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The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.


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The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

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Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

Nichiha Corp Investing $120M In Georgia Expansion

The Japan-based manufacturer of fiber cement products will create more than 70 jobs with the expansion of its Macon-Bibb County facility. 

Palmer Manufacturing To Invest $16M In Kansas

The steel and fiberglass tank manufacturer will increase its workforce to 201 people at its Garden City, KS facility.

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park.

Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

Honda Investing Another $54.8M in Alabama Operations

The expansion project will add more than 50,000 square feet at Honda Alabama’s Line 2 operations in Talladega County.

Niagara Bottling Investing $62M In Indiana

The California-based company will establish a new facility in Jeffersonville and expand its current facility in Plainfield, creating up to 57 new jobs by the end of 2019.

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.

Rhode Island: An Engine For Economic Growth

Businesses located within the Quonset Business Park account for 14 percent of Rhode Island’s manufacturing jobs, with another 1,300 coming soon from Electric Boat.

MTD Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The outdoor power equipment manufacturer will invest $10 million to expand production capabilities at its Weakley County, TN operations.

Air Products Building New Global Headquarters In Pennsylvania

The industrial gas company's new Lehigh Valley headquarters will take advantage of sustainable technologies and reduce operating costs.

Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives

The Israel-based company is creating 302 new jobs and investing $45 million in Rockingham County, NC.

Cement Producer To Invest $600M In Indiana

Cement, concrete and building materials company Lehigh Hanson Inc. will expand its operations in Mitchell, IN, creating up to 52 new jobs in southern Indiana by 2022.

Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years.

USG Boral Invests $39M In New Manufacturing Plant In India

The building products technology company recently broke ground for the new plant at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

BMT Manufacturing Creating 148 Jobs In Tennessee

The trailer manufacturer will invest a total of $3.7 million in Campbell County, with new operations in Jellico and an expansion of its current operations in Jacksboro. 

Big River Steel Expanding Arkansas Flex Mill

The company's $1.2 billion investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility in Osceola, AR.

GE Appliances Investing $115M In Alabama Expansion

The company will add 255 new jobs at its refrigerator plant in Decatur, AL.

AAM Building New Manufacturing Facility In Spain

Located near Barcelona, the new plant will employ 170 workers producing powertrain components for Europe's leading automakers including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.

ROCKWOOL Building Stone Wool Manufacturing Facility In West Virginia

The company's more than $150 million investment will create approximately 150 new jobs in Ranson, WV.

BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

The new state-of-the-art facility and high-tech lab in Noblesville, IN consolidates two existing Indiana facilities in one modern, centralized location.

JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina

The high-quality aluminum manufacturer will create 50 new jobs at its Berkeley County, SC operations.

J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin

The lighting manufacturer is investing $46 million in the expansion of its Germantown, WI operations.

Vineland Offers Competitive Advantages In The Garden State

The food processing sector is thriving in Vineland, a South Jersey gem that offers ease of access to key markets along the East Coast and in Canada.

Australian Defense Contractor Investing $2.5M In Alabama

Electro Optic Systems will locate its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility in Huntsville, AL, creating as many as 100 jobs in the first year. 

Raytheon Expanding Radar Manufacturing In Mississippi

The company will invest $100 million in the new facility in Forest, MS, where it will integrate and test cutting-edge military systems.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea Investing $150M In Georgia

The solar cell manufacturer will create more than 500 jobs at a new facility in Dalton, GA. 

SF Motors To Create 467 Jobs In Indiana

The California-based electric vehicle company will establish manufacturing operations at the former AM General facility in Mishawaka, IN.

Andersen Breaks Ground On $40M Minnesota Expansion

The window and door company recently broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing campus in Bayport, MN, expected to create at least 40 jobs.

TemperPack Bringing 141 New Jobs To Virginia

The packaging company will invest $10.4 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in Henrico County, VA.

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. 

Spartan Motors Receives Grant For Job Creation In Pennsylvania

The company's East Coast truck body manufacturing facility expansion will bring nearly 200 jobs to Ephrata, PA over the next three years. 

LORD Corporation Investing $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

After a rigorous national site selection process, the global company opted to expand and upgrade its manufacturing facility in Saegertown, PA.

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