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Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.


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Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Manufacturing articles below.


Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Advanced Digital Cable Investing $15M In Georgia

The wire and cable manufacturer will create 64 new jobs with an expansion of its Blairsville, GA facility.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Wood Products Manufacturer To Create 145 Jobs In South Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products is building a new engineered wood products plant in Chester County, SC. 

Auto Supplier Expanding In Tennessee

Cooper Standard will invest $1 million in new equipment at its Surgoinsville, TN facility, creating 98 new jobs.

Noranda Bauxite & Alumina Investing $35M In Louisiana

The company will expand and upgrade its St. James Parish alumina refinery, and also move its headquarters to the Gramercy facility, creating 65 new jobs.

Alcoa Restarting Indiana Aluminum Smelting Operations

The company will invest between $30 and $35 million to restart three idled lines at its aluminum smelting facility in southwest Indiana's Warrick County.

Indiana Lands Israeli Plastics Supplier’s First U.S. Production Facility

Polyram Group, a producer of raw materials for the plastics industry, will locate its first U.S. production facility in Evansville, IN with plans to create more than 50 new jobs by 2022.

Wright-Mix Investing $8.5M, Creating 130 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned toll blending and materials development company will make cement-based products, gunite, shotcrete, non-shrink grouts and more at its new operation in Wurtland, KY.

ROXUL Creating Up To 150 Jobs In West Virginia

The stone wool insulation manufacturer will invest $150 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Ranson, WV.

Plastipak Packaging Investing $15M In Central Louisiana

The rigid plastic container manufacturer will add up to seven new plastics production lines at its manufacturing facility in Pineville, LA.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

Firearms Manufacturer To Invest $2.9M In Alabama

Steyr Arms will add a manufacturing component to its Bessemer, AL firearms assembly and distribution operations.

Mohawk Industries Creating 245 Jobs In Tennessee

The global flooring manufacturer will add a second plant in Dickson, TN.

Mauser To Invest $10M In Louisiana Industrial Packaging Project

Mauser will establish a new packaging facility in the Talon Industrial Park in Geismar, LA, creating 75 new jobs.

Indiana, Rolls-Royce, Purdue Team Up To Launch Nation’s Most Advanced Turbine Lab

A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant In West Virginia

TeMa North America will create 30 jobs with its new 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, WV.

Auto Supplier Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Carcoustics will invest $6 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford, GA over the next five years.

Niagara Bottling Investing $76M In Arizona

The 450,000-square-foot facility within the Elliot Road Technology Corridor in Mesa, AZ will create up to 55 new jobs.

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Investing Over $56M In Indiana

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation will double its footprint in Jamestown, IN, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Tennessee Tool And Fixture Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Operations

The automotive mold and casting manufacturer will invest $6.5 million and create 60 new jobs in Manchester, TN.

Borealis Compounds Investing $15M In North Carolina Facility

The Austrian automotive plastics manufacturer is building a new plant in Taylorsville, NC.

Kentucky Shatters All-Time Investment Record

Less than halfway through 2017, the state has attracted nearly $5.8 billion in corporate investments and is also on pace to create most new jobs since 2006.

3M Investing $40M, Creating 90 Jobs In Missouri

The global manufacturer will expand its operations in Springfield, MO, where it makes industrial adhesives and tapes for the aerospace industry and other heavy industrial customers.

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

Medical Device Supplier Building First Indiana Facility

California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs.

Global Productivity: Decade-Long Decline Comes To A Halt

The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.

Hudson Products Relocating Manufacturing Operation To Texas

The HVAC equipment maker will move the operation to its Rosenberg, TX headquarters, investing $6M and creating 150 jobs.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Food Manufacturer, Aerospace Supplier Expanding In Utah

Litehouse Inc. will invest $40 million in its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, creating up to 165 jobs. Electronic Power Systems will invest $11.6 million and add up to 128 jobs in Cache County.

Micronutrients Investing $30M To Grow In Indiana

The Netherlands-based agribusiness has selected New Castle, IN for its new 164,000-square-foot manufacturing plant and warehouse.

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