or call 1-800-858-1598.

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150 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – February 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- SalesLeads announced today the February 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 150 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

The following are selected highlights on new Industrial Manufacturing industry construction news.

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Type

- Manufacturing/Production Facilities - 128 New Projects

- Distribution and Industrial Warehouse - 53 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Scope/Activity

- New Construction - 42 New Projects

- Expansion - 55 New Projects

- Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 62 New Projects

- Plant Closings - 7 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Location (Top 10 States)

Indiana - 11
New York - 11
California - 10
Ohio - 8
Wisconsin - 8
Michigan - 8
South Carolina - 7
Tennessee - 6
Texas - 6
Georgia - 5

Largest Planned Project

During the month of February, our research team identified 12 new Industrial Manufacturing facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by Convalt Energy, who is planning to invest $650 million for the construction of a 500,000 sf manufacturing facility at Route 12F in WATERTOWN, NY. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Construction will occur in phases and is expected to start in early 2022.

Top 10 Tracked Industrial Manufacturing Projects

TENNESSEE:

Tire mfr. is planning to invest $361 million for the expansion, renovation, and equipment upgrades of their manufacturing facility at 2950 International Boulevard in CLARKSVILLE, TN. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

NEW YORK:

Fuel cell mfr. is planning to invest $264 million for the construction of a processing facility in ALABAMA, NY. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for late 2022.

WEST VIRGINIA:

Automotive mfr. is planning to invest $210 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility in BUFFALO, WV. Completion is slated for late 2022.

SOUTH CAROLINA:

Automotive components mfr. is planning to invest $200 million for the expansion of their manufacturing facility in GRAY COURT, SC. Completion is slated for 2023.

VIRGINIA:

Specialty packaging mfr. is planning to invest $145 million for the construction of a 355,000 sf manufacturing facility in MARTINSVILLE, VA. They have recently received approval for the project.

ARKANSAS:

Insulation and roofing products mfr. is planning to invest $100 million for the construction of a 550,000 sf manufacturing facility at 5520 Planters Rd. in FORT SMITH, AR. They will relocate operations from their adjacent plant upon completion in Summer 2023.

MICHIGAN:

Automotive mfr. is planning to invest $93 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility in ROMULUS, MI. They have recently received approval for the project.

OHIO:

Automotive mfr. is planning to invest $75 million for the expansion and equipment upgrades at their manufacturing facility in TOLEDO, OH. They have recently received approval for the project.

LOUISIANA:

Paper products mfr. is planning to invest $52 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades of their manufacturing facility in BOGALUSA, LA. They have recently received approval for the project.

GEORGIA:

Auto parts mfr. is planning to invest $38 million for the construction of a 108,000 sf manufacturing facility at 6656 Lone Oak Road in LONE OAK, GA. They have recently received approval for the project.

Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials.

Each month, our team provides hundreds of industrial reports within a variety of industries, including:

* Industrial Manufacturing

* Plastics

* Food and Beverage

* Metals

* Power Generation

* Pulp Paper and Wood

* Oil and Gas

* Mining and Aggregates

* Chemical

* Research and Development

* Distribution and Supply Chain

* Pipelines

* Pharmaceutical

* Misc. Industrial Buildings

* Waste Water Treatment

* Data Centers.

Learn more: https://www.salesleadsinc.com/solutions/industrial-project-reports/

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Kiosk Manufacturer Association announces 2021 Interactive Kiosk Market Research Report

DENVER, Colo. -- The Kiosk Association announces the release "U.S. Self-Service Kiosks" market research report. 134 pages and 34 graphics covering Market Drivers for the unattended self-service kiosk market. For purposes of kiosk and interactive signage markets, the ATM, Vending and hybrid POS self-checkouts such as Walmart are not prime weighted factors.

The report is available by contacting any of the Kiosk Association gold sponsors. It is also available for sale by Research and Markets research store. Gold sponsors which may be contacted include: Olea Kiosks, Inc., KioWare, Pyramid Computer, Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc., Nanonation, KIOSK Information Systems, Kiosk Group, Vispero, Zebra, AUO, 22Miles, Honeywell, and LG Electronics Business Solutions.

ADA Accessibility News from Kiosk Association

- Free Regulatory Checklist for Kiosks - 14 Point Checklist ADA, Accessibility and PCI.

- US Access Board Free Seminar Reviewing Revised 508 Standards, Requirements for Hardware and Software and Interactive Terminals Kiosks

- Kiosk Association holds our second call this year with US Access Board prior to that seminar.

PCI Compliance and EMV Compliance

The Kiosk Association is conducting a poll on the direction of EMV deployments. We recommend all new deployments include EMV and Contactless. The target should be PCI-PTS v5 devices. Several RFPs have specified v3 which will only require replacing in a year. Worth noting a large segment is continuing with mag stripe only. Let us know what you think - take the poll. 30 seconds, one question and no registration required.

Questions - Contact Craig Keefner | craig@kma.global | 720.324.1837 m (text or call)

About the Kiosk Association:

Based in Colorado the Kiosk Association or KMA has served the unattended self-service kiosk market since 1995. We lead the effort to optimize self-service engagements and outcomes using technology such as kiosks, digital signage and displays, service, monitoring, and touchscreens.

