Yearly Archives: 2010

2010 | Page 6 of 16 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


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In what is being hailed as a major victory for U.S. manufacturing, two of China’s leading power generation companies have agreed to use U.S.-made components to build a $1.5-billion wind farm in Texas after two U.S. senators and several major unions protested that the original project plan would have sent 2,000 jobs overseas. The United […]

USW, China Power Players Ink Wind-Energy Parts Deal

USW, China Power Players Ink Wind-Energy Parts Deal

In what is being hailed as a major victory for U.S. manufacturing, two of China’s leading power generation companies have agreed to use U.S.-made...

They’ll Be Back

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger probably thought he was taking a well-deserved break from California’s endless budget crisis when he agreed to film a cameo in...

Michelin Expansion Moves Ahead in NC

Stanly County and two towns will offer Michelin $900,000 in incentives for the promise of adding 70 jobs to the company’s aircraft tire plant...

Allison Opens Hybrid Plant in Indianapolis

Allison Transmission has opened a new hybrid manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, which will be capable of churning out more than 20,000 commercial-duty...

Adobe Expanding Utah Operations, Adding 1,000 Jobs

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has announced that Adobe Systems Inc. plans to build a new technology campus in Utah, a decision that could potentially...

Boeing Relocates C-130 Avionics Program

The Boeing Company today announced it will relocate the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) and B-1 Program from Long Beach, CA to Oklahoma City....

2010 RANKINGS: Tucson, AZ is Top Alt Energy Metro

Business Facilities has announced the following rankings for the Tucson Region in its 2010 Rankings Report: #1 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY INDUSTRY LEADERS: This category ranks the...

What’s in a Name?

For years now, state and local economic development marketers across the country have been pursuing the holy grail of a catchy tag line that...

What’s in a Name?

For years now, state and local economic development marketers across the country have been pursuing the holy grail of a catchy tag line that engraves their...

Texas: Star of the Sun Belt

Rebounding strong from the national downturn, Texas stands out as a place of economic opportunity with many of its cities emerging as growth leaders in the Sun Belt.

Growing Technology In the Park

There’s strength in numbers. That’s why many communities are tying their growth strategies to the development of synergistic research/tech parks and business parks.

Alternative Energy Powers the New Economy

Locations across the country have made renewable energy central to their economic recovery strategies. The race is on to claim a leadership position in solar, wind, geothermal and biofuel generation and manufacturing.

Lubbock, Texas

Metro Spotlight

Virginia Corporate Moves

Alternative Energy Park Planned in Norfolk The former Ford Norfolk Assembly Plant location will become one of the country’s next alternative energy plants, according to...

Otero County, New Mexico

Metro Spotlight

Putting the Wind in Your Sails

Wind turbine manufacturing facilities present huge opportunities in a developing market, but also large challenges due to the size of the components. Make sure you can meet them.

60 Seconds with Stephen Moret, Secretary of Louisiana Economic Development

BF: Louisiana has emerged as a national leader in workforce training with the Louisiana FastStart™ program. Is the availability of customized pre-employment training becoming...

Recovery Report

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

2010 RANKINGS: China Races Past U.S. in Green $

Perhaps the biggest eyebrow-raiser in Business Facilities' 2010 Global Rankings is China’s astonishing rise to the top of the list of Alternative Energy Investment...

2010 RANKINGS: TX, VA Have Best Business Climate

For the second year in a row, Texas has taken the top prize in Business Facilities' coveted Best Business Climate ranking. There are more than...

2010 RANKINGS: Louisiana Leads In Workforce Training

Louisiana has come out on top of Business Facilities’ new ranking of state workforce traning programs, released today. The Bayou State grabbed the top...

2010 RANKINGS: AZ, IA, MI Top Alt Energy List

Arizona, Iowa and Michigan took the top three positions in Business Facilities' new ranking for Alternative Energy Industry Leaders, released today. The alternative energy leadership...

2010 RANKINGS: KS, TX Surge in Biotech

Kansas and Texas flexed their biotech muscles in Business Facilities’ annual Rankings Report, released today. Kansas has been ranked the #5 state in the nation...

Ohio Economic Development Grants Create 703 Jobs

Ohio’s Controlling Board recently approved nearly $1.2 million in economic development grants, which will help a number of manufacturers expand or upgrade their operations. The...