Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 2011 | Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions


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Western Power Sports, Inc. has announced it will locate a distribution center in Ashley, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2012. Western Power Sports is the second company to announce plans to locate a distribution center in the small town of Ashley, Ind. this year. In January, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. said it would […]

Ashley, IN Snares Two Distribution Centers

Ashley, IN Snares Two Distribution Centers

Western Power Sports, Inc. has announced it will locate a distribution center in Ashley, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2012. Western Power Sports...

Air Force Tanker Decision Fuels 50,000 Aerospace Jobs

The Pentagon has announced it has picked Boeing Co. to begin building a fleet of 179 new aerial refueling tankers. The $3.5-billion contract to...

Tropicana Expands in Florida

Tropicana Products Inc. plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Manatee County, according to the Manatee Economic Development Council. The new...

What’s in a name?

Loyal visitors to this space know that we always are interested in the efforts of state, regional and local economicrndevelopment agencies to rebrand their...

Austin Powder Plans Facility in Green County, TN

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that an Ohio-based explosives company is planning to build a manufacturing plant in Greene County, TN that will...

Intel Plans $5-Billion Plant in Arizona

Intel Corp. has announced it will build a $5-billion plant in Arizona. The new semiconductor fabrication facility, called Fab 42, will open in 2013...

Atlantic Beverage Picks Spartanburg for Bottling Plant

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Economic Futures Group of Spartanburg County have announced that Atlantic Beverage Inc. will locate...

Nanshan America Puts Plant in Lafayette, IN

Nanshan America Co. Ltd. has announced it will build an aluminum extrusion plant in Lafayette, IN on land in the Park 350 industrial park...

Pratt & Whitney Expands in Columbus, GA

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Pratt & Whitney, a global aerospace leader, will expand its manufacturing facility in Columbus creating approximately 180...

Wind Tower Plant Set for Cheyenne, WY

Gestamp Renewables and the Worthington Energy Group, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries, Inc., have announced they will build a wind tower manufacturing facility in...

Budget Sets $150M for Biodefense Facility

The Obama Administration's 2012 budget proposal includes funding for the first phase of construction of the NBAF in Manhattan, KS.

SunEdison Brings 500 Jobs to California

SunEdison, the solar power company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to Belmont, bringing 500 jobs to the city in the process, the...

No Downturn for Emerging Financial Powerhouses

Jersey City, NJ and Charlotte, NC continue their steady march to the top of the list of financial services centers.

Plant Closure Sparks Incentives Debate in MA

Evergreen Solar's recent decision to close its Devens, MA solar panel manufacturing plant and move production to China after receiving more ...

U.S. Plans $53-Billion High-Speed Rail Network

The Obama administration is proposing to spend $53 billion over the next six years to help promote the construction of a national high-speed, intercity...

Bradken Expands Foundry in Amite, LA

Gov. Bobby Jindal this week joined Bradken Engineered Products division President and COO Tom Armstrong, Greater New Orleans Inc. President and CEO Michael Hecht,...

Charging into the Future

A new era has dawned on the streets and highways of the United States. With the arrival of two all-electric vehicles, Chevy's Volt and...

Amtrak Plans $13.5-Billion Hudson Tunnel

Amtrak has announced plans for a $13.5-billion rail tunnel project to connect New York City and New Jersey. The rail giant said it would...

NHK of America Suspension Components Grows in KY

NHK of America Suspension Components (NASCO) will invest more than $10 million, receive $2.5 million in tax incentives to upgrade its Bowling Green facility...

Houston, TX approves $60-Million Soccer Stadium

Groundbreaking is planned Saturday for a $60 million stadium for the Houston Dynamo soccer team after city leaders approved an economic development tax zone ...

Memphis, Shelby County Consolidate ED Groups

The Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission have approved a new structure for economic development for Memphis and Shelby County, ...

Winning the Alternative Energy Future

The U.S. alternative energy industry has seen enormous growth over the past few years. Although the U.S. has a lot of catching up to do to match to global leaders, states across the country are in the process of aggressively investing in the development of renewable energy resources, spurring economic growth and creating jobs.

Indiana Corporate Moves

Four Southern Indiana Businesses Plan Expansions More than $6 million in investment and the creation of up to 92 jobs by 2013 was promised by...

Washington Corporate Moves

SeaTac Sustains Robust Growth The City of SeaTac, WA, enjoyed outstanding success with commercial real estate and economic development in 2010. Even in the face of...