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Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.


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Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.

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Latest: The Automotive Sector: Adding Some Torque To Growth - Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.

The Automotive Sector: Adding Some Torque To Growth

Upheaval in supply chains is likely to increase in the short term, a trend that may be exacerbated by changing patterns of supply and demand, consumer-driven connectivity and alternative powertrain systems.

Dymax Investing $21.5M In North Carolina

Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Missouri Governor’s Report: Show Me Success

Gov. Mike Parson is busy building a 21st century infrastructure in Missouri with world-class logistics, a bevy of workforce development initiatives and high-speed connectivity for all.

Marion County, SC: Just Right For Growing Business

Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

Hoosier Energy: Power To The People

Since 1989, partnerships with local communities and Hoosier Energy’s 18 member systems have resulted in more than $11.5 billion in new investments creating 50,000 new jobs.

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

$5M In HIRE Fund Loans Awarded To Kansas Hospitality Businesses

Kansas’ new Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund will help the state’s hospitality industry recover from the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Strengthening The Greater Sacramento Economy Amid COVID-19

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region.

U.S. Employees Working More Hours During COVID-19 Pandemic

A new report from NordVPN Teams shows that people are working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and working longer: Data showed a two-hour increase to the average workday.

Managing The COVID-19 Crisis: Seven Tips For Business Leaders 

Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, offers tips for business leaders as they guide their teams through the Coronavirus crisis.

Most Employees Working From Home Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, 88% of organizations have encouraged or required their workers to work from home, according to a Gartner survey.

Louisiana: Advanced Aero Services Brings MRO To Shreveport

Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.

Auto Industry Giants Enhancing COVID-19 Protections For Workers

UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

West Melbourne, Florida: Logistics Gem On The Space Coast

West Melbourne, FL offers businesses access to international markets while maintaining its small town friendliness just a few miles from Florida’s beautiful white-sand beaches.

Amazon Creating 1,500 Jobs At Two New Hampton Roads, VA Locations

The online retailer will create 1,000 jobs at a new robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk, and 500 at an import processing center in Chesapeake.

Kansas: More Than “Just A Great Place To Run Out Of Gas”

From massively talked about talent initiatives, to major business expansions and attractions, Topeka is turning the corner on economic development.

HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland

The Massachusetts-based software, services, and support company is creating a new office space dubbed "HubSpot House" in Dublin. 

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. 

Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success

From accolades and awards to jobs and investments, it looks like Texas is ringing in the new decade as fortunately as it left the last.

Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania

The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.

The Aerospace Industry: Cruising To A Higher Altitude

Production-related issues and order cancellations slowed the commercial aerospace sector last year, but long-term demand for passenger jets remains robust.

American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base

The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history.

SimpliSafe Creating 572 New Jobs In Virginia

The producer of self-installed home security systems will invest $5.5 million to establish a new customer support center in Henrico County, VA.

Freshpet Investing $264M In New Texas Manufacturing Facility

The new pet food manufacturing facility will create 427 new jobs in Ennis, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant. 

Ports And FTZs: Tidal Wave

The economic impact of U.S. seaports has a far reach, extending from the direct to the indirect and beyond. There are an estimated 2.2 million jobs that depend on ports.

Subaru Investing $158M In Indiana Expansion

The automotive company plans to create up to 350 new jobs at its Lafayette, IN manufacturing operations by the end of 2023.

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside.

Gulfstream Investing $35M In Texas Expansion

The aerospace company will expand its operations the Fort Worth Alliance Airport in Denton County, TX, creating about 50 jobs in the process.

Niagara Bottling Investing $70M In South Carolina

The beverage manufacturer will create 70 new jobs at its new operations in Florence, SC.

Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out!

If your company is planning a corporate expansion or relocation project, then you can't afford to miss LiveXchange. Registration closes in 30 days!

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth.

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida.

E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.

January / February 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 1)

The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers.

Business Facilities LiveXchange: Will We See You In Charlotte?

Only 15 spots remain for this year's Business Facilities LiveXchange event, April 19-21, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, Charlotte, NC.

New Jersey Tax Credit Program Supported 32 Companies In 2019

Last year,  investments in emerging technology life sciences companies through New Jersey's Angel Investor Tax Credit Program totaled more than $33 million.

2019 State Of The Year: Texas

Texas wins our top honor for a record fourth time with a bonanza of new investments in projects creating thousands of new jobs in a diverse group of growth sectors throughout the Lone Star State.

UPS To Create 1,700 New Jobs Across Pennsylvania

The package delivery and supply chain management solutions company will invest at least $1.4 billion to expand its operations to four locations in Pennsylvania.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

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