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It probably will take a federal law to prevent big retailers from ruining Thanksgiving.


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It probably will take a federal law to prevent big retailers from ruining Thanksgiving.

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It probably will take a federal law to prevent big retailers from ruining Thanksgiving.

Custom Foods To Expand Operations In Owingsville, KY, Create 200 Jobs

To encourage the investment and job growth in Owingsville, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $3 million through the Kentucky Business Investment program.

Unilever To Expand Covington, TN Ice Cream Facility

Global consumer goods giant to invest $108.7 Million and add 428 new jobs.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

BUSINESS REPORT: Kansas – Agricultural Biotechnology Research Is Growing In Kansas

As biotech continues to expand in the Sunflower State, consumer giants Staples, Starwood and a revived Hostess Bakery also call Kansas home. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Daisy Brand Plans New Production Facility in Wayne County/City Of Wooster

With this decision, Daisy Brand joins a vibrant, global community of distinguished food production companies operating in Wayne County including J.M. Smucker, Smith Dairy, Frito Lay, Purina and Mars.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Jack Daniel Distillery Expanding Lynchburg, TN Operations

Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty at announcement; global demand drives investment and job creation.

BUSINESS REPORT: Wisconsin — Wisconsin Wind Works: A Powerful Partner In Wind Energy

A consortium of 300 suppliers and vendors to the wind energy industry in the Badger State are organized in an online directory with 16 product and service categories.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: More Than Just Production And Plating

From quality meats to sugary treats, consumers are offered an almost endless supply of options when it comes to food. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Texas Cities Lead Recovery Employment Leaders In BF 2013 Metro Rankings Report

The rising tide of jobs in the Lone Star State is an across-the-board phenomenon, as six Texas towns two-step into our top 10.

Taylor Farms To Expand Smyrna, TN Operations

The high increase in sales and overall growth of the company has driven the need to expand and will also account for the addition of new product lines.

Schwabe North America Locates To Northern Nevada

Several partners assisted in the efforts to locate Schwabe including: John Parel of Nevada JobConnect, Brad Woodring with NV Energy, Deb O'Gorman with Truckee Meadows Community College, Dean Haymore from Storey County and the State Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Winners and Losers

Our expert says the new demographics for development mean the most viable way to create jobs may be to steal them from your competitors.

Lifeway Foods Acquires Golden Guernsey Dairy Plant For $7.4 Million

Acquisition will quadruple manufacturing capacity for kefir company and tap existing workforce in Waukesha, WI.

Hostess To Reopen In Emporia, KS; Will Create More Than 300 Jobs

The investment in the Emporia baking facility is being funded by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos and Company, which purchased selected Hostess assets out of bankruptcy in April 2013.

Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later

Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.

New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE

New Grand Ocean International, a Chinese-owned agribusiness based in Thailand with operations throughout eastern Asia, held a grand opening ribbon cutting recently on its newest and only North American facility in Omaha.

Newly Weds Foods To Invest $57 Million, Create 115 Jobs In Northern Kentucky

Chicago-based food manufacturer makes first investment in northern Kentucky. The company employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.

Farmers Rice Milling Announces $13.4 Million Investment In Louisiana

The company's investment near Lake Charles will add 55,000 square feet and retain 87 jobs in Calcasieu Parish, LA.

Herbalife Purchases Manufacturing Facility In Winston Salem, NC

California-based nutrition company enters into agreement to purchase manufacturing facility in Winston Salem, NC. The facility will employ approximately 500 new positions when it reaches full production and it will manufacture Herbalife's nutritional powders and liquids for the North American and other markets around the world.

Land O’Frost to Move Headquarters from Illinois to Indiana

Land O'Frost joins a list of companies that have chosen to shift all or parts of their operations to Indiana from neighboring states. Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:56 AM

Ahold USA Building New Meat Processing Facility In PA

Ahold USA considered locating a state-of-the-art, USDA certified meat processing and packaging facility in several states; will construct a 162,000-square foot facility in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County. Nov 15, 2012 @ 10:50 AM

INDUSTRY FOCUS: The Process of Food

From taste to cost—and from farms to refrigerators—the food processing industry has several back-end considerations that need to be addressed before anything tasty winds up on your plate. From the July/August 2012 issue

LOCATION FOCUS: New York – A Wealth Of Everything

There are many reasons to love New York. Among them, its unique balance between innovaton and preservation, a quality that makes the Empire State an economically and culturally well-rounded business location. From the March/April 2012 issue

BUSINESS REPORT: New Jersey – Transit Hub Tax Credit Fuels An Urban Renaissance In NJ

New Jersey’s Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit is greasing the wheels for big-ticket relocations and construction of new corporate headquarters. From the March/April 2012 issue.

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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