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.
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.
Several regional manufacturing surveys signaled a substantial improvement in manufacturing production in the third quarter.
Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.
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.
The sensors and safety systems maker moves production to the new Eagle Creek Industrial Park. From the May/June 2013 issue.
German company to invest $17.5 million in its first U.S. plant; project stems from Governor’s visit in January.
With a total estimated investment of $600 million, the new facility in Gray Court, SC is the largest single venture in ZF's history.
New facility features 217,000 square feet of space dedicated to engineering, manufacturing, and assembly of water treatment solutions.
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.
On what seems to be a job-creation winning streak, Carolina economic developers must be doing something right. From the May/June 2013 issue.
The top three industries represented included manufacturing (11 companies), back office/business support (10 companies) and logistics (seven companies).
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 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.
Aluminum manufacturer to invest $275 million; will create 200 full-time jobs and 400 construction jobs.
Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, an industry leader in interior component supplies, to make $45 million capital investment.
Candle, fragrance manufacturer to invest more than $5.2 million; will create 150 jobs.
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.
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.
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.
Industry employs more than 734,000 workers and generates nearly $355 billion to economy, study finds.