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Latest: Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient - Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.

Whirlpool Investing $15M In Oklahoma Factory

Whirlpool Corporation expects to create 150 news jobs as it invests in new machinery and equipment at its Tulsa, OK operations.

Israel-Based Aerospace Company Relocating Operations To Oklahoma

TAT Technologies Ltd. is expected to create more than 300 jobs as it relocates its thermal components activities from Israel to Tulsa, OK.

Carter Wind Turbines Creating 300 Jobs In Oklahoma

Carter Wind Energy will invest $10 million to establish its new wind energy company in Lawton Fort-Sill, OK.

Communication Solutions, LLC Expanding In Oklahoma

Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Oklahoma

Amazon.com Inc's new one million square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 full-time jobs in Oklahoma City, OK.

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.

Industrial Parks: Cities Of Industry

The world’s largest industrial parks cover hundreds of square miles and rest in the center of titanic logistics networks. These mega-sites literally are metropolises of manufacturing.

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.

Conner Industries Expanding Manufacturing Operations In Oklahoma

The Tulsa, OK operation is the lumber, industrial wood crates and pallets, and engineered packaging manufacturer's fourth new facility in the last 11 months.

Refresco Investing $12M In Oklahoma Expansion

The independent bottler will add 75 new jobs at its Fort Gibson, OK manufacturing operation.

Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

Business, industrial and technology parks increasingly are providing all of the amenities needed to attract and keep a skilled workforce, a top priority for 21st-century growth sectors.

New Report Ranks Cities By Ease Of Doing Business

The inaugural Doing Business North America report measures business regulations across 115 cities in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Commander Aircraft Corporation Expanding In Oklahoma

The aircraft manufacturer will invest $8 million in a new production facility in Norman, OK for its Commander single engine aircraft. 

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

Whirlpool Investing $55M In New Factory Distribution Center

To be built next to the company's existing Tulsa, OK plant, the FDC is expected to create 150 new manufacturing jobs.

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.

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.

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.

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.

$20M Frigitek Facility To Be Built At TexAmericas Center

The $20 million cold storage facility at TexAmericas Center is the result of one-on-one meetings at Business Facilities LiveXchange, and will create at least 100 jobs.

Sofidel Investing $360M In Oklahoma

The global tissue production group will employ 300 full-time workers at its new greenfield plant in Inola, OK when it is fully operational in 2020.

Google Investing $600M In Oklahoma Data Center

The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Keeping Up With Advanced Manufacturing

The U.S. will need to fill about 3.5 million jobs in advanced manufacturing in the next decade, but as many as 2 million of these jobs may remain unfilled if we don’t close the skills gap.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.

Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro, Global Rankings

BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part Two: Metro Rankings.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

Oklahoma proactively is meeting critical development priorities, including a STEM-oriented workforce, sustainable water resources, green energy, 21st-century infrastructure—and a great place to live.

May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce

States, regions, businesses and higher ed resources are joining forces in an aggressive and innovative effort to fill the skilled labor shortage in the United States.

Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence

Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.

State Focus: Oklahoma – Oil, Cattle and Much, Much More

The Sooner State is diversifying into a variety of hot growth sectors, including a rapidly expanding hub of data centers.

Linde Process Plants Invests In Expansion At Port Of Catoosa

Company eyes growth opportunity, increased productivity and enhanced safety; projected completion date for the new structure is June 2015.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state's secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

Hilti Announces HQ Move From Tulsa, OK To Plano, TX

Tulsa-based test lab, Repair Service and Distribution Centers will also be relocated to Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

Children of the Sun

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $500,000 to help an Oklahoma town grow butterflies.

Industry Focus: MidAmerica’s World-Class Flow Chart

How strategic water planning gave a 9,000-acre industrial park in the middle of rural Oklahoma a “clear, clean and abundant” advantage in a global market.

SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds… With Larry V. Parman, Secretary, Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Oklahoma Secretary Parman recaps plans for energy conservation, logistics, and natural gas exploration in the state.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Industrial parks can mitigate social, health and environmental risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept.

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