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The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 20, 2018.


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The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 20, 2018.

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year Deadline Extended

The deadline for submissions for Business Facilities' 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 20, 2018.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 

A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs.

Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations

The Scandinavian automotive industry supplier will locate new operations in Orangeburg County, SC, its first in North America.

Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan

Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.

Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant

The new El Paso, TX facility will create 120 new jobs to accommodate growth in the data center market, and showcase the latest in smart factory innovation.

Paper Straw Maker Investing $9M In Indiana Expansion

Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.

Hwashin Investing $26M In Alabama Expansion

Auto supplier Hwashin America Corp. will expand its manufacturing operation in Greenville, AL, creating 50 new jobs.

Miller Industries Expansion Creates 175 Jobs In Tennessee

Over a five-year period, the towing equipment manufacturer has made a significant investment to expand its operations in Ooltewah, TN.

Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

Fox Factory Investing $50M In Georgia

The designer and manufacturer of products for bicycles and powered vehicles will create up to 800 jobs at its new facilities in Hall County, GA, including relocation of its corporate headquarters.

HARTING Investing $6M In Illinois Expansion

The German company will create 50 or more new jobs in the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Elgin, IL.

Arcosa Marine Products Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

The inland barge manufacturer will invest more than $10 million over the next few years to expand its operations in Ashland City, TN.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other.

Fuel Total Systems Investing More Than $60M In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, TN.

Whirlpool Investing $55M In New Factory Distribution Center

To be built next to the company's existing Tulsa, OK plant, the FDC is expected to create 150 new manufacturing jobs.

Ports & FTZs: The Value of Entry

Whether going on a business trip, exporting cars or utilizing the benefits of an FTZ, you’ll experience firsthand how the U.S. Customs and Border Protection entity lives up to its mission of “enabling legitimate trade and travel.”

SSAB Investing $100M In Alabama Steel Mill

The Sweden-based company will increase steel production capacity and create up to 50 jobs at its plant in Axis, AL.

BWXT To Invest $80M In Southwest Indiana Factory

The manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors used in submarines and aircraft carriers will expand its Mount Vernon, IN facility, creating more than 60 new jobs by 2021.

KeepTruckin Investing $3.6M In Tennessee Expansion

The transportation technology leader will create approximately 385 jobs as it expands its Nashville job market. 

Doing Business in Greater Richmond, Virginia

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.

OKIN BPS Investing $23M In New U.S. Headquarters

The new headquarters will create nearly 1,500 new job in San Antonio, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

Maplehurst Bakeries Investing $53M In Tennessee

The bakery company will create 90 new jobs in an expansion of its Lebanon, TN donut production facility. 

Siemens, Chromalloy Open Florida Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components, represents a capital investment of $139 million and will add 350 jobs in the Tampa Bay Area.

SEWON America Investing $160M In Georgia

The automotive supplier will create 100 jobs in its expansion of its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in LaGrange, GA.

Johnson & Johnson Opens Vaccines Launch Facility In The Netherlands

The healthcare leader's new facility in Leiden, the Netherlands will support global health and the widespread rollout of novel vaccines.

KPMG LLP Investing $30M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion project will create more than 500 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA. 

Toyota Doubles Down On Ontario

The Japanese auto giant will invest $1.09 billion to upgrade plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, adding 1,450 jobs.

Data Center Developer Investing $80M In Virginia Beach

PointOne will build two facilities that will house edge computing data centers, a cable landing station for future subsea cables, and an international internet business exchange.

KLA-Tencor Investing $70M In Michigan

The new research and development facility will create up to 500 new jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

Crystal Group Opens New Iowa HQ, Manufacturing Facility

The designer and manufacturer of rugged computer and electronic hardware is creating 50 new jobs, increasing production at the Hiawatha, IA facility. 

Molson Coors Building Its Most Modern Facility In Canada

The new Longueuil brewery and distribution center is one of the largest investments in the brewer’s history and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to Greater Montreal.

Ferrero USA Investing $9M In New Jersey

The confectionery company will expand its operations in Franklin Township, NJ adding nearly 100 new jobs.

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Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.