China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders
China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.
Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing...
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.
The Road to Recovery in Detroit
Chrysler's decision to invest $1.8 billion in Motown's last remaining auto plant pays huge dividends.
Auto Supplier To Build New Manufacturing Facility In Riverside, MO
Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, an industry leader in interior component supplies, to make $45 million capital investment.
Meiwa Industry To Establish First North American Operations In Lewisburg, TN
Using a unique plastic extrusion molding and trim cut technology, Meiwa Industry specializes in the manufacturing and sales of high quality automotive interior parts including seat back panels, head liners, and trunk and floor components.
Yokohama Tire Corporation To Build Commercial Tire Plant In Mississippi
The plant will be built on over 500 acres of land with construction expected to begin in September and completion two years later. Yokohama expects to hire approximately 500 employees to work at the facility.
Methanex Announces New $550 Million Methanol Plant Project In Louisiana
Two relocated Chilean plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs.
Grundfos Establishes N.A. Headquarters In Chicago Area, Plans Additional Jobs
A global leader in developing high-tech water pumps and systems, the $4 billion company based in Denmark chose the Chicago area because of its proximity to the resurging manufacturing sector surrounding the Great Lakes and its open political climate promoting advancements in water infrastructure and sustainability.
FEATURE STORY: Accelerating In Alabama
Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Hayashi Telempu NA Corp. To Establish Operations In Frankfort, KY Create 103 Jobs
Japanese-owned automotive supplier to invest more than $10.7 million in Kentucky.
New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE
New Grand Ocean International, a Chinese-owned agribusiness based in Thailand with operations throughout eastern Asia, held a grand opening ribbon cutting recently on its newest and only North American facility in Omaha.
Japanese Manufacturer To Open Biotech Facility In Georgia
Calpis America will invest $20 million, create 42 jobs to manufacture livestock fermentation product in Peachtree City, GA.
Kemmerich USA To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Kentucky
German-based automotive supplier to locate U.S. headquarters in Murray; will invest more than $12 million and create 120 jobs.
Two Drax Biomass Projects In Louisiana To Result In 200+ New Jobs
Project producing wood-based pellets near Bastrop for U.K. energy generation will include Baton Rouge shipping facility and total capital investment of more than $120 million.