Tag: Economic Development

Tennessee Lands New Customer Service Center

Empyrean Benefit Solutions, a human resources benefits administrative company, will invest $2.9 million, create 120 new jobs in La Vergne, TN.

Automotive Parts Supplier Expanding In Indiana

Winona PVD Coatings will invest more than $10 million and create up to 50 jobs in Warsaw, IN by the end of the year. 

Shopping Bag Manufacturer Creating 100 Jobs In Georgia

Flexo Converters USA, Inc. will invest $20 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operation in Walton County, GA.

Thomson Reuters Expanding Texas Operations

The global news and information company will invest $6 million and create at least 250 new jobs in Texas.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

Advanced Manufacturing Industry: Dynamic Advancements

Advanced manufacturing has come a long way, revolutionizing the processes used to build new products and introducing a bevy of innovative technologies, with a heavy emphasis on automation.

Amazon.com Expanding In New Jersey

Amazon.com, Inc. is opening two new fulfillment centers in New Jersey, bringing more than 2,000 full-time jobs to the Garden State.

Duo Security, Inc. Adding 300 Jobs In Michigan

Duo Security will invest nearly $2.5 million to expand its existing operations and create up to 300 jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

B. Braun To Add 175 Jobs In Florida

Medical device manufacturer B. Braun Medical Inc. will invest $100M in its new Daytona Beach, FL manufacturing facility.

Airbus Expanding In Virginia

Airbus plans to invest $1M in its Loudoun County, VA facility, making it the company's largest distribution center.

South Korean Steel Processor Adding 60 Jobs In Indiana

The Pohang, South Korea-based multinational steel producer will invest $19 million to establish operations at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, creating up to 60 high-wage jobs by 2018.

Texas: Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative Aims To Meet 21st Century Job Needs

Regional workforce and educational conclaves will make recommendations to ensure the Lone Star State is ready for new and expanding businesses.

OxyChem To Invest $145M In Louisiana Expansion

The new product will enable the efficient production of next-generation refrigerants, which have low global-warming potential and ozone depletion potential.

EdenCrete To Create 250 Jobs, Invest $67M In Georgia

The concrete solutions company's new global manufacturing headquarters will employ more than 250 in Augusta.

Eight Counties Chosen For Tennessee Property Evaluation Program

PEP improves the state’s inventory of industrial sites and buildings by evaluating potential properties, advising counties on where investment may be most beneficial and what is needed to address issues.

Third Phase Of Alabama Robotics Technology Park To Open Soon

Phase 3, which represents a $9 million investment and is scheduled to open in late spring or early summer, is the Integration, Entrepreneurial and Paint Dispense Training Facility.

Roy Metal Finishing Expanding In South Carolina

RMF is expanding its current operations by building a second facility in Greenville County's Matrix Business and Technology Park.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

The global life sciences industry has adopted an attitude of cautious optimism, expecting reliable growth that will fall short of pre-recession investment surges.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

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Japanese Automotive Manufacturer Growing in Indiana

Aisin USA Manufacturing will create up to 100 new jobs at its Seymour, IN operations by the end of 2018.

Gun Maker Establishing Nashville Manufacturing Plant

Start-up firearm maker Vantage LLC will invest $5M and create 100 manufacturing and assembly jobs in Davidson County, TN.

Rogers Corporation Relocating Global HQ To Arizona

Rogers Corporation, a global leader in engineered materials solutions, will relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, CT to Chandler, AZ.

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New Jobs To Drive Migration To Middle America

Strong job growth on the coasts has been drawing people away from Middle America, but experts predict the trend will reverse.

CRE Functions Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.