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The LED lighting manufacturer and distributor will invest $1 million and create 50 jobs in Mountain City, TN.
The LED lighting manufacturer and distributor will invest $1 million and create 50 jobs in Mountain City, TN.

Star LED Growing In Tennessee

The LED lighting manufacturer and distributor will invest $1 million and create 50 jobs in Mountain City, TN.

Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida

Nucor Corporation’s new rebar micro mill will create 250 new jobs in Frostproof, FL.

Rubber And Plastics Manufacturer Expanding In Tennessee

Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.

Ecomelida Picks South Carolina For First North American Plant

The importer and recycler of waste paper and plastic will invest $52 million its first North American operations, creating 200 jobs in Orangeburg, SC.

Banker Wire Expanding Wisconsin Manufacturing Operations

The wire mesh manufacturer’s new facility in Mukwonago, WI will provide expanded production capacity and manufacturing efficiencies.

GE Aviation Investing $105M In North Carolina Expansion

The aircraft engine and components manufacturer will add 146 jobs at its facilities in Asheville and West Jefferson, NC, with support from a performance-based state grant.

Rex Lumber Investing $110M In Alabama

Rex Lumber Co. will invest $110 million to build a state-of-the-art lumber manufacturing facility in Pike County, AL, creating more than 110 jobs.

DENSO Investing $190M In Tennessee

The global automotive supplier’s expansion will create 320 manufacturing jobs in Athens, TN.

Ferring Investing $32M In New Swiss Biotech Center

The pharmaceutical company will expand its capabilities in biologics through a new biotech center at its global headquarters and manufacturing site in St Prex, Switzerland.

Airstream Investing $40M In Ohio Expansion

The manufacturer of the iconic "silver bullet" travel trailer is undertaking the largest plant expansion in company history in Jackson Center, OH, creating 280 new jobs.

Missouri Lands Faurecia’s $60M Manufacturing Facility

The new 250,000-square-foot automotive manufacturing plant will bring 300 new jobs to the Kansas City metro region.

England Inc. Investing $32M In Tennessee Expansion

The furniture manufacturer will expand its New Tazewell operations, creating more than 200 new jobs. 

Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business

The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

Alabama’s 2017 Exports Set New Record

Alabama exports totaled a record $21.7 billion last year, thanks in large part to increased overseas shipments of automobiles, aircraft components, chemicals, paper, and minerals.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

Wisconsin lands a foreign direct investment bonanza that promises to create 13,000 new jobs over the next five years at a new 20-million-square-foot LCD panel plant.

Foxconn Buys Northwestern Mutual’s Downtown Milwaukee Building

The building will serve as the headquarters for Foxconn’s Wisconsin operations and the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center, and is in addition to the company’s $10 billion manufacturing campus..

Aisin Drivetrain Investing $16M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive and heavy equipment parts will expand its Crothersville, IN operations, creating nearly 50 jobs.

2017 State Of The Year: South Carolina

The Palmetto State’s manufacturing base gets stronger while South Carolina invokes its can-do spirit and leverages impressive resources to expand a diverse set of new growth sectors.

International Paper Boosts Alabama Investment Over $522M

The company will increase its planned investment in its Riverdale Mill in Selma, AL as part of a strategic plan to grow its industrial packaging business.

NAI Investing $2.7M, Creating 139 Jobs In Michigan

After considering several states and Mexico for the expansion project, North American Interconnect, LLC will invest $2.7 million and create 139 job in Livingston Township and the city of Troy, MI.

Tru-Tone Finishing Creating 120 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned company will invest $4.6 million in a new e-coating facility in Lexington, its first in the state.

Zeus Industrial Products Expanding In South Carolina

The polymer extrusion manufacturer will create more than 350 new jobs in Calhoun County, SC.

VanRiet Material Handling Systems Opening First U.S. Location In Georgia

The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.

Nikola Motor Company Chooses Arizona For $1B Investment

The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.

PAC Creating Over 160 Manufacturing Jobs In Pennsylvania

The manufacturer of flexible packaging will invest more than $28 million to expand into the greater Bethlehem area.

Industrial Hemp Operation Will Create 271 Jobs In Kentucky

AgTech Scientific will invest $5 million in a state-of-the-art, 50,000-square-foot hemp-products development and manufacturing facility in Paris, KY.

Innovative Vehicle Solutions Expanding In South Carolina

The custom commercial vehicle builder will create 108 new jobs in Charleston County, SC.

Novelis Investing $300M In Kentucky Automotive Finishing Plant

The expansion will create approximately 125 new jobs and accelerate delivery of innovative, lightweight aluminum solutions to growing U.S. market.

Sumitomo Machinery Investing $10M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion of the company’s manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, VA will create 26 new jobs.

Food Manufacturer, Distributor Expanding In Illinois

Located in Montgomery, IL, Carl Buddig and Company’s fourth manufacturing facility in the state will create up to 300 new jobs in the coming year.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocate truck production from Mexico, and add 2,500 new jobs.

Apple To Invest $350B In U.S. Over Next Five Years

Investments will concentrate on direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the fast-growing app economy created with iPhone and the App Store.

Tobacco Company Expanding In Myrtle Beach Region

Over the next five years, Laudisi Enterprises, Inc. plans to add 35 employees at its Horry County, SC operations.

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