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A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.


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A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Gallo Winery Plans New East Coast Facility In South Carolina

Wine and spirits company E. & J. Gallo's $423 million investment in Chester County, SC will create 496 new jobs over the next eight years.

Advanex Americas Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Spring manufacturer Advanex Americas will invest $17 million to move its base from California to White House, TN, creating 102 jobs.

May / June 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 3)

The May / June 2021 Issue features a look at millennial magnets and customized training programs. Plus, how the manufacturing industry can keep and attract workers.

Frito-Lay To Create 160 Jobs With Texas Plant Expansion

Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay will invest $200 million in its Rosenberg site, bringing total investment at the location to more than $330 million.

Three Companies To Invest More Than $160M In Indiana Expansions 

Tempur Sealy, ITS Logistics, and Ludo Fact USA will create a total of 600 new jobs in Montgomery, Boone, and Tippecanoe counties. 

L’Oréal USA Investing $12M In Arkansas Expansion

Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oréal will expand its North Little Rock, AR facility, bringing 45 new jobs to the region.

Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service

With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.

CANPACK Selects Indiana For Second U.S. Plant

Poland-based packaging manufacturer CANPACK will invest $380 million and create 345 jobs at its new aluminum beverage can manufacturing plant in Muncie, IN.

Bridgestone Creating 250 Jobs With Kentucky Expansion

The $51 million investment in the Firestone Industrial Products’ (FSIP) plant will increase capacity to support the growing demand for advanced air suspension technology in electric vehicles.

Whirlpool Investing $15M In Oklahoma Factory

Whirlpool Corporation expects to create 150 news jobs as it invests in new machinery and equipment at its Tulsa, OK operations.

SunCoke Energy To Invest $50M In Virginia Manufacturing Operation

Raw material processing and handling company SunCoke Energy will refurbish and upgrade a manufacturing facility in Buchanan County, retaining about 100 jobs.

Auto Supply, Food, Real Estate Tech Firms Bring 485 Jobs To Ohio

Major expansions by Shape Corp., Sugar Creek, and SentriLock will bring more than $55 million in investment to the Cincinnati region.

Biotech Company, Boat Maker To Create 700 Jobs In North Carolina

With help from NC's Job Development Investment Grant, CARsgen Therapeutics will create about 200 jobs in Durham; White River Marine Group has a target of 500 jobs in Craven County.

Hydro-Gear Investing $10M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

The maker of power equipment drive systems will create 375 new jobs at its new manufacturing operations in Huntingdon, TN.

New Mexico: Diverse And Driven To Success

Despite the challenges of 2020, New Mexico saw growth and success across a wide range of industries and is preparing for even more growth in 2021.

Tech, Manufacturing Projects Land Kansas More Than 580 Jobs

TTEC Holdings will create 450 on-site and remote work jobs in Overland Park; Sicut Enterprises will create 132 manufacturing positions in Neodesha. 

Troy Industries Relocating HQ To Tennessee

The small arms components and accessories manufacturer will invest more than $7 million to relocate its headquarters, manufacturing operations to Clarksville, TN. 

Lion Electric Bringing First-Ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility To Illinois

The $70 million investment by Lion Electric will pave the way for the largest all-electric commercial vehicle production plant in the U.S., create 745 jobs.

Israel-Based Aerospace Company Relocating Operations To Oklahoma

TAT Technologies Ltd. is expected to create more than 300 jobs as it relocates its thermal components activities from Israel to Tulsa, OK.

New PPE Production Facilities Planned For Louisiana’s Acadiana Region

SafeSource Direct and Ochsner Health will establish two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the Acadiana Region.

Intel’s $3.5B Investment To Create 700 Jobs In New Mexico

Intel will expand its fabrication facility in Rio Rancho, NM to create a domestic hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing.

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