ADA Accessibility and PCI EMV Compliance are the primary regulatory focus for the KMA. KMA is a Participating Organization with the PCI SSC. For ADA, the KMA meets annually with U.S. Access Board on accessibility standards for unattended. Additional market coverage includes digital signage, interactive digital, retail automation, Point-of-Sale and smart city.

The Kiosk Association is available on https://kioskindustry.org/ and https://kma.global/.

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Rise in Workplace Bullying Parallels Trump Term – Remote Work Fertile Ground for Abuse

CLARKSTON, Wash. -- Respondents in the new national scientific poll by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) reported a rise in prevalence to 30% of adult Americans who directly experienced "repeated mistreatment: abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse." This is the WBI definition of workplace bullying.

The prior WBI survey bullying rate was 19% in Feb. 2017. After exactly four years, in Feb. 2021, the rate had risen 57%.

By coincidence, the 2017 and 2021 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Surveys bracketed the Trump term. The comparison "gives us an estimate of the effect of his bellicose, bullying presidency on society and the American workplace," says Gary Namie, PhD, WBI Director and social psychologist. "Misconduct at the top had consequences."

Remote work is touted as the new way we work. However, interpersonal bullying is easier from a distance. Employed remote workers reported more bullying (43%) than the national respondent sample (30%). Abuse occurs primarily in virtual meetings.

When the number of witnesses to bullying are added to those bullied, 49% of Americans are affected. That translates to 79.3 million employed Americans touched by bullying -- directly and indirectly. Also, when American employers are told about the bullying, survey respondents faulted them for ineffective reactions (in 60% of cases) -- encouragement, denial, rationalization, defense of abuse, and discounting.

"Our workplaces simply are not working for people," says a concerned Teresa A. Daniel, JD, PhD, and Dean/Professor of Human Resource Leadership at Sullivan University. "It is unconscionable that nearly half of all American employees are miserable at work due to abusive bosses and toxic cultures."

David C. Yamada, J.D., Professor of Law at Suffolk University is author of anti-bullying legislation introduced in 30 states, the Healthy Workplace Bill. WBI survey respondents supported (90%) a new law to extend employee protections beyond existing nondiscrimination laws. Yamada says his bill "protects all workers from targeted, health-impairing bullying on the job."

Complete results at: https://workplacebullying.org/2021-wbi-survey/

About the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI):

WBI is dedicated to the eradication of workplace bullying through research, books, education for the public, employers, unions and professionals, and legislative advocacy, since 1997. Learn more at: https://workplacebullying.org/.

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Rise in Workplace Bullying Parallels Trump Term – Remote Work Fertile Ground for Abuse

CLARKSTON, Wash. -- Respondents in the new national scientific poll by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) reported a rise in prevalence to 30% of adult Americans who directly experienced "repeated mistreatment: abusive conduct that is threatening, intimidating, humiliating, work sabotage or verbal abuse." This is the WBI definition of workplace bullying.

The prior WBI survey bullying rate was 19% in Feb. 2017. After exactly four years, in Feb. 2021, the rate had risen 57%.

By coincidence, the 2017 and 2021 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Surveys bracketed the Trump term. The comparison "gives us an estimate of the effect of his bellicose, bullying presidency on society and the American workplace," says Gary Namie, PhD, WBI Director and social psychologist. "Misconduct at the top had consequences."

Remote work is touted as the new way we work. However, interpersonal bullying is easier from a distance. Employed remote workers reported more bullying (43%) than the national respondent sample (30%). Abuse occurs primarily in virtual meetings.

When the number of witnesses to bullying are added to those bullied, 49% of Americans are affected. That translates to 79.3 million employed Americans touched by bullying -- directly and indirectly. Also, when American employers are told about the bullying, survey respondents faulted them for ineffective reactions (in 60% of cases) -- encouragement, denial, rationalization, defense of abuse, and discounting.

"Our workplaces simply are not working for people," says a concerned Teresa A. Daniel, JD, PhD, and Dean/Professor of Human Resource Leadership at Sullivan University. "It is unconscionable that nearly half of all American employees are miserable at work due to abusive bosses and toxic cultures."

David C. Yamada, J.D., Professor of Law at Suffolk University is author of anti-bullying legislation introduced in 30 states, the Healthy Workplace Bill. WBI survey respondents supported (90%) a new law to extend employee protections beyond existing nondiscrimination laws. Yamada says his bill "protects all workers from targeted, health-impairing bullying on the job."

Complete results at: https://workplacebullying.org/2021-wbi-survey/

About the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI):

WBI is dedicated to the eradication of workplace bullying through research, books, education for the public, employers, unions and professionals, and legislative advocacy, since 1997. Learn more at: https://workplacebullying.org/.

