Monthly Archives: October 2010

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


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In the fourth announcement of its kind this week, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from rail industry supplier, Progress Rail Services, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., to announce the company’s plans to locate a locomotive manufacturing facility in Muncie to serve the diesel-electric locomotive market and position the company to participate in future transit […]

Progress Rail Plans Locomotive Plant in Muncie

Progress Rail Plans Locomotive Plant in Muncie

In the fourth announcement of its kind this week, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels joined executives from rail industry supplier, Progress Rail Services,...

UA Tech Park Wins U.S. Innovation Award

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has named The Solar Zone at the UA Tech Park the winner of its Innovation in Green Technology Award....

ExactTarget Expands HQ in Indianapolis

Email marketing and interactive marketing provider ExactTarget has announced the company's plans to expand its headquarters in Indianapolis, creating up to 500 new jobs...

Ford Invests $850 Million in MI Auto Plants

Ford has announced it will invest a combined $850 million in Michigan between 2011 and 2013 to upgrade manufacturing of fuel-efficient vehicles....

U.S. OKs World’s Largest Solar Plant

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has approved the world’s largest solar power plant, a $6 billion project in California, according to Bloomberg...

Google to Open OK Data Center in 2011

Google is resuming work on a major data center project at MidAmerica Industrial Park near Pryor, OK in Mayes County, saying it will...

ZF Steering Invests $95.8 Million in Kentucky Plant

Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that ZF Steering Systems LLC will undergo a major expansion in Northern Kentucky, investing $95.8 million over the next...

Albany International Grows in Rochester, NH

Albany Engineered Composites (AEC), an aerospace composites manufacturer and subsidiary of Albany International, has announced that it will build a new plant in Rochester,...

Intel to Create Thousands of Jobs

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corporation will invest between $6 billion and $8 billion on future generations of manufacturing technology in five semiconductor...

SAERTEX USA Expands in Mecklenburg County

SAERTEX USA LLC said Tuesday it will spend $6.5 million to expand its factory in Huntersville, NC creating 178 new jobs over...

Google Aims to Power East Coast

Every year, somebody at our office circulates an email message updating us on what it’s like to work at Google. This message always generates...

GE Plans Center of Excellence in Bloomington

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob joined executives of General Electric Co. this week to announce the company's plans to establish a new center...

Pinnacle Airlines Keeps HQ in Memphis, TN

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Matt Kisber have applauded Pinnacle Airlines’ decision to enter into negotiations to lease commercial...

ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Expands in Perry County

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels joined executives from ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Inc. to announce the company will expand its Tell City foundry operations, creating...

Sematech Relocates Manufacturing HQ to Albany, NY

Sematech will move the bulk of its remaining operations from Austin, TX to Albany starting in January, bringing at least 100 new...

BMW Adds 600 Jobs in Spartanburg, SC

BMW Manufacturing Co., Spartanburg, SC. has announced the hiring of an additional 600 contingent associates. The need for additional workers is driven by the continued demand for the...

Beckman Coulter Expands Biomedical Ops

Beckman Coulter, a manufacturer of biomedical test instruments and supplies has announced it will expand its operations  for the third time in the...

U.S. Approves Chevron Solar Project

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has announced it has approved the first large-scale...

Tunnel Vision

The largest public transit project in the nation—which was earmarked to receive the largest single allocation of federal stimulus dollars—apparently has been killed by...

Magna Expands Transmission Manufacturing

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation, together with automotive supplier Magna Powertrain, an operating group of Magna International, have announced the company's...

New Project Means “Green” for Indiana

Perpetual Recycling Solutions has chosen Richmond, Indiana as the site of its next plant, bringing a $25 million investment and 55 new ...

$17 Million Plant Coming to Rankin County

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, an industry leading lawn and garden supplies manufacturer, will invest approximately $17 million to open a plant in Pearl, MS....

Med Device Maker Expands in Clayton

Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company and leader in diabetes care, today announced a $73 million expansion of its Clayton, NC manufacturing facility to accommodate increased production capacity...

The New Incentives Guide

Coping with job losses and working to strengthen their economy, states have turned up the heat on business incentives geared to stimulate growth.