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Florida economic growth

International Relations, Manufacturing Propel The Sunshine State

As the state with the fastest-growing population, Florida can focus on its manufacturing hubs to continue the state’s upward economic trend.

Transforming Fukushima, Japan Into A “Region Of Recovery”

12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, new video from the Fukushima Prefecture, "Fukushima Now," highlights reconstruction progress.
AirTrunk

AirTrunk Unveils Tokyo Data Center, Set To Be Largest In Japan

Australian AirTrunk has established its first data center in Japan; the sprawling Tokyo complex will become the country's largest data campus.
Aisin Drivetrain Indiana

International Manufacturers Drive Growth In Indiana

International manufacturing expansions create more than 160 jobs, $57M in Indiana; plus manufacturers get $2.8 million in tech grants.
Changzhou National Hi-Tech District

Chinese Hi-Tech District Donates 100,000 Masks To Japan, South Korea

Changzhou National Hi-Tech District recently donated 100,000 masks to Japan and South Korea to help the countries control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jeffersonville, IN

DENSO Investing $9.5M In New Indiana Distribution Center

The Japan-based mobility supplier will open a new distribution center in Jeffersonville, IN, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2023.
Columbus, IN

OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion

The Japanese-owned automotive fastener manufacturer will construct and equip a new 82,395-square-foot facility Columbus, IN.
Portland, TN

Togo North America Investing $11.4M In Tennessee

The Japan-based auto supplier will create 58 new jobs with a new production facility in Portland, TN. 
Bartholomew County, IN

NTN Driveshaft Investing $90M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-based automotive supplier will expand its manufacturing operations in Columbus, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2023.
Hobart, IN

Daifuku Wynright To Invest $26M In Indiana Manufacturing Complex

The new Hobart, IN facility will consolidate two manufacturing operations into one location, creating up to 582 new jobs by the end of 2021.

Six Years Later

It's going to cost $190 billion and take three decades to clean up the mess at Fukushima.
Ann Arbor region SF Motors

SF Motors Investing $10.7M, Creating 150 Jobs In Michigan

The company will build a new engineering R&D center in the Ann Arbor Region with the help of a $1M Michigan Business Development Program grant.
Wichita Kansas

New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.
Carmel Indiana

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Expanding In Indiana

Moriden America will install new equipment to support increased production at its U.S. headquarters in Carmel, IN.
Mecklenburg County North Carolina

Yokohama Tire Chooses North Carolina

The Japan-based tire company will build a new Technical Development Center in the City of Concord, NC, creating 56 jobs.
Seymour IN

Japanese Automotive Manufacturer Growing in Indiana

Aisin USA Manufacturing will create up to 100 new jobs at its Seymour, IN operations by the end of 2018.
Shelby County

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Expands Indiana Manufacturing

Ryobi Limited will invest $97.5 million and create up to 150 new jobs in Shelby County, IN by 2018.
Shelby County

Japan’s Largest Steel Producer Expanding In Indiana

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation's $50M investment will create up to 70 new jobs in Shelby County, IN by 2021.

Fukushima: Five Years Later

An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.
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NTN Driveshaft Adding 500+ Jobs in Indiana

NTN Driveshaft Inc. and its Japan-based parent company NTN Corporation will grow their Indiana operations, establishing a new manufacturing plant in Anderson, IN that is expected to ultimately create up to 510 new jobs.
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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.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.