Business Facilities Staff

Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.


Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.

Advanced Manufacturing Driving Pittsburgh’s Economic Growth

BF Staff

Advanced Manufacturing Driving Pittsburgh’s Economic Growth

Pittsburgh

Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.


Axiall, Lotte Invest $3 Billion in Louisiana Chemical Plants

Lake Charles, LA - Axiall Corp. and Lotte Chemical Corp. will invest 3 billion in two new chemical manufacturing plants.

A joint venture will build a new $1.9-billion ethane cracker and a $1.1-billion glycol plant on a Lake Charles site in Calcasieu Parish.


Knight Transportation Creating 87 Jobs In Michigan

Grand Rapids Michigan

The Right Place, Inc., along with local and state partners in the City of Grand Rapids, approved a Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive for the Knight Transportation project.




Honda Investing $52M To Expand Production In Indiana

Honda Indiana

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC will invest $52 million in its Greensburg, IN facility to enhance job training and add production of the Honda CR-V.


Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

food processing

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.


World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

World Water Day

Almost half the world’s workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today’s World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”



PayPal Creating 400 Jobs In North Carolina

PayPal Charlotte

San Jose, CA-based PayPal, Inc. will invest over $3.6 million in a 400-job global operations center in Charlotte, NC by the end of 2017.