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Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.


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Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.

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Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035.

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American Trailer World Corp. will create 249 jobs with a new production facility in Batavia Township in Southern Ohio.

Brown-Forman Expanding Louisville Distillery Operation

The bourbon maker will invest $95 million in an expansion of its Louisville, KY distillery and create a nursery on the property for a long-term study of oak tree sustainability.

Toyota Investing $210M In West Virginia Expansion

Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia will create 100 new jobs as the company upgrades an existing engine production line in Buffalo, WV.

Avant Organics To Launch Manufacturing Site In Alexandria, LA

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Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast will create nearly 300 jobs at a new location in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN.

Generac Power Systems Creating 450 Jobs In South Carolina

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Sese Industrial Services Locating New Facility In Tennessee

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Delaware Gaining 152 Jobs With Three Company Expansions

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Spring Mountain Center Investing $45M In Georgia HQ

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Eastman Investing $250M In Tennessee Recycling Facility

Global specialty materials company Eastman will build one of the world’s largest plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facilities in Kingsport, TN.

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky

The conveyor and automated sortation equipment company's new Bowling Green, KY manufacturing operations will complement its Mt. Washington global headquarters. 

Crown Holdings Will Create 126 Jobs In Virginia

The packaging technology company will invest $145 million to build an aluminum beverage can production facility in Henry County, VA.

On Demand Pharmaceuticals Picks Maryland For HQ

Transformative drug manufacturer On Demand Pharmaceuticals will locate its new headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facility in Montgomery County, MD.

Plug Power Inc. To Build New Innovation Center In New York State

Plug Power Inc.'s $125 million project will create almost 380 jobs at a new state-of-the-art facility in Monroe County, NY.

Civica To Create 186 Jobs With New Virginia Pharmaceutical Facility

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Civica Inc. will build a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the City of Petersburg, VA.

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

Uzin Utz To Build Second North American Manufacturing Facility In Texas

Uzin Utz, a manufacturer of floor covering products, will invest $34M in a 125,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Waco, TX.

Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana

Energy technology company Arq will develop a new industrial facility in St. Rose, LA to produce its proprietary Arq Fuel product.

Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. 

Speedway Motors To Open New West Virginia Distribution Center

The manufacturer, retailer, and distributor of automotive parts and racing products will bring 25 new jobs to Kearneysville, WV.

American Fuji Seal To Create 101 Jobs In North Carolina

Packaging solutions manufacturer American Fuji Seal will invest $52 million to establish new production operations in Hickory, NC. 

Hytrol Investing More Than $20M In Arkansas Expansion

The material handling systems company will create 250 new jobs as it expands its advanced manufacturing operations in Fort Smith, AR.

Tesla Gigafactory In Texas Is BF’s 2020 Deal Of The Year

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has earned BF's 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for landing the Tesla Gigafactory project, which will create 5,000 jobs in the region.

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2020 State Of The Year

North Carolina has been named Business Facilities’ 2020 State of the Year, the first time the Tar Heel State has earned the magazine’s top honor.

Kentucky: Putting Expansion On The Fast Track

Companies looking to hit the ground running in the recovery are flocking to the Bluegrass State, where red tape is cut so ribbons can be cut.

Electric Last Mile Aims To Create Up To 960 Jobs In Indiana

The electric vehicle (EV) company intends to invest $300M to establish operations at the former AM General commercial plant in Mishawaka, IN.

Allied Air Enterprises Investing Over $35M In South Carolina Expansion

The manufacturer and distributor of HVAC products will create 20 new jobs in Orangeburg County, SC.

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 

Two Projects Bringing 700 Jobs, $512M In Investment To Greenville, NC

Thermo Fisher Scientific will invest $500M and create 500 jobs, while Grover Gaming will invest $12.5M and create 200 jobs in Greenville, NC.

Sensor Electronic Technology Investing $55M In South Carolina Expansion

A global supplier of UV LEDs, SETi will expand its manufacturing operations in Richland County, SC, creating 40 new jobs.

Invest in Middlesex County – 2020 Business Profile Compilation Video

Take skilled workers and a growing population in a strategic location with shovel ready sites, easy transportation links and low business costs. Add advanced technology, global business leaders and world class education and research facilities, and you have Middlesex County; right in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

Lordstown Motors Closer To First All-electric Pickup Truck Production

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for Lordstown Motors’ hub motor and battery line, taking it one step closer to producing the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck in Lordstown, OH.

Gutterglove Investing Over $5M In New Tennessee Operations

The nation’s leading gutter guard manufacturer will move operations from California, creating 85 jobs in La Vergne, TN over the next five years. 

Hyundai TRANSYS Investing Over $240M In Georgia Expansion

Automotive parts producer Hyundai TRANSYS will create 678 jobs at a new 620,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the West Point, GA area.

Gruppo Fanti To Invest $30M In West Virginia

The Italy-based metal packaging manufacturing company Gruppo Fanti will open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV, creating 40 new full-time jobs.

Gestamp To Invest Over $94M In Tennessee Expansion

The automotive OEM supplier will create 260 new jobs as it expands operations at its Hickory Valley Road and Ferdinand Piech Way plants in Chattanooga, TN.

DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia 

An agreement between UK company DST and Blue Rock Manufacturing will bring a new manufacturing facility, and up to 1,000 new jobs to West Virginia.

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