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A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.


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A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.

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Kansas: Broadband For All In The Sunflower State

A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.

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.

KF Aerospace Investing $23M In Ontario Expansion

The expanded aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) will create more than 275 new jobs. 

January / February 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 1)

The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.

Spirit AeroSystems Expands Again In Kansas

A year after announcing investment plans at its Wichita, KS site, Spirit AeroSystems has announced new plans to hire an additional 1,400 employees.

Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion In Kansas

The expansion will allow the company to double its number of employees in Newton, KS from 73 to 146 in the next five years.

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi.

Mississippi Plays To Win

From auto to aero and every sector in-between, companies of all sizes and backgrounds are achieving success with a Mississippi location.

Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent

Leveraging his state’s impressive assets, Gov. John Hickenlooper aims to plant Colorado’s flag on the summit of red-hot growth sectors like cybersecurity and unmanned aerial systems.

Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.

Florida The Friendly

Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.

New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward

Work has begun on Restore the Gorge, a $2.1-million project that augments Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $70-million revitalization of Niagara Falls State Park, aimed at strengthening the tourism industry in downtown Niagara Falls.

Republic Airways Creating Training Campus, Hundreds Of Jobs In Indiana

The regional airline will establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of aviation professionals each year, and plans to create more than 600 jobs in Indiana by 2028.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

Citadel Completions Investing $17.6M In Louisiana

The Southwest Louisiana project will result in more than 600 new direct and indirect jobs as the aerospace company establishes a facility to customize aircraft interiors.

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida

The new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.

Lockheed Martin Expanding, Creating 500 Jobs In Florida

The global security and aerospace company will invest more than $50 million to expand its Orlando, FL operations.

Aerospace Company Investing $55M In North Carolina

Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will expand its Kinston, NC operations with help from a performance-based grant from Lenoir County.

Hexcel Investing $200M In Alabama Expansion

The company will expand its carbon fiber manufacturing plant, adding 90 jobs to its existing workforce in Decatur.

Great Leap Forward

China is methodically preparing for global dominance of advanced technologies.

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.

Aerospace Manufacturer Investing $6M In Michigan Expansion

Plascore, Inc. will create 10-15 jobs at a new 73,500-square-foot addition in the City of Zeeland, MI.

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.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

Florida: To Space and Beyond

When people look up in Florida, they see more than just the sun shining. They see a bright future with a limitless horizon.

Aerospace Manufacturer Moving To North Carolina

California-based Dynamic Air Engineering Inc. is investing $6.8 million to relocate to the city of Claremont in Catawba County, NC.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry Taking Flight

Michigan has a rich history of innovation, a skilled work force, and leading academic institutions prepared to engage in the emerging public UAS space.

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.

Drone Technology Improves Infrastructure Inspections

Organizations in Michigan like the MEDC are encouraging and supporting startups in a way that isn’t necessarily available in other states, according to the CEO of Ann Arbor, MI-based SkySpecs.

LMI Aerospace To Expand In Missouri, Create 60 Jobs

LMI Aerospace plans to invest more than $17.5 million to expand its Washington, MO machining operation, creating 60 new jobs over the next three years.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Sector Is Flying High Again

After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.

Airbus Expanding In Virginia

Airbus plans to invest $1M in its Loudoun County, VA facility, making it the company's largest distribution center.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

State Focus – Kansas: The Sunflower State Is Blooming and Booming

Known as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

GE Aviation Investing $200M In Pair of Alabama Plants 

Ohio-based GE Aviation will invest $200 million to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon carbide materials used to make ultra-lightweight ceramic matrix composite components for jet engines.

Figeac-Aéro Building North American HQ in Wichita

Figeac-Aéro will invest more than $20 million to expand its Wichita, KS manufacturing facility and build a new 68,000-square-foot building. The company plans to create 200 jobs during the next five years.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts

The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers. 

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

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