2009 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Lexington County and the Central SC Alliance have announced that Husqvarna will locate a parts distribution operation in Lexington County. The company anticipates investing more than $2.5 million and will be the principal tenant in a newly constructed building. “We are pleased to move forward with our plans for […]


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The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Lexington County and the Central SC Alliance have announced that Husqvarna will locate a parts distribution operation in Lexington County. The company anticipates investing more than $2.5 million and will be the principal tenant in a newly constructed building. “We are pleased to move forward with our plans for […]

Yearly Archives: 2009

Parts Distribution Operation Locates in SC

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Lexington County and the Central SC Alliance have announced that Husqvarna will locate a parts distribution operation in...

State of the Year: Tennessee

Tennessee has been named the winner of Business Facilities’ third annual State of the Year Award.

Crystal Ball 2010

 Here are some New Year's resolutions we'd like to see:-- The world’s largest wind turbine will be attached to the Washington Monument, facing the...

Golf’s One-Man Stimulus Package

In the wake of golf superstar Tiger Woods' announcement that he is taking an indefinite leave from the sport, many are wondering if...

Largest Wind Farm Slated for Oregon

GE wins a $1.4-billion contract to supply 338 of its 2.5 megawatt turbines for Shepherds Flat in north-central Oregon, to be completed by 2012.

Chandra Puts Cable Plant in Kentucky

The India-based company is investing $32 million in a copper cable manufacturing facility in Morgantown. Gov. Steve Beshear of Kentucky, Cabinet for Economic Development representatives,...

E-Beam Locates in Butler County, PA

California-based BeamOne is investing $9 million in a new electron beam medical device sterilization service center in Clinton Township. California-based BeamOne is investing $9...

Mayor Bloomberg Discovers It’s Not Easy Being Green

As the world prepares for a global summit meeting this month in Denmark to meet the challenge of climate change, New York City...

Missouri Gets $1.2 Million for Green Jobs Training

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has been awarded an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant. The state of Missouri, through the Missouri Department...

Eminently Wrong

In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that sent shock waves through everyone who assumed that the government could not seize...

Owens Corning Expands in N. Memphis

The company is investing $22 million in its Tennessee laminates facility. Owens Corning is investing $22 million in an expansion of its North Memphis, TN,...

Blackhawk Composites to Open Plant in KY

Governor Steve Beshear and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Larry Hayes announced Blackhawk Composites, Inc., a start-up manufacturer of advanced aerospace composite parts,...

High-Tech Worker Visas Still Available

We have been reporting for some time in this space that the shortage of skilled workers in the U.S. has been exacerbated in recent...

The Roaring 2010s

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

New South Lumber Co. Expanding

Gov. Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership this week joined New South Lumber Company, a...

LiveXchange Keynote: Carbon Credits Will Shape the New Economy

The shape of the new economy is going to be defined by an emerging $3-trillion global market in carbon emissions credits, attendees at the...

Dell Shutting Computer Plant in NC

Dell announced this week it will close its desktop computer manufacturing plant near Winston-Salem, NC by the end of January. The plant,...

Michigan Fund Aids Diversification

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) President and CEO Greg Main have announced that the Michigan Supplier Diversification Fund will...

Is your roofing cool?

As sustainable development has quickly moved from an admirable goal to a requirement, everyone needs to get up to speed on the terminology...

Editors’ Location Picks

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!

Medical Plastics: Getting Bigger As Boomers Get Older

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.

Gateways to 21st Century Business and Industry Solutions

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.

Michigan Corporate Moves

Michigan Gets $1.35 Billion from DOE for Advanced Battery Development Vice President Joe Biden recently announced that 12 Michigan projects have been awarded...

Mississippi Corporate Moves

ATK Expanding Iuka Plant To Make Aero CompositesAlliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) is expanding its Iuka, MS facility to manufacture composite structures for next-generation commercial...

Kansas is Riding an Economic Head Wind

From bioscience to alternative energy, a bevy of emerging growth sectors have discovered "there's no place like home" in the Sunflower State.

Picking a Shovel-Ready Location

If “time-to-market” is increasing your company's sensitivity to site readiness issues, you will need to evaluate criteria used in site certification offerings.

60 Seconds with Mario Brossi, North American Senior Representative, Switzerland Trade and Investment Promotion

Switzerland has surpassed the U.S. as the top-ranked country in the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness survey. Mario Brossi, who has dual Swiss...

Cream of the Crop

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief

WHERE THE JOBS ARE!

Each year, our LiveXchange event provides a fertile meeting ground for site selectors and senior economic developers.This year—as every sector battles its way...

IVC US Invests $70 million in Dalton, GA

IVC US is investing $70 million in an upgrade of its Dalton, GArnfacility, installing what it says will be the longest vinyl productionrnline in...

Texas-sized venue

If King Kong was the Eighth Wonder of the World, the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX surely is the Ninth.The Cowboys new...

Siemens Breaks Ground for Turbine Plant

The Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce joined Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson, state and community leaders and company executives from Siemens Energy today to break...

Golden State vs. Silver State

Everyone is familiar with those cheeky TV commercials with the tagline ''Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.''Well, we recently came across something...

Swiss Top U.S. in Competitiveness

Switzerland has scored first place in The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010 issued by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum according to Mario Brossi, North American...