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VinFast Picks North Carolina For $2B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Vietnamese auto maker VinFast will create 7,500 jobs at its first North American electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in Chatham County, NC.
Lithium-Ion Battery Production

Canada Lands Its First Large Scale Lithium-Ion Battery Production Plant

In a joint venture, Stellantis and LG Energy Solution will invest $4.1B in Canada's first large scale, domestic, electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Windsor, Ontario.
Spotit North Carolina

Spotit Picks North Carolina State University For First U.S. Location

Cybersecurity provider Spotit will create more than 100 jobs over the next five years on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh.
Ubisoft Canada

Ubisoft Winnipeg Continues To Expand, Add Jobs

Interactive entertainment and services company Ubisoft Winnipeg will continue to expand in Canada, creating 200 more jobs in Manitoba, growing its local workforce to 300 employees by 2030.
CurTec Oconee County, SC

South Carolina Lands More Than $47M In Foreign Direct Investment

In Oconee County, CurTec will invest $13M in its first U.S. manufacturing plant. In Lancaster County, U.S. Strapping Company will invest $34.6M and create 63 jobs.
IRCAD

IRCAD Plans To Establish North American HQ In North Carolina

The French surgical training institute will establish its U.S. headquarters at Charlotte’s new innovation district, dubbed “The Pearl.”
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.
Canada GM Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Industry Getting Charged Up In Canada

GM and POSCO Chemical building $400M cathode active material (CAM) plant to support electric vehicle supply chain; Canadian leaders support installation of EV chargers in Ontario.
economic development

Staying Focused

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

Ontario Invests in Clean Steelmaking Technology To Support Auto Sector

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton will be the first integrated steel mill in North America to transition off coal, and among the first in the world.
Certified sites

Digging In With Shovel-Ready Sites

Being prepared for any and every corporate relocation or expansion scenario is vital for any community seeking new business ventures. Certified sites are a good start.
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.
U.S. Virgin Islands

Seeking Paradise In The U.S. Virgin Islands

As a United States territory, the U.S. Virgin Islands offers companies looking for a new place to grow a plethora of impressive business advantages in a tropical paradise.
EY Finance Centre of Excellence in Calgary skyline

Alberta Picked For EY Finance Centre Of Excellence

First Canadian-based EY Finance Centre of Excellence will be located in Calgary, is expected to create 200 jobs over the next three years.
medical device company expanding in Costa Rica

Biomerics Investing $9.5M In Second Costa Rica Plant

Medical device contract manufacturer Biomerics will create approximately 250 new jobs in Cartago, Costa Rica this year, reaching 1,000 by 2024.
Montréal, Québec

Kyndryl Creating New Cloud Innovation Center In Québec

The bilingual technology services center in Montréal is expected to create nearly 500 new IT jobs in the next five years.
Tourism Industry

The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery

U.S. domestic travel has almost returned to its pre-COVID levels, but business and international travel segments are seeing an uneven recovery.
Camfil, Kilgore, TX

Camfil USA Investing $50M In Texas Expansion

The clear air solutions manufacturer will create more than 200 jobs at Synergy Park in Kilgore, TX.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, College Station-Bryan

Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth.
Evolve Biologics Sachse, TX

Evolve Biologics Creating 300 Jobs In Texas At First Manufacturing Facility

The $200 million facility in Sachse, TX will be first to use Evolve’s innovative PlasmaCap EBA® technology to produce plasma-derived therapeutics.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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