biorefinery

Green Plains Opens Enhanced Biorefinery In York County, Nebraska

Through a partnership with Shell, the Omaha-based company utilizes a processing technology to convert every part of corn kernels into co-products, including ethanol.
Pennsylvania Economic Development, Governor Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Renews Economic Development Strategy

Governor Josh Shapiro outlines how the Keystone State’s first economic development strategy in more than two decades will spur growth and interest.
PLANT-AS Lubbock Texas

PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS Locates In West Texas

With a vision to modernize the digital infrastructure required to support produce demand worldwide, PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS chose the heartland of American agriculture to do just that. 
Southern Roots Alabama

Pecan Processor To Create 120 Jobs In Alabama

Southern Roots Nut Co. will invest over $16M to open a pecan processing facility in Dothan. Meanwhile, $30M in grants will support development of industry-ready sites under Alabama's new SEEDS program.
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SC Produce Company Invests $26.2M In Palmetto State

A full-service fresh produce supplier will invest $26.2 million to improve its facility in Richland County, South Carolina.
Pennsylvania economic development

Pennsylvania Launches New Economic Development Strategy; Focuses On Robotics, Tech

Pennsylvania’s new 10-year economic development strategy will focus on growing its agriculture, energy, life sciences, manufacturing, and robotics and technology sectors.
North Dakota AgTech

Federal Award Aims To Make North Dakota “Epicenter of AgTech”

National Science Foundation awards North Dakota coalition up to $15M over the next two years — with the potential of up to $160M over 10 years — to support innovation, jobs and economic growth in the AgTech sector.
2023 Deal Of The Year

Toyota, Tesla, Scout Motors, Amazon Web Services Top 2023 Deals Of The Year

EV industry, data center investments took top honors in Business Facilities’ annual awards, which recognize significant corporate relocation and expansion investments.

Cal-Maine Foods To Establish Processing Facility In Missouri

Cal-Maine Foods, a national producer and distributor of shell eggs, will establish a processing facility in Dexter, MO.
Santa’s Reindeer

Breaking News: USDA Issues Permit For Santa’s Reindeer To Enter U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service today issued a transit permit to Mr. S. Nicholas Claus of the North Pole, a distributor with Gifts and Good Cheer, Inc.
Richland, Washington

Opportunity In Richland, Washington

City Of Richland Economic Development Manager Amanda Wallner discusses why this Pacific Northwest city provides a strategic location for companies across a number of industries.
Putnam County, Florida

Putnam County: The Perfect Place To Relocate Your Business!

Putnam County, Florida is a progressive rural community with easy access to major metropolitan areas, a competitive business climate, and an attractive lifestyle.
Agribusiness

Sowing Seeds For The Ag Industry

Despite slow growth predictions, the agriculture industry is seeing new technologies move agribusiness forward.

Ag-Fiber Manufacturer Genera Expanding Vonore, TN Facility

The maker of compostable packaging will invest $350 million to expand production and distribution at its Sustainable Biomaterials Campus.
DLF

Global Seed Company DLF Celebrates New Oregon Facility

DLF, a global seed company, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 140,000-square-foot facility in Albany, Oregon.
Walmart

Walmart Taps Lowndes County, GA, For Dairy Facility

Walmart will invest $350 million in Lowndes County, GA, to establish a dairy facility with an anticipated open date in 2025.
AGCO

AGCO Named Anchor Tenant For North Dakota’s Grand Farm Innovation Campus

AGCO, a global leader in the agriculture industry, has been named the anchor tenant for a collaborative ag-network in North Dakota.
Pivot Bio

Pivot Bio Invests $20M With Expansion In Hazelwood, MO

Pivot Bio, a leading agriculture-technology company, plans to invest more than $20 million to expand its operations in Hazelwood, Missouri.
80 Acres Farms

80 Acres Farms Brings 125 Jobs to Kentucky

80 Acres Farms, a vertical farming site, recently opened in Kentucky & will bring 125 jobs and up to $95 million in investment to the state.
Soybean processing facility

Soybean Processing Plant Expansion A $250M+ Investment For Illinois County

A 170,000-square-foot expansion of a soybean processing plant will create 40 new jobs in Gilman, Illinois, while retaining 200.
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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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

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.