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BF Editors’ Blog: On Location, Best Picture Nominees

The film and television industry has significant economic impact. With the upcoming 94th Academy Awards, here's a look at the filming locations for the Best Picture nominees.
Industrial Net Zero

20 Industrial Clusters From 10 Countries Commit To Net Zero

Industry leaders from China, France, and the U.S. join World Economic Forum initiative for a decarbonized, more competitive global supply chain.
Universal Hydrogen France

Universal Hydrogen Launches Engineering Design Center, European HQ

At its new European headquarters in Toulouse, France, Universal Hydrogen will work to decarbonize aviation through the adoption of hydrogen.
Foresee Power Ohio

Forsee Power Picks Ohio For North American HQ And Gigafactory 

In Ohio's Columbus Region, France-based Forsee Power will develop a scalable 3-GWh manufacturing site with 150 employees by 2027.
Mersen

Mersen To Invest $65M In New Tennessee Manufacturing Operations

The French advanced materials and electrical power company will create approximately 100 jobs in Columbia, TN.
Tennessee foreign direct investment

Tennessee Targeting France, Spain For FDI

TNECD has added an international team to focus on attracting new foreign direct investment to the state, bringing its international presence to 10 countries in Europe and Asia.

Europe Leads World In Business Talent

European nations top the 2016 IMD World Talent Ranking, which rates economies on how equipped they are to develop, attract, and retain business talent.
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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.
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.
Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.

[VIDEO] Get More for Your Business in Ardmore. Oklahoma

The ADA owns three industrial parks and several single sites and buildings, giving our organization both the power and incentive to negotiate favorable terms for expanding companies.

Location Spotlight: Capitalize On Opportunity In Washington, DC

Experience the momentum firsthand as Washington, DC sets new benchmarks in the business world. Whether you're a visionary entrepreneur or an established company, our city offers limitless possibilities for your growth and prosperity.