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

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

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

May / June 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 3)

The May / June 2019 Issue looks at locations that are making foreign direct investment an economic development priority. Plus, our editor's picks for tech hubs, and an exclusive interview with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO

LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million.

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.

Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Production

Cormo USA Inc. will invest $29.5 million to establish operations in Rushville, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by the end of 2023.

Louisiana’s Agribusiness Sector Expands

From sustainable row crops such as sugarcane and soybeans, to world-class fisheries, livestock production and vast forestlands, Louisiana is advancing itsr agribusiness industry through value-added projects.

Perdue Farms Creating 100 Jobs In South Carolina

The food and agriculture company has invested $25 million in an expansion of its Dillon, SC harvest operations.

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.

Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.

Indigo Ag Establishing North American HQ In Tennessee

The agricultural technology company will invest $6.6 million and create approximately 700 jobs at its new Memphis headquarters over the next three years.

Solinftec To Invest $50M In New Indiana U.S. Headquarters

The Brazil-based digital agriculture company will establish its U.S. headquarters in West Lafayette, IN, creating up to 334 new, high-wage jobs by 2022.

Toyota Doubles Down On Ontario

The Japanese auto giant will invest $1.09 billion to upgrade plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, adding 1,450 jobs.

Mississippi Plays To Win

From auto to aero and every sector in-between, companies of all sizes and backgrounds are achieving success with a Mississippi location.

Chinese Delegation Visits Kansas, Tours Institute Of Baking

The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.

Southwestern Virginia: Rich History In Agriculture, Strong Future In Manufacturing

They can make just about anything in the VIAA region, from snack foods to HR software to advanced power systems for electric vehicles.

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

Devens: Winning The Battle For Business

Where troops in full battle gear once lined in formation, high-tech execs squint to take aim at targets today—this time with new patents and breakthroughs in their sights.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

A New Frontier For Investment In South Carolina

South Carolina's North Eastern Strategic Alliance region attracted more than $850 million in investments in 2017, projects that will create more than 2,200 new jobs.

Iowa: A Cradle For Innovation

From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.

BrightFarms Building Its First Hydroponic Greenhouse Farm In Texas

The state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse will be constructed at an estimated cost of $17 million and create up to 30 “green-collar” jobs for Abilene residents.

Transformers

Hyper-fast 5G cellular service will require transmitters disguised as mailboxes under small-scale cell towers that double as streetlights.

Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business

The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

Industrial Hemp Operation Will Create 271 Jobs In Kentucky

AgTech Scientific will invest $5 million in a state-of-the-art, 50,000-square-foot hemp-products development and manufacturing facility in Paris, KY.

Doobie Candy

The legal cannabis industry is selling dangerous high-potency infused edible products that will need to be regulated.

ADAMA To Begin Operations In China

The state-of-the-art global formulation center in Huai'An City, Jiangsu Province, China is a combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co., Ltd.

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.

Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Food Company Plans New Chicken Operation In Arkansas

Simmons Prepared Foods will invest $300 million and create 1,500 new jobs at its new facility in Benton County, AR.

PUF Building 1 Million-Square-Foot Cannabis Facility In Australia

The Canadian company’s New South Wales facility will be the largest cannabis cultivation operation in the southern hemisphere and one of the largest in the world.

Tradition vs. Tradition

The U.S. Interior Department recommends adjusting the boundaries and/or use of 10 national monuments.

Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

The $9.5M Oxfordshire, UK facility will have the capacity to generate one billion Friendly™ Aedes mosquito eggs per week.

Montana Eggs Opens New $9 Million Facility

The 58,000-square-foot egg grading operation in Great Falls, MT will process over 280 million eggs annually to meet growing demand for organic, free-range eggs.

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Location Spotlight: Wheeling, Illinois

Located in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious northern suburbs, Wheeling is a diverse and dynamic community of 40,000 people, distinguished by its unique balance of industry, commercial development, and residential neighborhoods.

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Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia: The Perfect Place

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.