CHIPS Act

CHIPS Act

$90M CHIPS Act Funding To Spur Microchip Expansion In Colorado

The semiconductor maker expects to create 400 jobs at its existing site in Colorado with the funding, as well as to grow operations at an Oregon site.
Semiconductor Industry

Semiconductor Industry Set To Electrify Over Next Decade

Long-term growth is projected for the semiconductor industry due to continued innovation, artificial intelligence, and demand for electric vehicles.

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.
ABB U.S. Investment

ABB Investing $170M In Seven States Across The U.S.

From New Mexico to South Carolina, ABB investments support a more secure supply chain and strengthen local manufacturing.
CHIPS for America

First CHIPS For America Funding Opportunity Opens To Semiconductor Makers

As part of the CHIPS and Science Act enacted in August 2022, U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched the application process to award incentives to the semiconductor industry.
EMP Shield Kansas

EMP Shield Plans $1.9B Computer Chip Plant In Kansas

EMP Shield will create more than 1,200 jobs at the new computer chip manufacturing facility in Burlington, KS.
U.S. semiconductor industry

The U.S. Semiconductor Industry: A Roadmap To Competitiveness

The National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) is a blueprint for making the U.S. semiconductor industry more competitive, strengthening supply chain resiliency.
semiconductor manufacturing

Shoring Up Semiconductors

Across North America, companies and locations are moving semiconductor manufacturing and ecosystems closer to home.
Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) Michigan

Michigan Infrastructure Project Supports Semiconductor Growth

The Thomas Township infrastructure project will enable Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) to invest up to $375 million and create 170 jobs.  
iDEAL Semiconductor

Semiconductor Startup Expands In Pennsylvania

iDEAL Semiconductor will add 63 jobs and invest $3.4 million in an expansion project in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.
Purdue University, SkyWater

SkyWater To Build $1.8B Semiconductor Plant At Purdue University

In a public-private partnership with Indiana and Purdue University, SkyWater Technology will pursue CHIPS Act funding to build a $1.8B semiconductor plant in West Lafayette.
semiconductor industry

Industry Group Launches Platform To Grow Semiconductor Industry Workforce

The SEMI Foundation introduced an interactive platform designed to strengthen access for underrepresented workers to educational and employment opportunities in the semiconductor industry across the U.S.
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 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.
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.

[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: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.