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2007 SB&D Job 100

Rank

Company

Jobs

$Inv

Location

N/E/R

Product/Service

1

Kia Motors 2893 $1200 West Point, GA N Automotive

2

AirTran 2500 $0 Atlanta, GA E Airline

3

The Film Factory 2253 $185 New Orleans, LA N Production studio

4

Fidelity Investment 2000 $100 Wake Co., NC E Financial services

5

Gulfstream 1500 $322 Savannah, GA E Aircraft

6

Sanderson Farms 1312 $73 McClennan Co., TX E Chicken processing

7

Royal Concrete 1305 $15 Okeechobee Co., FL N Concrete

8

Verizon Wireless 1300 $44 Huntsville, AL N HQ & call center

9

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. 1285 $12 Oklahoma City, OK E Aerospace

10

UPS Worldport II 1284 $1000 Louisville, KY E Sorting facility

11

Ligfuel 1200 $5000 Geismer, LA N Coal gasification

12

Sprint 1156 $8 Kansas City, MO N Office / Phone service

13

Prescription Solutions 1150 $26 Overland Park, KS N Distribution center

14

Sino Swearingen Aircraft Co. 1131 $36 San Antonio, TX E Corporate jets

15

Automatic Data Processing 1028 $24 El Paso, TX E Financial services-Call center

16

Edward Jones 1000 $260 Maryland Heights, MO E HQ, Investments

17

Haier Corp. 1000 $150 Camden, SC E Refrigerators

18

Quintiles Transnational 1000 $60 Durham Co., NC E Pharmaceuticals

19

Lockheed Martin 1000 $68 Houston, TX E Spacecraft

20

ADP 1000 $25 Augusta, GA N Call center

21

NuComm International 1000 $10 Lafayette, LA N Customer service

22

Dell 1000 N/A Nashville, TN E Computers

23

Home Depot 1000 $0 Addison, TX E Call center

24

USAA 1000 $0 San Antonio, TX E Insurance

25

Centene HQ 901 $189 Clayton, MO E HQ

26

Samsung 900 $350 Austin, TX E Semiconductors

27

PPD Pharmaco Inc. 857 $136 New Hanover Co., NC E Pharmaceuticals

28

Precision Response Corp. 850 $0 Cabell Co., WV N Telecommunications

29

State Street, Phase 2 847 $6 Kansas City, MO E Financial services

30

Chris Craft Boats 807 $52 Kings Mountain, NC N Boat & auto manufacturing

31

Capital One Auto Finance 800 $7 Tulsa, OK N Financial services

32

Dimensional Fund Advisors 800 $0 Austin, TX E HQ

33

Tenet's 795 $116 El Paso, TX E Hospital

34

GEICO Corp. 790 $0 Stafford Co., VA E Insurance

35

Edison Chouest 2 750 $65 Houma, LA E Ship building

36

Swedwood 740 $281 Pittsylvania Co., VA N Distribution

37

PGT Inds., Inc 712 $31 Rowan Co., NC N Technology

38

Emerson 700 $1 McAllen, TX N HVAC Compressors

39

Eaton Hydraulic 700 $0 McAllen/Reynosa, TX N Hydraulic parts

40

Quintiles 650 $55 Overland Park, KS E Clinical research services

41

T-Mobile 2005 650 $18 Springfield, MO N Call center

42

Cingular 617 $15 Joplin, MO N Office/Phone service

43

Boeing MROTC 610 $29 Oklahoma City, OK E Aerospace

44

Blue Grass Chemical 600 $650 Richmond, KY N Chemical weapon destruction

45

Bridgestone/Firestone 600 $150 Wilson Co., NC E Tires

46

South Financial 600 $100 Greenville, SC E Banking HQ

47

Cerner Corp.-Rockcreek 600 $30 Kansas City, MO N Information tech.

