Business Report Archives

Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion of IA Biotech Facilities

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.

Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

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Business Report: Louisiana – Matheson Tri-Gas Expands In Southwest Louisiana

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The Lake Charles area project will supply Sasol’s petrochemical complex, creating more than 2,800 new jobs.

Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters To Atlanta

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The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.

Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville

Gov. Robert Bentley (right) announced the Polaris deal at the Jackson Conference Center in Huntsville. Posted on:

The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.

Business Report: North Carolina – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

President Obama announces NC State’s selection to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a consortium of industry, government and academic partners. Posted on:

North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

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The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.

Business Report: Georgia – Latvian Fiberglass Producer Puts U.S. HQ in Dublin, GA

Valmiera will make fiberglass, like the rolls above at its plant in Latvia, at a new facility in Dublin, GA. Posted on:

Valmiera Glass will invest $20 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 150 jobs.

Business Report: Missouri – Commerce Bank Puts New HQ In Joplin Tornado Recovery Zone

Rendering of the new Commerce Bank Joplin headquarters at its new location at the southwest corner of 20th Street and Connecticut Avenue—the site where a Commerce branch was destroyed by the May 2011 tornado. Posted on:

A new high-tech bank building will rise on the site of a branch destroyed by the F5 tornado on May 22, 2011.