Manufacturing

Resource pages for "Manufacturing"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Bridgestone Costa Rica

Bridgestone Investing $250M In Costa Rica Tire Plant Expansion

Bridgestone Americas will add 160 jobs at its tire manufacturing plant in Heredia, while bot management and account security firm Arkose Labs opens an office in San Jose.
Pinal County Arizona semiconductor manufacturing

KPCT To Build Semiconductor Chemical Manufacturing In Arizona

In Pinal County, a new $200M KPCT Advanced Chemicals plant will create 65 jobs in Casa Grande, and Procter & Gamble will build a $500M manufacturing facility in Coolidge.
Kentucky electric vehicle

Kentucky: Expanding Horizons

In Kentucky, an electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem is taking shape, while traditional industries maintain roots in the Bluegrass State.
Ziehl-Abegg Forsyth County, NC

German Manufacturer Picks North Carolina For North American HQ

Ziehl-Abegg will invest over $100 million and create 189 new jobs at Union Cross Industrial Center in Forsyth County, NC.
Illinois business

Illinois Driving Economic Growth

With the 18th largest economy, the Land of Lincoln is well positioned to  support to new and existing businesses.
Advanced Manufacturing Iowa

Advanced Manufacturing Advances In Iowa

Industry is thriving in the Hawkeye State with the help of innovative grants and renowned research facilities.
Chattanooga Tennessee

Connect With Tennessee

With its manufacturing sector full speed ahead, the Volunteer State also sees a national first for internet speed.
Abilene, TX

Big Business In Abilene, Texas

Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Utah businesses

Utah Helps Local Businesses

Utah has launched several programs to support relocating and expanding businesses, including tax rebates and custom job training.
Florida Business

Florida: Navigating Success For Business

By land and by sea, Florida attracts business investment from various industry sectors including manufacturing and fintech.
Arizona Manufacturing

Manufacturing Grows In Arizona

Low corporate taxes and infrastructure improvements make the Grand Canyon State an attractive choice for companies seeking an agile environment.
Builders FirstSource

Builders FirstSource To Expand In Texas Innovation Corridor

The manufacturer and supplier of building materials will invest over $16 million to relocate its lumber yard and building supply distribution facility to Kyle, TX.
Bosch Dorchester County, SC

Over $267M In Investment, 366 Jobs Headed To South Carolina

Bosch will invest $260 million, create 350 jobs in Dorchester County, SC; Atkore will invest $7.7 million, create 16 jobs in Allendale County.
Kerrville, Texas

Aerospace Manufacturer Expanding In Texas

Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing will create 400 new jobs with a 40,000-square-foot expansion of its Kerrville, TX facility.
Henderson Nevada

Henderson, Nevada Welcomes New Center Of Excellence

Scheduled to open in 2023, new Center of Excellence in Henderson, Nevada represents a “game-changer” for the city’s workforce development.
Honda and LG Energy Solution

Ohio Lands $3.5B EV Battery Plant

In a joint venture, Honda and LG Energy Solution will create 2,200 jobs at a new electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Fayette County, OH.
BMW South Carolina

BMW To Invest $1.7B In South Carolina Electric Vehicle Production

In preparation for production of electric vehicles, BMW will create 300 jobs as it expands its manufacturing capacity and footprint at two South Carolina locations.  

In North Carolina, Bobcat Completes Its Largest Manufacturing Facility

The $70M expansion project makes Statesville, NC the largest Bobcat manufacturing facility in North America, and will create up to 250 jobs. 
semiconductor manufacturing

Shoring Up Semiconductors

Across North America, companies and locations are moving semiconductor manufacturing and ecosystems closer to home.
Simcote Sedalia

Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food Projects Invest $834M In Missouri

Simcote and Ostara are each investing $17 million in their new facilities, while American Food Groups is building a $800 million operation.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.