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The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.


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The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.

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Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana

The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.

Hormel Foods Creating 210 New Jobs With Iowa Expansion

A major expansion of the company’s Burke Corporation manufacturing facility In Nevada, IA will result in an approximately $150 million investment.

The Carolinas: No Boundary To Growth

North and South Carolina recently adjusted the 334-mile border between them, but the growth potential of both states has no boundary.

New Deantronics Building $40M Tech Campus In Nevada

The international medical device company's new U.S. facility will create more than 200 jobs in Greater Reno-Sparks, NV.

Superior Pipe Products Investing $24M In Texas

The manufacturer of pipe products will create 71 new jobs in Lubbock, TX over the next five years.

MLMC Florida Opening New Operations 

The alternative fuels technology manufacturing company will create 45 jobs in Plant City, FL.

Port Of Wilmington Expansion To Generate $600M In New Investment

Gulftainer will lease the Port of Wilmington from the state of Delaware, construct a new container shipping facility, and expand jobs at the port over the next decade, according to the agreement.

Caterpillar Investing $15M In North Carolina

The company will add 40 jobs in Sanford, NC when it expands its operations by opening a pre-assembly plant for skid-steer loaders.

Making A Splash In South Louisiana

The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life.

Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant

The new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

Faber-Castell To Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility In Illinois

The German company will invest $9 million in a new state-of-the-art facility in Elgin, its first in North America.

Stonepeak Ceramics Investing $70M In Tennessee Expansion

The porcelain tile manufacturer expects to create 160 jobs at its Crossville, TN porcelain tile plant over the next five years.

Andersen Investing $105M In Arizona

The window and door maker will build a new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, AZ, creating 415 jobs over five years.

WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida

The ecommerce restaurant supply company will invest $1 million to expand in Tampa, and plans to create more than 300 new jobs.

Publix To Build $300M Distribution Center In North Carolina

The supermarket company will create up to 1,000 new jobs at its new refrigerated distribution center in Greensboro, NC.

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.

TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver

Tata Consultancy Services' new Denver office will increase its employee headcount and bring STEM and computational thinking programs to the state to help the local economy.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

Michigan Lands $470M Cheese And Whey Facility

In a joint venture, Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers Inc. will build a new large-scale cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI.

Palmer Manufacturing To Invest $16M In Kansas

The steel and fiberglass tank manufacturer will increase its workforce to 201 people at its Garden City, KS facility.

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park.

Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs

The Austrian plastic manufacturer will invest nearly $7 million in a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its Bowling Green warehousing facility. 

Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Creating 160 Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $35 million and create 160 new jobs at a new bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and a new stave mill facility in Washington County.

Business Facilities’ 14th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 14th Annual Rankings Report keeps pace with the evolving priorities of economic development and tracks red-hot growth sectors, kicking off with the state rankings report.

Schuff Steel Launching South Carolina Operations

The steel construction services provider will invest $9 million and create more than 180 new jobs in York County, SC. 

MTD Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The outdoor power equipment manufacturer will invest $10 million to expand production capabilities at its Weakley County, TN operations.

Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives

The Israel-based company is creating 302 new jobs and investing $45 million in Rockingham County, NC.

Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.

Travel Push for Tourists

The tourism industry supports nearly nine million jobs in the U.S., but a dip in overseas visitors in 2017 has led to the creation of the Visit U.S. Coalition to put out the welcome mat.

USG Boral Invests $39M In New Manufacturing Plant In India

The building products technology company recently broke ground for the new plant at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Paul Helton, LED FastStart

Paul Helton, Executive Director, LED FastStart, discusses the recruitment, training and support services at the heart of one of the nation's top workforce development programs.

Seven Stars Cloud Group Establishing Global HQ In Connecticut

The $283 million technology and innovation headquarters project is expected to create 330 jobs in West Hartford at the former UConn Campus.

GE Appliances Investing $115M In Alabama Expansion

The company will add 255 new jobs at its refrigerator plant in Decatur, AL.

AAM Building New Manufacturing Facility In Spain

Located near Barcelona, the new plant will employ 170 workers producing powertrain components for Europe's leading automakers including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.

ROCKWOOL Building Stone Wool Manufacturing Facility In West Virginia

The company's more than $150 million investment will create approximately 150 new jobs in Ranson, WV.

BD Investing $150M In South Carolina

The medical technology company will create 125 new jobs at its Sumter County, SC manufacturing facility.

Dominion Outsourcing Creating 190 New Jobs In Virginia

The healthcare industry services company will expand its client engagement center in Henrico County with help from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

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