Permian Basin Is Booming In Southeast New Mexico
Logistics are being upgraded to support expanding oil and gas production, including a larger regional airport in Lea County now offering non-stop flights to Denver.
Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs
The Warren County facility will build the next-generation Corvette, America’s most advanced series-production sports car.
Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina
The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”
Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State
April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs.
Texas: Business & Technology Park Expands In Tomball
Hoelscher Weatherstrip Manufacturing Co. is constructing a 193,000-square-foot facility at the 99.5-acre Tomball Business & Technology Park, creating 119 new jobs.
St. James Parish Gets $2.2-Billion Methanol Complex
Formal construction will begin this year at a 1,500-acre Mississippi River site, which will become home to one of the world’s largest methanol production facilities.
New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho
The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.
South Carolina: Cherokee County Lands $75 Million Recycling Facility
Green Tech Solution, a subsidiary of an investment company based in Tianjin, China, will process plastics, scrap metal and electronics at the South Carolina plant.
Wyoming: Microsoft Expansion Of Cheyenne Data Center Underway
The $200-million project, announced in 2015, was not needed until this year due to improved server efficiency.
Chinese Delegation Visits Kansas, Tours Institute Of Baking
The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.
Vineland Offers Competitive Advantages In The Garden State
The food processing sector is thriving in Vineland, a South Jersey gem that offers ease of access to key markets along the East Coast and in Canada.
SkyBridge Arizona Heralds New Era In Cross-Border Commerce
The first international air cargo hub to house customs operations for Mexico and the U.S. is expected to create 17,000 jobs in Greater Phoenix.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan
FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocating truck production from Mexico and adding 2,500 new jobs.
Deep South Studios Is Louisiana’s First QEC Project
The Pelican State’s new Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators.
Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility
MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.
Texas: Gartner Inc. Expands in Irving, Adds 800 New Jobs
A $3.9-million Texas Enterprise Fund grant sealed the deal for a $12-million expansion by the research and advisory firm.
South Carolina: York County Leads In Job Growth
In 1Q 2017, York County, SC had the highest percentage increase of employment among the 346 largest counties in the U.S.
Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City
Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.
Major Expansions Underway At KSU
Kansas State University, aiming to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025, is adding a bevy of new facilities.
Illinois: New State Support for Entrepreneurs
The Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship program will mentor start-ups in Peoria, Rockford and Chicago.