Automotive

METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.
South Carolina

Energy-Related Manufacturing Operations To Create 395 Jobs In South Carolina

Schneider Electric plans $23.8 million investment in two South Carolina manufacturing operations. Plus, ElringKlinger picks Pickens County for its first operation in the Palmetto State.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Why Michigan? A Q&A With Hilary Doe, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The business climate in the Great Lakes State is full speed ahead for mobility, clean energy, and other growth industries, according to Hilary Doe, MEDC's Chief Growth & Marketing Officer.
automotive industry

The Automotive Industry: Steering Towards Success

The automotive industry is growing manufacturing and employment after a several-years long slowdown.
foreign direct investment

Growing Global Investments

The United States continues to attract the lion’s share of foreign direct investment, and here’s a look at several hot spots.
Michigan Central Station

Renovated Michigan Central Station To Reopen In Detroit

Ford acquired the abandoned train station in 2018 as the centerpiece of Michigan Central, a 30-acre technology and cultural hub in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Plus, Sartorius launches its new Center of Excellence for bioanalytics in Ann Arbor.
Mexico-United States border

Mexico-United States: Double The Opportunity

Manufacturing operations find favorable conditions in locating along the Mexico-United States border.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.
Boviet Solar Pitt County, North Carolina

Boviet Solar Picks North Carolina For First North American Production Facility

Vietnam-based solar energy technology company will invest $294M and create over 900 jobs, Atlantic Emergency Solutions will invest $1.5M to expand In Pitt County, NC.
AWS Indiana

Amazon Makes Largest Investment Announcement In Indiana History

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest $11B to create a new data center campus in Northern Indiana, while Toyota will invest an additional $1.4B in Southwest Indiana.
Mobis Spain

Mobis Begins Building EV Battery System Plant In Spain 

Korea-based electric vehicle (EV) supplier Mobis will invest more than $128 million in Navarre, Spain to build the first electrification-dedicated plant in Western Europe.
Mississippi

Why? Mississippi

Bill Cork, Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority, shares how the Magnolia State supports speed-to-market through ready sites, workforce training, and strategic location.
Michigan business expansions

Four Business Expansions To Create 144 Jobs In Michigan

Located in Kent and Bay counties, four recently-announced Michigan business expansion projects will create 144 jobs and generate nearly $72 million in capital investment.
North Carolina investment, ElectriCities of North Carolina

Talking Shop With 3 NC Industrial Site Consultants

Get their take on what’s driving the state’s recent investment boom and what they’re hearing from clients about continued economic expansion.
Schaeffler Ohio

Schaeffler Plans New EV Manufacturing Facility In Dover, Ohio

The Germany-based company's $230M investment in facilities at Dover and Wooster will create a total of 650 EV industry jobs in Ohio by 2032
Northwest Ohio

Why? Northwest Ohio

Dean Monske, President & CEO, Regional Growth Partnership, shares how workforce and project-ready sites are spurring a renaissance for distribution operations and other industries in northwest Ohio.
UBE Louisiana

UBE Plans $500M EV Battery Ingredient Plant In Louisiana

The Japanese chemical company's first U.S. manufacturing facility will be located at Cornerstone Energy Park in Jefferson Parish.
North Carolina business climate

Partnership Drives Success In The Tar Heel State

North Carolina’s commitment to a top workforce, clean energy, and a favorable business climate are credited for the state’s success.
Michigan workforce programs

Michigan Welcomes ‘Risk-Takers,’ ‘Gritty Workers’

Michigan has workforce programs in place to bring business to the state, and has seen continued success in the auto industry.
SOLARCYCLE Georgia

SOLARCYCLE To Build First-Of-Kind Solar Panel Glass Plant In Georgia

The $344M facility will bring 600 jobs to Polk County. Meanwhile, Doowon Climate Control America plans a $30M manufacturing facility in Candler County, and Georgia breaks export records.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.