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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.

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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.

Nichiha Corp Investing $120M In Georgia Expansion

The Japan-based manufacturer of fiber cement products will create more than 70 jobs with the expansion of its Macon-Bibb County facility. 

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.

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.

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?

Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

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

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

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.

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.

Business Facilities’ 14th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 14th Annual Rankings Report keeps pace with the evolving priorities of economic development and tracks red-hot growth sectors, kicking off with the state rankings report.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Schuff Steel Launching South Carolina Operations

The steel construction services provider will invest $9 million and create more than 180 new jobs in York County, SC. 

MTD Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The outdoor power equipment manufacturer will invest $10 million to expand production capabilities at its Weakley County, TN operations.

Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives

The Israel-based company is creating 302 new jobs and investing $45 million in Rockingham County, NC.

Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.

Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina

The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC.

Travel Push for Tourists

The tourism industry supports nearly nine million jobs in the U.S., but a dip in overseas visitors in 2017 has led to the creation of the Visit U.S. Coalition to put out the welcome mat.

Kroger Investing $17M In Northern Kentucky Distribution Center

The food retailer will increase production at the Florence, KY location and create 250 new jobs in the region.

Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Building Celebrates Opening

The $100 million state-of-the-art Cyber Center aims to modernize cyber security technology through collaborative innovation, training and research.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Paul Helton, LED FastStart

Paul Helton, Executive Director, LED FastStart, discusses the recruitment, training and support services at the heart of one of the nation's top workforce development programs.

BMT Manufacturing Creating 148 Jobs In Tennessee

The trailer manufacturer will invest a total of $3.7 million in Campbell County, with new operations in Jellico and an expansion of its current operations in Jacksboro. 

Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill

The company's $1.2 billion investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, AR.

GE Appliances Investing $115M In Alabama Expansion

The company will add 255 new jobs at its refrigerator plant in Decatur, AL.

CKE Restaurants Expanding HQ In Tennessee

The quick service restaurant brand, which includes Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, will invest $3.6 million and create 145 jobs in Franklin, TN.

ROCKWOOL Building Stone Wool Manufacturing Facility In West Virginia

The company's more than $150 million investment will create approximately 150 new jobs in Ranson, WV.

Digital Transformation: A Safer Supply Chain

As the logistics industry moves the global supply chain onto digital platforms, experts are warning that vulnerabilities to cyberattacks must be addressed.

BD Investing $150M In South Carolina

The medical technology company will create 125 new jobs at its Sumter County, SC manufacturing facility.

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey.

Dominion Outsourcing Creating 190 New Jobs In Virginia

The healthcare industry services company will expand its client engagement center in Henrico County with help from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

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