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The project brings GM’s total investment in the Spring Hill plant in 2016 up to more than $936 million, including an expansion just announced in February.


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The project brings GM’s total investment in the Spring Hill plant in 2016 up to more than $936 million, including an expansion just announced in February.

Expansion

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Expansion articles below.


GM Investing Over $788M, Creating 781 Jobs In Tennessee

The project brings GM’s total investment in the Spring Hill plant in 2016 up to more than $936 million, including an expansion just announced in February.

Duo Security, Inc. Adding 300 Jobs In Michigan

Duo Security will invest nearly $2.5 million to expand its existing operations and create up to 300 jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

Allergan Breaks Ground On $200M Texas Expansion

Expansion will add more than 100 full time jobs and 322,000 square feet of pharmaceutical manufacturing space in Waco, TX.

B. Braun To Add 175 Jobs In Florida

Medical device manufacturer B. Braun Medical Inc. will invest $100M in its new Daytona Beach, FL manufacturing facility.

Airbus Expanding In Virginia

Airbus plans to invest $1M in its Loudoun County, VA facility, making it the company's largest distribution center.

ChartSpan Bringing 300 Jobs To South Carolina

Following the recent closure of $3,200,000 in venture funding, ChartSpan Medical Technologies, Inc. will bring 300 new healthcare jobs to downtown Greenville, SC.

Wagner SprayTech To Invest $15M In Minnesota

The paint sprayer manufacturing company will build the 270,000-square-foot facility in Otsego's Gateway North Business Center.

Mohawk To Invest $100M In Georgia

The flooring manufacturer is expanding its luxury vinyl tile production operations, creating 200 jobs in Dalton-Whitfield County.

Entrata Expanding In Utah

The property management software company will expand its operations in Utah, creating up to 191 jobs and $6 million in capital investment.

Harry’s Fresh Foods Creating Nashville Production Facility

With its new facility, Harry’s Fresh Foods will be able to reduce travel distance for products, which will have an environmental benefit for all of its products.

OxyChem To Invest $145M In Louisiana Expansion

The new product will enable the efficient production of next-generation refrigerants, which have low global-warming potential and ozone depletion potential.

Roy Metal Finishing Expanding In South Carolina

RMF is expanding its current operations by building a second facility in Greenville County's Matrix Business and Technology Park.

DH Pace Company Expands Kansas HQ Facility

The company is investing approximately $3 million in the facility expansion project that will create space to accommodate an additional 150 employees.

Monsanto To Invest $975M In Louisiana Expansion

The investment in its St. Charles Parish operations will support the launch of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System.

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Auto Supply Manufacturer Adding 80 Jobs In Indiana

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) Inc., a tier 1 automotive supplier specializing in vehicle lightweighting technologies, will expand its operations in Huntington, IN creating up to 80 new jobs by 2020.

State Focus – Kansas: The Sunflower State Is Blooming and Booming

Known as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America.

Granex Opens First U.S. Location In Tampa

Granex ships more than 300 truckloads of granite and marble slab every year across North America and more than 350 containers across the world from the Port of Tampa Bay.

Automotive Industry Focus: Hitting On All Cylinders

The U.S. auto industry recorded its best year ever in 2015, selling 17.5 million cars and light trucks in the U.S., nearly $570 billion in revenue and a 5.7 percent increase over last year.

South Korean Auto Supplier Investing $19M In Alabama Expansion

Mando’s latest expansion will push its investment in Alabama to $220 million.

Advanced Manufacturing Driving Pittsburgh’s Economic Growth

Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.

Galderma Expanding Texas HQ

Galderma’s expansion will include the addition of a 100,000-square-foot facility, a $22 million capital investment and the creation of 342 new jobs.

Honda Investing $52M To Expand Production In Indiana

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC will invest $52 million in its Greensburg, IN facility to enhance job training and add production of the Honda CR-V.

Chobani Expanding World’s Largest Yogurt Manufacturing Plant

The company will invest nearly $100 million to expand its Twin Falls, ID yogurt manufacturing operation.

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston To Expand In Oregon

The $30 million investment will add additional processing capacity for making formed products such as hash brown patties and potato puffs.

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McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs

A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $9.75 million has been offered to the San Francisco-based healthcare services and IT company.

FIS Expansion To Create 250 Jobs in Jacksonville

Financial services technology company FIS is investing $2 million to expand in Jacksonville, FL creating 250 jobs in the process.

Where Are the Jobs? Survey Reveals U.S. Hiring Plans.

Employers in Charlotte, Omaha, Albany, and Boise expect to hire the most employees in the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

Agero To Open State-Of-The-Art Call Center In Tri-Cities, TN

Roadside assistance company Agero will invest $3.5 million and create 585 jobs at its new call center in Sullivan County, TN.

Bakery Company Chooses Kentucky For Third Location

More Than A Bakery, LLC plans to build a $57.1 million facility in Versailles, KY. The bakery and distribution facility will employ 310 people.

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When it comes to the critical priority of workforce availability, site selection professionals evaluating locations for new projects need to separate the truth from an incoming cascade of false market signals.

Security Company Expanding In Indianapolis

Schlage Lock Company will invest more than $13 million and add up to 158 jobs by 2020.

Medical Device Company To Create More Than 350 Jobs In Southwest Florida

Arthrex, a global medical device company in orthopaedics, is expanding in Ave Maria, FL and will create more than 350 jobs at the 218,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.

Iowa Incentives Support Over $53M In Capital Investments

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has awarded direct financial assistance and tax benefits to six companies for job creation and expansion projects.

TwelveStone Creating 200 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ

TwelveStone Health Partners will invest $14.9 million to build a new corporate headquarters, expanding its Murfreesboro, TN operations and creating 200 new jobs.

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

The new custom manufacturing facility in Coppell, Texas will be the operations base for Panasonic's videoboard and digital signage business.

Jack Daniel’s To Undergo $140M Expansion

The $140 million investment will be used to build two new barrelhouses and expand the existing bottling facility at the company's Lynchburg, TN facility.

RV Manufacturer Doubling Production in Indiana

Highland Ridge RV, a manufacturer of towable RVs, will expand its operations in LaGrange County, IN, creating up to 65 new jobs by 2019.

Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal, Canada

Downtown Montréal, Québec is the home of Cinesite's new 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art animation studio, which will create 500 jobs by 2020.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rally Reno Program Provides Local Economic Relief

Rally Reno County supports local businesses and employees in the retail, service and hospitality industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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