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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.
The company is investing $24.3 million to add a production line at its Alabama facility, creating 30 new jobs.
Kentucky’s bourbon business is booming, giving a tasty lift to state revenues and tourism.
Eco. Dev. pros play a leading role in the resurgence of U.S. manufacturing.
By Jay C. Moon, CEcD, Chair, IEDC
The tire giant will grow its Earthmover tire production in Anderson and Lexington counties, creating 500 new jobs.