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26 Expanding Industry: Insurance, Birmingham Operation Center Location: Homewood, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 238 Headquarters: Bloomington, IL Website: www.statefarm.com NAICS: 524298 State Farm is a group of insurance and financial services companies in the United States. The company also has operations in Canada. Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, medical instruments Location: Birmingham, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 100 Capital investment: $10,063,000 Headquarters: Mentor, OH Website: www.imsready.com NAICS: 339112 STERIS is the world’s pre-eminent infection prevention, decontamination, and surgical and critical care company, with a long list of first-to-market products and industry-leading service innovations and thousands of customers in more than 60 countries. Through a series of strategic acquisitions and continual innovation of new products, STERIS holds one of the broadest portfolios of products in the industry. It stands at the forefront of efforts to prevent infection and contamination in health care and pharmaceutical environments, and is broadening its reach with products to meet the needs of defense and industrial markets. Expanding Industry: Distribution, fluid system components Location: Hoover, AL Capital investment: $3,500,000 Headquarters: Solon, Ohio Website: www.swagelok.com NAICS: 423830 Swagelok Company is a global developer and provider of high-quality and reliable fluid system solutions including products, assemblies and services for the research, instrumentation, process, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels, and semiconductor industries. New Industry: IT, software Location: Hoover, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 49 Capital investment: $3,000,000 Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland Website: www.temenos.com NAICS: 541511 Temenos works to rid the banking industry of its legacy software. It has invested more than $1 billion in developing great banking solutions and grown its product set from core banking to payments, wealth management, business analytics and channels, offering a comprehensive solution set to meet the industry’s needs. It has developed the largest network of partners in the industry to enable it to scale delivery, and Temenos has more than 1,600 installations in over 150 countries. SPOC Automation Inc. Expanding Industry: Manufacturing, relay and industrial control Location: Trussville, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 35 Capital investment: $2,000,000 Headquarters: Trussville, AL Website: www.spocautomation.com NAICS: 335314 SPOC Automation builds world-class variable frequency drive (VFD) solutions for the oil and gas industry. SPOC engineers and packages artificial lift controls and automation technology that increases oil and gas production, lowers lifting costs and saves energy. As the largest independent artificial lift controls manufacturer in North America, SPOC applies decades of automation experience to equipment and processes to make products that help our customers produce more and spend less. Technical Knock Out Swagelok Alabama Temenos Group AG Expanding Industry: IT, computer and electronic recycling Location: Homewood, AL # of jobs announced in 2014: 2 Headquarters: Birmingham, AL Website: www.technicalko.net NAICS: 541511 Technical Knock Out specializes in the reclamation of electronics devices, with the exception of televisions. This includes computers and their components, copiers, scanners, telephones, cell phones and  battery back-ups, as well as household items such as microwaves, washers, dryers, etc. State Farm Insurance Companies STERIS Corp. (IMS)


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