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Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.


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Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.

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Amazon Expands With Alberta’s First Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center

Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.

Google Canada Plans $600M Investment In Québec

Google Canada intends to acquire more than 154 acres of land in Beauharnois, Québec, southwest of Montréal, where it will build a data center that will employ at least 20 people.

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Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

Netflix Expanding In Canada With Toronto Office

Building on the success of uniquely Canadian shows such as Schitt’s Creek, Netflix will work with Canadian creators to bring stories from Canada to the world.

Top Logistics Hubs: Delivering The Goods

The disruptions caused by the pandemic fueled skyrocketing shipping costs, which should ease as market fundamentals return to something resembling normal this year.

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ElectraMeccanica Picks Arizona For U.S. Operations Base

The electric vehicle designer and manufacturer will establish its U.S.-based assembly facility and engineering technical center in Mesa, AZ.

Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV

MineConnect will give rural Northeastern Nevada access to the heart of the Canadian mining industry.

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SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain

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Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships

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Transportation Partners Team For New Logistics Park In Alabama

CN is collaborating with Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics to launch the first phase of a new, high-tech logistics park in Mobile, AL.

COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

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Invest in Middlesex County – 2020 Business Profile Compilation Video

Take skilled workers and a growing population in a strategic location with shovel ready sites, easy transportation links and low business costs. Add advanced technology, global business leaders and world class education and research facilities, and you have Middlesex County; right in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

Penta Properties, Sierra Supply Chain Services Break Ground In Ontario

The $62 million cold storage expansion project in Hamilton, Ontario's Red Hill Business Park will create 100 jobs. 

Canada: Investing In A Cleantech Future Up North

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $25 million in nine startups, part of an effort to position Canada as a global cleantech leader.

Roche Canada Creating 500 Jobs In Ontario

Roche will invest $381 million to establish a Global Pharma Technical Operations site at its Canadian pharmaceutical headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario

The 1 million-square-foot facility in the City of Mississauga will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs.

Inter Pipeline Commits $7.5M To Plastic Waste Reduction Research 

The 10-year deal with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is the largest applied research partnership in the institute's history.

Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

Business, industrial and technology parks increasingly are providing all of the amenities needed to attract and keep a skilled workforce, a top priority for 21st-century growth sectors.

New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business

The inaugural Doing Business North America report measures business regulations across 115 cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Israel A Rising Star In Artificial Intelligence

Israel has emerged as a leading player in Artificial Intelligence and Tel Aviv has been named as an Emerging AI Hub in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation

The Canadian province’s first cross laminated timber plant will create more than 60 new jobs in St. Thomas and support the forestry sector.

Business Facilities’ 2019 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2019 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including artificial intelligence, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

Derichebourg Atis Aéronautique Picks Montréal For Canadian HQ

Over the next three years, the French company will create 130 jobs in Montréal to be closer to the city’s aerospace ecosystem and consolidate its North American operations.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

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Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

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