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The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.


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The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.

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KAAP Launches Seventh Expansion In Kentucky, Will Create 129 Jobs

The aluminum parts manufacturer will invest more than $51.3 million in Bowling Green, KY.

Louisiana Cat Expanding New Iberia Operations, Adding 60 Jobs

A new natural gas pipeline, installed with help from state, local and private partners, made the expansion possible.

Indiana Lands China-Based Auto Component Manufacturer’s First U.S. Production Facility

BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.

Hanwha Advanced Materials Growing In Alabama

The South Korean company will invest nearly $20M and add 100 news jobs at its facility in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park.

The Evolution Of The Global Supply Chain

This LiveXchange seminar will explore the transformation now impacting the largest and most complex global supply chain—the automotive sector—and identify key economic development opportunities that will result.

Faurecia Clean Mobility Creating More Than 100 Indiana Jobs

The automotive manufacturer will invest over $4M in a new facility in Fort Wayne with help from tax credits and training grants from the state.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

January / February 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2017 issue features the winners of our annual State of the Year and Economic Development of the Year awards, Plus, auto manufacturing, food processing, and data centers, and we celebrate 50 years of building inspiration.

NextEV Opens North American HQ In California

The new facility, in the heart of the Silicon Valley, will employ 400 and serve as the company’s center of global software development.

GM Announces $90M Northeast Indiana Investment

General Motors will invest more than $90 million to update equipment at its Marion Metal Center plant’s existing 2.7 million-square-foot campus.

Automotive Supplier Will Create 150 Jobs in Georgia

voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc. will invest $50M to expand its existing facility in Cartersville, GA.

Business Report: Canada – Bridgestone Americas Expanding in Quebec

A multi-phase, $225-million investment will increase capacity at the company’s Joliette, Quebec plant to produce larger-diameter tires for trucks and SUVs.

Dana Building New Axle Manufacturing Facility In Ohio

The company will invest $70M and create more than 300 jobs at the Toledo site by 2020.

Michigan: Flex-N-Gate Corp. Puts Plant in Detroit

The auto supplier will invest $95 million in a 500,000-square-foot production facility in the motor city, creating 650 new jobs.

Not So Fast

The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.

Automotive Industry Focus: Hitting On All Cylinders

The U.S. auto industry recorded its best year ever in 2015, selling 17.5 million cars and light trucks in the U.S., nearly $570 billion in revenue and a 5.7 percent increase over last year.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

Daimler Trucks To Invest $22.7M In SC Freightliner Facilities

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) will invest $22.7 million to expand facilities and improve operations at Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) in Cherokee County, SC.

Daimler Trucks To Invest $375M to Bring New Engine Line to Detroit

Daimler Trucks will invest $375 million to enable production of its new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit™ brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI.

JTEKT North America Expanding Upstate SC Operations

JTEKT North America is investing $1.75 million to establish North American headquarters at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville County, SC.

Subaru of Indiana Announces $140M Expansion

Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) has announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Lafayette, IN, creating up to 1,204 new jobs by 2017.

YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit

YFS Automotive Systems, Inc. will build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Detroit, creating 160 new jobs and investing $26.9 million in a new facility to design, test, and manufacture automotive fuel system components.

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to Invest $55 Million, Create 325 Jobs In Chattanooga

Yanfeng, the world’s largest automotive interiors supplier, will invest $55 million in the company’s fourth U.S. facility and create 325 new jobs in Chattanooga, TN.

Gestamp Chattanooga To Expand, Build New Facility in Hamilton County, TN

Gestamp Chattanooga will expand its Hamilton County, TN presence by growing its existing cold-stamping operation and adding Class A stamping, hot-stamping and chassis component stamping. The expansion represents an investment of $180 million and the creation of more than 500 new jobs.

Mahindra Opens Technical Center in Troy, MI

New facility will optimize local automotive R&D talent to create future employment opportunities. Sep 25, 2012 @ 11:44 AM

Ford Opens Flat Rock, MI Plant To Produce Fusion

Ford opens new era at Flat Rock assembly plant, source of 1,200 new jobs and U.S. production home of the 2013 Ford Fusion. Sep 12, 2012 @ 11:19 AM

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