International | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.


https://businessfacilities.com/2018/05/japanese-plastic-company-opens-first-north-american-production-plant/
Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

International

Latest: Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant - Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

Canada Invests In Toyota, Supports Thousands Of Jobs In Ontario

The $85.4M investment will support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's $1B investment in its Ontario plants and more than 8,000 jobs, plus create 450 new jobs.

Lonza Investing $46M In South Carolina Expansion

The investment is expected to create 30 new jobs in Greenwood County, SC, earning the company assistance from the state’s job development credits program.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Barbados: A Compelling Choice For Business Process Outsourcing

A sophisticated business climate, the friendliness of its people, and an excellent quality of life make Barbados a compelling choice for business process outsourcing (BPO) activities.

Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia

The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA.

WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site

The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.

Edwards Vacuum Building High-Tech Innovation Center In Oregon

The new center is strategically located in Hillsboro, OR, close to key semiconductor customer sites for enhanced technology collaboration and development.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.

JSW Steel Considers $500M Investment In Texas

With the help of a $3.4M Texas Enterprise Fund grant, the India-based company will develop its steel manufacturing infrastructure in Baytown, TX.

Red Sun Group Investing $140.5M In UK Auto Plant

The new CAD CAM Automotive plant in Coventry, England will produce commercial vehicles powered by the highly efficient hybrid Ecotive Vehicle Platform.

USG Boral Relocating Corporate Headquarters To Singapore

The headquarters relocation is a strategic move to bolster the building products technology company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Canada: Flood Protection And Development Go Hand In Hand

Toronto’s ambitious Ports Land project is creating infrastructure that can adapt to rising water while opening up new vistas for development.

Chemetall Opens New Lab In México

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF's Coatings division has opened a state-of-the-art laboratory at its manufacturing and office facility in Querétaro, Mexico.

Interamerican Foods Opens First U.S. La Moderna Plant

The new $50 million Cleburne, TX plant is the Mexico-based pasta maker's first in the United States.

Marine Manufacturer To Open New Alabama Plant

Scheduled to open next month, Canada-based AdvanTec's Robertsdale, AL facility will employ 46 workers.

Transformers

Hyper-fast 5G cellular service will require transmitters disguised as mailboxes under small-scale cell towers that double as streetlights.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

California is by far the front-runner in zero energy building activity, with Oregon boasting the second largest count, according to the New Buildings Institute.

Mitsubishi Electric Celebrates New Plant In Turkey

The $100 million plant in Turkey’s Manisa Organized Industrial Zone began production in December 2017 with more than 200 employees.

Edwards Lifesciences Expanding In Ireland

The California-based medical device company will invest $98.6 million and create 600 jobs in the Mid-West of Ireland to support its global supply network.

Nestlé Canada Investing $40M In Ice Cream Factory Expansion

The expansion will increase production capabilities at the company’s London ice cream factory, which supplies all of Canada with brands including Hӓagen-Dazs, Parlour and Drumstick.

Climate Consultants

A Silicon Valley startup tells economic developers it can make 50-year predictions of the impact of climate change on available sites.

Ferring Investing $32M In New Swiss Biotech Center

The pharmaceutical company will expand its capabilities in biologics through a new biotech center at its global headquarters and manufacturing site in St Prex, Switzerland.

Canada’s New Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster To Create 13,500 Jobs

The US$748 million investment nationwide positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors.

Merck Investing $49M In Asian Manufacturing, Distribution

Investment supports growing demand with new biopharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution centers in South Korea and India, accelerates biosimilars manufacturing and development in China.

Quidel Corporation Expanding In Ireland

The California-based diagnostic testing solutions company will establish a new Business Service Centre in Galway, creating 75 jobs over five years.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

Top Six Megatrends Changing The Workplace

The C-suite is more concerned about their people strategy than any other issues facing their organizations, according to the Global Leadership Forecast 2018.

VanRiet Material Handling Systems Opening First U.S. Location In Georgia

The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.

U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Washington, DC, San Francisco land in Top 10 of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index’s city rankings.

London, Los Angeles, New York Top Cities For Global Real Estate Investment

The latest JLL data shows resilience in the global real estate market, despite geopolitical uncertainty.

Tennessee Targeting France, Spain For FDI

TNECD has added an international team to focus on attracting new foreign direct investment to the state, bringing its international presence to 10 countries in Europe and Asia.

C-Suite Execs’ Recession Fears Fade, Talent Concerns Remain

CEOs are heading into 2018 with more optimism about the global economy, according to a new report from The Conference Board.

Stay connected

477FansLike
77FollowersFollow
40,000FollowersFollow
3,221FollowersFollow
33SubscribersSubscribe

Featured Location Spotlight

Made In Oconee – Koyo

Oconee County is blessed with over 60 manufacturers that employ over 6,000 people, this represents nearly 18% of our county’s entire workforce, and the manufacturing average wage in Oconee County is in excess of $58,000/year.

Featured Location Videos

Made In Oconee – Koyo

Oconee County is blessed with over 60 manufacturers that employ over 6,000 people, this represents nearly 18% of our county’s entire workforce, and the manufacturing average wage in Oconee County is in excess of $58,000/year.