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Gov. Ricketts, Novozymes Unveil $36 Million Investment in Blair

May 16, 2017 (BLAIR, NE)— Today, less than five years after Novozymes opened a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the company has selected the site for its most recent expansion efforts in North America. The company’s new $36 million investment in the facility, which produces enzymes for renewable fuels, will increase the plant’s capacity to meet growing needs within the bioscience industry and global biofuels market. Novozymes’ expansion efforts support the company’s long-term commitment to the production of enzymes for the biofuels industry, a segment within the larger bioscience industry.

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Gov. Ricketts Applauds News that China Plans to Reopen Market to American Beef

May 12, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.)— Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that American and Chinese officials had struck a deal that will allow American beef into China for the first time since 2003.

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Biotech Company Evolva Coming to Cargill Campus in Blair

Blair, Neb., May 1, 2017 – The State of Nebraska and the Greater Omaha Chamber Economic Development Partnership are cheering another successful attraction effort, a multi-million-dollar endorsement of the region’s economic amenities. International biotech company Evolva has announced plans to grow its global operation in collaboration with Cargill’s campus in Blair, Neb.

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Lt. Gov. Foley honors West Point as Nebraska’s 39th EDCC Community

May 1, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.) -- Lt. Governor Mike Foley has recognized the city of West Point (Pop. 3,290) for certification in the State of Nebraska’s Economic Development Certified Community (EDCC) program. Lt. Gov. Foley presented the certification to local leaders during the Cuming County Economic Development organization’s annual dinner on April 30th.

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Gov. Ricketts Signs Three Infrastructure Initiatives

April 27, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.)— Today, Governor Pete Ricketts signed three bills into law aimed at improving transportation and housing to help Grow Nebraska.

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