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The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.


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The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

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Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

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.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

LifeNet Health Investing $12.25M, Creating 321 Jobs In Virginia

The regenerative medicine company's expansion of its Virginia Beach global headquarters is the 1,000th economic development project of the McAuliffe administration.

Safeplast NA Investing $4.3M In South Carolina Headquarters

The manufacturer of hose protectors and binding products will invest $4.3 million in a new North American headquarters facility in Pickens County, SC.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

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.

Tyson Foods Investing $80M, Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

The food processing company is expanding its Union City Leading food processor investing $80 million for 300-job expansion.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

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.

Monogram Investing $9.3M In Tennessee

The refrigeration products manufacturer will create 210 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Selmer, TN.

Business Tech Company Creating 300 Jobs In South Alabama

Provalus will invest $6.5 million to establish a business technology and support operation in Brewton, AL.

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.

Evoqua Relocating Headquarters To Pittsburgh

The water solutions provider will create 63 new jobs and invest more than $2.5 million in Pittsburgh.

Serving The Cloud: Data Center Supply Races To Meet Demand

Completion of new data center projects started in 2016 will create enough new server capacity to meet the voracious appetite of expanding cloud providers, easing a shortage of available storage space.

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

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

Simmons Foods Opens Arkansas Ingredient Production Facility

The company has invested an estimated $30 million in the project, and expects to create 78 new jobs at the Siloam Springs facility. 

US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

The foodservice distributor will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next five years as it expands its Prince William County food distribution center.

Indiana Lands Kimura Foundry’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

The Japan-based company will invest $8 million in its new operations in Shelbyville, which will house high-tech 3D printing equipment.

Gateway Packaging Company Expanding In Tennessee

Gateway Packaging will invest $13.2 million to expand its manufacturing operations and locate its official headquarters in White House, TN.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

Modernizing Medicine Creating Over 800 Jobs In Palm Beach County

The healthcare information technology company will invest more than $15 million to expand its Boca Raton facility.

Team Technologies Expanding, Creating 160 Jobs In Tennessee

The medical equipment manufacturer will invest $6 million to expand its Morristown, TN manufacturing facility.

Orlando Leads In Jobs Surge, Huntsville Flies High In Aerospace

Orlando, FL is the top-ranked metro among Employment Leaders; Huntsville, AL is tops among Aerospace/Defense Leaders in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

AmerisourceBergen Opens Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution Center

The Fortune 500 company is investing more than $45M and will create over 120 jobs at its new Whitestown, IN facility.

Inside LiveXchange 2017

LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate executives eyeing locations for their new facilities to have quality face-time with major economic development agency representatives.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power

California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Cleared for Takeoff?

Cities across the nation are debating whether to convert aging municipal airports into prime sites for development.

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