Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing is the integration of technology based systems and processes in the production of products (fit, form, and function) to the highest level of quality and in compliance with industry specific certification standards.



California To Generate $15.5B In Investments And 2,100 New Jobs

Funding from the GO-Biz California Competes program will spur development for innovative companies across the state.
Barron Industries Michigan

Barron Industries To Invest Over $9M, Create 50 Jobs In Michigan

Advanced manufacturer Barron Industries will invest $9.1 million to expand its Oxford operations. Plus, five more companies grow in Michigan.
Fostoria

Carolina Nonwovens To Manufacture In Northwest Ohio

The National Spinning Co. subsidiary plans to invest $4 million and create close to 30 jobs, expecting to open later this year.
Kohler Arizona

Kohler Unveils New Arizona Manufacturing Facility

New Kohler manufacturing facility will employ more than 400 workers in Casa Grande. Plus, Arizona strengthens ties with South Korea.
Ontario

Asahi Kasei Announces $1.56B Investment In Ontario For Li-On Battery Plant

The Niagara Region of Ontario welcomes the chemicals company to Port Colborne as its invests in lithium-ion battery supply chain.
Polar Semiconductor Minnesota

Polar Semiconductor To Invest $525M In Minnesota Expansion

Polar Semiconductor will expand its Bloomington, MN manufacturing facility, with $120M in support from the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act, $75M from the Minnesota Forward Fund.

Green New Energy Materials To Bring 545 Jobs To Lincoln County, NC

The lithium-ion battery parts manufacturer plans to invest $140 million in its first U.S. based operation in Lincoln County, NC.

Worksport To Create 280 Jobs In Buffalo, NY

The auto components manufacturer is expanding its manufacturing facility in the city.

Columbia Vehicle Group To Invest $12.2M in Aiken County, SC

Electric vehicle manufacturer Columbia Vehicle Group announces it has selected Aiken County for manufacturing operations.
Formetco Georgia

Formetco Opens Digital Manufacturing Facility In Georgia

The pioneer in outdoor advertising and sports venue LED displays has opened a 175,000SF facility in Suwanee. Meanwhile, GF Casting Solutions will invest over $184M in Augusta.
steel industry

Steel Industry In Arkansas Grows With Bekaert And Zekelman Expansions

The expansions in the northern part of the state add significant manufacturing capabilities for these steel makers, while creating job opportunities for residents.
Topsoe Virginia

Topsoe, ESS Technologies To Invest Nearly $402M In Virginia Expansions

Denmark-based Topsoe will build a $400M factory in Chesterfield County; ESS Technologies will invest $1.6M to increase capacity and expand its operations in Montgomery County. 
Trew Ohio

Trew Expanding SW Ohio Manufacturing, Development Campus

Job Creation Tax Credit extension will support automated material handling solutions provider Trew's third expansion in Southwest Ohio in five years.
Honda Canada

Honda Canada To Grow EV Supply Chain With $15B Investment

Over the last four years, automotive and battery makers have announced more than $31 billion in investments in electric vehicle manufacturing across Canada.
Maryland

Maryland Incentive Programs Target ‘Wide Range’ Of Companies

The Maryland Department of Commerce can tailor support services to the ‘sectors where it will have the greatest impact,’ according to Secretary Kevin Anderson.

Homegrown Delaware Firm Expansion Supports Its Defense And Semiconductor Work

Veteran-owned Phase Sensitive Innovations will expand R&D and manufacturing facilities for its radio-frequency components, devices and systems.

Samsung And Tesla Projects Impact Austin; Port Of Brownsville Attracts $25M Food Investment

In Williamson County, TX, continued investment by Samsung and Tesla is fueling economic growth, while Westa Foods locates in the south Texas region.

Ready For Business In Pasco County, FL

Bill Cronin, President/CEO, Pasco Economic Development Council, shares how this high-growth region on Florida’s west coast offers sites, facilities, and quality of life.
South Carolina

South Carolina Is ‘Firing On All Cylinders,’ Governor Says

Leaders in The Palmetto State aim to build a ‘high-tech, diverse’ economy and increase awareness of the state’s commitment to its businesses.
New York

New York State Returns To ‘Cutting Edge’ Of Manufacturing, Innovation

Governor Kathy Hochul is committed to continuing to improve New York’s economy through revitalizing business districts and new workforce initiatives.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.