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


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

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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.

Michigan Lands $470M Cheese And Whey Facility

In a joint venture, Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers Inc. will build a new large-scale cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI.

Cognizant Arizona Adding 500 New Technology Jobs

The company recently celebrated the opening of its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Mesa, AZ.

Nichiha Corp Investing $120M In Georgia Expansion

The Japan-based manufacturer of fiber cement products will create more than 70 jobs with the expansion of its Macon-Bibb County facility. 

Palmer Manufacturing To Invest $16M In Kansas

The steel and fiberglass tank manufacturer will increase its workforce to 201 people at its Garden City, KS facility.

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park.

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.

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Schuff Steel Launching South Carolina Operations

The steel construction services provider will invest $9 million and create more than 180 new jobs in York County, SC. 

MTD Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The outdoor power equipment manufacturer will invest $10 million to expand production capabilities at its Weakley County, TN operations.

Cement Producer To Invest $600M In Indiana

Cement, concrete and building materials company Lehigh Hanson Inc. will expand its operations in Mitchell, IN, creating up to 52 new jobs in southern Indiana by 2022.

Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina

The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC.

Kroger Investing $17M In Northern Kentucky Distribution Center

The food retailer will increase production at the Florence, KY location and create 250 new jobs in the region.

USG Boral Invests $39M In New Manufacturing Plant In India

The building products technology company recently broke ground for the new plant at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

BMT Manufacturing Creating 148 Jobs In Tennessee

The trailer manufacturer will invest a total of $3.7 million in Campbell County, with new operations in Jellico and an expansion of its current operations in Jacksboro. 

Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global HQ In Connecticut

The $283 million technology and innovation headquarters project is expected to create 330 jobs in West Hartford at the former UConn Campus.

Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill

The company's $1.2 billion investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, AR.

Sanofi Opening Global R&D Operations Hub In China

The $76 million investment in Chengdu, Sichuan province confirms China as the third pillar of Sanofi Global Clinical Sciences and Operations, joining facilities in France and the U.S.

GE Appliances Investing $115M In Alabama Expansion

The company will add 255 new jobs at its refrigerator plant in Decatur, AL.

CKE Restaurants Expanding HQ In Tennessee

The quick service restaurant brand, which includes Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, will invest $3.6 million and create 145 jobs in Franklin, TN.

ROCKWOOL Building Stone Wool Manufacturing Facility In West Virginia

The company's more than $150 million investment will create approximately 150 new jobs in Ranson, WV.

Henkel Opens European Hub For 3D Printing Technology In Ireland

The company is increasing its commitment to Ireland with a more than $20 million investment in Tallaght over four years.

 NewCold Investing $90M In Idaho Frozen Storage Facility

The Netherlands-based company will invest $90 million to build one of the largest frozen storage facilities of its kind in the U.S. in Burley, ID.

BD Investing $150M In South Carolina

The medical technology company will create 125 new jobs at its Sumter County, SC manufacturing facility.

Amazon To Create 1,500 Jobs At First Alabama Fulfillment Center

The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.

GEICO Creating 500 Jobs At New Kansas Service Center

The auto insurer evaluated multiple U.S. locations for the operation, choosing to invest nearly $10 million in Lenexa, KS.

Discovery, Inc. Creating 240 New Jobs In Virginia

The media company will invest $16 million to expand global technology and operations hub in Loudoun County, VA.

JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina

The high-quality aluminum manufacturer will create 50 new jobs at its Berkeley County, SC operations.

J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin

The lighting manufacturer is investing $46 million in the expansion of its Germantown, WI operations.

Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Rockwell Automation will move operations from Illinois and Tennessee, creating 231 jobs in Boone County, IN.

Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi

The company will invest $100 million in the new facility in Forest, MS, where it will integrate and test cutting-edge military systems.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Investing $150M In Georgia

The solar cell manufacturer will create more than 500 jobs at a new facility in Dalton, GA. 

Andersen Breaks Ground On $40M Minnesota Expansion

The window and door company recently broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing campus in Bayport, MN, expected to create at least 40 jobs.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

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