August 2017 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

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The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

The generator manufacturing plant will add up to 90 jobs at its new sheet metal fabrication facility on its Danville, KY campus.

Salary Still King, But Quality Of Life Matters Too

Robert Half’s 2018 Salary Guides outlines factors driving job seekers' decisions in a competitive hiring market.

NFI To Invest $7.2M, Create 170 Jobs In Tennessee

The logistics provider's new Smyrna location will serve as a distribution and fulfillment center for customers throughout the Southeast region.

Less Is More In New England

When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Plans include an expansion of state-of-the-art surgeon education lab, creation of a new technology innovation center and extension of work space as the company’s talent base grows.

GM Suppliers To Create Over 300 Jobs In Northeast Indiana

Android Industries and its sister company Avancez will expand their operations in Fort Wayne, IN, creating up to 313 new jobs by the end of 2018.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives' service territory is experiencing a surge in speculative and proposed construction of mega-warehouses. What's spurring demand and will more construction follow?

Tenneco Investing $23.1M, Creating 95 Jobs In Michigan

The automotive products and systems company will build a state-of-the-art customer center in Northville Township, MI with help from a Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Premtec Expanding In North Carolina

The division of New York Airbrake will invest more than $1M, create 28 new jobs at its Salisbury, NC facility.

Philips To Establish Center Of Expertise In Greater Nashville

The global leader in health technology will create approximately 800 jobs in the Nashville region.

Game Winner

Canton, OH is upgrading its football legacy with an ambitious mixed-use development built around the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Employee Relocation Trends Changing Shape

The U.S. workforce is changing, and so are the ways in which companies are relocating employees, according to a new survey from Cartus.

Foster Farms Investing $30M In Louisiana Poultry Plant Expansion

The new Foster Farms project will retain 1,092 existing jobs and create 50 new direct jobs in Farmerville, Union Parish.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

Billtrust Expanding, Creating 200 New Jobs In New Jersey

With help from Grow NJ, the payment cycle management software company is expected move to its new Lawrenceville headquarters in Spring 2018.

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

LS Tractor USA Investing $11.5M In North Carolina

The agriculture equipment distributor will expand its Nash County operations, adding 31 jobs over five years while upgrading its offices and facilities in Battleboro, NC.

Survey Reveals Top Barriers To Hiring Tech Talent

Salary demands, a shortage of qualified applicants and not being seen as an employer of choice are the top challenges, according to a new survey of CIOs from Robert Half Technology.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

LifeNet Health Investing $12.25M, Creating 321 Jobs In Virginia

The regenerative medicine company's expansion of its Virginia Beach global headquarters is the 1,000th economic development project of the McAuliffe administration.

Safeplast NA Investing $4.3M In South Carolina Headquarters

The manufacturer of hose protectors and binding products will invest $4.3 million in a new North American headquarters facility in Pickens County, SC.

Location Spotlight: Northwest Ohio – Shovel Ready Sites

Northwest Ohio is home to five certified sites tailored to the food/beverage industry. Discover the major assets of these shovel-ready sites and learn how your company can capitalize on the strategic advantages of doing business in Northwest Ohio.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.

Tyson Foods Investing $80M, Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

The food processing company is expanding its Union City Leading food processor investing $80 million for 300-job expansion.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Monogram Investing $9.3M In Tennessee

The refrigeration products manufacturer will create 210 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Selmer, TN.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Business Tech Company Creating 300 Jobs In South Alabama

Provalus will invest $6.5 million to establish a business technology and support operation in Brewton, AL.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.