Europe

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Europe.

Apple Ireland

Apple To Expand Operations In Ireland

Tech giant Apple will make room for up to 1,300 employees with an expansion of its Cork, Ireland operations.
Nissin Foods Hungaryvideo

Japan-Based Nissin Foods Expanding In Hungary

By 2024, Nissin Foods will invest more than $12 million and create 20 new jobs with an expansion of its Kecskemét, Hungary plant.
NSI Cork Ireland

Two U.S.-Based Companies Expanding In Ireland

In Cork, Ireland, financial services provider Remitly will create 120 jobs, smart network control solutions company NS1 will create 30 jobs.
Ireland semiconductor industry

Ultra Clean Expansion To Create 100 Jobs In Ireland

To support the global semiconductor industry, Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. will establish an Advanced Technology Cleaning Centre in Cavan, Ireland.
economic development

Staying Focused

Bad economic and geo-political news can slow down economic development. But, this pause might not be for long.
Ukraine

Staying The Course

The war in Ukraine and economic factors could derail the economy. But they will impact future growth only if we let them.
Transcom

Transcom To Establish North American Presence In South Carolina

Customer service specialist Transcom will begin expanding its operations to the North American market with new office space in Greenville County, SC.

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

BMW Manufacturing's $100 million investment will supplement its existing logistics operations in South Carolina plant, bolstering production.
Veronesi

Italy’s Veronesi To Establish First U.S. Facility In Virginia

Italy-based cured meats producer Veronesi will expand its customer base and create more than 150 jobs with its new Rockingham County, VA facility.
Faurecia

Global Auto Supplier Faurecia To Expand Tennessee Operations

Faurecia will invest more than $18 million to expand its Tennessee manufacturing facility; will create over 170 jobs.
Stellantis

Stellantis To Invest $229M To Retool EV Production Operations

Formerly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Stellantis will retain, retrain 662 team members to support production of electrified transmissions in Kokomo, IN.
Sartorius

Sartorius To Expand Business Operations With Michigan Plant

Sartorius' planned 130,000-square-foot plant in Ann Arbor, MI, will create 160 jobs by 2023.
Hungary

Hanon Systems, Huntsman Grow In Hungary

Hanon Systems employs more than 300 workers in Pecs; Hunstman is adding 12 to its workforce of 131 in Pétfürdő.
2021 Global Rankings

17th Annual Rankings: 2021 Global Rankings Report

San Francisco, New York and Tel Aviv have the best Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities’ 2021 Global Rankings Report.
Hewlett Packard, Ireland

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Creating 150 High Tech Jobs In Ireland

Building on its long term commitment to the country, new jobs will be in the fields of R&D, cyber security, software development and cloud consulting.
Port of Barcelona

Maersk To Open First Logistics Warehouse In Southern Europe

Global logistics company Maersk has chosen Barcelona as the location for its first platform in Southern Europe.
Velocity Global Amsterdam

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.
Denmark

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.
Waynesboro, VA

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.

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.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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