Business Report: Coca-Cola Bottling Recommits To Chattanooga
The soft drink giant, which opened its first bottling facility—Chattanooga Coke—more than a century ago, picks the city for a new distribution center.
Certified Chatham Megasite Is Vital Step For Local NC Economic Growth
A Certified Site reduces the risks associated with development by providing detailed information about a site, including price and availability, utilities, access, environmental concerns and potential development costs. Sites are periodically recertified to ensure accurate, reliable data.
Hatch Stamping Company Selects Portland, TN For New Manufacturing Plant
Automotive components manufacturing company to invest $17 million and create 101 new jobs.
Module X Solutions Announces 357-Job Expansion In Shreveport
Project will result in 930 new direct and indirect jobs upon completion.
Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State
A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.
Michigan, Kentucky-Based Steel Processors Pick Indiana For Joint Venture
Serving the automotive, appliance and agriculture industries, DKP Indiana processes aluminum and steel coils and blanks.
Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute
The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.
Nissan Revs Up Production At Canton, MS Plant
Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi.
Business Report: Oilfield Supplier Tejas Tubular Sets New Plant in Norfolk, NE
A new 350,000-square-foot steel products manufacturing facility will create more than 200 new jobs.
Confidence Growing Among Manufacturing And Logistics Workers
Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.
U.S. Commerce Department Designates South Kansas A Manufacturing Community
The program is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing nationwide by supporting long-term economic development strategies that help communities attract and expand private investment in the manufacturing sector and increase international trade and exports.
Ann Arbor SPARK Supports Mahindra GenZe; Company Expands To U.S.
International company expands to U.S. with new vehicle research and high tech manufacturing facility.
Florence Manufacturing Announces $7 Million Investment In Manhattan, KS
The company will expand its production capabilities and add capacity to support significant growth in Florence’s core business lines. With the expansion, Florence will employ more than 400 workers in Manhattan.
TM Track Machines Opens Railcar Repair And Tamper Manufacturing Facility In Kansas
TM Track Machines is a startup company that was formed by Terry Peterson and Mike Williams. The company purchased an existing railcar repair facility in Parsons that had closed in 2013.
Armstrong Celebrates PA Plant $41 Million Expansion
By on-shoring LVT manufacturing from China, Armstrong expects to realize a more competitive cost structure with shorter lead times and improved customer service.
Klein Tools Continues U.S. Investment With New Texas Manufacturing Facility
Gov. Perry and local officials thank Klein Tools for bringing jobs to Mansfield, TX.
Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas
Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion.
German 3-D Printing Company voxeljet To Open In Canton, MI
The company’s first U.S. service center is expected to come online in the third quarter of this year and will allow voxeljet to print on-demand parts, molds, cores and models for automotive and other industrial customers.
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