2018 | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.


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The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.

Yearly Archives: 2018

Everything In Texas Is Big—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the busiest exporter among U.S. states for 16 consecutive years, shipping out $264 billion in goods in 2017.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Andrew Deye, JobsOhio

Andrew Deye, Managing Director, JobsOhio, discusses Ohio's strategy to become a top U.S. destination for foreign direct investment.

Spirit AeroSystems Expands Again In Kansas

A year after announcing investment plans at its Wichita, KS site, Spirit AeroSystems has announced new plans to hire an additional 1,400 employees.

ServiceMac Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To South Carolina

The mortgage subservicing company will invest $24 million in a 100,000-square-foot office facility in Lancaster County, SC.

Indigo Ag Establishing North American HQ In Tennessee

The agricultural technology company will invest $6.6 million and create approximately 700 jobs at its new Memphis headquarters over the next three years.

Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia

The packaging company will create 45 new jobs with an expansion of its Danville, VA manufacturing facility.

Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion In Kansas

The expansion will allow the company to double its number of employees in Newton, KS from 73 to 146 in the next five years.

HIROTEC AMERICA Building New Plant In Tennessee

The automotive supplier will invest about $40 million and create more than 100 jobs in Fayetteville, TN over the next three years. 

Norfolk Southern Locating HQ In Atlanta

The transportation company's new headquarters will result in the creation of 850 jobs and $575 million in capital investment in Fulton County.

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder.

VEGA Americas To Create 120 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Germany-based company will invest $22.4 million in an advanced manufacturing center in Geismar, LA.

Plastics & Chemicals: World-Class Cluster In Northeastern Tennessee

The northeastern end of the volunteer state is home to a dynamic plastics and chemicals materials and manufacturing cluster.

Advanced Plating Creating 200 New Jobs In Tennessee

The electroplating manufacturer will invest approximately $4 million to establish a new facility in Portland, TN.

Healthcare US Co. Launching Operations In South Carolina

The China-based foam mattress manufacturer's $45 million investment is projected to create 250 new jobs in Winnsboro, SC.

Israeli Auto Supplier To Triple Indiana Workforce

Omen USA will expand its manufacturing operations in Richmond, IN and create up to 200 new jobs by 2022.

Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia

The manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies will invest $16 million in a new manufacturing plant in Thomasville, GA. 

Execs Concerned About U.S. Economy, Confident In Own Companies

Executives are taking a more tempered view of revenue and profit growth, but maintain fairly broad optimism about business expansion, according to AICPA survey.

Alliance Steel Creating Up To 130 Jobs In Northwest Indiana

The Illinois-based steel company is investing nearly $20 million to move to Gary, IN.

The PGA Of America Relocating HQ To Texas

The Professional Golfers’ Association of America's headquarters relocation will bring $30 million in capital investment and a minimum of 100 new jobs to Frisco, TX.

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.

Georgia To Create New Inland Port

The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the fast-growing Gainesville region.

Pendo Will Create 590 New Jobs In North Carolina

The software company will invest $34.5 million to expand its Raleigh, NC operations over the next five years. 

Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility

The Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer will invest about $150 million and create 220 jobs in Baxter, TN. 

PPG Investing $1.7M In China

The company's new dispense cell at its Kunshan coatings manufacturing facility will expand production capacity for protective, marine coatings

McKesson Moving Global Headquarters To Texas

Moving its corporate headquarters from San Francisco to Las Colinas supports the company’s multi-year strategic growth initiative.

Suuchi To Create 400 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In New Jersey

The woman-owned technology and supply chain startup will remain and grow at Kearny Point with help from up to $37 million in Grow NJ tax credits over 10 years.

Honeywell Investing $248M In New Charlotte Global Corporate HQ

The Fortune 100 company will create more than 750 new jobs in Mecklenburg County, NC over the next six years, with help from a $46 million BIP grant. 

Sundaram-Clayton Limited Investing $40M In South Carolina Expansion

The Indian manufacturer and supplier of aluminum cast products will create 100 new jobs at its Dorchester County operations.

Solinftec To Invest $50M In New Indiana U.S. Headquarters

The Brazil-based digital agriculture company will establish its U.S. headquarters in West Lafayette, IN, creating up to 334 new, high-wage jobs by 2022.

Catamaran Solutions Creating 120 Jobs In Louisiana

The advanced manufacturing jobs will be created at a 20-acre site in Minden, LA over the next three years.

Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach

Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets.

SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia

In the largest single investment and job-creating project in Georgia’s history, the South Korean lithium-ion battery maker will create 2,000 jobs in Jackson County.

Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina

The green packaging and tissue manufacturer will create 66 new jobs to operate new, modernized equipment at its Wagram, NC plant.

Caymas Boats Investing $30M In Tennessee

During the next five years, the boat manufacturer will create an estimated 280 jobs in Ashland City, TN.