Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Jefferson County articles below.
Two current upward trends show us how consumers are responding to both the power of plants and the power of panic with the demand for food.
The company's new 75,000-square-foot Watertown facility will provide increased space for manufacturing, powder-coating, assembly, shipping and receiving, upfitting trailers, and a customer showroom/training center.
Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.
Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company, will invest $13.4 million to revitalize a vacant industrial site in Madison, IN.
The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs.
The expansion of the company’s Louisville manufacturing facilities will create 400 new jobs and boost dishwasher and laundry production.
The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.
The online retail giant will invest $325 million to locate its first Alabama fulfillment center in Bessemer.
Pack Health will create 175 jobs over the next four years as part of its downtown Birmingham, AL expansion.
The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.
The stone wool insulation manufacturer will invest $150 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Ranson, WV.
Steyr Arms will add a manufacturing component to its Bessemer, AL firearms assembly and distribution operations.
The plastic bottle manufacturing company is expanding its Birmingham, AL facility with a $10M investment.
Facility will support the company’s nationwide operations.
The new facility will increase production to service draft and bottle sales in Louisville and all of Kentucky by 150 percent, as well as improve national and global sales by 250 percent.
There are many reasons to love New York. Among them, its unique balance between innovaton and preservation, a quality that makes the Empire State an economically and culturally well-rounded business location. From the March/April 2012 issue