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The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.


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The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

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Latest: Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year - The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

$25M Water Management Research, Conference Center Opens In Louisiana

The elevated 34,000-square-foot facility combines global water management research with major conference space, co-working space and unprecedented public viewing of the Mississippi River.

DXC Technology To Create 2,000 Jobs In New Orleans

Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents Louisiana’s largest technology project to date; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline through historic higher education initiative.

Logistics: No Drivers Needed

While it may take quite a few years before autonomous vehicles hit the road, much progress has been made in this technology that companies hope will have long-term logistical benefits.

Champion Home Builders Growing In Louisiana

The manufactured homes company’s expansion will result in a $1.3 million capital investment and 200 new jobs in Leesville, LA.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Foster Farms Investing $30M In Louisiana Poultry Plant Expansion

The new Foster Farms project will retain 1,092 existing jobs and create 50 new direct jobs in Farmerville, Union Parish.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Noranda Bauxite & Alumina Investing $35M In Louisiana

The company will expand and upgrade its St. James Parish alumina refinery, and also move its headquarters to the Gramercy facility, creating 65 new jobs.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.

Plastipak Packaging Investing $15M In Central Louisiana

The rigid plastic container manufacturer will add up to seven new plastics production lines at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, LA.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Making Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca

Coastal rebuilding projects are driving the growth of the water sector in Louisiana. The Pelican State aims to become the Silicon Valley of the global water industry.

May / June 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 3)

The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Graphic Packaging, DHL Team Up For $274M Project In Northeast Louisiana

More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.

Louisiana Cat Expanding New Iberia Operations, Adding 60 Jobs

A new natural gas pipeline, installed with help from state, local and private partners, made the expansion possible.

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

Provision Healthcare Developing $100M Advanced Cancer Treatment Center In New Orleans

The Louisiana Proton Therapy Center will be housed on University Medical Center campus in city’s biomedical corridor.

Energizing Louisiana’s Future

Louisiana is ready to be the prime global hub for liquefied natural gas exports, and it’s aiming to be the national leader in cybersecurity.

Lotte Chemical USA Moving HQ To Southwest Louisiana

The Korea-based manufacturer will relocate its corporate offices from Houston to a location near its multi-billion dollar investment in Lake Charles, LA.

March / April 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 2)

The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.

Louisiana: Plaquemines Parish Lands $8.5-Billion LNG Complex

Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.

Monster Moto Celebrates New Louisiana Headquarters

The youth-market vehicle company invested $4M to relocate its headquarters from Dallas to Ruston, LA, where it will create 287 over the next decade.

Infographic: Louisiana’s SoLA Super Region

The New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas, and the four parishes of the Bayou Region have banded together to form what they tout as an economic juggernaut — the 23-parish SoLA Super Region.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

Glovis America Creating 150 Jobs In Louisiana

The company’s new inland distribution center will operate in a 125,000-square-foot facility and more than 90 adjoining acres at the former GM site in Shreveport.

Crown Bioscience Locating Project At New Iberia Research Center

The pharmaceutical research and development facility will be located at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette affiliate.

Venture Global Investing $8.5B In Louisiana LNG Complex

The natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal will create 250 new jobs in Plaquemines Parish.

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