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The printing company will create more than 100 jobs, invest over $3.5M in Irving, TX with the help of a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award.


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The printing company will create more than 100 jobs, invest over $3.5M in Irving, TX with the help of a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award.

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Texas Lands New OKI Data Americas Office

The printing company will create more than 100 jobs, invest over $3.5M in Irving, TX with the help of a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award.

Automotive Supplier Growing In Northeast Indiana

Ventra Angola will invest $8.1M and create up to 88 jobs in Angola, IN with the help of up to $675,000 in tax credits and training grants from the state.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2016 issue features advanced manufacturing, ports and FTZs, logistics, and the impact of natural gas. Plus, a look at New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Indiana.

LeMond Composites To Make New Carbon Fiber In Tennessee

The manufacturer will invest $125M and create 242 new jobs at its facility adjacent to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Keeping Up With Advanced Manufacturing

The U.S. will need to fill about 3.5 million jobs in advanced manufacturing in the next decade, but as many as 2 million of these jobs may remain unfilled if we don’t close the skills gap.

Wayfair Will Create 150 Jobs In Georgia

The online home furnishings and décor seller has selected Henry County for its newest distribution center.

Global Auto Supplier Expanding In Southern Indiana

Metaldyne Performance Group will add over 120 jobs, invest $30.6M in North Vernon, IN, with the help of up to $900,000 in tax credits and training grants.

Henkel Corporation Relocating HQ To Connecticut

With the help of the state’s First Five Plus program, the laundry, home and beauty care company will relocate its consumer goods headquarters from Arizona to Stamford, CT.

Demand For Manufacturing Talent Still Strong

The need for workers is still on the rise, despite slow growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector, according to a new report from Aerotek.

Kansas: Amazon Picks Kansas City for Fulfillment Center

The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.

California Lands Automotive Supplier’s First West Coast Plant

DRÄXLMAIER will invest $24 million and create 300 new jobs at its new Livermore, CA manufacturing plant.

Utility Vehicle, Lawn Mower Maker Growing In Arkansas

Intimidator Inc. is expanding its manufacturing operations in Batesville, AR, investing $12 million and creating 400 new jobs.

UniFirst Investing $12M In Owensboro, KY Expansion

The uniform and textile services provider is growing with help from state tax incentives and workforce development programs.

Open Borders

Seattle and Vancouver ponder the creation of a Cascadia Innovation Corridor that would span the U.S.-Canada border.

Broadcast Equipment Supplier Adding 100 Jobs In Southwest Indiana

Electronics Research Inc. is expanding in the Town of Chandler, IN, thanks in part to tax credits and training grants from the state.

Automotive Supplier Growing In Wisconsin

Toledo Molding & Die will invest $14 million and bring 118 new jobs to Beloit, WI with the help of up to $750,000 in tax credits.

Thermoplastic Pipe Manufacturer Expanding In Missouri

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is building its 62nd manufacturing facility in Harrisville, MO thanks in large part to the Missouri Department of Transportation’s alternative pipe policies.

Kentucky: Biotechnology Sector Is Surging In Lexington

A $1.8 million specialized biotech startup and a $10 million expansion of Coldstream Labs’ pharmaceutical plant are the most recent additions to Lexington’s growing biotech cluster.

Medical Tech Company Adding Over 100 Jobs In New York

Hill-Rom Holdings is eligible for more than $13 million in potential grants and incentives for its growth in Skaneateles Falls, NY.

California-Based Logistics Company Picks Indiana

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

Automotive Supplier To Add 134 Jobs In Kentucky

Yokohama will invest $5.2 million in new equipment to increase production at its Versailles, KY facility.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

The specialty retailer will invest $10.5 million and create 154 new jobs at its new headquarters facility.

HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion

The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.

Illinois: Unveiling the Future of Digital Design and Manufacturing

Chicago’s new National Innovation Institute, built with $70 million in federal funding, is paving the way for the advanced manufacturing breakthroughs of the 21st century.

Ebuys Opening Tennessee Distribution Center

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

Venyu Solutions Opens Tier III Data Center In Shreveport

Following $20 million capital investment, historic former department store becomes Louisiana’s first Tier III data center.

Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

ACEEE’s 10th Anniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard shows VT, RI, CT, NY rounding out top 5; MO, ME, and MI are three Most Improved States.

Facebook Locates Latest Data Center In New Mexico

The Los Lunas data center will be one of the most advanced and energy-efficient data centers in the world.

Technology Startup Capstak Opens Nevada HQ

Capstak co-founders considered both national and global markets to headquarter the company, but decided Reno was the most strategic fit.

Call For Entries: 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.

Hotwire Communications Relocates HQ To Florida

The telecommunications company’s headquarters relocation will create 375 new jobs in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Arizona is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

With its population growing at twice the national rate, Arizona’s growth strategy includes generous incentives, job-training assistance, valued R&D assets and energy conservation.

WeddingWire To Expand, Create 200 New Jobs in Maryland

The growing wedding and event company plans to extend its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.

zulily Expands Again In Columbus Region

The online retailer will create more than 50 jobs at its newly opened operation in Gahanna, OH.

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