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The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.


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The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

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Latest: July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4) - The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

Nevada: Shining Up the Silver State

Nevada is famous as a gambling mecca, but businesses will find a skilled workforce that offers a sure bet on success.

Alabama: Generating Growth From The Ground Up

Consumer trends are creating a groundswell for locally sourced foods, creating new opportunities for Alabama’s farmers to bring their products to market.

Michigan: Flex-N-Gate Corp. Puts Plant in Detroit

The auto supplier will invest $95 million in a 500,000-square-foot production facility in the motor city, creating 650 new jobs.

Weston Foods Picks Indiana For U.S. HQ

The Canada-based baked goods producer will invest $1.6 million to renovate a 200,000-square-foot facility in Brownsburg, IN.

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Tool Adding 600 Jobs In Brookfield

The manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools is undertaking a 200,000-square-foot expansion, including a new four-story office building.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

State Focus – Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected

You’ll find the best of both worlds in Arkansas: a folksy place where people still say hello to strangers on the street, while cutting-edge technology is embraced on local plant floors.

Global Demand For French Fries Spurs ConAgra Expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will invest $200M to expand its french fry processing operations in Richland, WA, creating 128 jobs.

Business Report-New Jersey: Jet.com Expands HQ in Hoboken

The e-commerce enterprise will double the size of its corporate offices at the Waterfront Corporate Center III, and Allied Specialty Foods decides to stay put in New Jersey.

Business Report: Illinois Leaders Form Non-Profit to Spur Job Creation

The Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. will adopt best practices and focus on sales, marketing and exceptional customer service.

Cargill Protein HQ To Remain In Kansas

After working with the state of Kansas and the city of Wichita, Cargill has decided to keep its protein business headquarters in Kansas.

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.

Michigan Hot Dog Maker To Expand, Hire 140 Workers

Kent Quality Foods received a $750,000 performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the $35M expansion.

Batory Foods Expanding In Illinois

The new 678,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility will be located at RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, IL.

Harry’s Fresh Foods Creating Nashville Production Facility

With its new facility, Harry’s Fresh Foods will be able to reduce travel distance for products, which will have an environmental benefit for all of its products.

State Focus – Kansas: The Sunflower State Is Blooming and Booming

Known as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America.

Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.

World Water Day

The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.

Chobani Expanding World’s Largest Yogurt Manufacturing Plant

The company will invest nearly $100 million to expand its Twin Falls, ID yogurt manufacturing operation.

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston To Expand In Oregon

The $30 million investment will add additional processing capacity for making formed products such as hash brown patties and potato puffs.

Condiment Maker To Invest $20M, Create 150 Jobs In Tennessee

Develey Mustard & Condiments Corporation will invest $20 million in its first North American production facility, creating 150 jobs in Dyer County over the next five years.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.

Jack Daniel’s To Undergo $140M Expansion

The $140 million investment will be used to build two new barrelhouses and expand the existing bottling facility at the company's Lynchburg, TN facility.

Richelieu Foods Expanding In Wheeling, IL

Richelieu Foods Inc. will expand its manufacturing capacity by leasing a 115,000-square-foot food grade manufacturing plant in Wheeling, IL.

Heartland Foods Adding 150 Jobs in Central Indiana

Heartland Food Products Group, a producer and marketer of low calorie sweeteners, drink mixes, coffee and nutritional beverages, will expand its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 187 new jobs by 2020.

Business Report: New Hampshire – High Liner Foods Opens U.S. Headquarters In Portsmouth

The Canadian seafood producer includes a culinary innovation R&D facility in its new HQ at the Pease International Tradeport.

Ready to Roll

Cuba gets ready for a surge in economic development as relations with the U.S. are restored.

National Food Processor Expanding Again In West Michigan

Illinois-based Hearthside Food Solutions will invest nearly $10.7 million to expand its Kentwood, Michigan facility and add at least 91 new jobs.

Nutrient Foods Launches Advanced Nutritional Foods Research And Manufacturing Facility In Reno, NV

The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide the 43+ essential nutrients plus fiber required daily by humans to live, grow and heal in every meal.

Thirsty Crops

A looming water resources crisis spells trouble for foods that are gluttons for gallons.

Maplehurst Bakeries To Open New Manufacturing Facility In Wilson County, TN

Leading bakery products producer to invest $102.8 million and create 147 new jobs.

All Fresh Farms To Build New Facility In Pike County, PA

Based in Florida, All Fresh Farms is an indoor hydroponic production and packaging operation that specializes in growing lettuce mixes, kales, and basil.

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