Dean Barber, President/CEO of Barber Business Advisors, will be among the all-star list of guest speakers featured at the upcoming Business Facilities LiveXchange event. The ninth annual event will take place May 19-21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, TX.
Capital investment in Boulder manufacturing plant more than doubles spacecraft production to accommodate business growth and new programs.
Pinnacle presently occupies 170,000 square feet at One Commerce Square in downtown Memphis, which houses approximately 500 employees. Tentative plans call for the move to Minnesota to be completed by May 2013.
Boeing’s 787 battery woes could have a wide-ranging impact on U.S. aerospace manufacturing. Boeing’s new flagship has been grounded indefinitely worldwide as air safety officials and engineers anxiously try to determine what is causing the 787’s lithium battery to catch fire.
Four projects were cited for Honorable Mentions in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition.
Apple Operations Center in Austin, TX is BF’s 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Bronze award winner.
Sasol’s investment in Louisiana snares Silver Award in BF’s 2012 Economic Development Deal Of The Year competition.
The Baxter bio-pharmaceutical facility, an integrated campus which will include three main manufacturing components as well as warehousing, utilities and lab support facilities, is expected to directly create 1,800 jobs with an economic impact of $6.2 billion.
New one-million-square-foot facility will be located in Tracy, CA and is expected to create hundreds of full time jobs.
In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.