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You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.


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You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.

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Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge

You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.

Majestic Steel USA To Create 225 Jobs In Arkansas

Flat-rolled steel manufacturer Majestic Steel USA will establish a new, 515,000-square-foot service center in Blytheville, AR.

Crump Group To Create 160 Jobs In North Carolina

The Crump Group, a Canadian pet treats manufacturer, will invest $13.2M to establish its first U.S. production facility in Nash County, NC. 

Highlands County, Florida: “The Center of Everything”

Highland County, Florida's ideal location makes the area primed to quickly receive, produce, and distribute goods and services regionally and globally.

Malouf Companies Investing $47.2M In South Carolina

Home furnishings and consumer goods company Malouf will create 240 jobs at its Laurens County, SC warehousing and distribution facility. 

Chewy Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Pennsylvania

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will invest $25M to create a pharmacy fulfillment center in Pittstown Township, PA.

Freshly Inc. To Locate Second Distribution Facility In New Jersey

Freshly will establish an assembly and distribution facility in Gloucester County, NJ — at 234,000 square feet it will be the company’s largest distribution center.

Coca-Cola Bottling Investing $48M In Alabama Expansion

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED will expand its existing Mobile, AL warehousing operations by 120,000 square feet.

Scentsy Creating 200 Jobs In South Carolina

Scented product distributor Scentsy will invest $6 million to establish storage and distribution operations in York County, SC.

Amazon Locating New Sortation Center, Delivery Station In Lubbock

The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. 

Spring Mountain Center Investing $45M In Georgia HQ

The manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and home furniture will create 205 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, GA.

NewCold Investing $150M In Major U.S. Expansion

The Netherlands-based temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution company will create more than 200 new jobs in Lebanon, IN.

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.

Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion

Latin American food and condiment company Goya Foods will expand manufacturing and distribution capacity at its Brookshire, TX facility.

Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee

California-based N95 mask maker Moldex-Metric will create 220 jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, TN.

Amazon To Open First Fulfillment Center In Little Rock

The new 825,000-square-foot facility will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs at the Port of Little Rock, where Amazon also plans second delivery station.

Ross Stores Investing $68M In South Carolina

The apparel and home fashion company will expand its distribution operations in York County, SC, creating 700 new jobs.

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million.

Turkey Hill Acquires Arkansas Ice Cream Facility

The ice cream and beverage company has acquired a 100,000-square-foot ice cream and novelty production facility in Searcy, AR.

Printful Investing $2M In New Canadian Fulfillment Center

The on-demand fulfillment company will begin production at its first Canadian facility in Mississauga by the end of this year. 

Wedge Brands Investing $14M In Colorado

The 76,000-square-foot logistics and distribution center for the outdoor industry will be located on the Colorado Outdoors campus in Montrose. 

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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