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The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.


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The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.

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Latest: Linetec Expands Wausau, WI Facility, Increases Capacity, Grows Staff - The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.

Linetec Expands Wausau, WI Facility, Increases Capacity, Grows Staff

The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.

UH Seidman Cancer Center Breaks Ground On $30 Million Proton Therapy Center

Center to be one of an elite group in the nation and first in Ohio to offer revolutionary technology.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Consumers Energy Offering New Policies To Encourage Economic Development In Michigan

An estimated 600 Michigan businesses each year will see the benefits of Consumers Energy's new, innovative approach.

Tejas Tubular Products Announces Construction Of New Facility

With a capacity expected to exceed 72,000 tons annually, the primary output of this newest Tejas facility will be heavier weight production casing with semi–premium and premium threaded connections.

Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3,000 Jobs In Second Quarter

Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs as smart meter deployment begins.

Daisy Brand Plans New Production Facility in Wayne County/City Of Wooster

With this decision, Daisy Brand joins a vibrant, global community of distinguished food production companies operating in Wayne County including J.M. Smucker, Smith Dairy, Frito Lay, Purina and Mars.

Send in the Drones

As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

STATE FOCUS – Ohio: Slow And Steady

It may not be the fastest route to recovery, but the Buckeye State is still in the race. From the July/August 2013 issue.

More Toyota Power Coming To Detroit Metro Area

Toyota to invest $28M in Ann Arbor powertrain R&D expansion.

Ameren Illinois Opens Champaign Smart Grid Technology Applications Center

Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois.

California Health Care Firm Moving Headquarters To Carmel, IN

ASH's initial plans were to put a service center in Carmel; eventually, the company decided to move its headquarters there as well.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Eric Borgerding, Executive Vice President, Wisconsin Hospital Association

Eric Borgerding, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, speaks up about the benefits of a strong health care system in his state. Plus, Texas gets a shout as BF's State of the Year for 2012.

CVS Caremark Opens Mail Service Pharmacy And Customer Center In Mount Prospect, IL

High tech customer center will serve as catalyst to spur pharmacy and health care innovation.

Rising Tide

The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

BUSINESS REPORT: Wisconsin — Wisconsin Wind Works: A Powerful Partner In Wind Energy

A consortium of 300 suppliers and vendors to the wind energy industry in the Badger State are organized in an online directory with 16 product and service categories.

Vera Bradley Unveils Major Northeast Indiana Growth Plans

The homegrown-Indiana company will invest approximately $26.6 million to expand and equip its current design center and expand its distribution center. Both facilities are expected to be operational next year.

Can Your Dog Fetch a Kindle?

Amazon's founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?

GKN Plans New Regional Headquarters For Auburn Hills, MI

Headquartered in Auburn Hills since 1986, GKN has more than 300 employees at its current 113,000-square-foot facility. Employment is expected to grow by 50 or more full-time employees in the next three years.

Business Facilities In The News: Youngstown Metro in top 10 for potential economic growth

A Staff report for Vindy.com reports, "A business publication has named the Youngstown metro area as one of the nation’s 10 best locations for economic-growth potential."

Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report

Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.

Italian Automotive Supplier Adding New Technology Line In Indy

Reflex & Allen, which has more than 500 employees globally, has already hired finance, sales, quality, operations, engineering, warehousing and production associates and will continue to recruit extrusion and general operators as part of this expansion.

SPECIAL REPORT: Site Location Factors For Automotive Suppliers

Significant site location opportunities exist for OEM, supplier expansions and new facilities in the Central and Southern U.S. that can realize operational and financial goals. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Jewelry Producer Opens New Plant in Floyd County, IN

The jewelry designer operates two Indiana locations and has already begun filling new management and production positions in New Albany.

Texas, Florida, Tennessee, Indiana And Georgia Top The Field In BF’s Best Infrastructure Ranking

The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.

Culligan International Opens Expanded Facility In Libertyville, IL

New facility features 217,000 square feet of space dedicated to engineering, manufacturing, and assembly of water treatment solutions.

COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions

From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

Consumers Energy Moves To Build Natural Gas Power Plant In Genesee County

Economic study: project will bring 600 construction jobs to—and benefits for—the Genesee County, MI community.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing Strength Ranking

The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.

The Road to Recovery in Detroit

Chrysler's decision to invest $1.8 billion in Motown's last remaining auto plant pays huge dividends.

GE And ComEd To Modernize Chicago’s Grid

GE and ComEd will install approximately four million smart meters in the Chicago area through 2021, bringing approximately 50 jobs to the city.

California is Rolling in Dough

Three years after a $60-billion deficit threatened to sink the Golden State, state legislators are arguing over how to spend a surplus.

Mining Supplies Manufacturer Locating First Indiana Facility In Vanderburgh County

According to the National Mining Association, Indiana is home to 309 mining operations and provides employment for more than 18,800 Hoosiers. Crushed stone, portland cement, construction sand and gravel are the Hoosier State's leading nonfuel minerals, and in 2010, Indiana's mining operations created $3.3 billion worth of mineral, metal and fuel products.

Verde Energy USA Expands Operations In Illinois

Verde is providing the State of Illinois with approximately 260,000 MWh of renewable energy sources annually, avoiding over 128,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2)—the emissions equivalent of 14 million gallons of gasoline consumed.

AES Corporation Picks Indianapolis For U.S. Business Unit Headquarters

AES, which currently has 25,000 associates globally, including 3,600 employees in the United States, will immediately begin filling new positions across the company.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations that have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Who Invented the Chocolate Eggcream?

President Obama is scrambling to fix a 2011 law, intended to prevent broadly defined patent infringement claims, that appears to have backfired.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rally Reno Program Provides Local Economic Relief

Rally Reno County supports local businesses and employees in the retail, service and hospitality industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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