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.
Campbell Soup Company's investment in its Willard, OH manufacturing facility expanded Goldfish production and added 40 new jobs.
Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs.
The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.
Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.
The new $40 million facility in Lenexa, KS was built in six weeks to rapidly expand the company's production of viral transport media (VTM).
The Texas-based mattress company will establish a new production facility in La Porte, IN, creating 350 jobs.
MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility.
The paperboard packaging manufacturer will create more than 120 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, TN.
PRIMED is searching for a location for a domestic production hub and Centre of Excellence for North American personal protective equipment (PPE) production.
The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations.
CANPACK Group will invest nearly $366 million in a new manufacturing facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, PA.
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.