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By Todd Greene, vice president, Atlanta Fed community and economic development group
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
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.
A plasma-based treatments manufacturing plant and warehouse/distribution facilities will create 1,500 jobs in Stanton Springs, GA.
The nation’s fifth largest producer of carbon steel products will invest $76 million to expand its Pittsboro operations, creating 50 jobs.