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Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.


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Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.

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KIOTI Tractor Investing $13M In Expansion Of North American HQ

Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.

NTN Driveshaft Investing $90M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-based automotive supplier will expand its manufacturing operations in Columbus, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2023.

Novelis Breaks Ground On New $218M Facility In China

The facility in Changzhou National Hi-Tech District will expand the company’s production capacity of premium automobile aluminum sheets by 100,000 tons.

TPAM Opens New $4M Ohio Facility

The Japanese company moved into an existing 62,000-square-foot facility in Toledo, OH, where it will create at least 30 new jobs.

Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Investing $72M In Georgia

The manufacturer of environmentally friendly brake pads will create 100 jobs with its Covington, GA facility expansion.

Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will create 143 new jobs at its new 145,000-square-foot facility in Spring Hill, TN.

Kansas City Area Lands New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

Turn5 will create more than 100 jobs in the region with its new 365,000-square-foot distribution center in Lenexa, KS.

Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

Honda Investing Another $54.8M in Alabama Operations

The expansion project will add more than 50,000 square feet at Honda Alabama’s Line 2 operations in Talladega County.

Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.

AAM Building New Manufacturing Facility In Spain

Located near Barcelona, the new plant will employ 170 workers producing powertrain components for Europe's leading automakers including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.

SF Motors To Create 467 Jobs In Indiana

The California-based electric vehicle company will establish manufacturing operations at the former AM General facility in Mishawaka, IN.

Spartan Motors Receives Grant For Job Creation In Pennsylvania

The company's East Coast truck body manufacturing facility expansion will bring nearly 200 jobs to Ephrata, PA over the next three years. 

LORD Corporation Investing $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

After a rigorous national site selection process, the global company opted to expand and upgrade its manufacturing facility in Saegertown, PA.

Novelis Breaks Ground On Kentucky Automotive Aluminum Facility

The aluminum rolling and recycling company will invest $305 million in its new automotive aluminum facility in Guthrie, KY, and create 125 jobs.

Japanese Plastic Company Opens First North American Production Plant

Nissei Plastics will boost its global production network with a new 115,000-square-foot facility in San Antonio, TX.

Canada Invests In Toyota, Supports Thousands Of Jobs In Ontario

The $85.4M investment will support Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's $1B investment in its Ontario plants and more than 8,000 jobs, plus create 450 new jobs.

Subaru Of America Opens New Headquarters In New Jersey

Subaru of America celebrates the grand opening of its all-new 250,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in Camden, NJ.

Goodyear, AZ: Foreign Trade Zones Benefit International Businesses

Goodyear has many successful FTZs, which help foreign and international businesses establish and grow operations while limiting tariffs and fees.

Hyundai Power Transformers USA Expanding In Alabama

The $33 million investment will result in 86 new jobs at the company's Montgomery, AL facility. 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocating truck production from Mexico and adding 2,500 new jobs.

Van Hool NV Building First U.S. Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The bus and coach manufacturer will invest more than $47 million and create nearly 640 jobs in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site.

Two International Companies Expanding In Mecklenburg County, NC

KURZ and Yokohama Tire Corporation will invest a total of nearly $24 million and create 146 jobs combined.

ATLASBX Locating First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

The South Korean automotive battery manufacturer will invest $75 million and create 200 jobs in Clarksville, TN.

Automotive Supplier Investing $10.8M In Tennessee Expansion

Adient will expand its automotive seating plant in Lexington, TN, creating approximately 200 new jobs.

Dorman Products Investing $55M To Expand In Tennessee

The automotive parts manufacturer will create approximately 215 new jobs at the Tennessee-Kentucky Industrial Park in Portland, TN.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Greg Canfield, Alabama Department of Commerce

Greg Canfield, Secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce discusses landing Toyota-Mazda’s $1.6B investment, workforce development initiatives, foreign direct investment, food processing, and more.

VW Will Build New Atlas SUV In Tennessee

Volkswagen will invest approximately $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to approximately $900 million already invested to expand the Chattanooga plant for Atlas production.

Locations For The Automotive Industry: Light Truck Takeover

While auto sales are expected to decrease in 2018, manufacturers can still bank on the larger market share of SUVs and CUVs to help keep the industry afloat.

DENSO Investing $190M In Tennessee

The global automotive supplier’s expansion will create 320 manufacturing jobs in Athens, TN.

Missouri Lands Faurecia’s $60M Manufacturing Facility

The new 250,000-square-foot automotive manufacturing plant will bring 300 new jobs to the Kansas City metro region.

Alabama’s 2017 Exports Set New Record

Alabama exports totaled a record $21.7 billion last year, thanks in large part to increased overseas shipments of automobiles, aircraft components, chemicals, paper, and minerals.

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.

Aisin Drivetrain Investing $16M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive and heavy equipment parts will expand its Crothersville, IN operations, creating nearly 50 jobs.

Nikola Motor Company Chooses Arizona For $1B Investment

The company will create more than 2,000 jobs at its new hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility in Buckeye, AZ.

Innovative Vehicle Solutions Expanding In South Carolina

The custom commercial vehicle builder will create 108 new jobs in Charleston County, SC.

Atlanta Lands Groupe PSA North American Headquarters

After a yearlong, nationwide search, the French automobile and motorcycle manufacturer has chosen to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

Novelis Investing $300M In Kentucky Automotive Finishing Plant

The expansion will create approximately 125 new jobs and accelerate delivery of innovative, lightweight aluminum solutions to growing U.S. market.

Sumitomo Machinery Investing $10M In Virginia Expansion

The expansion of the company’s manufacturing operation in Chesapeake, VA will create 26 new jobs.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocate truck production from Mexico, and add 2,500 new jobs.

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