Heidi Schwartz

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Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager. In September 2012, she transitioned to a new role dedicated to developing online content for Business Facilities and Today's Facility Manager (now Facility Executive). Schwartz can be reached at schwartz@groupc.com.
With hydroforming, a tubular part is inflated inside a tool by a pressurized liquid to give it a pre-defined shape. This technology is now being used by Faurecia for muffler shells to provide a perfect underbody fit.

Columbus Automotive Manufacturer Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

Faurecia is the world’s sixth-largest automotive supplier, with four business groups: automotive seating, emissions control technologies, interior systems and automotive exteriors.
General Mills new food products.

General Mills Expanding Operations In Rutherford County, TN

General Mills is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more.
The Kubota TLB Series M59 loading pallets.

Kubota Tractor Headquarters Relocating To Texas

Kubota Tractor Corporation is the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-engineered and manufactured machinery and equipment, including a complete line of tractors.

Research Finds Land Use Decision-Making Remains Local

Since the turn of the last century, climate change, economic development, social justice and community revitalization have risen to the top of the land use planning agenda.
Grand Rounds offers evidence based approach to health care.

Grand Rounds Health Care Technology Company Comes To Reno, NV

Grand Rounds opens new tech center in Reno, NV and will expand the area's support of the health care sector.

Shintech Announces $1.4 Billion Ethylene Expansion In Iberville Parish, LA

Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.

Andros Foods Expansion Shenandoah County, VA Planned

Andros Foods North America to invest $73 million to expand fruit processing operation.

Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy To Tackle Commercial Energy Use

New legislation makes Atlanta the first major Southeast city to undertake a series of measures, including energy benchmarking and audits, to boost efficiency in its commercial buildings.
V60 Cross Country.

Volvo Cars Selects South Carolina For First American Plant

Berkeley County automotive factory will cost $500 million and is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs.
Map for Elsevier CSG Story.

Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.
With its web-based O-ring Configurator, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is setting a new standard in the configuration of O-rings.

Freudenberg-NOK Plans To Expand Findlay, OH

Findlay maintains nearly perfect statistics in the areas of quality, delivery and customer retention.
Menck Windows headquarters.

Menck Windows Opening New Manufacturing Facility In Chicopee, MA

With its new facility, Menck Windows will manufacture and sell directly, which will provide more options, faster delivery and better service to customers throughout North America.
Lincoln Industrial Park in NJ, aerial shot.

Lincoln Equities Group (LEG) To Develop Brownfields Site In Piscataway, NJ

Lincoln Equities Group has retained Brad Fenlon, executive managing director with Colliers International in Parsippany, NJ, to handle leasing and marketing of the site.
Jackson Kayak's Kraken model.

Jackson Kayak To Expand, Open New Facility In White County, TN

Recreational products manufacturer to invest $6.5 million and create 250 new jobs.
Mars.

NASA Invests In Hundreds Of U.S. Small Businesses To Enable Future Missions

NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA manages the SBIR program for STMD. NASA's 10 centers manage individual projects.

Method Opens First U.S. Factory, Chicago’s South Side Soapbox

The "South Side Soapbox" is designed to benefit the surrounding environment, community and businesses.
80cc Go-Kart.

Monster Moto Announces 287-Job Minibike And Go-Cart Manufacturing Project In Ruston

Company will produce youth-market vehicles in project resulting in more than 570 new direct and indirect jobs.
International Park of Commerce.

FedEx And Medline To Join Prologis International Park Of Commerce In Tracy, CA

Medline Industries, Inc. and FedEx are the first customers at Prologis International Park of Commerce, a new master-planned park in Tracy, CA.
Louisville, KY Skyline.

Computershare Inc. Opens New Facility In Louisville, KY

Facility will support the company’s nationwide operations.

ULI Forecast For CRE: Strength And Growth Through 2017

The latest Urban Land Institute Forecast for the real estate economy sees three years of continued strength, with the industry set for sustainable growth in 2015 through 2017.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report

[VIDEO] Las Colinas, Irving, Texas: A City Built For Business

Centrally located in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving-Las Colinas is recognized as the “Headquarters of Headquarters,” with more Fortune 1000 global headquarters per capita than any other city in Texas.

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.