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The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.


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The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

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Latest: September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5) - The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Israel-Based Manufacturer Locating North American HQ In Indiana

MCP USA will invest $11.38 million in its new North American headquarters in Portage, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

Fuzic Creating 225 Jobs In Indiana

The music-focused marketing tech company will invest $3.66 million to grow its operations in Fishers, IN.

Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

The company's new 392,000-square-foot Outcome Tower marks the city’s emergence as a national health-tech leader.

Aerospace Manufacturer Investing $6M In Michigan Expansion

Plascore, Inc. will create 10-15 jobs at a new 73,500-square-foot addition in the City of Zeeland, MI.

Trailer Manufacturer Adding Second Indiana Facility, 115 Jobs

Stealth Trailers will open a new facility in Marion, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants based on the company’s job creation plans.

Lytx Moves Manufacturing Operations To U.S. From China

The company will move manufacturing of its video event recorders from mainland China to Logansport, IN, creating 70 jobs and $50 million in investment.

Global Railcar Firm Growing Indiana Operations Into Midwest Maintenance Hub

GATX Corporation will invest $38.5 million to expand its Terre Haute, IN operations into a full-scale Midwest maintenance hub, creating up to 59 new jobs by 2020.

Michigan Lands $4.9M Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

J-Star Motion Corp. will establish a new manufacturing facility in Cedar Springs, MI, and plans to create 122 new jobs.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

World’s Largest Kayak-Maker Expanding In Michigan

KL Outdoor/GSC Technologies' Muskegon expansion will create 153 jobs and $9.2 million in investment with help from state and local business incentives.

Plastics Manufacturer Investing In Indiana

20/20 Custom Molded Plastics will invest more than $27 million to locate a new facility in Bluffton, IN, creating up to 155 jobs by 2020.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.

GM Suppliers To Create Over 300 Jobs In Northeast Indiana

Android Industries and its sister company Avancez will expand their operations in Fort Wayne, IN, creating up to 313 new jobs by the end of 2018.

Tenneco Investing $23.1M, Creating 95 Jobs In Michigan

The automotive products and systems company will build a state-of-the-art customer center in Northville Township, MI with help from a Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Game Winner

Canton, OH is upgrading its football legacy with an ambitious mixed-use development built around the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

The automotive parts distributor will bring 190 jobs to its new Plainfield, IN corporate headquarters.

Indiana Lands Kimura Foundry’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Japan-based company will invest $8 million in its new operations in Shelbyville, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

Midwest Fertilizer Investing $2.8B In Southwest Indiana

The company plans to create up to 185 new jobs at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Posey County, IN.

Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the top three nations in Global Competitiveness in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Ready or Not

Federal and state authorities are beginning to lay down the rules of the road for self-driving vehicles.

China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders

China, the U.S. and Germany are the global leaders in Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. China is also tops among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders.

AmerisourceBergen Opens Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution Center

The Fortune 500 company is investing more than $45M and will create over 120 jobs at its new Whitestown, IN facility.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Cleared for Takeoff?

Cities across the nation are debating whether to convert aging municipal airports into prime sites for development.

Business Facilities’ 13th Annual Rankings Report

The 13th annual edition of our rankings report tracks growth sectors that seem to be emerging overnight from thin air in uncharted waters, telling you who’s out front in cybersecurity, offshore wind energy and the other frontiers of the 21st century.

Emerson Investing $100M In Ohio Expansion

The company will update and expand its office and lab space in Sidney, OH for the company’s air conditioning, heating and refrigeration businesses.

Alcoa Restarting Indiana Aluminum Smelting Operations

The company will invest between $30 and $35 million to restart three idled lines at its aluminum smelting facility in southwest Indiana's Warrick County.

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