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Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles


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Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles

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Industry 4.0: Making Connections In Michigan

Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles

Mississippi: Making The World Take Notice

With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.

ERMCO Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee

The transformer manufacturer will invest $12 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Dyersburg, TN.

High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion

The mechanical piping systems company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 105 new jobs in the City of Manassas.

Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia

The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA.

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.

AirBorn Breaks Ground On Pennsylvania Expansion

The electronics manufacturer is investing $3.7 million in Lake City, PA to double the size of its footprint in Erie County and add up to 249 new jobs.     

Southern Indiana: America’s New Premier Development Site

River Ridge Commerce Center, located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River, has become a prime destination for advanced manufacturing and distribution leaders.

Steel Dynamics Chooses Texas For New Flat Roll Steel Mill

Sinton, TX will be the location of the company's previously announced $1.9 billion state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill.

Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region

The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO.

ABB Selects North Carolina Facility For $40M Expansion

The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC.

Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”

Can Generation Z Rescue Manufacturing?

2019 L2L Manufacturing Index reveals Generation Z's interest in manufacturing, but the industry needs to fight for their attention and participation.

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

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The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.

Modula Will Invest $26.5M In Ohio

The Italy-based advanced manufacturing company will create 100 jobs at the Cincinnati Region's historic Dayton Daily News Building.

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

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Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.

Pinnacle Technology Group Opening New Ohio Location

Attracted to the region’s diverse and skilled workforce, the company will hire 35 people to work in its new $570,000 facility in Maumee, OH.

JUUL Labs Investing $125M In New South Carolina Facility

The company's new assembly operations will help create more than 500 jobs in Lexington County, SC.

Cree Investing $1B In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree's silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega factory in Durham, NC.

Indiana Lands $37M Saab Investment

The defense and security company will manufacture training aircraft structures for the U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program, creating 300 jobs at Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District Aerospace.

CBC Manufacturing Consolidating Operations In Upstate New York

The holding company will invest $4.45 million, and create and retain more than 80 new jobs in the City of Rochester over the next five years.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. Headquarters

The South Korean company will invest $45 million in its new Kyle, TX headquarters and advanced manufacturing facility, where it will initially employ up to 50 employees.

DuPont Investing $200M In Ohio Expansion

DuPont is expanding its plant in Circleville, OH, investing in its Kapton® film production capabilities and creating 46 jobs.

Arkansas: Creating Competitive Communities

A new Competitive Communities Initiative in Arkansas aims to make locations across the state even more attractive for new and expanding businesses.

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho

The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.

Miwon Specialty Chemical Locating Manufacturing Facility In South Carolina

The South Korean company will invest $19.5 million in its new Richland County production operations, creating 25 new jobs in the process.

South Carolina: Cherokee County Lands $75 Million Recycling Facility

Green Tech Solution, a subsidiary of an investment company based in Tianjin, China, will process plastics, scrap metal and electronics at the South Carolina plant.

Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

The Commonwealth secures BF's top annual honor with a diversified and successful high-tech growth strategy.

California: Building A Supply Chain For Cyber Skills

A cybersecurity labor market survey reveals an alarming gap between the number of job openings and the number of qualified applicants to fill these positions in California.

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