Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.

Jobs Coming To Greensville County, VA | 510nano To Build New Headquarters

Solar power provider 510nano Incorporated to invest $11 million to relocate headquarters.
Over the next six months, will your company increase or decrease spending on business development activities?

Monthly Confidence Index For Equipment Finance Industry Highest In Four Years

"Over the next six months, will your company increase or decrease spending on business development activities?"
One-piece nickel plate (20cm square and 2cm thick) used in injection moulding for production of optical parts.

CVMR To Establish Global Headquarters In Oak Ridge, TN

Advanced materials manufacturer to invest $313 million and create 620 jobs in this move from Toronto to Tennessee.
Gov. Robert Bentley (right) announced the Polaris deal at the Jackson Conference Center in Huntsville.

Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville

The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.
Industry City.

Brooklyn Waterfront To Get Innovation Hub At Industry City

Plan projects 20,000 jobs through an ambitious adaptation of the huge, long-neglected complex.
Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce

Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.
Heroux-Devtek landing gear.

Heroux-Devtek Chooses Ontario, Canada For Aerospace Expansion

The Cambridge plant results in the creation of approximately 40 highly skilled new jobs, while helping to retain existing jobs in Ontario.
3D printing is being used by the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center to manufacture prosthetic limbs, and a new hand for a six-year-old boy who was born without one.

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

Additive manufacturing is the hottest new growth sector, promising to revolutionize how just about anything you can imagine gets made.
Rubbermaid Patio Series Storage Cabinet.

Newell Rubbermaid Plans Expansion Of Winfield, KS Facility

Newell Rubbermaid announced it will expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Winfield, KS, adding 320 new jobs and investing $27 million by the end of 2017.
Young manufacturing worker.

Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

Study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute indicates nine in 10 Americans surveyed believe manufacturing essential to U.S. economy, while only one in three parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing.
IKO roofing products.

IKO Industries Celebrates Texas Project With Ground Breaking Ceremony

Roofing product manufacturer's new plant is its fifth in the country.
Volkswagen’s expansion of its assembly plant in Chattanooga positions the German automaker to achieve its goal of selling at least 1 million vehicles in North America.

Feature Story: Tennessee State of the Year AGAIN!

A powerhouse auto cluster, the nation’s most-improved education system and world-class infrastructure keep the volunteer state on its pedestal.
Cook Portable Warehouses.

Cook Portable Warehouses Comes To Joplin, MO

After its best year for job creation since 1997, Missouri starts 2015 strong with a new company creating 80 good paying jobs in Joplin.
Metalplate Galvanizing.

Metalplate Galvanizing Announces $9.75 Million Investment For New Louisiana Galvanizing Site

The project will include 50,000-square-foot facility and result in more than 340 new direct and indirect jobs.
P&G Brands.

Procter & Gamble To Build Plant In Eastern Panhandle Of West Virginia

Global manufacturing leader to build manufacturing facility in Berkeley County.
Voxx backseat audio system.

VOXX International To Expand Orlando, FL Headquarters And Manufacturing Center

VOXX International Company will expand manufacturing center and add $16.5 million in capital investment along with 134 new jobs.
Energy Power Systems.

Energy Power Systems Announces New Manufacturing Facility In Pontiac, MI

EPS has enjoyed great support from the State of Michigan, including the Legislature, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; Oakland County; and the City of Pontiac.
Gov. Bentley with Polaris hat.

Polaris Plans Alabama Facility

Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.
Advanced manufacturing gears.

Data Download: West Leads In Advanced Manufacturing

Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, "As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation."

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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