Firearms

South Carolina

FN America, LLC Expanding South Carolina Operations

The Richland County FN America expansion will bring an $18 million investment and create more than 100 new jobs in South Carolina.
ammunition primer manufacturing

Fiocchi Picks Arkansas For New Ammunition Primer Manufacturing

Fiocchi will invest $41.5 million to build a new ammunition primer manufacturing facility on a 281-acre site in the Port of Little Rock.
Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN.
Troy Alabama

Firearms Manufacturer Creating 366 Jobs In Alabama

Kimber Mfg Inc. will invest $38 million to build a new production facility in Troy, AL.
Vantage gun maker Nashville TN

Gun Maker Establishing Nashville Manufacturing Plant

Start-up firearm maker Vantage LLC will invest $5M and create 100 manufacturing and assembly jobs in Davidson County, TN.
SIG SAUER

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing building in Jacksonville, AR and anticipates employing 50 people in the initial relocation phase, with additional jobs planned for the future.
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Ammunition Manufacturer To Build HQ, Create 605 Jobs In Tennessee

Advanced Munitions International (AMI) will invest $553 million in a new global headquarters and state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Alcoa, TN, creating 605 new jobs.

Packing and Leaving

New laws and public scrutiny are spurring a wave of relocations for some traditional industries.
Bentley Alabama

Remington Outdoor Company Moving To Alabama

More than 2,000 new jobs will be created with Remington's expansion to Huntsville.

Beretta USA Execs Announce New Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

World’s oldest firearms manufacturer and major U.S. defense contractor to expand to Gallatin.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

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Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.