Nebraska

Nebraska (NE), USA | This news section includes articles related to corporate real estate, economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection choices in NE.

3M Valley

3M To Invest $58M In Nebraska Expansion

3M will create approximately 50 new jobs as it expands production of its respiratory and hearing protection products in Valley, NE.
May / June 2021

May / June 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 3)

The May / June 2021 Issue features a look at millennial magnets and customized training programs. Plus, how the manufacturing industry can keep and attract workers.
Top Utilities

Top Utilities: Power Players

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.
Top Utilities

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.
advanced manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
Sidney Nebraska

Agri-Plastics Investing $4.5M In Nebraska

The Canadian company will establish a nearly 160,000-square-foot operation in Sidney, NE where it will manufacture calf housing products. 
Blair NE

Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

The company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.
utilities

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables.
Facebook Papillion NE

Facebook Chooses Silicon Prairie

The social media giant is building a 970,000-square-foot data center campus in Papillion, NE, scheduled to be online in 2020.
economic development

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.
2016 rankings

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.
York Nebraska

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development awards $267,955 to help upgrade York Cold Storage’s facility.
March/April 2016

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.
food processing

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.

Silicon Prairie

Droves of high-tech startups are putting down roots in the Great Plains.
employment-leaders-2015-rankings

Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report.

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.
Licking County offers diverse and distinct facility options, from office to industrial.

Industry Focus: Logistics – Winding Roads

Logistics industry professionals must sometimes resolve issues C through Z to get from point A to B efficiently and hold costs down for the trillion-dollar U.S. distribution industry.
Gov. Pete Ricketts. (Photo: omaha.com.)

Business Report: Nebraska Receives Infusion Of Small Business Funding

The third and final installment of the Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative will bring $4.5 million to the Cornhusker State.
2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

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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