Hanwha Expands, Creates Jobs in Opelika Hanwha L&C Alabama (formally known as Maxforma Plastics LLC) announced that the company will begin a second major expansion of their manufacturing facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park. Hanwha is a manufacturer of construction materials such as plastic floor materials, artificial marble, automotive components, interior decorations and other plastic pro ...Read more ›
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Coherency and cooperation among political entities can help move a location to the forefront of the selection process. ...Read more ›
In a tough economy, some are questioning the use of tax incentives to convince businesses to relocate. Andy Shapiro, Managing Director of Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co., Princeton, NJ gives us his perspective on whether tax incentives are an effective way to promote development. BF: Are tax incentives often the determining factor in a company’s location decision? AS: Twenty years ago, incentives typically r ...Read more ›
Tennessee has been named the winner of Business Facilities’ third annual State of the Year Award. ...Read more ›
In a tough year, we were tempted to use "survival of the fittest" as the criteria for our annual location showcase. However, this year's selections not only are surviving—they're thriving! ...Read more ›
The need for medical plastics continues to grow despite the economic downturn as there is greater demand for life-saving and quality of life products to meet the needs of our aging population. ...Read more ›
U.S. ports and foreign trade zones are poised to play a huge role in economic recovery, forming a vital interface between the nation and the world. ...Read more ›