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The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.


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The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.

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The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.

Texas, Florida, Tennessee, Indiana And Georgia Top The Field In BF’s Best Infrastructure Ranking

The overall shape of U.S. infrastructure remains dismal, but these states are doing something about it.

COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions

From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Business Facilities In The News: Alabama named No. 2 state for automotive industry strength

Dawn Kent Azok of AL.com writes, "Business Facilities magazine has named Alabama the No. 2 state for automotive industry strength. For the fourth year in a row, Tennessee topped the magazine's annual Automotive Manufacturing Strength ranking. But Alabama surged up from seventh place last year."

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

Business Facilities In The News: Life In The Obama Economy

MacAoidh writes, "Two items which don’t seem to make a lot of sense. First, from the Baton Rouge Business Report…"

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana business: Fast start ranks

The BayouBuzz.com reports, "Governor Jindal has another ranking about which he can crow."

Business Facilities In The News: Alabama scores high as ‘rising automotive powerhouse’

Made in Alabama reports, "Expanding production in Alabama’s auto industry means the state is 'coming on strong as a rising automotive powerhouse,' according to a new Business Facilities ranking."

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana’s Business Climate Ranked No. 4 In The U.S.; Workforce Training Program...

LED News reports, "Louisiana achieves highest business climate ranking ever by Business Facilities magazine."

Business Facilities In The News: Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah Shine in Business Facilities’ 9th...

The Digital Journal reports, "Business Facilities, a national publication focused on site selection and economic development, began releasing the results of its 9th Annual Rankings Report on July 22, 2013. According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states -- including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah -- deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine's 2013 state rankings."

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana’s Business Climate Ranked # 4 In The Nation

Bernadette Lee for 96.5fm KPEL reports, "Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana’s business climate ranked No. 4 in the nation. Gov. Bobby Jindal’s office says it’s a signal of Louisiana’s role as one of the top destinations for business investment and job creation in America."

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana rises to No. 4 in national business climate rankings

The DailyAMReport on businessreport.com announces, "Louisiana has the second-best business growth potential in the country and the fourth-best overall business climate, according to Business Facilities’ 9th Annual Rankings Report."

Business Facilities In The News: Louisiana best for job training says business mag

Chris Miller reporting for WWL.com writes, "a magazine about economic development and business site-selection lists Louisiana near the top for business climate, and number one for job training."

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.

Moon Express Opens Facility In Huntsville, AL

Huntsville propulsion development facility will be key to landing first commercial spacecraft on the moon.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Carolinas Are Bringing The Business

On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, UtahShine in BF’s 9th Annual State Rankings Report

The Lone Star State has another impressive across-the-board showing in our annual evaluation, with oil-rich ND surging into the top tier.

ARAMARK To Open Business Services Center In Nashville, TN

Global services company to invest $20 million, create more than 1,000 jobs.

Jacobs Automation Opens In Northern Kentucky

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

Honeywell Announces $208 Million In Louisiana Projects

In Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Geismar, Honeywell will retain 698 jobs and potentially invest as much as $1.2 billion in projects resulting in 190 new direct and indirect jobs.

Piedmont Natural Gas To Open LEED Facility In NC

Rockingham location will become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility.

Taylor Farms To Expand Smyrna, TN Operations

The high increase in sales and overall growth of the company has driven the need to expand and will also account for the addition of new product lines.

Argand Energy Solutions Selects Canadian Solar North Carolina Project

North Carolina is home to one of the fastest-growing solar energy industries in the United States, attracting solar energy developers, installers, manufacturers and related enterprises.

California is Rolling in Dough

Three years after a $60-billion deficit threatened to sink the Golden State, state legislators are arguing over how to spend a surplus.

Danos Announces New Louisiana Headquarters And Expansion

Energy firm's $30 million capital investment will result in nearly 1,300 new Louisiana jobs.

ASMO Greenville Of North Carolina To Expand In Pitt County

ASMO North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASMO, Co., LTD, headquartered in Kosai City, Japan. The company also operates facilities in Statesville, NC, Texas and Michigan.

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.

U.S. Coal Exports Help Fuel Economic Recovery

New study documents benefits for job creation, diverse industries, states.

HomeServe USA To Expand Chattanooga, TN Operations

HomeServe partners with many of the nation’s leading water, gas and electrical utilities to offer their services. The company plans to create 100 new positions in Chattanooga.

Tech Park Opens New Digital Media Incubator: Level Up Lab

The Lab was made possible in part through an investment from the Delta Regional Authority, a federal-state partnership that is congressionally mandated to help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives in the 252 counties and parishes of the Delta.

Imperium Health Management To Establish Headquarters In Louisville, KY

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

Alcoa To Expand Automotive Sheet Capacity In Blount County, TN

Aluminum manufacturer to invest $275 million; will create 200 full-time jobs and 400 construction jobs.

Marshall University Increases Space For Research And Economic Development

School of Medicine partners with Huntington Area Development Council to facilitate expansion.

Meiwa Industry To Establish First North American Operations In Lewisburg, TN

Using a unique plastic extrusion molding and trim cut technology, Meiwa Industry specializes in the manufacturing and sales of high quality automotive interior parts including seat back panels, head liners, and trunk and floor components.

FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.

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