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VW: building a new SUV at its Chattanooga, TN, plant; also, at the same link, Dodge has just built the world's fastest street-legal production model muscle car.
Toyota: to invest $1.3 billion in Kentucky Camry plant. This should go a long way in helping a state hit hard by the war on coal.
Samsung, LG Electronics: both to make huge investment expansions in US; directly related to Trump election
ExxonMobil: from White House press release -- President Donald J. Trump today congratulated Exxon Mobil Corporation on its ambitious $20 billion investment program that is creating more than 45,000 construction and manufacturing jobs in the United States Gulf Coast region.
Play-Doh: after 16 years of being made outside the US, Hasbro announces that Play-Doh manufacturing will return to the US this year. February, 27, 2017.
Existing home sales: 10-year high.
Accenture: Accenture announces plan to bring in 15,000 more US jobs. February 17, 2017.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner, photo op: Trump to attend roll-out of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner later this week, February 14, 2017.
Bayou Bridge Pipeline, 4,000+ jobs; almost a billion dollars in new economic activity, South Louisiana, February 9, 2017.
Intel, to invest $7 billion in Arizona; employ 3,000. February 8, 2017. Intel CEO announced this from the Oval Office while meeting with President Trump. Chandler, AZ; over 10,000 people in the area will support the factory; investment over the next three to four years.
Williams, natural gas pipeline; $3 billion Atlantic Sunrise pipeline, Atlantic seaboard, approved after almost two years of delays. Approved exactly two weeks after Trump sworn in. February 4, 2017.
Lockheed: US orders 90 F-35. A single tweet from President Trump resulted in a $720 million savings on the program. Add significant number of jobs in Ft Worth, TX. February 2, 2017.
Amazon: to add 100,000 full-time jobs over next 18 months; reported on Fox Business News, February 3, 2017.
Lowe's to hire more than 45,000 seasonal workers (spring gardening). USA Today, February 2, 2017.
US Army has directed US Army Corps of Engineers to issue easement for DAPL. January 31, 2017.
Amazon.com to build its first air cargo hub. UPS is toast. January 31, 2017.
Infrastructure Priority List, top 50, nationwide, January 24, 2017.
Toyota, expands factory; adds 400 well-paying jobs at Indiana plant, CNBC, January 24, 2017.
Foxconn, $57 billion, 50,000 jobs, Pennsylvania, January 22, 2017.
Breitbart provides a list of the "Trump jobs." January 18, 2017.
Hyundai, January 17, 2017: to invest $3.1 billion in US.
Wal-Mart, January 27, 2017: will create 10,000 jobs in nod to Trump; investment will support 24,000 construction jobs.
General Motors, announces $1 billion in new investment; could create 1,000 jobs; may be more. Wall Street Journal.
Amazon, 100,000 jobs over next 18 months, January 12, 2017: The Washington Post.
Toyota, Apple, January 9, 2017: both Apple and Toyota look to expand in US.
Alibaba, January 9, 2017: to discuss with Donald Trump one million jobs in US over next five years.
US Navy: Trump will re-build US Navy to size it hasn't seen since Reagan administration.
FiatChrysler, January 8, 2017: will spend $1 billion modernizing, building in Michigan and Ohio; will add 2,000 new jobs;
Stanley Black & Decker, January 5, 2017: makes it a point to note that the company will build a $35 million manufacturing plant in the United States in what appears to be an attempt to either a) keep PEOTUS Trump off its back; or, b) get a PEOTUS Trump endorsement. The announcement came after it was announced that Stanley B&D acquired the Craftsman "name" from Sears.
Construction spending hits 10-year high, in days after Trump elected.
Ford, January 3, 2017: cancels plans for $1.6 billion plant in Mexico; will expand in Michigan.
Sprint, OneWeb, December 29, 2016: Trump says Sprint will bring 5,000 jobs back to US; OneWeb will create 3,000 jobs in US.
Tesla, Panasonic, NY. December 27, 2016. $256 million solar panel factory in New York.
Cao Dwang, Shanghai, to Ohio. December 22, 2016. $600-million investment; Chinese auto glass tycoon; cites high taxes and soaring labor costs at home; comes after Trump threatened to declare Beijing a currency manipulator and slap 45% punitive tariffs on Chinese imports to protect American jobs.
Amazon, Michigan. December 20, 2016. To open distribution center in Livonia, MI, hire at least 1,000 new employees.
Amazon, Illinois. December 20, 2016. Amazon adding 1,000 jobs with two new Illinois fulfillment centers.
Nuclear, Illinois. December 17, 2016. Exelon Corp will hire more than 400 permanent employees to work on capital projects at two Illinois nuclear plants; after Illinois govern approved a plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon to keep the pair of unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely.
Mexican moves. December 14, 2016, Bloomberg reports that US companies are already "dampening" plans to move US jobs abroad. Not even sworn in yet, and Trump already having an impact.
IBM: December 13, 2016, Daily Mail:
- will hire 25,000 over next few years
- announced day before Trump meets with tech leaders
- 6,000 of those new hires in 2017
- President-elect Trump says Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris to head American Manufacturing Council, tasked with finding ways to bring industry and manufacturing 'back to America'
- Dow Chemical will 'invest in a new state of the art manufacturing center in Michigan,' CEO Andrew Liveris announces; says decision due to President-elect Trump and his policies
Ford. November 18, will not move some production to Mexico; calls PEOTUS.
And, yes, the twitter hashtag is already there: #TrumpJobs. Mostly an anti-Trump site but that will change.