Yearly Archives: 2010

2010 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


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As a tumultuous year comes to an end. it’s time to take another look into our Crystal Ball for some sure-fire prognostications of the big stories of 2011:   — Ben Bernanke demands $500-billion “overdraft fee” from top U.S. banks, tells them to cut up debit cards. — Hamid Karzai retires to Paris, opens chain […]

Crystal Ball 2011

Crystal Ball 2011

As a tumultuous year comes to an end. it's time to take another look into our Crystal Ball for some sure-fire prognostications of...

Louisiana is Business Facilities’ 2010 State of the Year

Business Facilities magazine has selected Louisiana as its 2010 State of the Year. "The diversity and growth potential of Louisiana's top projects in both high-tech...

Amazon Plans Distribution Centers in Chattanooga

Amazon.com Inc. will build two new distribution centers in Chattanooga and neighboring Bradley County. According to the Tennessee Department of Economic and...

250 New Jobs are Coming to Iowa

WebFilings LLC has announced plans to bring 250 jobs to Ames, Iowa. Created in 2008, the software company that helps customers file electronic documents...

DOE Backs Oregon Wind Project with $1.3B Loan

A $1.3 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy helps back what will be one of the world's largest wind farms, the U.S....

FEATURE STORY: Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

In its 40-year history, entrepreneurship and innovation have been the hallmark of Group C’s emergence as a full-service provider to the site selection community. Ed Coene’s original formula for success still guides the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. From the November/December 2010 issue.

Ford Moving Escape Production from KC to Louisville, KY

Ford Motor Co. has announced it will produce the next generation of its Escape SUV in Louisville, KY, investing $600 million in its Louisville...

Klein Tools Plans $76-Million TX Tech Center

Chicago-based Klein Tools Inc. will invest $76 million into developing an advanced manufacturing technology center in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The new facility will create...

Sports Science Lab Unveiled in Kentucky

HFL Sport Science Inc. has cut the ribbon on a new laboratory in Lexington, KY that will provide drug surveillance, doping control and research...

Turning Six Feet of Mud Into Gold

  Twenty million years ago, the oceans covered the area now known as Panama, flowing through a large gap in the continents of North and...

Overstock.com Expands in Utah

Utah-based Internet retailer Overstock.com Inc. says it plans to double its software engineering staff by hiring 150 people. The Governor's Office of...

Chicken Processing Plant Planned for Bastrop, LA

A Mississippi-based chicken processing company plans to open a plant in Bastrop, LA that will create 317 jobs. Hazlehurst-based DG Foods Ltd. said it...

Bosch Invests $125 Million in South Carolina Plant

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Dorchester County and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance today joined Robert Bosch LLC,...

Xerox Grows in Webster, NY

Xerox Corp. will invest $25 million in the coming year to expand its EA Toner plant to handle the increasing worldwide need for chemically...

Calfrac Expands in Fayette County, PA

Calfrac Well Services Corp. is expanding its Marcellus Shale extraction infrastructure with plans to hire 200. Calfrac plans to construct an office and shop...

GlobalFoundries Gets Bigger in New York

GlobalFoundaries and New York state economic development officials have reached an agreement on a nearly $16 million incentive package that will pave the way...

Electron Beam Medical Facility Set for Indiana

Iotron Industries Canada, Inc., a provider of contract sterilization services to the medical industry, pest and microbial reduction for agribusiness and materials modification in...

Northwind Electronics Puts Plant in Anderson, IN

Indianapolis-based Northwind Electronics LLC, a maker of work-vehicle electrical systems, said Tuesday that it will locate its newest manufacturing facility in the former General Motors Plant...

Borets-Weatherford Establishes HQ in Tulsa

Borets-Weatherford, a global provider specializing in the engineering, manufacture, sales and service of Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) systems for the oil and...

Anthem Blue Cross Stays in Connecticut

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut recently announced plans to move its Connecticut headquarters to Wallingford. "We are pleased that Anthem chose to remain...

South Carolina Tissue LLC Picks Barnwell County

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, the Barnwell County Economic Development Commission and the SouthernCarolina Alliance have announced that South Carolina Tissue (SCT) will...

PETCO Opens Satellite Support Center in TX

PETCO, a leading national pet specialty retailer, will open a new Satellite Support Center in San Antonio, TX ,the company has announced in conjunction...

IBM Teams With Commission on ‘Smart Cape Cod’

The Cape Cod Commission and IBM have announced a collaboration, dubbed "Smart Cape Cod," to deploy sophisticated technology for more efficient management of...

Acumen Solutions Brings 156 Jobs to VA

Acumen Solutions, an international business and technology consulting firm, will spend $2.35 million to expand in Fairfax County, an investment that will bring 156...