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

The third-party logistics firm will invest more than $3.7 million and create up to 50 new jobs at its Hendricks County facility this year.

The third-party logistics firm will invest more than $3.7 million and create up to 50 new jobs at its Hendricks County facility this year.

Monthly Archives: January 2017

MD Logistics Expanding Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution

The third-party logistics firm will invest more than $3.7 million and create up to 50 new jobs at its Hendricks County facility this year.

Diana Food Investing $50M In Georgia

The new food processing, manufacturing and R&D facility will create more than 80 new jobs in Banks County, GA.

Hayneedle.com’s Rapid Growth Fuels Ohio Expansion

The online retailer will open its second distribution facility in Monroe, OH, creating more than 100 news jobs.

The Netherlands Reports Record Number Of Foreign Investment In 2016

North American companies led the way in investing in Holland, with 88 direct investment projects generating $825.5M in capital investment.

Mexican Standoff

The Dealmaker-in-Chief blows up his first really big negotiation.

U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Jobs Up

The largest industry employer of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. has grown nearly 19 percent since 2012, according to a new economic impact study.

Food Manufacturer Creating 226 Jobs With Second Tennessee Plant

Williams Sausage Company will invest about $37 million to expand with a second facility in Union City, TN.

Dulles Glass And Mirror Expanding In Virginia

The company will invest $7.5M to expand its corporate headquarters, R&D, manufacturing and warehouse operations in Prince William County.

Manufacturers Expect Near-Sourcing To Increase

According to new research from LMA Consulting, 70% of manufacturing executives say near-sourcing will increase within the next five years.

Sonoco Creating 595 Jobs in Georgia

The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.

Forrester Research Creating 120 Jobs In Nashville

The research and advisory firm will invest $2.8M in the expansion, which will allow it to grow its inside sales and support team using Nashville as a strategic hub. 

Toyota Plans $600M Investment, 400 New Jobs in Indiana

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation will offer TMMI training grants to reimburse up to 50 percent of the company’s eligible workforce training costs over a two-year period.

TPS Industrial Services Investing $3.5M In Indiana

The logistics firm is expanding its headquarters and adding up to 61 jobs in Columbus, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants.

BlueLine Associates Chooses Tampa For Global HQ

The professional services firm will relocate its global headquarters from North Carolina, creating 150 new jobs.

Call 2 Answer Creating 250 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will invest $800,000 to create a new medical and urgent contact center in Spring Hill, TN. 

Batteries Are Included

The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

World's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

LKQ Creating 150 Jobs In Nashville

The automotive equipment and accessories distributer and marketer will build a new 100,000-square foot building in Davidson County, TN.

Packsize International Selects Utah For Global HQ

Packsize International, an On Demand Packaging® company will expand its Salt Lake City, UT operations, adding up to 354 jobs and an expected $9.2 million in capital investment.

SAP Creating 392 New Jobs In Pennsylvania

The software company will build a  $72M facility on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and expand its workforce at its Newtown Square location with the help of grants and tax credits from the commonwealth.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Green Circle Health Picks Indiana For Client Services Center

The healthcare tech company will locate a new Client Services Center in Carmel, IN, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2022.

The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ

The shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston.

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.

AB BioTechnologies Investing $10.5M In Indiana

The drug development company will add contract manufacturing services to its Bloomington, IN operations, creating up to 33 new jobs.

Maryland Governor Announces $7.5M To Create Green Energy Institute

Part of Gov. Hogan’s 2017 Environmental Package, the institute will develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland.

JLABS @ NYC Will House Life Science Startups

The 30,000-square foot facility — a collaborative effort by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State and New York Genome Center — will have capacity for up to 30 life science startups focused on biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer health.

Amcor Investing $40M In Ohio Expansion

Amcor Rigid Plastics will expand its bottle manufacturing operations in Bellevue, OH with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

The Linde Group Investing $40M In Georgia Plant

The manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases will create 35 jobs at a new air separation plant in Adel, Cook County.

Five Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017

CareerBuilder's annual job forecast finds 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2017, predictions for how the Trump administration will impact hiring are mixed.

Amazon Plans Second Jacksonville Fulfillment Center

The 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the art fulfillment and distribution center will create an additional 1,000 full-time jobs in Jacksonville.

Ford’s El Foldo

Ford's decision to cancel its plans to build a $1.6-billion assembly plant in Mexico is not a clear-cut victory for U.S. manufacturing.