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Latest: Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs - Manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate and financial services headquarters to unify in new, shared campus.

Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs

Manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate and financial services headquarters to unify in new, shared campus.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Portwest LLC To Open First North American Facility In Shepherdsville, KY

Irish safety gear manufacturer to establish new markets in the United States.

Maker’s Mark Distillery To Expand In Loretto, KY

Iconic company to add workers, increase capacity by 50 percent in historic landmark facility.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

The 2013 Economic Development Deal of the Year recognizes the locations and economic development agencies that landed the highest impact projects announced between July 1, 2012 and December 1, 2013. This year, the game-changing transformation of a former solar panel plant in Mesa, AZ into a new $1.5-billion manufacturing facility for tech giant Apple takes the top prize.

Hendrickson USA LLC Establishing Operations In Elizabethtown, KY

Global auto manufacturer chose central Kentucky due to highly skilled workforce, centralized location.

Announcing the 2013 Business Facilities “Deal of the Year” Winners

Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.

Gov. Beshear Announces Award To Support Small Business In Southeast Kentucky

New program part of development strategy through S.O.A.R.; creates $2.6 million loan pool.

UPDATE: Seven New Locations Added To President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

Seven additional Promise Zones—St. Louis, MO; Gary, IN; Flint, MI; Brownsville, TX; Rockford, IL; Macon, GA; and Rocky Mount, NC—have been announced.

President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

The five Promise Zones—San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma—are part of the 20 that will be announced over the next three years.

PTC Seamless Tube Corp. To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Hopkinsville, KY

Company to invest more than $102 million to retrofit, expand its parent company’s former Hopkinsville location; will create up to 283 new jobs.

Almost Nashville, Kentucky To Sponsor LiveXchange

Almost Nashville, Kentucky has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle...

Custom Foods To Expand Operations In Owingsville, KY, Create 200 Jobs

To encourage the investment and job growth in Owingsville, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) preliminarily approved the company for tax incentives up to $3 million through the Kentucky Business Investment program.

Louisville, KY Getting More eBay

eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, plans to expand operations in Louisville, creating more than 150 new, full-time jobs and investing up to $45 million in the Commonwealth.

Angel’s Envy Distillery Breaks Ground In Louisville, KY

Angel’s Share brands to invest $12 million in the Commonwealth; will welcome 40 new jobs.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

Dr. Schneider To Create 155 Jobs At New Manufacturing Operation In Russell Springs, KY

German automotive supplier to invest more than $29 million in Kentucky; Russell Springs beat 69 other potential locations to win new plant.

Kayser To Create 121 Jobs At New Manufacturing Operation In Fulton, KY

German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing Strength Ranking

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.

Jacobs Automation Opens In Northern Kentucky

Manufacturer of automation technology invests more than $1.7 million; will create new jobs.

DHL Opens Global Hub in Northern Kentucky

International logistics leader inaugurates its newly expanded hub for the Americas; project represents a $105 million, four-year effort.

Imperium Health Management To Establish Headquarters In Louisville, KY

Health care management company to invest more than $1.3 million in the Commonwealth.

Southern Air Relocates To Northern Kentucky

Global airline relocates headquarters to Kentucky, creates up to 150 jobs.

MVP Group Establishes Manufacturing Operations In Fulton, KY

Candle, fragrance manufacturer to invest more than $5.2 million; will create 150 jobs.

Kobe Aluminum In Bowling Green, KY Breaks Ground On Second Expansion

Japanese-owned automotive supplier to invest an additional $66 million in the state; company will add 100 jobs.

COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report

As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Toyota To Build Lexus ES 350 In Kentucky

Toyota investing $360 million and creating 750 new jobs to produce 50,000 vehicles annually starting in 2015.

TeleTech Customer Experience Center To Be Built In Paducah, KY

TeleTech’s Paducah operations will include two facilities—one in the historic downtown area, and the other, a 30,000-square-foot building to be constructed in the city’s commerce park.

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.

Newly Weds Foods To Invest $57 Million, Create 115 Jobs In Northern Kentucky

Chicago-based food manufacturer makes first investment in northern Kentucky. The company employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.

Indatus And Mocura To Establish Headquarters In Louisville, KY

Sister technology, software and communications companies to occupy renovated historic building; will create 100 jobs.

FEATURE STORY: Building A Jobs Bonanza In The Bluegrass State

Kentucky has much more to offer than fast horses and smooth whiskey. Gov. Steve Beshear gave us a high-level view of his state’s aggressive push in automotive, logistics, advanced manufacturing and everything in between. From the September/October 2012 issue

FEATURE STORY: 2012 Economic Development Awards

Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: Automotive Shifts Into High Gear

With General Motors back on top, industry analysts are projecting a robust 10 percent increase in global light vehicle production to 83.5 million units compared to 75.9 million in 2011. Find out which locations are ready to put the pedal to the metal. From the March/April 2012 issue.

COVER STORY: 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Kentucky has a century-long tradition of building cars, going back to the Model T. A new long-term partnership with Ford will bring a bonanza of jobs to the Louisville region as the Bluegrass State sets its sights on becoming the top U.S. automotive manufacturing center.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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