48

Lockheed Martin 600 $10 Fairfax Co., VA E Systems engineering

49

DISH Network 600 $8 Alvin, TX E Customer support center

50

Standard Bag 600 $7 Lubbock, TX E Bag manufacturer

51

Infinity Insurance 600 $5 Birmingham, AL E Administrative HQ

52

Connextions 600 $4 Cabarrus Co., NC N Internet

53

Washington Mutual 600 $3 Duval Co., FL E Operations center

54

Affiliated Computer 600 $0 San Antonio, TX E Tech support

55

Bell Helicopter 600 $0 Fort Worth, TX E Army programs center

56

Conoco Phillips 600 $0 Bartlesville, OK E Administration

57

PRC, LLC 600 $0 Onslow Co., NC N Management

58

Target Corporation 580 $90 Newton, NC N Retail distribution

59

Servicemaster 560 N/A Memphis, TN N Cleaning services

60

Nu-Tech 557 $3 Franklin, KY N Building materials

61

GSI Commerce 555 $43 Richwood, KY N Distribution center

62

Best Buy Stores LP 550 $9 Hillview, KY N Computer products & repair

63

Alliance Data Systems Inc. 546 $20 Ennis, TX E Call center

64

IWCO 538 $19 Wilson Co., NC N Marketing

65

U.S. Air Force 520 $23 Hampton, VA E Military

66

NRG Energy 500 $5200 Matagorda Co., TX N Nuclear power plant

67

HS Automotive AL Inc. 500 $23 Enterprise, AL E Automotive parts

68

Aerospace Integration Corp. 500 $20 Albertville, AL N Military/Helicopters

69

Blue Cross/Blue Shield 500 $16 Amarillo, TX E Customer service center

70

EchoStar Communications 500 $16 Alvin, TX E Customer service center

71

Cuna Mutual Group 500 $9 Fort Worth, TX E Financial services

72

AAR Corp 500 $8 Wayne Co., NC N Aviation

73

Cardone Industries 500 $8 Harlingen, TX E Logistics & manufacturing

74

Convergys 500 $6 Longview, TX E Customer care center

75

Fremont Investment & Loan 500 $5 Irving, TX E Mortgage lender

76

Auto2Auto.com 500 N/A Columbia, TN N Online dealership

77

Christensen Yachts 500 N/A Greenback, TN N Boating

78

Experian Consumer Direct 500 N/A Van Buren, AR N Customer care center

79

Georgia-Pacific Corp. 500 N/A Gloster & Roxie, MS N Forest products

80

Oreck 500 N/A Cookeville, TN N Vacuum cleaners

81

2Wire Inc. 500 $0 San Antonio, TX E Customer care center

82

Dell Computers 500 $0 Round Rock, TX E Computers

83

Electrolux 500 $0 McRae, GA E Lawnmowers & snow blowers

84

Esselte 500 $0 McAllen, TX N Office products

85

Frontier Communications 500 $0 Volusia Co., FL N Telecommunications

86

Lowe's 500 $0 Seguin, TX N Distribution center

87

PRC 500 $0 Austin, TX E Call center

88

SunRocket, Inc. 500 $0 Fairfax Co., VA N Internet phone service

89

SAIC 475 $14 Huntsville, AL E Research & Development

90

Torchmark Corp. 470 $26 McKinney, TX E HQ-Health insurance

91

Express Scripts 460 $35 St. Louis Co., MO N HQ, Office

92

Progress West Healthcare 457 $115 O'Fallon, MO N Hospital

93

NASA Shared Services 450 $80 Hancock Co., MS N Space research

94

Meyer Real Estate 450 $8 Gulf Shores, AL N HQ real estate

95

Answertu LLC 450 $3 Monticello, KY N Call center

96

NARS 450 $2 Cape Girardeau, MO N Call center

97

ACCENT Marketing 450 N/A Hot Springs, AR N Inbound contact center

98

Bell Industries 438 $1 Springfield, MO N Call center

99

UPS Supply Chain 436 $14 Louisville, KY N Distribution center

100

Office Depot 430 $210 Boca Raton, FL R HQ
101 Dart Container Corp. 412 $58 Horse Cave, KY E Plastic containers
102 Eastman Chemical Co. 406 N/A Kingsport, TN E Organic chemical manufacturing
103 Poly America 400 $100 Chester, SC N Polyethylene products
104 ConAgra Foods Inc. 400 $75 Fort Worth, TX E Distribution center
105 Credit Suisse 400 $50 Bladen Co., NC E Banking & Financial
106 Cerner Corp. 400 $31 Kansas City, MO N Information tech.
107 MeadWestvaco Corp. 400 $25 Richmond, VA N HQ, packaging & products
108 Cigna Corp. 400 $17 Denison, TX E Call center
109 Fireman's Fund Insurance 400 $8 Dallas, TX E Insurance
110 Trinity Industries 400 $4 Brusly, LA E Shipyard
111 Afni Inc. 400 $2 San Antonio, TX E Call center
112 L-3 Comm. 400 $0 Lexington, KY E Support activites
113 108Command 400 $0 Fairfax Co., VA E Software
114 Etech 400 $0 Lufkin, TX E Telecommunications services
115 Teleperformance 400 $0 Abilene, TX E Inbound service center

*$Inv = Investment in Millions. N = New Project, E = Expanded, R = Relocation


    
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