The statewide battery and energy technology group has chosen Eastman Business Park for a test facility that will assist companies launching advanced energy storage solutions.
The $190-million project in Kansas City, KS will employ up to 4,000 people by 2014.
The Honeywell division, which provides repair and overhaul services for light aircraft, will create 140 new jobs in its information technology unit.
Report from the Mid-South Aerotropolis Conference
By Christina Meek, Greater Memphis Chamber
Millions of pixels are helping to create thousands of jobs in a new high-growth sector of the economy. From feature films to video games, digital media is spreading its computer-generated wings and flying, from traditional locations like California, Massachusetts and New York to up and coming industry leaders Utah, Louisiana and Rhode Island. From the March/April 2012 issue.
The engine giant is investing $219 million to add engineering test cells and a new cylinder block line to its high-horsepower unit.
Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group, Inc. has broken ground on a $100-million plant in Thomasville, AL, expected to create 300 jobs.
The maker of steering systems will invest $22 million in its Terre Haute, IN facility, creating 120 new jobs.
Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.
A plasma-based treatments manufacturing plant and warehouse/distribution facilities will create 1,500 jobs in Stanton Springs, GA.