In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We’ve also included our Global Rankings within this story.
In a new category, Tennessee emerged as the top-ranked state for education and Alabama came out as number 1 for automotive manufacturing strength in Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report.
South Korean automotive parts manufacturer to invest $80.5 million to build third manufacturing facility.
Numerous new projects have been drawn to North and South Carolina, where the welcome mat has been set out for innovators and manufacturers across a wide range of industries.
The state of Tennessee is providing a $165.8 million grant for costs associated with site development and preparation, infrastructure, production equipment acquisition and installation, and facility construction.
Nearly 17,000 new jobs and more than $4.4 billion in capital investment came to Alabama in 2013.
A Certified Site reduces the risks associated with development by providing detailed information about a site, including price and availability, utilities, access, environmental concerns and potential development costs. Sites are periodically recertified to ensure accurate, reliable data.
Automotive components manufacturing company to invest $17 million and create 101 new jobs.
This is the first greenfield project in North America for Giti Tire. The plant will be built with a focus on maintaining a healthy balance with the environment and following the company’s green initiatives.
Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan’s Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi.