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The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.


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The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.

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Latest: Edwards Vacuum Building High-Tech Innovation Center In Oregon - The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.

Edwards Vacuum Building High-Tech Innovation Center In Oregon

The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.

Appian Investing $28.4M In Virginia Expansion

The company will invest $28.4 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA headquarters, creating 600 new jobs and retaining another 600. 

Hyundai Power Transformers USA Expanding In Alabama

The $33 million investment will result in 86 new jobs at the company's Montgomery, AL facility. 

United Collection Bureau Expanding To Southeast Indiana

The Ohio-based company plans to invest $2.4 million and create 600+ new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN.

Gerber Relocating U.S. Headquarters To Virginia

The Nestlé S.A. subsidiary will invest $5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Arlington County, VA, creating 150 new jobs.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocating truck production from Mexico and adding 2,500 new jobs.

Van Hool NV Building First U.S. Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The bus and coach manufacturer will invest more than $47 million and create nearly 640 jobs in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site.

Deep South Studios Is Louisiana’s First QEC Project

The Pelican State’s new Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators.

Made In California

The Golden State is increasing the benefits for manufacturers that participate in its recently launched CA Made state labeling program.

Ohio: Going Above And Beyond For New Business

The Buckeye State has a robust network of state economic partners who take a customer-focused approach to business, providing support to companies at every step of the process.

Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.

Lonza Opens World’s Largest Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

The 300,000-square-foot Pearland, TX facility will employ 200 full-time staff by end of 2018 and continue to recruit high-value positions as market demand increases.

Mohawk Industries Expanding Virginia Manufacturing Operation

The multi-million dollar investment in the Carroll County commercial flooring manufacturing operation will retain local jobs with assistance from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

With an excellent quality of life and a robust set of available tax incentives and credits, Stamford, Connecticut leads the pack in commercial and residential development.

ATLASBX Locating First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

The South Korean automotive battery manufacturer will invest $75 million and create 200 jobs in Clarksville, TN.

A New Frontier For Investment In South Carolina

South Carolina's North Eastern Strategic Alliance region attracted more than $850 million in investments in 2017, projects that will create more than 2,200 new jobs.

Universal Forest Products Opening New Facility In South Carolina

The wood and wood-related products manufacturer will create approximately 120 jobs at its new plant in Orangeburg County, SC over the next several years.

Automotive Supplier Investing $10.8M In Tennessee Expansion

Adient will expand its automotive seating plant in Lexington, TN, creating approximately 200 new jobs.

JSW Steel Considers $500M Investment In Texas

With the help of a $3.4M Texas Enterprise Fund grant, the India-based company will develop its steel manufacturing infrastructure in Baytown, TX.

Red Sun Group Investing $140.5M In UK Auto Plant

The new CAD CAM Automotive plant in Coventry, England will produce commercial vehicles powered by the highly efficient hybrid Ecotive Vehicle Platform.

Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees.

Viega Announces Major Expansion At Kansas Campus

The construction and plumbing industry supplier is building a new ProPress® Copper manufacturing facility, and planning a new master distribution center at its in McPherson, KS campus.

Liebherr Investing $45M In Virginia Expansion

The construction machinery and earthmoving equipment manufacturer will build three new facilities at its Newport News, VA location.

USG Boral Relocating Corporate Headquarters To Singapore

The headquarters relocation is a strategic move to bolster the building products technology company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.

ServiceMaster DSI Selects Shawnee, KS For Headquarters

The disaster restoration and cleaning services company will initially transfer 100 jobs and plans to hire an additional 100 new employees in the future.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Canada: Flood Protection And Development Go Hand In Hand

Toronto’s ambitious Ports Land project is creating infrastructure that can adapt to rising water while opening up new vistas for development.

$20M Frigitek Facility To Be Built At TexAmericas Center

The $20 million cold storage facility at TexAmericas Center is the result of one-on-one meetings at Business Facilities LiveXchange, and will create at least 100 jobs.

Dorman Products Investing $55M To Expand In Tennessee

The automotive parts manufacturer will create approximately 215 new jobs at the Tennessee-Kentucky Industrial Park in Portland, TN.

BrightFarms Building Its First Hydroponic Greenhouse Farm In Texas

The state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse will be constructed at an estimated cost of $17 million and create up to 30 “green-collar” jobs for Abilene residents.

Chemetall Opens New Lab In México

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF's Coatings division has opened a state-of-the-art laboratory at its manufacturing and office facility in Querétaro, Mexico.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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BF Location Video: Cape Coral – A Market on the Rise

Ranked as the top location in the U.S. for job gains, this city has much to offer. According to recent census data, Cape Coral, Florida’s population jumped by 16%, to more than 175,000 year-round residents. With an average of 266 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder Cape Coral continues to grow with rapid speed.