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

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 


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The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 

Yearly Archives: 2018

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 

Spartan Motors Receives Grant For Job Creation In Pennsylvania

The company's East Coast truck body manufacturing facility expansion will bring nearly 200 jobs to Ephrata, PA over the next three years. 

ImmunoPrecise Opens U.S. Headquarters In North Dakota

The full-service, therapeutic antibody discovery company has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Fargo, ND.

LORD Corporation Investing $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

After a rigorous national site selection process, the global company opted to expand and upgrade its manufacturing facility in Saegertown, PA.

Citadel Completions Investing $17.6M In Louisiana

The Southwest Louisiana project will result in more than 600 new direct and indirect jobs as the aerospace company establishes a facility to customize aircraft interiors.

HudsonAlpha Receives $150,000 Grant For Bioinformatics

The grant from the Alabama Power Foundation will help HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology introduce bioinformatics to students across the state.

Chemring Group Expanding Tennessee Kilgore Flares Facility

The defense contractor will invest $40 million and create approximately 100 jobs in an expansion of its Kilgore Flares operations in Toone, TN.

North Carolina Lands Amada Manufacturing Facility, 201 New Jobs

The sheet metal fabricating equipment manufacturer will invest $87 million to develop a new product line in High Point, NC. 

Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

Novelis Breaks Ground On Kentucky Automotive Aluminum Facility

The aluminum rolling and recycling company will invest $305 million in its new automotive aluminum facility in Guthrie, KY, and create 125 jobs.

Coil Design Corporation To Establish HQ, Manufacturing Operation In Tennessee

The heating and cooling coil manufacturer will invest $3.4 million and create nearly 70 jobs in Dayton, TN.

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

The global floral company’s headquarters relocation to Chicago is part its new strategic growth plan.

Petoskey Plastics Expanding In Tennessee

The plastics manufacturer will invest $29.6 million and create approximately 70 jobs in Morristown, TN.

Gildan Creating 80 New Jobs In Georgia

The manufacturer is expanding the specialty yarn production capacity at its Columbus, GA facilities.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jason Ford, Greater Houston Partnership

Greater Houston Partnership's VP of Regional Economic Development discusses his city's recovery from Hurricane Harvey, and opportunities for startups, foreign direct investment, and technology.

Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

Western Global Airlines Creating 170 Jobs In Louisiana

The cargo freight carrier will make a $3 million investment to establish its own aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport.

LiveXchange: Noted Economist Predicts Three More Years Of Growth

In his Keynote Address at Business Facilities’ 14th Annual LiveXchange event, Dr. James F. Smith told attendees that key economic indicators point to up to three more years of growth before the U.S. economy experiences another downturn.

Sendero Midstream Opens New Mexico Plant, Announces $750M Investment

The company’s newest investment will support increased oil and natural gas production from the flourishing Permian Basin region.

Canada Invests In Toyota, Supports Thousands Of Jobs In Ontario

The $85.4M investment will support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's $1B investment in its Ontario plants and more than 8,000 jobs, plus create 450 new jobs.

Smalticeram USA Investing $4M In New Tennessee Operations

The ceramics supplier will create 26 new jobs in Cherry Glen Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Mount Pleasant.

Pace Glass Creating 150 Jobs In New Jersey

The company just broke ground on the $55 million, 250,000-square-foot glass recycling facility that will open early next year in Andover Township, NJ.

Lonza Investing $46M In South Carolina Expansion

The investment is expected to create 30 new jobs in Greenwood County, SC, earning the company assistance from the state’s job development credits program.

GATX Expanding In Georgia

The railcar leasing company will invest about $18 million over the next four years to expand its maintenance facility in Waycross, GA.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

The company will retain and grow its workforce to more than 13,000 jobs over the next 17 years, with help from up to $63 million in state incentives. 

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Nashville Lands AllianceBernstein Corporate HQ, 1,050 Jobs

The asset management firm will invest more than $70 million to move its corporate headquarters from New York City to Davidson County, TN.

Tech Takeover: How Louisiana Has Become a Substantial Hub for Digital Development

Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents Louisiana’s largest technology project to date; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline through historic higher education initiative.

Excel Boat Company Will Create 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The boat manufacturer will invest $9 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Ridgely, TN.

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida

The new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.

IRIS USA Creating 95 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The injection-molded plastic products manufacturer and distributor will expand operations into Pennsylvania and establish a manufacturing facility in Hazle Township.

Subaru Of America Opens New Headquarters In New Jersey

Subaru of America celebrates the grand opening of its all-new 250,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Camden, NJ.

Indiana Lands New Infosys U.S. Education Center

Infosys will revitalize an old airport site on Indianapolis' southwest side, establishing a robust innovation, technology and training campus and creating an additional 1,000 jobs.

Pandora Will Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The music streaming giant will expand its presence and workforce in Atlanta, GA over the next three years.