Food Processing

The Little Potato Company Invests $39.5 Million For Alberta Packaging Plant

The Alberta-based potato producer has expanded with a new packaging facility in Nisku Business Park.
Nestlé Purina Wisconsin

Purina, Kikkoman To Invest $995M, Create 183 Jobs In Wisconsin

Nestlé Purina will invest $195 million in an expansion its pet food production facility in Jefferson; Kikkoman Foods will invest $800 million to expand its brewing plant in Walworth and build a new facility in Jefferson.
Honda Canada

Honda Canada To Grow EV Supply Chain With $15B Investment

Over the last four years, automotive and battery makers have announced more than $31 billion in investments in electric vehicle manufacturing across Canada.
Food Processing

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Competitive Landscape In Food Processing

Consumers have an increased interest in meal kits and prepared meals, according to a 2023 Global Location Strategies report.
Protomet Tennessee, Manufacturers Tennessee

Two Manufacturers Invest $29M To Expand In Tennessee

Protomet Corporation will create 250 new jobs in Roane County, Corky’s Food Manufacturing will create 28 new jobs in Memphis.
Michigan business expansions

Four Business Expansions To Create 144 Jobs In Michigan

Located in Kent and Bay counties, four recently-announced Michigan business expansion projects will create 144 jobs and generate nearly $72 million in capital investment.
Northwest Ohio

Why? Northwest Ohio

Dean Monske, President & CEO, Regional Growth Partnership, shares how workforce and project-ready sites are spurring a renaissance for distribution operations and other industries in northwest Ohio.
Mars Salt Lake City Utah

Mars Plans $237M Nature’s Bakery Facility In Utah

The new cutting-edge facility, which will create more than 190 jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be fully operational in July 2025.
Nissin Foods South Carolina

Nissin Foods To Create 300 Jobs In South Carolina

Nissin Foods, inventors of the first instant ramen noodle, will invest $228M to establish manufacturing operations in Greenville County, SC.
NewCold

Food Logistics Company NewCold Expands Indiana Site

With less than one year in operation in Lebanon, Indiana, NewCold, a food logistics company, is preparing to double its capital investment.
Keurig Dr Pepper South Carolina

Keurig Dr Pepper Plans $100M Expansion In South Carolina

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) will create an estimated 250 new jobs in Spartanburg County, South Carolina by 2027.
Walmart

Walmart Taps Lowndes County, GA, For Dairy Facility

Walmart will invest $350 million in Lowndes County, GA, to establish a dairy facility with an anticipated open date in 2025.
FAST NY, New York State

New York State: Building On Success

The Focused Attraction of Shovel-Ready Tracts New York (FAST NY) program develops shovel-ready sites to accommodate the needs of large employers and high-tech manufacturing companies.
UPSIDE Foods Illinois

Illinois Lands First Commercial-Scale Cultivated Meat Production Plant

UPSIDE Foods, the first cultivated meat company to receive FDA approval, will invest $141 million in its Glenview, Illinois facility.
Pratt Industries

Expansion Projects Bring Over $200M In Investment To Georgia

In Georgia, corporate expansion projects will create more than 700 jobs and over $200 million in capital investment in Peach, Candler and Hall counties.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report
Yakult Georgia

Yakult, Kia Projects To Create Nearly 300 Jobs In Georgia

Expansion projects in the beverage and electric vehicle industries will create total investments of more than $500M at locations in Bartow County and West Point, GA.
2023 Metro Rankings

Metro Rankings: Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate HQ

2023 Metro Rankings reveal cities across North America that lead for Business Climate, Tech Talent, Corporate Headquarters, Food Processing, and Growth.
Snake River EDA

Snake River EDA Values Partnerships

Snake River Economic Development Alliance Executive Director Kristen Nieskens discusses ways this regional group is building businesses in western Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Tesla

Texas Marks Week Of $1B+ Investment With Tesla, Cirrus Aircraft, And Cacique

Companies from the aerospace, transportation, and food processing industries announced their decisions to join The Lone Star state's burgeoning business climate.
tax credits

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.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

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: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.