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.
The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.
The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.
Navistar is building a commercial truck and bus manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area. Vehicle production will begin in early 2022.
The 90,000-square-foot Broomfield, CO facility will allow the casual footwear manufacturer to increase its local workforce, and make sure current employees are "Confidently Comfortable."
The company's expansion project will add multiple production lines and products, and create 500 jobs over a five-year period in Cookeville, TN.
The manufacturer will invest $7.6 million to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from South Carolina to Grayson County, VA.
The Spanish auto supplier's Marysville, OH location will be its first manufacturing operations and regional headquarters in the U.S., and will create 50 new jobs.
The maritime, ship repair, and manufacturing company will create 332 new jobs in City of Newport News, VA.
Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.
The $67,200 workforce training grant will help Kidde Fire Systems train workers at its Ashland, MA manufacturing facility on new industry standards.
The spice company is expanding its manufacturing and distribution operations and creating 108 new jobs at its two locations in Lancaster County, SC.
The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies.
The concrete company will build new office, production and storage space at its facility at Lake Park Industrial Park in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.
The California-based beverage company will invest $19 million in a new manufacturing, bottling, and beverage product packaging facility in Morganton, NC.
The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers.
The orthopedic device company will create up to 111 new jobs at the Warsaw Technology Park in Kosciusko County, IN.
The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs.
To address the ever increasing demand for face mask material in the U.S., Berry has expanded its Meltex™ platform to add capacity in Waynesboro, VA.
INOX Market Service will invest $15 million to establish its North American headquarters in Delaware County, IN, creating up to 101 jobs by the end of 2024.
The 327,000-square-foot metal beverage can manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, KY will create 126 jobs when it opens in the spring of 2021.
The 25 Local Production Fund recipients — including tailors, artisans, tech companies, and commercial printers in Montgomery County, MD — will receive a total of $200,000.
In Vero Beach, FL, the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce is supporting local business and encouraging manufacturers to produce personal protection equipment.
As lockdowns begin to ease and pressure to restart the economy ramps up, companies need to determine how to keep employees safe as they go back to work.
Educators from SUNY Oswego are meeting a critical need during the COVID-19 pandemic by producing protective face shields for healthcare workers and first responders in Oswego County, NY.
Arkansas businesses and organizations are finding ways to continue serving their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, while others are stepping up to help their fellow citizens.
The state has secured 2.6M PPE items to be made by Indiana manufacturers, donated by businesses for front-line medical workers.