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Global AgriBusiness information and articles related to farming and farming-related commercial activities. This is an industry engaged in the producing operations of a farm, the manufacturing, and the distribution of farm equipment and supplies.

LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Panel: Key Factors For Site Selection

Jenny Massey, Sikich; Linda Burns, Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting; and John Boyd, Jr., The Boyd Company will share their experiences navigating the shifting site selection landscape for emerging industries.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

LiveXchange Emerging Industries Speaker To Explore FDI Trends

Bruce Takefman, ResearchFDI Founder and CEO, will discuss the latest foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in emerging sectors during his LiveXchange Emerging Industries General Session.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Greg Lindsay To Give LiveXchange Emerging Industries Keynote Address

Lindsay, a two-time Jeopardy! champion—and the only human to go undefeated against IBM’s Watson—will be the keynote speaker at this year's LiveXchange Emerging Industries event.
indoor vertical farming

World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farming Campus Picks Virginia

Over six years, Plenty Unlimited will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest indoor vertical farming campus in Chesterfield County, creating more than 300 jobs.
Missouri

Missouri: The Show-Me State Shines Bright

Plans for Meta to build a hyperscale data center in Kansas City, MO is among the projects popping up in the state.
Louisiana Manufacturing

Four Louisiana Manufacturing Projects Create $268M+ In Investment

Cargill, CF Industries, BASF and Calucem projects will create, retain more than 350 jobs throughout the state.
SHL Medical South Carolina

Manufacturer, Agribusiness To Invest Over $94M In South Carolina Expansions

In South Carolina, SHL Medical to invest $90 million in its new North Charleston manufacturing site; City Roots will invest $4.4 million to expand in Richland County.
Georgia economic development

Governor’s Report: Growth In Georgia Pushes Forward

Infrastructure and workforce are among the advantages driving Georgia’s business climate.
Canada Supply Chain

Canada: A Supply Chain Partner For Businesses Seeking Stability, Growth

For global companies seeking resilience and excellence in their supply chains, Canada offers a range of factors prized by businesses looking to grow and expand their operations.
Virginia business

Business Diversity Abounds In Virginia

A solid education system, infrastructure investments, a strong workforce, and resilient business climate are just some of the many reasons why more and more companies choose to call Virginia home.
Virginia business expansions

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities Introduces LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities is expanding its Business Facilities LiveXchange franchise with the introduction of LiveXchange Emerging Industries.
Great Southern Wood Preserving

Great Southern Wood Preserving Investing $22.5M In Louisiana Expansion

The YellaWood manufacturer will create 58 new jobs with the expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, LA lumber facility.
Purdue AgriBusiness

Perdue AgriBusiness Chooses Virginia For $59M Expansion

Perdue AgriBusiness will invest more than $59 million to modernize facilities and increase production in Chesapeake, VA.
Bonnie Plants

Greenhouse Facilities, Real Estate Firms Expand In Alabama

Bonnie Plants unveiled its expanded greenhouse facilities in Bullock County; Real estate firms plan $1 million Alabama headquarters.
Bionutrients

$50M Specialty Fertilizer Manufacturing Facility To Be Built In Indiana

Hello Nature and MPS Egg Farms joint venture Bionutrients will build two facilities, employ nearly 50 workers, in Wabash, IN.
Iron Ox, Lockhart, TX

Iron Ox Growing In Texas

Iron Ox will invest $120 million in its new one million-square-foot facility, to be built in the City of Lockhart, TX.
Marshall County, Kentucky

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 
Veronesi

Italy’s Veronesi To Establish First U.S. Facility In Virginia

Italy-based cured meats producer Veronesi will expand its customer base and create more than 150 jobs with its new Rockingham County, VA facility.
Texas

Everything Is Big In Texas—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the top state for exports for 19 consecutive years, surpassing the combined total for its three closest competitors.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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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.