Employment

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Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Workforce Development

Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Advanced Call Center Technologies

Two New ACT Operations Land Tennessee 650 Jobs

The new jobs will be created at locations in Bristol and Kingsport, the projects will join existing Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) facilities in Johnson City, TN.
Raytheon Virginia

Raytheon Moving Global HQ To Northern Virginia

Raytheon Technologies is relocating its global headquarters from Massachusetts to Arlington, Northern Virginia.
Utz North Carolina

Food Companies To Bring 138 New Jobs To North Carolina

In North Carolina, Utz Brands will create 115 new jobs in Kings Mountain, while D’Artagnan will create 23 new jobs in Granville County.
Ford Midwest Expansion

Ford To Create 6,200 New Jobs In Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Ford's $3.7B Midwest investment across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri will support production of 2 million EVs a year by end of 2026, strengthen portfolio of gas-powered vehicles.
San Antonio Texas

San Antonio Is Serious About Tech

Over the years San Antonio, TX has been known for many things but technology wasn’t necessarily one of them — until recently, that is.
Wachter Arkansas

Wachter Expanding Arkansas Technology Operations

The technology solutions integrator's expansion project will create an additional 116 jobs in Lowell, AR.
PIP International Canada

Slate Asset Management To Develop 800 Acres In Hamilton, Ontario

Slate Asset Management will redevelop a Hamilton, Ontario site into a world-class industrial park with a focus on job creation, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.
Coloplast Costa Rica 

Coloplast Plans $80M Medical Devices Plant Expansion In Costa Rica 

Renewable energy, workforce availability were critical in Coloplast's decision to open its second medical devices plant in the La Lima Free Zone Industrial Park in Cartago. 
West Bend, WI

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.
Apple Ireland

Apple To Expand Operations In Ireland

Tech giant Apple will make room for up to 1,300 employees with an expansion of its Cork, Ireland operations.
Nissin Foods Hungaryvideo

Japan-Based Nissin Foods Expanding In Hungary

By 2024, Nissin Foods will invest more than $12 million and create 20 new jobs with an expansion of its Kecskemét, Hungary plant.

The Automotive Industry: Driven To Success

Since the 2003 opening of Nissan’s assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi has been a key player in the automotive industry.
Nestlé Professional USA Trenton Missouri

Nestlé Professional USA Investing $7.5M In Missouri Expansion

Nestlé Professional USA, the out-of-home division of Nestlé, will create more than 30 jobs with its Trenton, MO expansion project.
Connecticut economic development

Connecticut State Focus: Location Plus

Connecticut is situated between two major metro areas. But the Nutmeg State offers much more than just a great location. 
Pratt Industries High Point 67 Cedar Hill, TX

Pratt To Establish $200M Regional Manufacturing & Innovation Center In Texas

Pratt Industries will employ 150 workers to manufacture corrugated boxes and custom packaging at High Point 67 in Cedar Hill, TX.
Stellantis Ontario

Stellantis Picks Ontario, Canada For Major Electric Vehicle Investments

Stellantis will retool and modernize plants, build two new electric vehicle and EV battery technology R&D centers in Windsor and Brampton.
Systems Group El Dorado, AR

Systems Group To Create 60 Jobs With Arkansas Expansion

Systems Group's El Dorado fabrication and machine shop expansion will participate in the AEDC’s Advantage Arkansas program.
Summit Polymers Lawrenceburg Kentucky

Summit Polymers Will Invest $37.5M In Kentucky

Tier-one automotive supplier Summit Polymers will locate its third Kentucky facility in Anderson County, and create 218 new jobs.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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