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The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.


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The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.

Manufacturing

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.


Not So Fast

The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.

Japan-Based Auto Supplier Expands Indiana Manufacturing

Ryobi Limited will invest $97.5 million and create up to 150 new jobs in Shelby County, IN by 2018.

Gerhardi Picks Alabama For First U.S. Plant

The German auto supplier will invest $37.9 million and create 235 jobs with its first North American manufacturing facility in Montgomery, AL.

Teligent, Inc. Celebrates $50M Facility Expansion

The specialty generic pharmaceutical company is expanding its manufacturing and R&D complex in Buena, NJ, with the potential to create up to 200 jobs.

Keeping In Touch

A constant dialogue between local businesses and economic development organizations is a key that unlocks growth. Elk Grove Village sets a great example.

Cascades Tissue Expanding In Oregon

The consumer paper goods manufacturing operation will result in a $64M investment and 80 new jobs in Columbia County, OR.

JR Automation Will Invest $5.6M In Michigan

The expansion project will create 250 new jobs in Holland Charter Township.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

Oklahoma proactively is meeting critical development priorities, including a STEM-oriented workforce, sustainable water resources, green energy, 21st-century infrastructure—and a great place to live.

New Jersey EDA Awards Corning Pharmaceutical Glass $8.3M

The Grow NJ program award targets job creation and will help the company grow in Vineland, yielding a net benefit of $20.4M back to the state over 20 years.

Kronospan $362M Expansion Creating 160 Alabama Jobs

The Austria-based wood-based panel products manufacturer plans to expand its operations in Calhoun County, adding 160 jobs to its Alabama workforce.

Selecting Success

We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.

Glass Manufacturer Expanding In Fremont, IN

Minnesota-based Cardinal IG will expand in Steuben County, IN investing $2.3M and creating up to 38 jobs by 2019.

Japan’s Largest Steel Producer Expanding In Indiana

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation's $50M investment will create up to 70 new jobs in Shelby County, IN by 2021.

U.S. Distilled Products Co. Gets Grant To Train Workers

The Princeton, MN company will work with Anoka-Ramsey Community College to develop a training program, thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership.

Hunter Industrial Locating HQ, Production Center In Nashville

The ceiling fan manufacturer, new division of the Hunter Fan Company, will invest $1.4 million and create 41 new jobs in Nashville, TN.

HighRes Biosolutions Breaks Ground For New Corporate HQ

The laboratory automation product company is moving to a new facility in Beverly, MA with help from the city's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Program.

State Focus – Arkansas: Expect the Unexpected

You’ll find the best of both worlds in Arkansas: a folksy place where people still say hello to strangers on the street, while cutting-edge technology is embraced on local plant floors.

Business Report-New Jersey: Jet.com Expands HQ in Hoboken

The e-commerce enterprise will double the size of its corporate offices at the Waterfront Corporate Center III, and Allied Specialty Foods decides to stay put in New Jersey.

Business Report: Nebraska – Community Development Block Grant Funds Expansion in York

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development awards $267,955 to help upgrade York Cold Storage’s facility.

Digital Factory

The widespread implementation of digital manufacturing platforms rapidly is outpacing the availability of skilled workers to run them.

State Focus: New Mexico – Welcoming the World

Exports are surging, making New Mexico a magnet for manufacturers with world-class ambitions.

China Jushi Creating 400 Jobs In South Carolina

The company will invest $300 million in its first U.S. fiberglass manufacturing facility at Pineview Industrial Park in Columbia, SC.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Pet Food Maker Will Create Up To 165 Jobs In Indiana

Blue Buffalo Pet Products will invest more than $100 million to build a new pet food manufacturing facility in Richmond, IN.

Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

3D Systems Expanding In Tennessee

Comprehensive 3D products and services provider will invest $2.9 million and create over 50 new jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Flex-N-Gate To Create Up To 650 Jobs In Detroit

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a $3.5 million performance-based grant to help automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate open a $95 million plant in Detroit’s eastside I-94 Industrial Park.

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.

Lohmann Specialty Coatings Investing $6.7M In Virginia

The adhesive bonding material maker will expand its manufacturing operations in Orange County, VA creating 56 new jobs.

LMI Aerospace To Expand In Missouri, Create 60 Jobs

LMI Aerospace plans to invest more than $17.5 million to expand its Washington, MO machining operation, creating 60 new jobs over the next three years.

Michigan Hot Dog Maker To Expand, Hire 140 Workers

Kent Quality Foods received a $750,000 performance-based grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to support the $35M expansion.

State Focus: New York – Accelerating Biotech Innovation In The Empire State

A $2.8-million investment from Innovate NY—matched by $21.5 million in private equity—is spurring the development of a biotech cluster in New York City.

Caterpillar Expands In Southern Arizona

Caterpillar Inc. will create more than 600 new jobs over five years at its new surface mining and technology offices in Tucson, AZ.

SIG SAUER Moving Ammunition Manufacturing To Arkansas

SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing building in Jacksonville, AR and anticipates employing 50 people in the initial relocation phase, with additional jobs planned for the future.

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