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Taiwan-based Everest Textile Co. will invest $18.5 million in a new manufacturing plant in Forest City, NC, creating 610 jobs.


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Taiwan-based Everest Textile Co. will invest $18.5 million in a new manufacturing plant in Forest City, NC, creating 610 jobs.

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Sports Apparel Maker Chooses North Carolina For First Plant Outside Asia

Taiwan-based Everest Textile Co. will invest $18.5 million in a new manufacturing plant in Forest City, NC, creating 610 jobs.

FEUER Powertrain Open For Business In Mississippi

The crankshaft manufacturer’s first U.S. manufacturing operations, located in Robinsonville, MS, represent a $140 million corporate investment and 300 new jobs.

American Marksman Expanding In Missouri

The ammunition manufacturer and distributor is expanding in the Kansas City region, creating 65 advanced manufacturing jobs with the help of an incentive package from the Missouri DED.

Louisiana: Business As Usual In The Bayou

No matter what Mother Nature throws at Louisiana, the Pelican State knows how to stay on its feet and keep its momentum moving onward and upward.

Primate Breeding, Research Firm Investing $2M In South Carolina

By the end of 2017, Alpha Genesis, Inc. will create up to 30 new jobs at its headquarters facilities in Yemassee, SC.

The Art of the Deal

President-elect Trump blocks some layoffs in Indy with a lay-up of a negotiation.

Alstom Transportation To Create 200 Jobs In Upstate New York

The major expansion of the train manufacturer’s Steuben County operations is supported by $30 million from New York’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

Boat Seat Manufacturer Growing In Tennessee

The Wise Company, Inc. will expand its Hardin County, TN production and warehouse space, adding 74 new jobs.

Birmingham Workers To Receive High-Tech Job Training

The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership will train young adults for 925 technology jobs, with the help of $6M in federal funding.

Toyota Forklifts Expanding Workforce In Indiana

Over the next two years, the forklifts and related equipment provider will create up to 71 new jobs at its Columbus, IN corporate headquarters.

Lucid Motors Chooses Arizona For Electric Car Manufacturing

The facility will bring over 2,000 projected new jobs and more than $700 million in capital investment to Casa Grande, AZ by 2022.

Recycling Joint Venture Investing $300M In Indiana

The joint venture between U.S. Energy Logistics and GEP Fuels will invest $100 million in a new recycling center and $200 million in a plastics-to-diesel facility, both in Carroll County.

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.

Logistics USA: Moving A $1.4 Trillion Haul From Here To There

Systemic improvements in cost efficiency are delivering better pricing to the logistics sector, but gaps in infrastructure are still a problem.

Almac Group Creating 312 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The company will invest more than $24.4M in two expansion projects, both in Montgomery County, with the help of a Pennsylvania First Program grant.

Call For Entries Deadline Extended: 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted until November 30, 2016.

Bay Area Cities Collaborate To Boost Regional Manufacturing

The cities of San Francisco, San Jose, Fremont and Oakland in collaboration with nonprofit SFMade release results of the first-ever Bay Area State of Urban Manufacturing Report.

Amazon Plans Third Nevada Fulfillment Center

The new 800,000-square-foot North Las Vegas facility will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs.

Mississippi: Long Time Hospitality State

In a time of economic development uncertainty, Mississippi always has a way of positioning itself as a top state for business.

CSRA Opens Integrated Technology Center In Bossier City, LA

The new, state-of-the-art facility will bring 800 IT jobs to Northwest Louisiana and cost-savings for its federal government customers.

SF Motors Investing $10.7M, Creating 150 Jobs In Michigan

The company will build a new engineering R&D center in the Ann Arbor Region with the help of a $1M Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Nationwide Technology Company Growing In Indiana

HomeAdvisor will expand its operations in Indianapolis, investing $1.9 million and creating up to 170 new jobs by 2017.

IBM’s The Weather Company Growing In Georgia

The world's largest private weather enterprise is adding 400 jobs and relocating its headquarters within Atlanta.

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.

Ohio Valley Precast Expanding In Indiana

The Kentucky-based manufacturer is investing $12M in a new production facility in Clark County, IN, creating up to 80 new jobs.

$60M Porsche Experience Center Opens In Los Angeles

The 53-acre complex will serve as the company's premier West Coast destination for the public, and features a driver development track, a race car exhibit and fine-dining restaurant.

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Growing In Indiana

ELSA Corporation will increase its automotive parts production, adding 114 jobs in Madison County to support growth at Subaru of Indiana Automotive.

Atlanta Lands $400M UPS Distribution Hub, 1,250 Jobs

More than $400 million in investment and 1,250 jobs will be the result of United Parcel Service Inc.'s (UPS) new regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, GA.

Microsoft Investing Over $251M In Virginia Data Center

The Mecklenburg County project—Microsoft Corp.’s fifth expansion in Virginia—will create 44 new jobs.

Johnson & Johnson Celebrates New Florida Global Services Center

The company’s new $23M North American shared services headquarters in Tampa houses more than 250 employees, another 250 professionals will be hired over the next three years.

New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.

Cimpress Opens First U.S. Manufacturing Operation In Nevada

The customized products company will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Reno, with plans to add 150 new jobs.

Iowa Is Built for Business

With certified sites of up to 600 acres available for shovel-ready projects and innovative targeted tax credits, the Hawkeye State is soaring above the competition.

Huber Engineered Woods Reopening Tennessee Facility

The specialty building products manufacturer will create 141 new jobs in Spring City, TN.

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