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Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.

Advanced Manufacturing

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Marion County, SC: Just Right For Growing Business

Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.

Manufacturing 4.0 Has Arrived

Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.

Iriapak Investing $7M In New Louisiana Packaging Film Plant 

The Italian company’s first North American manufacturing facility will create 25 new jobs in New Orleans, LA.

Toyota Announces Additional $700M Investment In Indiana

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana will complete the modernization project at its Princeton operations, and add 150 more new jobs.

Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County.

DIRTT Environmental Solutions Investing $18.5M In South Carolina

The interior construction company will create more than 100 new jobs at Legacy East Business Park in Rock Hill, SC.

Inland Empire: A National Model For Apprenticeship

An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.

Industry 4.0: Making Connections In Michigan

Michigan is investing in a connected, smart manufacturing future, heralding a new age of automotive design and autonomous vehicles

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.

ERMCO Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee

The transformer manufacturer will invest $12 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Dyersburg, TN.

Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia

The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA.

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.

Steel Dynamics Chooses Texas For New Flat Roll Steel Mill

Sinton, TX will be the location of the company's previously announced $1.9 billion state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill.

Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region

The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO.

Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”

Can Generation Z Rescue Manufacturing?

2019 L2L Manufacturing Index reveals Generation Z's interest in manufacturing, but the industry needs to fight for their attention and participation.

Delaware: Where The World Chooses To Do Business

The Port of Wilmington is being transformed into the largest logistics hub on the Delaware River with a $600-million investment from Gulftainer in upgrades, including a new TEU terminal.

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.

Pinnacle Technology Group Opening New Ohio Location

Attracted to the region’s diverse and skilled workforce, the company will hire 35 people to work in its new $570,000 facility in Maumee, OH.

JUUL Labs Investing $125M In New South Carolina Facility

The company's new assembly operations will help create more than 500 jobs in Lexington County, SC.

Cree Investing $1B In North Carolina

The five-year investment will expand Cree's silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega factory in Durham, NC.

Indiana Lands $37M Saab Investment

The defense and security company will manufacture training aircraft structures for the U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program, creating 300 jobs at Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District Aerospace.

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.

The World’s Best Are Making Their Move — To New Brunswick

The Canadian province offers an exceptionally low cost of doing business and all of the essentials required by the world’s most successful companies to reach a global market.

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.

ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. Headquarters

The South Korean company will invest $45 million in its new Kyle, TX headquarters and advanced manufacturing facility, where it will initially employ up to 50 employees.

DuPont Investing $200M In Ohio Expansion

DuPont is expanding its plant in Circleville, OH, investing in its Kapton® film production capabilities and creating 46 jobs.

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County.

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

New Mexico: Intel Moves 3D XPoint Tech Development To Rio Rancho

The microchip giant is developing a new class of faster, denser storage and memory technology at the New Mexico facility.

Miwon Specialty Chemical Locating Manufacturing Facility In South Carolina

The South Korean company will invest $19.5 million in its new Richland County production operations, creating 25 new jobs in the process.

Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia

The packaging company will create 45 new jobs with an expansion of its Danville, VA manufacturing facility.

VEGA Americas To Create 120 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Germany-based company will invest $22.4 million in an advanced manufacturing center in Geismar, LA.

Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia

The manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies will invest $16 million in a new manufacturing plant in Thomasville, GA. 

Suuchi To Create 400 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In New Jersey

The woman-owned technology and supply chain startup will remain and grow at Kearny Point with help from up to $37 million in Grow NJ tax credits over 10 years.

Catamaran Solutions Creating 120 Jobs In Louisiana

The advanced manufacturing jobs will be created at a 20-acre site in Minden, LA over the next three years.

Schneider Electric Expanding Texas Plant

The new El Paso, TX facility will create 120 new jobs to accommodate growth in the data center market, and showcase the latest in smart factory innovation.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

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Have you wondered about the differences in the types of tests available for COVID-19? In today's episode Neil Lamb, PhD, explains three types of tests and how they work.

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