Georgia notched a 10 percent surge in job creation in fiscal year 2013, with 389 companies investing $6 billion and creating 31,656 jobs.
Slated to close in 2010, the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant rises from the ashes with nearly $1 billion in investments; new paint and body shops transform plant into flexible, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.
Tennessee, already an automotive powerhouse, motors into our winner’s circle with a diverse growth strategy that’s hitting on all cylinders.
Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, following a C$700 million investment to make the plant one of the most competitive and advanced global manufacturing facilities in Canada.
Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.
Shiloh Industries currently employs more than 2,000 associates across North America, with 86 associates in Auburn and 107 in Pierceton. The company plans to begin hiring for both facilities this year.
In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple’s new manufacturing plant.
With a diverse, well-executed growth strategy, the Volunteer State takes top honors in Business Facilities annual competition.