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GlobiTech Sherman, Texas

GlobiTech Semiconductor Expansion To Create 1,500 Jobs In North Texas

To support the $5 billion project, GlobiTech has been offered a $15 million Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant and other local incentives.
Executive Order

Good For You; Good For Me

Governor Greg Abbott is proud that Texas exported about $375 billion in goods in 2021, more than California and New York combined.
2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, College Station-Bryan

Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth.
Samsung Texas

Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX.
D6

D6 Relocates Headquarters To Texas

Packaging manufacturer D6 Inc. will relocate from Portland, OR, creating 231 new jobs in its new home state of Texas.
NRG Energy

NRG Energy Relocating Headquarters To Houston

Houston’s diverse workforce, along with the city’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan, were among the key factors driving NRG’s decision.
Abilene, TX

Great Lakes Cheese Investing $185M In Texas Expansion

Cheese manufacturing and packaging company Great Lakes Cheese is expanding with a state-of-the-art packaging facility that will create more than 500 jobs in Abilene, TX.
Oracle headquarters Austin, TX

Oracle Latest Company To Announce Headquarters Move To Texas

Software giant Oracle will move its corporate headquarters from the Silicon Valley to Austin, TX, joining a growing list of companies choosing to shift their bases to the Lone Star State.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global HQ Relocating To Texas

HPE will relocate its global headquarters from California’s Silicon Valley to Spring, TX, building upon the company's established presence in the Lone Star State.
Tomball, Texas

Texas: Open For Business

The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.
Fort Worth, TX

Ariat Investing $40M In New Texas Regional Headquarters 

The footwear and apparel company's new regional distribution hub and corporate office will create 75 new jobs in Fort Worth, TX.
Executive Order

Texas Governor Responds To COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Greg Abbott has issued an Executive Order increasing hospital capacity and creating Supply Chain Strike Force for COVID-19 response.
Freshpet project Ennis, TX

Freshpet Investing $264M In New Texas Manufacturing Facility

The new pet food manufacturing facility will create 427 new jobs in Ennis, TX with help from a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant. 
2019 State of the Year Texas

2019 State Of The Year: Texas

Texas wins our top honor for a record fourth time with a bonanza of new investments in projects creating thousands of new jobs in a diverse group of growth sectors throughout the Lone Star State.
Kyle, TX

SmileDirectClub Investing $36M In Texas Dental Manufacturing Lab

The new high-tech dental manufacturing lab in Kyle, TX will create 850 new jobs, with help from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Uber To Create 3,000 Jobs In Texas

The transportation and delivery company will invest more than $75 million in its new U.S. General and Administrative Hub in Dallas, TX.
Google Midlothian

Google Continues Growth In Texas

The tech giant is increasing its presence in the Lone Star State with a new data center in Midlothian and two new office buildings in Austin.
Texas Governor With 2016 State of the Year Award

Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

The Lone Star State earned Business Facilities' annual award for the third time in recognition of its business friendly climate that welcomes innovation and promises unlimited growth potential in years to come.

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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