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Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.

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Latest: Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Are Nation’s Largest Employer of Manufacturing Jobs - Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.

Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Are Nation’s Largest Employer of Manufacturing Jobs

Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.

RV Components Producer Relocating Headquarters To Indiana

With more than 5,200 full-time employees across the country, Drew Industries currently has approximately 3,400 employees in Indiana. The company has already begun hiring additional engineers, furniture assemblers, general laborers, drivers and welders in Elkhart County.

Faurecia North America Grows Into A New Headquarters In Auburn Hills, MI

Three years into a remarkable surge in growth, Faurecia North America announced more details of its plans for a new headquarters building in Auburn Hills, MI, at the hub of activity for southeast Michigan's auto industry.

Hayashi Telempu NA Corp. To Establish Operations In Frankfort, KY Create 103 Jobs

Japanese-owned automotive supplier to invest more than $10.7 million in Kentucky.

Detroit Electric Returns To Motor City; 180 Jobs To Be Created

The company HQ will be based in the iconic Fisher Building, located in downtown Detroit. A site has also been identified to assemble the first ever pure electric sports car in Michigan, with production to start in August.

Chrysler Group Invests Millions In Indiana, Adds 1,250 New Jobs

With this announcement, Chrysler Group has confirmed total investments of more than $1.6 billion in Kokomo for production of the eight- and nine-speed transmissions as well as various other process improvements at all four facilities in the area. The company currently employs more than 6,100 in Kokomo.

GM To Hire 1,000 High Tech Employees In Phoenix Region

Fourth Innovation Center completes GM's geographic plan for hiring best and brightest from the IT sector.

BUSINESS REPORT: GA Notches Record Job Growth And Investment In 2012

Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue

Mercedes-Benz R&D Opens Expanded TechCenter In Long Beach, CA

Through supporting Daimler R&D, MBRDNA serves a vital role in the Daimler 2020 vision of becoming the top selling luxury brand in the world.

Jefferson County, TN To Pursue Megasite

The proposed site fits into a gap in the automotive manufacturing landscape across the Southeast and is ideally situated to benefit from surrounding suppliers but not close enough to directly compete for labor and resources with any manufacturers located at surrounding megasites.

Elio Motors Announces Vehicle Manufacturing Facility In Shreveport, LA

The company plans to produce three-wheeled vehicles capable of attaining a highway mileage rating of more than 80 mpg at the former GM plant in Caddo Parish.

Kemmerich USA To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Kentucky

German-based automotive supplier to locate U.S. headquarters in Murray; will invest more than $12 million and create 120 jobs.

GM To Open IT Innovation Center In Roswell, GA

Third of four Information Technology Innovation Centers will employ about 1,000 high tech workers.

Compression Molding Adds Jobs in Huntington, IN

Founded in 1969, today CSP employs more than 1,890 people at six production facilities across the Midwest. Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:17 PM

Zipcar Zipping From Cambridge To Boston, MA

Zipcar has been headquartered in Cambridge since the company was founded in 2000. More than 200 employees will move to Zipcar's new Boston corporate headquarters next year. Dec 6, 2012 @ 3:49 PM

Honda Announces ATV Plant Expansion In South Carolina

HSC is actively renovating an existing 94,000-square-foot building to receive the production equipment from Honda de Mexico’s side-by-side plant. Dec 5, 2012 @ 1:00 PM

Wells To Consolidate Locations, Expand In Fond du Lac, WI

Wells continues commitment to Wisconsin with construction of new corporate headquarters and expanded electronics manufacturing plant. Nov 26, 2012 @ 1:20 PM

Rolls-Royce To Construct New Facility in VA

The new facility will be located on the company’s 1,000-acre Crosspointe campus, located just south of the state capital, Richmond. Nov 16, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

Meritor Announces Investment in Plainfield, IN Facility

Meritor plans to invest approximately $1.4 million in its Plainfield facility while creating approximately 82 new jobs during 2012 and 2013. Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:49 AM

Jayco Expands Headquarters in Middlebury, IN

Jayco, which currently employs more than 1,700 people on its 373 acre-campus, plans to begin filling additional manufacturing positions this spring. Nov 7, 2012 @ 11:20AM

AutoTool To Build Plant In Union Rural Electric’s OH Territory

The project represents a $5 million investment in land, facility, and equipment, and will create 30 new full-time permanent jobs. Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

Tsuda To Open Toyota Parts Plant In Indiana

The company's plans to locate its first North American facility in Mt. Comfort Air Park East, located in Mount Comfort, IN. The undertaking should create up to 116 new jobs by 2016. Oct 12, 2012 @ 2:09 PM

The Energy Coop Powers Expanded OH Sanoh America Plant

During the company’s improvement process, Sanoh also invested $2 million in new machinery and equipment. The expanded plant is 212,000 square feet. Oct 10, 2012 @ 12:55 PM

BUSINESS REPORT: Nissan North America Expanding in Canton, MS

The Japanese auto giant is planning to produce Nissan Sentra compacts at its Mississippi plant, creating 1,000 new jobs and bringing total employment in Canton up to 4,500. From the July/August 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia Is Open For Business

Several major automotive initiatives are keeping jobs rolling into the Mountain State. From the May/June 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: Indiana – A Warm Business Climate Grows A Multitude Of Jobs

Indiana’s Economic Development Corporation had a record-breaking year in 2011 as the state gained commitments for 19,080 jobs with hourly wages exceeding the state average. From the March/April 2012 issue.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Automotive Shifts Into High Gear

With General Motors back on top, industry analysts are projecting a robust 10 percent increase in global light vehicle production to 83.5 million units compared to 75.9 million in 2011. Find out which locations are ready to put the pedal to the metal. From the March/April 2012 issue.

COVER STORY: 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Kentucky has a century-long tradition of building cars, going back to the Model T. A new long-term partnership with Ford will bring a bonanza of jobs to the Louisville region as the Bluegrass State sets its sights on becoming the top U.S. automotive manufacturing center.

Supply Chain Priorities

Stories Include: Mississippi: The Right Location for Success - Baton Rouge, LA: Outpacing the Nation in Transportation Employment - Joplin, MO: Logistics Advantage Near the Nation's Largest Retailer - City of Hesperia, CA: New Rail Spurs New Opportunities in Logistics - Luxembourg: Putting Europe at Your Fingertips - Troy, OH: An Automotive Hub - Barstow, CA: Located at the Crossroads of Opportunity - Moreno Valley, CA: One of America's Fastest Growing Cities - Laurens County, SC: A Ready Workforce in a Great Location - Illinois Valley: Con-way's New Freight Facility Puts LaSalle on the Map - North Carolina's Piedmont Triad: World-Class Infrastructure With Ready Access.

Austria: Hungry for International Trade

Its domestic economy may be limited, but Austria pulsates at the heart of the European Union and excels at exporting its diverse products to the United States.

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