Automotive

Yakult Georgia

Yakult, Kia Projects To Create Nearly 300 Jobs In Georgia

Expansion projects in the beverage and electric vehicle industries will create total investments of more than $500M at locations in Bartow County and West Point, GA.
Boogook Industries Georgia

Korean Automotive Supplier Picks Georgia For First U.S. Facility

Boogook Industries will invest nearly $7M to redevelop an existing building in Macon, GA, where it will create 80 jobs in 2024. 
Mitsui High-tec Ontario

Mitsui High-tec To Invest $77M In Ontario EV Manufacturing

A $2.3 million Invest Ontario grant to Mitsui High-tec (Canada) will help further Ontario’s leadership in electric vehicle manufacturing.

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.
Electric Vehicles Automotive Industry

Electric Vehicles: Charging Up The Automotive Industry

Electric vehicles and other factors are transforming the auto market. Locations are touting supply chain, ready workforce, and more.
Woory to open new EV facility in Georgia

Woory To Invest $18M In Georgia EV Parts Facility

The South Korean automotive parts maker will establish a new electric vehicle parts manufacturing, R&D facility in Dublin.
Alabama

Alabama Ups Its Game

Home to some of the biggest names in the auto industry, Alabama has introduced “The Game Plan” to support economic development.
Toyota Electric SUV

Toyota To Assemble New Electric SUV In Kentucky Starting 2025

Toyota will invest $2.1 billion in a new plant in North Carolina to make batteries for the new SUV, battery production will also begin in 2025.
Energizer North Carolina

Expansion Projects Energize North Carolina Economy

Energizer will invest $43M in an expansion of its Asheboro operations; alpitronic America plans a $18.3M U.S. HQ and tech service center in the Charlotte region.

Deloitte Study Examines Automotive Supplier Market

The report analyzes financial performance of global auto suppliers on how electrification could impact components.
Anovion Technologies Georgia

Anovion Technologies To Invest $800M In Southwest Georgia

Advanced materials company's new manufacturing facility in Decatur County will produce synthetic graphite anode material for lithium-ion batteries, create hundreds of clean energy jobs.
Brembo Mexico

Brembo Completes $207M Caliper Plant In Mexico

Strengthening Brembo's presence in North America, the expansion more than doubles the plant's size and will add more than 500 jobs in Escobedo, in the State of Nuevo León.
Middlesex County Ontario

Set Your Sites On Middlesex County

Located in the heart of southern Ontario, Middlesex County is complete with all the must haves for businesses like prime location, affordable land prices, educated workforce, multilevel government support, and desirable quality of life.
PowerCo SE Canada

Volkswagen, PowerCo SE To Build Cell Factory In Canada

VW's battery company PowerCo SE will invest up to $5 billion to build its largest cell factory, potentially creating up to 3,000 jobs in St. Thomas, Ontario.
K&N Engineering

K&N Opens Manufacturing, Distribution Center In Texas

The 500,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution center in Grand Prairie allows K&N Engineering to expand production capabilities and accelerate product distribution.

Arizona Advancing Toward Sustainability

Arizona is excelling in the semiconductor and advanced manufacturing sectors and has targeted growth in renewable energy.
Ford Motor Company Oakville Assembly Complex

Ford To Create Canadian EV Hub In Ontario

Ford will invest more than $1.3B (US) to transform its Oakville Assembly Complex into the Oakville Electric Vehicle Complex, where it will produce EVs beginning in 2025.
South Carolina

Solid South Carolina

The Palmetto State attracted record-breaking investment in 2022, and the EV sector is a significant contributor.
Nevada

Speed Commerce Creates New Fulfillment Center In Nevada

Speed Commerce picks Las Vegas for its new eCommerce fulfillment center; Nevada GOED approves $330M abatement for Tesla.
Microvast Kentucky

Microvast Selects Kentucky For First Polyaramid Separator Plant

Lithium-ion battery solutions manufacturer will invest $504 million and create up to 562 jobs at its first polyaramid separator plant in Hopkinsville, KY.
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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.
20th Annual State Rankings

Texas, Virginia, California Are Leaders In 20th Annual State Rankings Report

Business Facilities rankings recognize leading states for Business Climate, Workforce Training, and Tech Talent.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.