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The German manufacturer of polystyrene foams will invest $45 million in a new manufacturing facility in Banks County, GA.


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The German manufacturer of polystyrene foams will invest $45 million in a new manufacturing facility in Banks County, GA.

SELIT North America Creating 100 jobs In Georgia

The German manufacturer of polystyrene foams will invest $45 million in a new manufacturing facility in Banks County, GA.

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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.

U.S. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana

The steel company will undertake a major modernization and asset revitalization project at its Gary Works plant.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

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Kansas City Area Lands New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

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Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

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Michigan Lands $470M Cheese And Whey Facility

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Cognizant Arizona Adding 500 New Technology Jobs

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Nichiha Corp Investing $120M In Georgia Expansion

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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.

Palmer Manufacturing To Invest $16M In Kansas

The steel and fiberglass tank manufacturer will increase its workforce to 201 people at its Garden City, KS facility.

Devens: Winning The Battle For Business

Where troops in full battle gear once lined in formation, high-tech execs squint to take aim at targets today—this time with new patents and breakthroughs in their sights.

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.

Startups: Knowledge-Based Heart Of Canada

Fredericton, Canada has developed an entrepreneurial hub that is a one-stop shop where startups can access a variety of programs to spur new businesses.

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park.

Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

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Intersect Illinois – Where Your Business Meets Success

The 17th largest economy in the world, Illinois has grown and attracted some of the most innovative and iconic companies on the planet—including Amazon, Caterpillar, Boeing and Wrigley Company—thanks to its many advantages for business and talent. Learn more at intersectillinois.org.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

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Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion

The France-based specialty chemicals company will create and retain nearly 270 jobs in the Keystone State's Lehigh Valley. 

China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

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Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs

The Austrian plastic manufacturer will invest nearly $7 million in a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its Bowling Green warehousing facility. 

Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

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Nevada: New Business Is Welcome, New Taxes Are Not

There are no personal income taxes, corporate taxes or an inventory tax in Nevada—just a pro-business climate that is attracting a bevy of new jobs.

Call Centers: Improving the Conversation

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Honda Investing Another $54.8M in Alabama Operations

The expansion project will add more than 50,000 square feet at Honda Alabama’s Line 2 operations in Talladega County.

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Texas Rules In Wind Power, California Still The Sun King

Texas continues to rule the roost in Installed Wind Power Capacity while California remains the top-ranked state in Installed Solar Power Capacity, according to Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Niagara Bottling Investing $62M In Indiana

The California-based company will establish a new facility in Jeffersonville and expand its current facility in Plainfield, creating up to 57 new jobs by the end of 2019.

Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Creating 160 Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.

AL Named Best Business Climate, NV No. 1 In Growth Potential

Alabama is the state with the Best Business Climate and Nevada is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released this week.

CA Tops In Cybersecurity Jobs, NY Is Drones Leader

California and New York topped two new high-tech rankings categories appearing in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released today.

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