Sila Moses Lake

Sila Begins Building Washington State Titan Silicon Anode Plant 

Plant upgrades at Sila Moses Lake, investment in the local workforce will support 2025 production of Sila’s next-generation anode to auto customers.
electric aircraft

In California, Innovation Economy Firms Receive $150M In Grants, Tax Credits

Recipients of the state's CalCompetes funding include companies developing and manufacturing electric aircraft, semiconductors, AI, and more.

Sage Automotive Interiors Invests $10.45M In S.C. Plant

Sage Automotive Interiors is investing $10.45 million to expand one of its South Carolina locations, creating 95 jobs in the process.
Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore, IONIQ 5 robotaxi

Motional IONIQ 5 Robotaxi To Be Built In Singapore

The all-electric IONIQ 5 robotaxi, to be deployed in the U.S. starting next year, will be manufactured at the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS). 
Michigan

Michigan Business Expansions Bring $23.5M Capital Investment

The expansion of two Michigan businesses will result in a $23.5 million capital investment, according to MEDC.
E-One Moli

E-One Moli Energy Canada To Redevelop British Columbia Facility

E-One Moli Energy Canada plans to use federal and provincial funds to redevelop its Maple Ridge, British Columbia, facility.
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil’s Arkansas Lithium Well Part Of $100M Investment

ExxonMobil selects southwest Arkansas to start its North American lithium production, demonstrating “leadership in energy transition.”
Toyota

Toyota Adds $8B Investment To N.C. Battery Manufacturing Project

Toyota will bring an $8 billion investment and 3,000 jobs to North Carolina through its first North American EV battery manufacturing site.
electric vehicle supply market (EVSE)

The Last Word: EVSE Growth Locations

The electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market is projected to grow to $100 billion by 2040, up from $7 billion today. John Boyd of The Boyd company looks at hot locations.
Georgia

Georgia Lands Automotive, Wastewater Facilities; Gains 500+ Jobs

Automotive and stormwater manufacturing projects will bring investments and more than 500 jobs to Georgia.
Alabama workforce development

Alabama: Strength In Numbers

In Alabama, a focus on workforce development is in motion to support new and existing companies across the state.
Epsilon Advanced Materials, North Carolina

Global Battery Component Supplier Will Create 500 Jobs In North Carolina

Indian manufacturer Epsilon Advanced Materials will invest nearly $650 million to build its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Brunswick County, North Carolina.
EV Industry Locations

The EV Industry: Charging Ahead

As electric vehicles gain sales momentum, here's a look at some of the regions that are attracting manufacturers in the EV industry.
Chester County, South Carolina

Chester County, South Carolina: South Charlotte’s Innovation Corridor

Nestled on Interstate 77 between the breathtaking growth of Charlotte and Columbia, we’re growing fast yet there’s room for more.
Arizona Manufacturing

Arizona: Creating The Future

The manufacturing base continues to expand across Arizona, while tech resources support emerging needs.
Northvolt Six

Northvolt To Establish $5B Gigafactory In Quebec

The largest private investment in Quebec's history, Northvolt Six will host 60 GWh of annual cell manufacturing capacity with adjacent facilities for cathode active material production and battery recycling.
Corporate Expansion In Hungary

Three Companies To Invest Over $320M In Hungary

Two automotive companies — Meleghy Automotive and GKN — establish production sites in Hungary, while LEGO expands its packaging and storage operations.
Site selection for advanced manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing: The “Crystal Ball Approach”

Site selection for advanced manufacturing is a complex process in which companies weigh cost-savings versus replacing experienced staff.
SC I-77 Alliance

EV Soars, So Does Much More In South Carolina’s I-77 Corridor

The five counties of the SC I-77 Alliance have seen billions of dollars in announcements in 2023, led by record investments by EV companies.
Kankakee County

EV-Battery Factory To Invest $2B In Kankakee County, IL

Gotioan, a Chinese-based manufacturer, will invest $2 billion in Illinois, bringing 2,600 jobs to Kankakee County.
tax credits

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.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.