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Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.


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Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

KeepTruckin Investing $3.6M In Tennessee Expansion

The transportation technology leader will create approximately 385 jobs as it expands its Nashville job market. 

Maplehurst Bakeries Investing $53M In Tennessee

The bakery company will create 90 new jobs in an expansion of its Lebanon, TN donut production facility. 

Johnson & Johnson Opens Vaccines Launch Facility In The Netherlands

The healthcare leader's new facility in Leiden, the Netherlands will support global health and the widespread rollout of novel vaccines.

Toyota Doubles Down On Ontario

The Japanese auto giant will invest $1.09 billion to upgrade plants in Cambridge and Woodstock, Ontario, adding 1,450 jobs.

Data Center Developer Investing $80M In Virginia Beach

PointOne will build two facilities that will house edge computing data centers, a cable landing station for future subsea cables, and an international internet business exchange.

Mississippi Plays To Win

From auto to aero and every sector in-between, companies of all sizes and backgrounds are achieving success with a Mississippi location.

Plastipak Packaging Investing $10M In Texas Expansion

The plastic bottle manufacturer will significantly expand its Garland, TX manufacturing operation later this year.

Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent

Leveraging his state’s impressive assets, Gov. John Hickenlooper aims to plant Colorado’s flag on the summit of red-hot growth sectors like cybersecurity and unmanned aerial systems.

Salesforce Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The enterprise software company will invest $12.25 million to expand its regional headquarters in Atlanta's Buckhead district.

NTN Driveshaft Investing $90M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-based automotive supplier will expand its manufacturing operations in Columbus, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2023.

Novelis Breaks Ground On New $218M Facility In China

The facility in Changzhou National Hi-Tech District will expand the company’s production capacity of premium automobile aluminum sheets by 100,000 tons.

Endress+Hauser Building New Facility In Texas

The international automation solution company will build a new 100,000-square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Center in Pearland, TX.

September / October 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 5)

The September / October 2018 issue features locations that are foreign direct investment magnets, ports and Foreign Trade Zones, and an exclusive interview with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

GE Appliances Plans $200M Investment In Kentucky

The expansion of the company’s Louisville manufacturing facilities will create 400 new jobs and boost dishwasher and laundry production.

Manufacturers Plan More Than 1,000 New Jobs in Indiana

In honor of National Manufacturing Day, 22 companies announced plans to locate in or expand in Indiana, committing to invest a total of more than $154 million and create up to 1,090 new jobs.

Chinese Delegation Visits Kansas, Tours Institute Of Baking

The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.

Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast

Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation.

Archer Forest Products Investing $15M In Georgia

The wood pellets supplier will create 35 jobs with its new operations in Brantley County, GA.

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Superior Pipe Products Investing $24M In Texas

The manufacturer of pipe products will create 71 new jobs in Lubbock, TX over the next five years.

Monogram Foods Investing $30M In Virginia

The company will create 300 new jobs with its fourth expansion of its Henry County, VA manufacturing operation.

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.

Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center

The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.

GlaxoSmithKline Canada Investing $28M In Ontario

The investment will fund facility improvements, equipment purchases and enhanced manufacturing capabilities at the pharmaceutical company’s Mississauga facility.

Global Callcenter Solutions Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

The call center consulting company will invest $4.9 million in a new customer service center in Columbus, GA.

Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Investing $72M In Georgia

The manufacturer of environmentally friendly brake pads will create 100 jobs with its Covington, GA facility expansion.

Corsair Distillery Investing $11M In Tennessee

The distillery expansion will create 52 new jobs in Davidson County, TN.

Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.

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