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KLA's state-of-the-art $200 million facility in Ann Arbor, MI employs 300, with 600 total staff expected by 2023.


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KLA's state-of-the-art $200 million facility in Ann Arbor, MI employs 300, with 600 total staff expected by 2023.

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Global Tech Leader KLA Opens Second U.S. Headquarters In Michigan

KLA's state-of-the-art $200 million facility in Ann Arbor, MI employs 300, with 600 total staff expected by 2023.

Request Foods To Create Nearly 200 Jobs In Michigan

Food products supplier Request Foods will invest $205 million to expand at multiple locations in Holland, MI, boosting the state’s agribusiness industry.

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

Sartorius To Expand Business Operations With Michigan Plant

Sartorius' planned 130,000-square-foot plant in Ann Arbor, MI, will create 160 jobs by 2023.

Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

SK Siltron Investing $302M In Michigan Semiconductor Wafer Plant

In support of electric vehicle growth, the semiconductor wafer manufacturing and R&D facility will bring 150 jobs to Monitor Township, MI.

Corporate Headquarters: Base Camps For Business

The migration of workers is not occurring in a vacuum. Available workforce is often the most important factor when companies make decisions about relocations—and where to put their corporate HQ.

Arlington and Alexandria, VA Tops In Business Climate

Arlington, VA is the top mid-sized metro and Alexandria, VA is the top small metro in the Best Business Climate category in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report.

[VIDEO] Why Michigan? | Pure Opportunity | MEDC

Why come to Michigan? Pure opportunity. Looking for tech talent? Ours is among the fastest growing. Need a low cost of living? Ours is the 4th lowest in the nation. Sick of paying high taxes? Michigan’s business environment is ranked in the top 10.

Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.

BF Location Video: Why Michigan? – Discover Pure Opportunity

Businesses are choosing Michigan for our diverse and abundant workforce, business-friendly environment, low cost of living and global supply chain assets.

Pace Industries Relocates HQ To Michigan

Die casting manufacturer Pace Industries will invest nearly $2 million to move its headquarters from Arkansas to Novi, MI, creating more than 60 high-wage jobs.

Consumers Energy To End Coal Use By 2025

Consumers Energy will be among first in nation to go coal-free and will lead Michigan's clean energy transformation.

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills.

GM Investing $40M At Pontiac, MI Stamping Plant

General Motors will renovate its existing Pontiac, MI facility and install new flexible fabrication technology to support future electric vehicle production.

Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles

Successful introduction of mRNA vaccines has created a platform for the rapid development of new treatments.

Michigan Governor’s Report: Standing Tall At The Crossroads Of Calamity

When a foreign pandemic invaded Michigan a year ago—and a virulent domestic pathogen threatened to topple the state government—Governor Gretchen Whitmer stood her ground.

Projects Bring 279 jobs, $27.2M In Investments To Ann Arbor Region

With their expansions in Ann Arbor, MI, healthcare tech company Workit Health will create at least 179 jobs and software provider Nexient will add 100 jobs.

Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified And Ready To Go

Precertified sites—A.K.A. shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.

Top Utilities: Power Players

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.

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Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

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Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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