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As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.


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As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Monogram Investing $9.3M In Tennessee

The refrigeration products manufacturer will create 210 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Selmer, TN.

Cascades Investing $80M In New Jersey

The Canada-based company will build a new packaging product manufacturing plant in Piscataway, NJ, creating 120 jobs.

Indiana Lands Kimura Foundry’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Japan-based company will invest $8 million in its new operations in Shelbyville, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment.

Gateway Packaging Company Expanding In Tennessee

Gateway Packaging will invest $13.2 million to expand its manufacturing operations and locate its official headquarters in White House, TN.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

Midwest Fertilizer Investing $2.8B In Southwest Indiana

The company plans to create up to 185 new jobs at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Posey County, IN.

Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers

Nearly 60 percent of manufacturers identify a lack of qualified workers as a barrier to business growth, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from Sikich LLP.

Team Technologies Expanding, Creating 160 Jobs In Tennessee

The medical equipment manufacturer will invest $6 million to expand its Morristown, TN manufacturing facility.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Nevada Has the Big MO

The Silver State has put the Great Recession in its rear-view mirror with a surging recovery led by small business growth.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Wood Products Manufacturer To Create 145 Jobs In South Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products is building a new engineered wood products plant in Chester County, SC. 

Auto Supplier Expanding In Tennessee

Cooper Standard will invest $1 million in new equipment at its Surgoinsville, TN facility, creating 98 new jobs.

Noranda Bauxite & Alumina Investing $35M In Louisiana

The company will expand and upgrade its St. James Parish alumina refinery, and also move its headquarters to the Gramercy facility, creating 65 new jobs.

Alcoa Restarting Indiana Aluminum Smelting Operations

The company will invest between $30 and $35 million to restart three idled lines at its aluminum smelting facility in southwest Indiana's Warrick County.

Wright-Mix Investing $8.5M, Creating 130 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned toll blending and materials development company will make cement-based products, gunite, shotcrete, non-shrink grouts and more at its new operation in Wurtland, KY.

ROXUL Creating Up To 150 Jobs In West Virginia

The stone wool insulation manufacturer will invest $150 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Ranson, WV.

Georgia-Pacific Investing $400M In Florida Mill

The investment supports continued growth for the company's premium private label towel products, and will create 80 new jobs in Palatka, FL.         

Plastipak Packaging Investing $15M In Central Louisiana

The rigid plastic container manufacturer will add up to seven new plastics production lines at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, LA.

Ohio Lands Cliffs Natural Resources’ First Great Lakes HBI Plant

The mining and natural resources company will invest $700 million and create 130 permanent jobs in Northwest Ohio​.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

Aluminum Recycling, Manufacturing Company Investing $26M In Florida

ATIO USA will open a new manufacturing facility in Clewiston, FL creating 39 new jobs.

Firearms Manufacturer To Invest $2.9M In Alabama

Steyr Arms will add a manufacturing component to its Bessemer, AL firearms assembly and distribution operations.

Mohawk Industries Creating 245 Jobs In Tennessee

The global flooring manufacturer will add a second plant in Dickson, TN.

Mauser To Invest $10M In Louisiana Industrial Packaging Project

Mauser will establish a new packaging facility in the Talon Industrial Park in Geismar, LA, creating 75 new jobs.

Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant In West Virginia

TeMa North America will create 30 jobs with its new 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Carcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years.

Niagara Bottling Investing $76M In Arizona

The 450,000-square-foot facility within the Elliot Road Technology Corridor in Mesa, AZ will create up to 55 new jobs.

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