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The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.


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The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

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Latest: Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business - The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

Arkansas Governor’s Report: Now On The Radar For New Business

The Pro-business climate in Arkansas is yielding a bounty of new jobs. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is busy laying the foundation for robust, sustainable long-term growth.

Quidel Corporation Expanding In Ireland

The California-based diagnostic testing solutions company will establish a new Business Service Centre in Galway, creating 75 jobs over five years.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership between Saudi Arabian Basic Industries and Exxon chooses Corpus Christi, TX for a new $10-billion ethane cracker.

Georgia Lands Corvaglia Group’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Switzerland-based supplier to the beverage industry will invest $25 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Newnan, GA.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

Wisconsin lands a foreign direct investment bonanza that promises to create 13,000 new jobs over the next five years at a new 20-million-square-foot LCD panel plant.

Aisin Drivetrain Investing $16M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive and heavy equipment parts will expand its Crothersville, IN operations, creating nearly 50 jobs.

2017 State Of The Year: South Carolina

The Palmetto State’s manufacturing base gets stronger while South Carolina invokes its can-do spirit and leverages impressive resources to expand a diverse set of new growth sectors.

VanRiet Material Handling Systems Opening First U.S. Location In Georgia

The Dutch manufacturer of automated transport and sorting solutions will create more than 70 jobs in Fulton County, GA.

Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters

After a yearlong, nationwide search, the French automobile and motorcycle manufacturer has chosen to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

Tennessee Targeting France, Spain For FDI

TNECD has added an international team to focus on attracting new foreign direct investment to the state, bringing its international presence to 10 countries in Europe and Asia.

North Carolina Lands Triangle Tyre’s First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

The China-based tire maker will create 800 jobs and invest nearly $580 million at an advanced manufacturing megasite site located in Kingsboro, NC.

Takigawa Corp. Japan Establishing First U.S. Operation In Kentucky

The packaging manufacturer will invest nearly $46 million and create 180 full-time jobs in Bardstown, KY.

Subaru Plans Up To 200 New Jobs In Indiana

The company will invest more than $140 million in its Lafayette, IN plant to support production of its new three-row SUV, the Subaru Ascent.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Expanding In North Carolina

Fresenius Kabi will expand its manufacturing operations and create hundreds of new jobs in Wilson County, NC with help from a Job Development Investment Grant.

MANA Opens New Southeast Michigan HQ, Manufacturing Facility

Southeast Michigan's first new OEM operation in more than 25 years is part of a $230 million investment in the region. By 2020, additional projects will result in 400 more jobs and another $600 million in investment

Indiana Having Historic Year For Job Growth

Businesses have committed to creating nearly 29,000 jobs across the state in 2017 so far, a record breaking year for economic development. 

German Manufacturer Growing Indiana Board Game, Puzzle Production

Ludo Fact will invest $13 million to expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2021.

Nexen Tire Building North America Tire Technology Center In Ohio

The Richfield, OH center will provide advanced and innovative technologies for producing cutting-edge tires for the North and South American markets.

Danish Manufacturer Picks Georgia For North American HQ

Kamstrup, a global supplier of intelligent energy and water metering solutions, will create 52 jobs in Roswell, GA.

Israel-Based Manufacturer Locating North American HQ In Indiana

MCP USA will invest $11.38 million in its new North American headquarters in Portage, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019.

Denso Investing $1B In Maryville, Tennessee Expansion

The global automotive supplier will bring 1,000 new jobs to its Blount County, TN manufacturing operation.

Hörmann Investing $64M In Tennessee

The Germany-based garage door manufacturer will create 200 jobs at its new operation in Sparta, TN.

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.

PUF Building 1 Million-Square-Foot Cannabis Facility In Australia

The Canadian company’s New South Wales facility will be the largest cannabis cultivation operation in the southern hemisphere and one of the largest in the world.

Mercedes Investing $1B To Launch Electric Vehicle Production In Alabama

The German automaker will create more than 600 jobs at an electric vehicle production and battery plant in Tuscaloosa County, and a new Global Logistics Center in Bibb County.

Expansion, Relocation Projects Bringing Las Vegas Area Over 700 Jobs

Four Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance-assisted companies have been approved for state tax incentives by the Governor's Office of Economic Development board.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

The five-parish area in SWLA is in the midst of a surge of more than $44 billion in mega-projects under construction.

Michigan Lands $4.9M Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

J-Star Motion Corp. will establish a new manufacturing facility in Cedar Springs, MI, and plans to create 122 new jobs.

Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

The generator manufacturing plant will add up to 90 jobs at its new sheet metal fabrication facility on its Danville, KY campus.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

Over the next five years, the online fashion and beauty retailer will invest more than $40M to establish an East Coast fulfillment center in Fulton County, GA.

Cascades Investing $80M In New Jersey

The Canada-based company will build a new packaging product manufacturing plant in Piscataway, NJ, creating 120 jobs.

Indiana Lands Kimura Foundry’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Japan-based company will invest $8 million in its new operations in Shelbyville, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment.

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