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In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.


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In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

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Latest: Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada - In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada

In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

Velocity Global Selects Amsterdam For European Headquarters

Global employment solutions provider Velocity Global's number of clients expanding in Europe more than doubled this year compared to the same period in 2019.

PRIMED Chooses Cambridge, Ontario For Medical Manufacturing Facility

The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.

Nobelpharma Chooses Maryland For First Overseas Subsidiary

The Japan-based pharmaceutical and medical device company cited local industry resources as key to locating its U.S. operations in Montgomery County, MD.

Energix Renewable Energies Establishing U.S. HQ In Virginia

The Israeli renewable energy company will invest $1.1 million to establish its U.S. subsidiary base in Arlington, VA, creating 33 new jobs.

KRA Operations Investing $11.5M In South Carolina

The metal stamping and injection molding company’s $11.5 million investment is expected to create 57 new jobs in Newberry County, SC.

Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.

PRIMED Medical Products To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Canada

PRIMED is searching for a location for a domestic production hub and Centre of Excellence for North American personal protective equipment (PPE) production.

Continential Investing $4M To Expand Indiana R&D Operations

Germany-based vehicle technology company Continential will create more than 45 new jobs with an expansion of its ContiTech Vibration Control business unit in DeKalb County, IN.

U.S. Outduels China In Artificial Intelligence, Startups And GDP

The United States is outdueling China in a tight competition for global economic hegemony in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report.

Poland-Based Manufacturer Will Create Over 400 Jobs In Pennsylvania

CANPACK Group will invest nearly $366 million in a new manufacturing facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, PA.

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.

Location Spotlight: Invest In Guelph

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Alcorta Forging Group Investing $15M In Ohio Expansion

The Spanish auto supplier's Marysville, OH location will be its first manufacturing operations and regional headquarters in the U.S., and will create 50 new jobs. 

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million.

Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion

The global healthcare company will create 300 jobs at a new specialized blood plasma facility and logistics center at its Clayton, NC campus.

Fujifilm Investing $928M In Denmark Expansion

The expansion will establish end-to-end capabilities in one site, including drug substance manufacturing, fill/finish, assembly, labeling and packaging.

COVID-19 Response And Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies.

Huali Floors Creating 315 Jobs In Georgia

The resilient flooring manufacturer will invest more than $27 million to establish its first U.S. headquarters in Murray County, GA.

Printful Investing $2M In New Canadian Fulfillment Center

The on-demand fulfillment company will begin production at its first Canadian facility in Mississauga by the end of this year. 

Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. 

POINT Biopharma Investing $25M In First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The pharmaceutical company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Indianapolis and plans to create more than 100 new, high-wage jobs by the end of 2024.

Berry Global Group Addresses Global Shortage Of Face Mask Materials

To address the ever increasing demand for face mask material in the U.S., Berry has expanded its Meltex™ platform to add capacity in Waynesboro, VA.

Italian Stainless Steel Company Picks Indiana For North American HQ

INOX Market Service will invest $15 million to establish its North American headquarters in Delaware County, IN, creating up to 101 jobs by the end of 2024.

Strengthening New Jersey’s Bond With Israel

Choose New Jersey’s second successful economic mission to Israel delivers partnerships and is strengthening the New Jersey-Israel connection.

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic is breaking the back of supply chains around the world.

Industrial Parks: Cities Of Industry

The world’s largest industrial parks cover hundreds of square miles and rest in the center of titanic logistics networks. These mega-sites literally are metropolises of manufacturing.

Samtec Hiring 150 Workers, Donating Funds And Face Masks In Costa Rica

The advanced manufacturing company will donate 800 N95 face masks to Costa Rican health authorities and $25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests.

Cabinetry Maker Investing $86M In New North Carolina HQ

GoldenHome International will establish its North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.  

Manufacturing 4.0 Has Arrived

Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.

FCA To Produce Face Masks For First Responders, Healthcare Workers

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will join the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million face masks per month.

How Is Your Organization Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

If your organization is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.

U.S. Employees Working More Hours During COVID-19 Pandemic

A new report from NordVPN Teams shows that people are working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and working longer: Data showed a two-hour increase to the average workday.

PwC Survey Reveals Expected Business, Economic Impact Of COVID-19

The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see.

Chinese Hi-Tech District Donates 100,000 Masks To Japan, South Korea

Changzhou National Hi-Tech District recently donated 100,000 masks to Japan and South Korea to help the countries control the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Korean Auto Supplier Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Seoyon E-Hwa Interior Systems will expand its industrial operation in Selma’s Craig Industrial Park, creating 60 jobs in Dallas County.

COVID-19 Survey: Impacts On Global Supply Chains

Nearly 75 percent of companies report supply chain disruptions in some capacity due to COVID-19 transportation restrictions, according to a new survey.

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

Sinopec Builds New Factory To Help Combat COVID-19 In 12 Days

To help provide masks needed to battle the COVID-19 outbreak, Sinopec has established its first melt-blown non-woven fabric assembly line at its Yanshan factory in Beijing.

HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland

The Massachusetts-based software, services, and support company is creating a new office space dubbed "HubSpot House" in Dublin. 

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Most U.S. mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

Curative Creating More Than 300 Jobs In Texas

With its expansion in Pflugerville, TX, Curative will hire over 300 workers to provide immediate response to the COVID-19 testing needed throughout the state. 

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