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The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

Aramark Opens Processing Facility In Texas

The new McKinney, TX plant will increase the company’s capacity to provide cleanroom services throughout the Southwest, and is expected to add 120 jobs over three years.

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA.

Irish Firm Selects Rochester for U.S. Expansion

Energy storage startup NEST iON Limited will locate its new R&D facility at Kodak's Energy Storage Hub at the Finger Lakes Eastman Business Park.

Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

The Magnolia State, already an automotive assembly powerhouse, becomes the epicenter of vehicle tire production with Continental’s $1.45-billion plant.

Orthodontics Company Creating 440 Jobs In Tennessee

SmileDirectClub will invest $4.5M to expand in two locations: its downtown Nashville headquarters and a manufacturing and distribution center in Antioch.

State of the Year: Texas

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.

Global Wire, Cable Manufacturing Company Growing In Indiana

General Cable Corporation will invest more than $18M to expand its operations in Grant County, IN with help from state tax credits and infrastructure assistance.

Auto Glass Manufacturer Investing $7.5M In Kentucky

Pilkington North America will upgrade its Versailles, KY auto glass plant with new technology and machinery.

Hardware Maker To Open New Distribution Facility In Kansas

Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.  

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

North America’s First Electric School Bus Unveiled In Palo Alto

The Canadian manufacturer of the eLion, the first Type C electric school bus made in North America, plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in California.

Diana Food Investing $50M In Georgia

The new food processing, manufacturing and R&D facility will create more than 80 new jobs in Banks County, GA.

U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Jobs Up

The largest industry employer of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. has grown nearly 19 percent since 2012, according to a new economic impact study.

Dulles Glass And Mirror Expanding In Virginia

The company will invest $7.5M to expand its corporate headquarters, R&D, manufacturing and warehouse operations in Prince William County.

Manufacturers Expect Near-Sourcing To Increase

According to new research from LMA Consulting, 70% of manufacturing executives say near-sourcing will increase within the next five years.

Sonoco Creating 595 Jobs in Georgia

The packaging company will invest $20M to create a new packaging center in Fulton County, GA.

Toyota Plans $600M Investment, 400 New Jobs in Indiana

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation will offer TMMI training grants to reimburse up to 50 percent of the company’s eligible workforce training costs over a two-year period.

Kayser Automotive Adding 100 Jobs In Western Kentucky

The $26M project was made possible by a complex economic development deal involving candle manufacturer MVP Group moving its operations from Fulton to Mayfield.

The Rockport Group Moves Global Corporate HQ

The shoe manufacturer will occupy a new 70,000-square-foot office space in Newton, MA, just outside of Boston.

Amcor Investing $40M In Ohio Expansion

Amcor Rigid Plastics will expand its bottle manufacturing operations in Bellevue, OH with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant.

The Linde Group Investing $40M In Georgia Plant

The manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases will create 35 jobs at a new air separation plant in Adel, Cook County.

Alabama Auto Production Hit Record High In 2016

Alabama’s auto production climbed to a new record high in 2016, as workers at the state’s three auto assembly plants kept up a brisk pace of building SUVs, pickups and sedans for markets around the world.

Mississippi Lands Business Facilities’ 2016 Deal Of The Year

The $1.45 billion Continental Tire plant in Clinton, MS wins the magazine’s Gold Award for Economic Development Deal of the Year.

Indiana RV Manufacturer Expanding In LaGrange County

Forest River will invest $6.7M to expand into three facilities totaling 450,000 square feet, creating up to 425 new jobs by 2019.

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