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


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

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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.

Canada Investing Over $33M In Automotive Growth

Eleven companies in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia will receive support from the federal government to advance automotive tech, create more than 2,600 jobs.

Truck Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Amthor International will invest $7.1 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Gretna, VA, creating 90 news jobs over five years.

Alabama Lands $1.6B Toyota-Mazda Auto Plant, 4,000 Jobs

Toyota and Mazda leaders have selected Huntsville, AL for a new joint-venture manufacturing plant, with production expected to begin by 2021.

North Carolina Lands Triangle Tyre’s First U.S. Manufacturing Plant

The China-based tire maker will create 800 jobs and invest nearly $580 million at an advanced manufacturing megasite site located in Kingsboro, NC.

South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.

Daesol Material Georgia Creating 110 Jobs In Harris County

The manufacturer of automotive fiber padding invested $35 million to build and equip a 120,000-square-foot facility located in the Northwest Harris Business Park.

Nexteer Breaks Ground On New Manufacturing Plant In China

The automotive supplier's new Liuzhou plant will expand the company's manufacturing capabilities, as well as meet growing demands of the China and Asia-Pacific markets.

Henniges Automotive Opens New Plant In China

The global supplier of highly engineered sealing and anti-vibration systems for the automotive market has opened a new 79,500-square-foot facility in Suzhou, China.      

HELLA Expanding U.S. Headquarters, Technical Center In Michigan

The new 115,000-square-foot building in Northville, MI will feature modern design and collaborative open workspaces.

Martin Technologies Investing $6M In Tennessee

The engineering and manufacturing company will create approximately 240 jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

Mississippi has all the right ingredients when it comes to stimulating corporate growth and success.

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC Expanding In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create more than 100 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Subaru Plans Up To 200 New Jobs In Indiana

The company will invest more than $140 million in its Lafayette, IN plant to support production of its new three-row SUV, the Subaru Ascent.

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