Lithium-Ion Battery Production

Canada Lands Its First Large Scale Lithium-Ion Battery Production Plant

In a joint venture, Stellantis and LG Energy Solution will invest $4.1B in Canada's first large scale, domestic, electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Windsor, Ontario.
LG Energy Solution expansion

LG Energy Solution Will Invest $1.7B In Michigan Expansion

LGES will expand its Holland, MI plant to produce components for electric vehicle batteries, resulting in the creation of 1,200 new jobs.
ENERGY STAR Certification

Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification In 2021

ENERGY STAR certified plants are among the most energy-efficient plants within their industries. Together, 93 plants prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector.
Canada GM Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Industry Getting Charged Up In Canada

GM and POSCO Chemical building $400M cathode active material (CAM) plant to support electric vehicle supply chain; Canadian leaders support installation of EV chargers in Ontario.
Carbon Capture

ExxonMobil Invests $400M In Wyoming Carbon Capture, Storage

Investment in carbon capture and storage at LaBarge, WY facility reduces greenhouse gas emissions, supports corporate-wide emission-reduction plans.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Ontario Invests in Clean Steelmaking Technology To Support Auto Sector

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton will be the first integrated steel mill in North America to transition off coal, and among the first in the world.
Envirotech Vehicles

Envirotech Vehicles Picks Arkansas For EV Manufacturing Facility

Envirotech Vehicles purchased a 580,000-square-foot facility in Osceola, AR for its new electric vehicle manufacturing facility, where it will create more than 800 jobs.
Tennessee Best Deals

2021 State Of The Year: Tennessee — Best Deals

With a number of major commitments, Tennessee had a banner year in terms of deal-making last year. That’s why it was named Business Facilities’ state with the Best Deals for 2021.
Utilities Economic Development

Top Utilities: More Power To You

From municipally-owned power providers to expansive regional entities, these top utilities of 2021 did much more than provide energy.
Tritium

Tritium To Create 500 Jobs At Tennessee Manufacturing Base

Tritium, a global leader in the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry, will locate its U.S. manufacturing base in Lebanon, TN.
LEED Green Buildings

Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

Illinois once again topped the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED in 2021, demonstrating leadership in green building.
3M Company

3M Company Investing $470M In East Tennessee Expansion

Fortune 100 company 3M will add nearly 600 new jobs at its manufacturing operations in Clinton, TN by 2025.
Celadon Development Corporation, Chesapeake, VA

$267M Joint Venture Will Create 210 New Jobs In Virginia

The new paperboard recycling and production facility, Celadon Development Corporation, will be located at the Chesapeake Deepwater Terminal site in the City of Chesapeake, VA.
REI Co-op Distribution Center Lebanon, TN

REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.
technologically advanced steel mill, Osceola, AR

U.S. Steel Picks Arkansas For New $3B Steel Mill

Upon completion in 2024, U.S. Steel's Osceola, AR facility will be the most technologically advanced steelmaking facility in North America.
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT)

New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M

New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) awarded funding to 37 early-stage companies as part of its small business research and technology transfer programs.
lithium-ion battery recycling

Georgia Lands North America’s Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Plant

Battery Resourcers will invest $43 million and create 150 jobs in Covington, GA at its first commercial-scale battery recycling plant.
Dominion Energy

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy

Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy’s new VP of Economic Development Strategy, discusses the future of economic development, clean energy, and the “new normal.”
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere

While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
Rivian Inc., Georgia

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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