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Norfolk Southern

$3.1B Invested Along Norfolk Southern’s Rail Network Last Year

In 2023, Norfolk Southern helped 62 industrial development customers generate 4,156 new jobs along its rail network.
Michigan Consumers Energy

“Making It In Michigan” In Energy And Beyond

Nation’s automotive epicenter deploys team approach to winning EV, semiconductor, and other projects.
Magna Tennessee

Magna To Bring $790M Investment, 1,300 Jobs To Tennessee

Magna's two facilities will make it the first automotive supplier at Ford’s BlueOval City Supplier Park. Magna will also build a stamping and assembly facility in Lawrenceburg.
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Ford To Create Canadian EV Hub In Ontario

Ford will invest more than $1.3B (US) to transform its Oakville Assembly Complex into the Oakville Electric Vehicle Complex, where it will produce EVs beginning in 2025.
Ford Michigan

Michigan Lands Ford’s New $3.5B LFP Battery Plant

Ford will build an LFP battery plant in Marshall, MI, part of the company’s more than $50 billion investment in EV production. The plant will employ 2,500 workers when production begins in 2026.
Ohio jobs

Ohio: Capturing Attention, And Investments

In 2022, megaprojects from the semiconductor and automotive industries are boosting the Buckeye State.
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.
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Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.
Michigan Central Station Ford Detroit Redevelopment

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Ford’s El Foldo

Ford's decision to cancel its plans to build a $1.6-billion assembly plant in Mexico is not a clear-cut victory for U.S. manufacturing.
Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Approvals Will Create 1,893 Jobs

Business expansions, community revitalization projects, and more will generate nearly $450 million in investment throughout the state.
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Ford To Add 2,000 Jobs, Invest $1.3B in Louisville’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Ford Motor Co. will create 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at its Kentucky Truck Plant (KTP) in Louisville to produce all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty trucks.

Ford Selects Canadian Plant To Build New Global Utility Vehicle

Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, following a C$700 million investment to make the plant one of the most competitive and advanced global manufacturing facilities in Canada.

Kansas City, MO Assembly Plant Preps To Launch All-New Ford Transit

Ford has welcomed nearly 1,000 new employees at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit, which goes on sale in the United States this summer.

Ford Adds Jobs, Invests Millions In Buffalo Stamping Plant

Ford will invest $150 million in Buffalo Stamping Plant and add 350 new jobs at the facility to support future product growth.

Kiekert Expanding Its Operations In Southeastern Michigan

Employment at the company's plant, which is located in the Detroit suburb of Wixom, is expected to grow to more than 120 within the next 12 months.

BUSINESS REPORT: Missouri – Ford Invests $1.1 Billion In Kansas City Truck Plant...

Ford’s F-Series assembly line is adding more than 2,000 jobs to support high demand for F-150 trucks and new transit vans. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing...

The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.

FEATURE STORY: Thailand — Nuanced Nation, One-Stop Shop

Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.
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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.

[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.