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Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at over $90 million; Another $5 million will expand the Illinois Institute of Technology’s microgrid.


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Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at over $90 million; Another $5 million will expand the Illinois Institute of Technology’s microgrid.

Illinois Investing $15.4M To Boost Wet Lab Development

Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at over $90 million; Another $5 million will expand the Illinois Institute of Technology’s microgrid.

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

The Israel-based company will invest $1.5 billion in Northwest Indiana and bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to the region.

Bonumose To Invest More Than $27M To Expand In Virginia

Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs. 

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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.

Northrop Grumman Opens Alabama Facility For Next-Gen Missile Work

Northrop Grumman is adding 500 more workers in Huntsville, AL as it expands its work on a next-generation ICBM project.

2021 Deal Of The Year Entries Now Being Accepted

Submissions will be accepted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards until December 1, 2021. Awards will be featured in the January/February 2022 issue of Business Facilities.

Stellantis To Invest $229M To Retool EV Production Operations

Formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Stellantis will retain, retrain 662 team members to support production of electrified transmissions in Kokomo, IN.

North Dakota: Connecting To The World On Intermodal Rail

North Dakota’s new intermodal rail service is reducing shipping costs for agricultural exports and other goods shipped from the logistics park of ND.

Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge

You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.

Jacksonville Fosters Growth, Innovation For Medical Device Manufacturers

A deep workforce, a vibrant and innovative medical ecosystem and a multitude of tax and lifestyle benefits make Jacksonville the ideal home for medical device manufacturers.

Port Of Savannah To Add 1.6M TEUs Of Capacity

By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.

Joint Venture To Bring Medical Glove Production, 2,500 Jobs To Virginia

Blue Star Manufacturing and American Glove Innovations will invest over $700 million to expand PPE production in Wythe County, VA.

Dow To Build World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Ethylene Complex

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta site selected due to availability of carbon capture infrastructure, competitive feedstocks and attractive government partnerships.

Marki Microwave Triples Footprint With 60,000 SF Headquarters

Fueled by record sales growth and a strong 2022 outlook, the expansion coincides with Marki Microwave's 30th anniversary.

Bayer To Invest $200M In Pharmaceutical Plant In Costa Rica

For Bayer, Costa Rica offers an excellent and strategic location, paired with qualified talent, sustainability policies, and the conditions necessary for private investment.

IMC Companies To Expand Tennessee Headquarters Operations

IMC Companies will create more than 150 jobs at its new 75,000-square-foot headquarters operations in Collierville, TN.

Nymbus Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Jacksonville

Fintech company Nymbus's new downtown Jacksonville, FL headquarters will connect it with surrounding partners.

New Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.

First Solar Puts $680 Million PV Plant In NW Ohio

The new facility in Lake Township, OH will expand the company’s PV solar panel capacity by 3.3 gigawatts.

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN.

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