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.
Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh
Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.
Rolls-Royce Investing Nearly $600M In Indiana
Rolls-Royce plans to invest nearly $600 million in its operations and research in Indianapolis over the next five years.