Related link: https://workplacebullying.org/

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143 New Industrial Manufacturing Planned Industrial Project Reports – January 2021 Recap

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- SalesLeads announced today the January 2021 results for the new planned capital project spending report for the Industrial Manufacturing industry. The Firm tracks North American planned industrial capital project activity; including facility expansions, new plant construction and significant equipment modernization projects. Research confirms 143 new projects in the Industrial Manufacturing sector.

The following are selected highlights on new Industrial Manufacturing industry construction news.

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Type

- Manufacturing/Production Facilities - 117 New Projects

- Distribution and Industrial Warehouse - 43 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Scope/Activity

- New Construction - 36 New Projects

- Expansion - 51 New Projects

- Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 59 New Projects

- Plant Closings - 8 New Projects

Industrial Manufacturing - By Project Location (Top 10 States)

- Texas - 10

- Wisconsin - 9

- North Carolina - 9

- Ohio - 8

- Tennessee - 7

- Pennsylvania - 6

- Missouri - 5

- Georgia - 5

- Indiana - 5

- Michigan - 5

Largest Planned Project

During the month of January, our research team identified 6 new Industrial Manufacturing facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

The largest project is owned by Samsung Electronics America, Inc., who is considering investing $10 billion for the construction of a manufacturing facility in AUSTIN, Texas.

Top 10 Tracked Industrial Manufacturing Projects

ALBERTA:
Specialty fiberboard mfr. is considering investing $800 million for the construction of a manufacturing facility and currently seeking a site in ALBERTA.

NEW YORK:
Fuel cell mfr. is planning to invest $125 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a manufacturing facility at 1025 John St. in HENRIETTA, NY. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for Summer 2021.

UTAH:
Uranium processing company is considering investing $100 million for the construction of a processing facility in BLANDING, UT.

NORTH CAROLINA:
Biotechnology company is planning to invest $75 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 187,000 sf processing and laboratory facility in DURHAM, NC. Completion is slated for 2023.

TENNESSEE:
Electrical transformer mfr. is planning to invest $48 million for the construction of a 200,000 sf manufacturing facility at 2000 Hoff Rd. in DYERSBURG, TN. They have recently received approval for the project. Completion is slated for late 2021.

ALABAMA:
Wood products mfr. is planning to invest $45 million for an expansion and equipment upgrades of their manufacturing facility in JASPER, AL.

MISSOURI:
Aerospace company is planning to invest $45 million for a 30,000 sf expansion and equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility in ST. LOUIS, MO. They have recently received approval for the project. Construction is expected to start in Fall 2021, with completion slated for 2022.

INDIANA:
Automotive components mfr. is planning to invest $36 million for equipment upgrades on their manufacturing facility at 1231 A Ave. N. in SEYMOUR, IN. They have recently received approval for the project.

ARIZONA:
Lumber products mfr. is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently acquired 425,000 sf manufacturing facility at 14005 W. Old Hwy. 66 in BELLEMONT, AZ. They expect to start operations in late Spring 2021.

FLORIDA:
Boat mfr. is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades of a 225,000 sf manufacturing facility on Roberts Rd. in PALM COAST, FL. They have recently received approval for the project. They will relocate operations upon completion in Fall 2021.

ABOUT SALESLEADS:

Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials. Learn more: https://www.salesleadsinc.com/

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The Role of ‘Green Therapy’ in Improving Mental Health

LANCASTER, Pa. -- With mental health struggles surging globally, particularly in the US, Adventure Explorations has released a new white paper entitled "Improving Mental Health: The Power of Outdoor and Adventure." The piece explores the benefits outdoor activity has on mental health. Beyond exercise, as consistently acknowledged by scientists, it's the active exposure and connection to nature and the outside that is producing these exciting results.

Data shows that between 2019 and 2020, anxiety disorders increased 17.4% while depression increased 17.8%. In 2019, 19.2% of adults received mental health treatment. However, 30-50% of those who were prescribed medication as a result did not stick to their therapy treatment.

While fear of medication disrupts compliance-not unlike the realities of concerns surrounding the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines-it's often the lack of visibility of side effects that drives the fear. Green Therapy, however, creates benefits that are near immediate and noticed. Mental health professionals agree that movement outdoors, in nature, is key to a happier, heathier life. Being outdoors provides a simple and safe way to decompress with less cost and no side-effects and is ideal for people of all ages.

That's where Adventure Explorations, an outdoor adventure guiding company, located in Lancaster and Boiling Springs, PA, comes in. They use top notch-gear and expert guides to bring people into nature to create new skills and meaningful, fun experiences. Suitable for all ages and ability levels, including those with physical and mental challenges, the adventure company helps people to bridge the gap between self-discovery and its potential.

"What was startling throughout this investigation was the number of concurrent articles published by experts, and reported on by esteemed publications such as the Wall Street Journal," said Adventure Explorations co-owner Chris Paradysz. "But, beyond them, the recognition that these therapies are literally free opened up amazing possibilities for balanced therapeutic prescriptions. Imagine doctors writing a prescription for 200 minutes of outdoor therapy."

To read the white paper, click here (PDF): https://www.adventureexplorations.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/AE-Outdoor-and-Adventure-Whitepaper-Feb-2021-1.pdf.

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