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The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.


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The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

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Latest: January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1) - The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

KanPak U.S. Opens New Warehouse In Kansas

The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.

Cloverleaf Cold Storage Investing $21M In Virginia Expansion

The cold storage warehousing and food logistics company will expand its refrigerated warehouse facility in the City of Chesapeake, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation

The alcohol beverage company will invest $31 million to create a new primary North America office at 3 World Trade Center, drawing 350 jobs to New York City.

Indiana Lands German Pet Food Manufacturer’s First U.S. Facility

By 2024, Saturn Petcare will invest more than $38 million and create up to 200 new jobs at its first U.S. facility in Terre Haute, IN. 

Oatly To Invest $40M In Utah Expansion

The food manufacturer plans to add up to 50 jobs in Weber County over the next seven years. 

NomNomNow Creating 181 Jobs In Tennessee

The fresh pet food producer and distributer will invest $1.7 million to locate a new production facility in Nashville, TN. 

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi.

Maplehurst Bakeries Investing $53M In Tennessee

The bakery company will create 90 new jobs in an expansion of its Lebanon, TN donut production facility. 

Molson Coors Building Its Most Modern Facility In Canada

The new Longueuil brewery and distribution center is one of the largest investments in the brewer’s history and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to Greater Montreal.

Ferrero USA Investing $9M In New Jersey

The confectionery company will expand its operations in Franklin Township, NJ adding nearly 100 new jobs.

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.

Hormel Foods Creating 210 New Jobs With Iowa Expansion

A major expansion of the company’s Burke Corporation manufacturing facility In Nevada, IA will result in an approximately $150 million investment.

Monogram Foods Investing $30M In Virginia

The company will create 300 new jobs with its fourth expansion of its Henry County, VA manufacturing operation.

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Corsair Distillery Investing $11M In Tennessee

The distillery expansion will create 52 new jobs in Davidson County, TN.

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.

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.

Michigan Lands $470M Cheese And Whey Facility

In a joint venture, Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers Inc. will build a new large-scale cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI.

Niagara Bottling Investing $62M In Indiana

The California-based company will establish a new facility in Jeffersonville and expand its current facility in Plainfield, creating up to 57 new jobs by the end of 2019.

Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Creating 160 Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.

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.

 NewCold Investing $90M In Idaho Frozen Storage Facility

The Netherlands-based company will invest $90 million to build one of the largest frozen storage facilities of its kind in the U.S. in Burley, ID.

Vineland Offers Competitive Advantages In The Garden State

The food processing sector is thriving in Vineland, a South Jersey gem that offers ease of access to key markets along the East Coast and in Canada.

New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward

Work has begun on Restore the Gorge, a $2.1-million project that augments Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $70-million revitalization of Niagara Falls State Park, aimed at strengthening the tourism industry in downtown Niagara Falls.

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 

Gerber Relocating U.S. Headquarters To Virginia

The Nestlé S.A. subsidiary will invest $5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Arlington County, VA, creating 150 new jobs.

Made In California

The Golden State is increasing the benefits for manufacturers that participate in its recently launched CA Made state labeling program.

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.

$20M Frigitek Facility To Be Built At TexAmericas Center

The $20 million cold storage facility at TexAmericas Center is the result of one-on-one meetings at Business Facilities LiveXchange, and will create at least 100 jobs.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Greg Canfield, Alabama Department of Commerce

Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce discusses landing Toyota-Mazda’s $1.6B investment, workforce development initiatives, foreign direct investment, food processing, and more.

Interamerican Foods Opens First U.S. La Moderna Plant

The new $50 million Cleburne, TX plant is the Mexico-based pasta maker's first in the United States.

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