MANA

MANA Nutrition Begins Building New Warehouse In Georgia

The 320,000SF warehouse in Pooler is located four miles from the Port of Savannah, will enable company to double current production while adding new storage capacity.
Maine

46 Maine Businesses Awarded With $3M In Government Grants

These grants are a part of the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, and will help companies expand domestic sales of Maine-made products.
Nipro Medical North Carolina

Nipro Medical To Invest Nearly $400M In North Carolina

Medical device manufacturer will create 232 jobs in Pitt County. Plus, HI-CHEW Candy maker invests $136M in Mebane and Kitchen Cabinet Distributors builds new HQ and distribution center in Raleigh.
Utah

Recent Expansions Into Utah Establish 87 Jobs, $229M Investment

These Utah expansions include Bridor and International Battery Metals, introducing new facilities in Brigham City and outside Salt Lake City.
best diners

Which U.S. Cities Boast The Best Diners?

Rankings are the buzz at Business Facilities this week. If access to great food is on your site selection checklist, this ranking from Upgraded Points might be a great addition to your research!
Lee Kum Kee Georgia

Food-Related Projects To Create Nearly 670 Jobs In Georgia

Cargill’s new office hub will create more than 400 new jobs in the Atlanta metro region. Lee Kum Kee Sauce Group’s new manufacturing facility in LaGrange will create up to 267 jobs.
Sugar Land

In Texas, Sugar Land Building Power Reliability, While San Antonio And Abilene Welcome Investments

Powered by natural gas, the planned generation plant will be designed to restore power within minutes. Meanwhile, JCB breaks ground in San Antonio, and AbiMar Foods expanding in Abilene.
Birmingham

Coca-Cola United To Open New Facility In Birmingham, AL, Creating 50 Jobs

The popular beverage distributor to invest $330 million in multifaceted facility, which currently employs 750.
Bridor Utah

Bridor To Invest $220M In Utah Bread, Pastry Manufacturing Facility

Bridor will begin building its Greater Salt Lake City facility this year, with completion scheduled for 2029. Plus, Minova and Mountain Billy Gun Lab grow in Utah with help from the state’s REDTIF program.

Ferrero North America Opens Chocolate Processing Facility In Illinois

The global sweet-packaged food company expanded its Bloomington manufacturing plant to add its first North American chocolate processing operation.

The Little Potato Company Invests $39.5 Million For Alberta Packaging Plant

The Alberta-based potato producer has expanded with a new packaging facility in Nisku Business Park.
Nestlé Purina Wisconsin

Purina, Kikkoman To Invest $995M, Create 183 Jobs In Wisconsin

Nestlé Purina will invest $195 million in an expansion its pet food production facility in Jefferson; Kikkoman Foods will invest $800 million to expand its brewing plant in Walworth and build a new facility in Jefferson.
Honda Canada

Honda Canada To Grow EV Supply Chain With $15B Investment

Over the last four years, automotive and battery makers have announced more than $31 billion in investments in electric vehicle manufacturing across Canada.

Samsung And Tesla Projects Impact Austin; Port Of Brownsville Attracts $25M Food Investment

In Williamson County, TX, continued investment by Samsung and Tesla is fueling economic growth, while Westa Foods locates in the south Texas region.
Food Processing

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Competitive Landscape In Food Processing

Consumers have an increased interest in meal kits and prepared meals, according to a 2023 Global Location Strategies report.
Protomet Tennessee, Manufacturers Tennessee

Two Manufacturers Invest $29M To Expand In Tennessee

Protomet Corporation will create 250 new jobs in Roane County, Corky’s Food Manufacturing will create 28 new jobs in Memphis.
Michigan business expansions

Four Business Expansions To Create 144 Jobs In Michigan

Located in Kent and Bay counties, four recently-announced Michigan business expansion projects will create 144 jobs and generate nearly $72 million in capital investment.
Arkansas

Food Industry In Arkansas Expands With Two New Facilities

In Little Rock, Elopak breaks ground on food packaging plant, while Americold Realty Trust has opened its cold storage facility expansion in Russellville.
metals

In Kentucky, Bespoken Spirits HQ Opens, And Metals Sector Growth Continues

Lexington, KY is now home to Bespoken Spirits, while in Bowling Green investment from two metal manufacturers expands the industry ecosystem.
Landmark Ceramics Tennessee

Two Manufacturing Projects Will Create Nearly 300 Jobs In Tennessee

Landmark Ceramics will invest $72 million to expand in Mt. Pleasant; Bridgetown Natural Foods will invest $78.3 million to locate a manufacturing and distribution facility in Lebanon, Tennessee.
South Carolina

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: 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.