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Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.


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Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Distribution articles below.


Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.

Western Express Investing $88M In Tennessee Expansion

The freight and transportation company's expansion project will create 225 new jobs at its Nashville headquarters over the next five years.

Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi

The company's new manufacturing and distribution facility in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park will create 400 jobs in Marshall County, MS.

Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center

The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.

Liebherr Investing $45M In Virginia Expansion

The construction machinery and earthmoving equipment manufacturer will build three new facilities at its Newport News, VA location.

Merck Investing $49M In Asian Manufacturing, Distribution

Investment supports growing demand with new biopharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution centers in South Korea and India, accelerates biosimilars manufacturing and development in China.

ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Georgia

The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.

LS Tractor USA Investing $11.5M In North Carolina

The agriculture equipment distributor will expand its Nash County operations, adding 31 jobs over five years while upgrading its offices and facilities in Battleboro, NC.

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

The automotive parts distributor will bring 190 jobs to its new Plainfield, IN corporate headquarters.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Amazon Opening $30 million Sortation Center In Alabama

The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.

Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company Chooses Missouri

Virbac Corporation will consolidate its distribution operations in a facility at Kansas City's Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to tap into the benefits provided by the KC Animal Health Corridor.

Hardware Maker To Open New Distribution Facility In Kansas

Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.

Veritiv Opens New Ohio Operations Center

The 72,000-square-foot Greater Cincinnati Operations Center in Fairfield, OH houses more than 400 customer service, IT, and finance employees.

Journeys Group Expanding Tennessee Distribution Operations

The footwear and accessories retailer will invest $32M and create 72 new jobs as it expands in Lebanon, TN.

California-Based Logistics Company Picks Indiana

Avept will invest $6.32M and create 118 jobs at its new Brownsburg, IN distribution center.

Ebuys Opening Tennessee Distribution Center

The online shoe retailer will invest $38 million and create approximately 160 new jobs in La Vergne, TN.

Kohl’s To Create 300 Jobs At New Indiana Distribution Center

The national retailer is joining the state's logistics industry with a new e-commerce distribution center in Plainfield, IN.

Home Chef Creating 1,200 Jobs In Georgia

The meal kit and recipe delivery service will invest $3.35 million in new facility in DeKalb County, GA.

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