Foreign Direct Investment | Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.


https://businessfacilities.com/2018/12/illinois-renewing-the-midwest/
Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.

Illinois: Renewing The Midwest

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is attracting a number of renewable energy companies looking to reap the benefits of the legislation.

Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility

The Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer will invest about $150 million and create 220 jobs in Baxter, TN. 

Sundaram-Clayton Limited Investing $40M In South Carolina Expansion

The Indian manufacturer and supplier of aluminum cast products will create 100 new jobs at its Dorchester County operations.

Solinftec To Invest $50M In New Indiana U.S. Headquarters

The Brazil-based digital agriculture company will establish its U.S. headquarters in West Lafayette, IN, creating up to 334 new, high-wage jobs by 2022.

SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia

In the largest single investment and job-creating project in Georgia’s history, the South Korean lithium-ion battery maker will create 2,000 jobs in Jackson County.

Infosys To Create 1,200 Jobs In Australia

The company will open three Innovation Hubs and create new skilled jobs for graduates and professionals by 2020.

Louisiana Lands $1.25B Wanhua Chemical Complex

The China-based company's new chemical manufacturing complex will create 170 new jobs in St. James Parish, LA. 

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets.

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 

Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations

The Scandinavian automotive industry supplier will locate new operations in Orangeburg County, SC, its first in North America.

HARTING Investing $6M In Illinois Expansion

The German company will create 50 or more new jobs in the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Elgin, IL.

Fuel Total Systems Investing More Than $60M In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, TN.

SSAB Investing $100M In Alabama Steel Mill

The Sweden-based company will increase steel production capacity and create up to 50 jobs at its plant in Axis, AL.

OKIN BPS Investing $23M In New U.S. Headquarters

The new headquarters will create nearly 1,500 new job in San Antonio, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

SEWON America Investing $160M In Georgia

The automotive supplier will create 100 jobs in its expansion of its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in LaGrange, GA.

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.

Ferrero USA Investing $9M In New Jersey

The confectionery company will expand its operations in Franklin Township, NJ adding nearly 100 new jobs.

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.

Destinations For Foreign Direct Investment: FDI Lives Here

The competition for foreign direct investment is intensifying, with locations far and wide vying to become prime destinations for FDI.

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.

New Deantronics Building $40M Tech Campus In Nevada

The international medical device company's new U.S. facility will create more than 200 jobs in Greater Reno-Sparks, NV.

Daifuku Wynright To Invest $26M In Indiana Manufacturing Complex

The new Hobart, IN facility will consolidate two manufacturing operations into one location, creating up to 582 new jobs by the end of 2021.

Microsoft Creating 200 New Jobs In Ireland

The expansion of Microsoft's team at its Dublin campus will help drive innovation and accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning for customers globally.

Faber-Castell To Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility In Illinois

The German company will invest $9 million in a new state-of-the-art facility in Elgin, its first in North America.

TPAM Opens New $4M Ohio Facility

The Japanese company moved into an existing 62,000-square-foot facility in Toledo, OH, where it will create at least 30 new jobs.

Green Tech Solution Investing $75M In South Carolina

The new recycling plant will create approximately 200 jobs in Cherokee County, SC. 

Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Investing $72M In Georgia

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

Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will create 143 new jobs at its new 145,000-square-foot facility in Spring Hill, TN.

TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver

Tata Consultancy Services' new Denver office will increase its employee headcount and bring STEM and computational thinking programs to the state to help the local economy.

Nichiha Corp Investing $120M In Georgia Expansion

The Japan-based manufacturer of fiber cement products will create more than 70 jobs with the expansion of its Macon-Bibb County facility. 

July / August 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 4)

The July / August 2018 Issue features our 14th annual Rankings Report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations — with a special focus on new technologies.

The World Is Coming To Tennessee

Tennessee’s red-hot financial sector, which has added more than 24,000 jobs in this decade, continues to attract foreign direct investment from global asset management leaders.

Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Featured Location Videos

Doing Business in Greater Richmond, Virginia

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.