Leclerc Foods Locating U.S. HQ In Tennessee
The food manufacturer will create 105 jobs with a $49 million investment in its second Kingsport, TN facility that will also include manufacturing and warehousing/distribution space.
Seattle and Vancouver ponder the creation of a Cascadia Innovation Corridor that would span the U.S.-Canada border.
Business Report: Canada – Bridgestone Americas Expanding in Quebec
A multi-phase, $225-million investment will increase capacity at the company’s Joliette, Quebec plant to produce larger-diameter tires for trucks and SUVs.
Weston Foods Picks Indiana For U.S. HQ
The Canada-based baked goods producer will invest $1.6 million to renovate a 200,000-square-foot facility in Brownsburg, IN.
May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)
States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.
Montreal Named 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year
Intelligent Community Forum jury found that “Montreal played the innovation game at the highest possible level.”
June 26 or Bust
There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.
Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?
U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.
Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats
The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.
Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal, Canada
Downtown Montréal, Québec is the home of Cinesite's new 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art animation studio, which will create 500 jobs by 2020.
Icy Hot: The Race To Develop The Arctic Is Heating Up
Development of oil and gas fields, the use of the Northern Sea Route as the shortest cargo transit route between Europe and Asia and the development of industrial, transport and tourist infrastructure.
Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World
Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.
Calabrian Corp. Building Liquid Sulfur Dioxide Production Facility In Eastern Canada
Calabrian Corporation, a leading producer of liquid Sulfur Dioxide in North America, is building a new liquid Sulfur Dioxide production facility in the City of Timmins, Ontario.
China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.
Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth
In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.
The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.
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.
Creative Food Ingredients Expanding In Wyoming County, NY
Canadian manufacturer of cookies will expand facility in Perry and increase employment.
Empty Pipe Cinch
With oil prices collapsing, the no. 1 priority in Congress is to build a new oil pipeline.
Honda Chooses Ontario For An Investment Of $857 Million
Honda became the first Japanese automaker to manufacture in Canada when it opened its Alliston assembly plant in 1986. It added a second assembly plant in 1998 and an engine plant in 2008.