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Newly expanded facility will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in Georgia, once it is completed.


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Newly expanded facility will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in Georgia, once it is completed.

Manufacturing

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Toyo Tire Breaks Ground For Expansion Of U.S. Manufacturing Plant And Warehouse

Newly expanded facility will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in Georgia, once it is completed.

OLE Mexican Foods Announces 350 Jobs In Reno, NV

New food manufacturer bringing largest job announcement of the fiscal year.

PTC Seamless Tube Corp. To Establish Manufacturing Operations In Hopkinsville, KY

Company to invest more than $102 million to retrofit, expand its parent company’s former Hopkinsville location; will create up to 283 new jobs.

Patriot Porcelain LLC Chooses Howard County, IN For Plant

The new facility, which is expected to be fully operational by June 2014, will allow the company to relocate its overseas lavatory and toilet manufacturing to its Kokomo operations.

Hankook Tire Co. To Locate First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Montgomery County, TN

Global tire manufacturer to invest $800 million, create 1,800 new jobs in Clarksville, TN.

BUSINESS REPORT: Illinois – Strong Demand Lifts Industrial Parks In Wheeling, IL

The economic outlook is positive as operations and employment continue to expand, and new industrial construction inquiries are streaming into Wheeling. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Pedal/Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Expands North Carolina Manufacturing, Opens West Coast Facility

Organic Transit, manufacturer of the ELFpedal/electric vehicle, is moving to a larger facility in Durham, NC and opening a West Coast manufacturing center in San Jose, CA.

Palmer Manufacturing And Tank Plans Expansion In Garden City, KS

Palmer anticipates creating more than 100 new jobs in Garden City during the next two years.

Boeing Announces Montana Site Expansion And 787-10 Work

Construction will begin this fall on the south side of the existing facility, with estimated completion by the fourth quarter of 2014.

Unilever To Expand Covington, TN Ice Cream Facility

Global consumer goods giant to invest $108.7 Million and add 428 new jobs.

STATE FOCUS: Florida – Let The Sun Shine

The recession of 2008 left Florida overcast economically for years. Looks like it may be time to break out the shades. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Linetec Expands Wausau, WI Facility, Increases Capacity, Grows Staff

The expanded anodize facility will be operational in a matter of weeks.

Tejas Tubular Products Announces Construction Of New Facility

With a capacity expected to exceed 72,000 tons annually, the primary output of this newest Tejas facility will be heavier weight production casing with semi–premium and premium threaded connections.

Economy Picks Up Steam; Manufacturing Is One Component Helping To Pave The Way

Several regional manufacturing surveys signaled a substantial improvement in manufacturing production in the third quarter.

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia — Italian Gas Systems Supplier Plants Flag In Weirton

Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.

INDUSTRY FOCUS: More Than Just Production And Plating

From quality meats to sugary treats, consumers are offered an almost endless supply of options when it comes to food. From the May/June 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Minnesota — SICK Inc. Relocates And Expands Facilities In Minnesota

The sensors and safety systems maker moves production to the new Eagle Creek Industrial Park. From the May/June 2013 issue.

Kayser To Create 121 Jobs At New Manufacturing Operation In Fulton, KY

German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.

Continental Automotive To Invest In NC Facility

Investment of more than $35 million in Fletcher will create 40 new jobs and 88,000 additional square feet of production and warehouse space.

ZF Opens First Passenger Car Transmission Plant In The U.S.

With a total estimated investment of $600 million, the new facility in Gray Court, SC is the largest single venture in ZF's history.

Culligan International Opens Expanded Facility In Libertyville, IL

New facility features 217,000 square feet of space dedicated to engineering, manufacturing, and assembly of water treatment solutions.

COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions

From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Carolinas Are Bringing The Business

On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.

EDAWN Exceeds New Jobs Goal of 2,000 for the Reno-Sparks Region

The top three industries represented included manufacturing (11 companies), back office/business support (10 companies) and logistics (seven companies).

Honeywell Announces $208 Million In Louisiana Projects

In Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Geismar, Honeywell will retain 698 jobs and potentially invest as much as $1.2 billion in projects resulting in 190 new direct and indirect jobs.

ASMO Greenville Of North Carolina To Expand In Pitt County

ASMO North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASMO, Co., LTD, headquartered in Kosai City, Japan. The company also operates facilities in Statesville, NC, Texas and Michigan.

Kasa Companies Announces Expansion In Salina, KS

Company will expand and automate Kasa Fab paint line.

Alcoa To Expand Automotive Sheet Capacity In Blount County, TN

Aluminum manufacturer to invest $275 million; will create 200 full-time jobs and 400 construction jobs.

Auto Supplier To Build New Manufacturing Facility In Riverside, MO

Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, an industry leader in interior component supplies, to make $45 million capital investment.

MVP Group Establishes Manufacturing Operations In Fulton, KY

Candle, fragrance manufacturer to invest more than $5.2 million; will create 150 jobs.

Not So Wild A Dream

If you look at a map, you will notice there is no interstate highway connecting Memphis to Birmingham, two major industrial cities of the Southeast. That lack of good road certainly did not help the growth prospects in Northwest Alabama, which historically based its economy on natural resources—coal and pulpwood—and smaller cottage industries.

Grundfos Establishes N.A. Headquarters In Chicago Area, Plans Additional Jobs

A global leader in developing high-tech water pumps and systems, the $4 billion company based in Denmark chose the Chicago area because of its proximity to the resurging manufacturing sector surrounding the Great Lakes and its open political climate promoting advancements in water infrastructure and sustainability.

HP Pelzer Locating New Manufacturing Facility In McMinn County, TN

The Athens location will supply interior automotive products to numerous auto assembly plants including several in the Southeast. The company is beginning site prep this month with completion targeted for September 15, 2013.

Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Are Nation’s Largest Employer of Manufacturing Jobs

Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.

Global Green Lighting To Hire Up To 250 For New Chattanooga Facility

Innovative wireless radio controlled LED street lighting systems to be assembled in Hamilton County. The move will create jobs for Tennesseans by bringing subcontracted production back from China.

Bosch Rexroth Opens Hydraulics Production Campus In South Carolina

The Fountain Inn project showcases Bosch Rexroth's desire to work cooperatively with local and state governments to improve U.S. manufacturing infrastructure.

INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Mexico’s Export Economy Adds Emerson

The Latin American leader leans on its reliable workforce, countless industrial parks and a robust network of trade agreements to grow its economy in 2013. From the January/February 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Streamlining FTZ Process Speeds Business Development in Virginia

Putting a trade zone under an Alternative Site Framework gives locations greater flexibility to meet requests for zone status while making the process less expensive. From the January/February 2013 issue

Tenaris Announces New Seamless Pipe Mill in Bay City, Matagorda County, TX

The new plant will generate 600 direct manufacturing jobs and offer substantial economic impact in Matagorda County as well as in the surrounding areas.

Boeing Purchases New Building In Salt Lake County, UT

Boeing expects to refurbish the 850,000 square foot building to complement the company's current operations in Salt Lake County. Sitts & Hill will design the space inside the building's factory area. Design and construction are expected to take two years.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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