Foreign Direct Investment Archives

First-Class Visas


Austin, TX is thinking of setting up an immigrant investor program: Fund a project, get a visa.

Business Report: GEICO Expansion Brings 1,000 New Jobs To Katy, TX


The Lone Star State’s job-creating juggernaut shows no signs of abating as new projects proliferate across a broad range of industries.

Ann Arbor SPARK Supports Mahindra GenZe; Company Expands To U.S.

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International company expands to U.S. with new vehicle research and high tech manufacturing facility.

$150 Million Aluminum Facility Coming To Bowling Green, KY; Creating 80 Jobs


Japanese, European partnership to supply aluminum sheets to automotive manufacturers.

Eberspaecher Invests $122 Million, Creates 545 Jobs In Michigan


In addition to support from the state government, Ann Arbor SPARK, an organization dedicated to economic prosperity and development in the greater Ann Arbor region, has also helped bring Eberspaecher’s expansion to fruition.

Battle for North America


Germany’s auto giants are set to unleash billions of dollars to expand North American production.

German 3-D Printing Company voxeljet To Open In Canton, MI


The company’s first U.S. service center is expected to come online in the third quarter of this year and will allow voxeljet to print on-demand parts, molds, cores and models for automotive and other industrial customers.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland, presents a quaich - a traditional Scottish cup of friendship - to mark the signing of a business agreement during the opening of Smarter Grid Solutions’ first North American office. The Glasgow based company has just opened an office in NY’s new Urban Future Lab, Brooklyn and is the first international tenant. Mr Salmond was in NY for Scotland Week. Participants (Left to Right): Jeremy McCool, CEO of HEVO Power; Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland; Dr Bob Currie, Chief Technology Officer, Smarter Grid Solutions. (Photo: PR Newswire.)

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Icom America Relocates HQ, Celebrates 35th Anniversary

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Icom America was established in 1979 and pioneers two-way radio communications solutions to North American and Latin American markets on behalf of Icom Inc. of Japan.

Portwest LLC To Open First North American Facility In Shepherdsville, KY


Irish safety gear manufacturer to establish new markets in the United States.