Yearly Archives: 2012

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By Heidi Schwartz, Internet Director, Group C Media, Aug 22, 2012 @ 3:42 PM

New Report Out On U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative

New Report Out On U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative

By Heidi Schwartz, Internet Director, Group C Media, Aug 22, 2012 @ 3:42 PM

Vegan Manufacturing Facility To Open In Columbia, MO

The facility, which is scheduled to open this fall, will use technology licensed from the University of Missouri. The company expects to invest $2 million in the plant the first year and employ more than 60 people within five years. Posted on Aug 22, 2012 @ 11:15 AM

3CLogic To Relocate, Expand In Rockville, MD

Cloud based contact center company, 3CLogic, announces the expansion and relocation of its corporate headquarters. Posted on Aug 21, 2012 @ 2:03 PM

Accelr8 Technology Corporation Moving To Tucson, AZ

With the move to Tucson, Accelr8 expects to bring highly skilled, high-wage jobs to Southern Arizona and will occupy approximately 15,000 square feet of space after a build out of wet lab space. Posted on Aug 20, 2012 @ 2:48 PM

BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee Initiates Site Certification Program

The Volunteer State is establishing a rigorous set of benchmarks and engaging a team of consultants to pre-certify available sites. From the July/August 2012 issue

LOCATION FOCUS: Facets of Florida

The Sunshine State’s weather and population may be hot and diverse, but so is its opportunity for business. From the July/August 2012 issue

Sewon America Expands LaGrange Facility in GA

The largest supplier for Kia's assembly plant will add 150 jobs and invest an additional $10 million in its metal-stamping operation.

BUSINESS REPORT: California Is Preparing For The Future

California governor signs SB 1029 authorizing the first leg of construction for the state’s improved transportation system. From the July/August 2012 issue

INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Nexus of Industrial Development Across Mexico

Amistad Industrial Developers has played a central role in bringing to fruition projects that have created 15 million square feet of industrial space for more than 100 global players. From the July/August issue

LOCATION FOCUS: Ontario is Green, Growing, and Diversifying

With a strong Canadian dollar and a weaker U.S. market putting a crimp in exports, Ontario is moving quickly to diversify its economic base. From the July/August 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Virginia’s High-Tech Economy Keeps Growing

A well-rounded location choice for business in general, the Old Dominion offers a competitive edge for new and expanding companies looking for technological advantages. From the July/August 2012 issue

LOCATION FOCUS: Things are Heating Up in the Hoosier State

Be it a business Goliath or an entrepreneurial David, Indiana is willing to listen and take action to make sure that every economic opportunity is realized. From the July/August 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Nissan North America Expanding in Canton, MS

The Japanese auto giant is planning to produce Nissan Sentra compacts at its Mississippi plant, creating 1,000 new jobs and bringing total employment in Canton up to 4,500. From the July/August 2012 issue

Kentucky-Argonne Advanced Battery R&D Center Opens

The $20.7-million facility, a joint project with the University of Kentucky, puts the Bluegrass State at the forefront of renewable energy technology.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: The Process of Food

From taste to cost—and from farms to refrigerators—the food processing industry has several back-end considerations that need to be addressed before anything tasty winds up on your plate. From the July/August 2012 issue

FEATURE STORY: Nothing Matters More Than Talent

Unemployment rates are staggering, but what’s even more astounding is that there are thousands of jobs across the U.S. going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers. Workforce development training programs are now Job One. From the July/August 2012 issue

Voestalpine Metal Forming Sets GA Plant in Barstow County

The auto parts supplier will invest $62 million in a new manufacturing facility near Cartersville, creating 220 jobs.

GA, SC Nuclear Power Projects Exempt from NRC Halt

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's suspension of licensing will not stop the Vogtle and V.C. Summer expansions.

Battle of Bayonne

An unlikely coalition of environmentalists and Teamsters is trying to slow down the raising of NJ's Bayonne Bridge roadway.

TN Preps for $67 Million Expansion of Mars NA Chocolate Plant

The new production line would add 38 jobs at the plant, which currently employs 493 workers.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Richard Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Dallas Fed Chief Richard Fisher recently appeared in state videos discussing why Texas is outperforming other states in a sluggish economy. From the July/August 2012 issue

FIRST WORD: The Best (Not the Rest)

We congratulate all of the top-ranked locations in the 8th Annual Business Facilities Ranking Report. We invite readers to find out about these accomplishments and recognize the winners. From the July/August 2012 issue

One Building, Two Countries

By Heidi Schwartz, Internet Director, Group C Media, Aug 10, 2012 @ 2:14 PM

BauschLinnemann Puts North American HQ in Horry County, SC

The $8-million investment by the maker of paper-based furniture surfaces will include a new production facility, creating 55 jobs.