Europe

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

Tokyo Innovative Cities

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.

China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

China leads the world in Renewable Energy, while the UK is tops in offshore energy, according to Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report.
global rankings

Business Facilities’ 2018 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including cybersecurity, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.
Barcelona Spain AAM

AAM Building New Manufacturing Facility In Spain

Located near Barcelona, the new plant will employ 170 workers producing powertrain components for Europe's leading automakers including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.
Ireland Henkel 3d printing

Henkel Opens European Hub For 3D Printing Technology In Ireland

The company is increasing its commitment to Ireland with a more than $20 million investment in Tallaght over four years.
Coventry, England

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.
Mitsubishi Electric Turkey

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 Corporation Ireland

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.
St Prex, Switzerland

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.
Galway, Ireland

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.
Fulton County GA

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.
global talent

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 JLL global real estate

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 foreign direct investment

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.

e-Estonia

A tiny Baltic nation of 1.3 million people has created the world's first truly digital state.
Austria

EV Group Completes Corporate Headquarters Expansion In Austria

The newly opened building in St. Florian, Austria is part of an investment of nearly $24 million that was announced earlier this year.
London

London Tops List Of Best-Performing Cities In Europe

Stockholm, Budapest, Berlin, Dublin, Copenhagen also land in the top 20 in the Milken Institute's inaugural Best-Performing Cities Europe Index.
EMA Amsterdam

EU Chooses Amsterdam For New EMA Location

The European Union has decided that the European Medicines Agency will relocate to Amsterdam when it leaves London in 2019.
Germany

Steady Growth Predicted For Germany

Europe’s biggest economy is expected to continue growing for the rest of 2017 and 2018.
England

World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory Opens In England

AkzoNobel’s new $132M North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

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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