Marion

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


Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
shipping

Top Logistics Hubs: Delivering The Goods

The disruptions caused by the pandemic fueled skyrocketing shipping costs, which should ease as market fundamentals return to something resembling normal this year.
Marion County, SC

Leisure Pools and Spas North America Investing $6.1M In South Carolina

Fiberglass in-ground pool manufacturer Leisure Pools and Spas North America will establish operations and create 200 new jobs in Marion County, SC. 
logistics and transportation

Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy

Efficiency, optimization and speed have always been top priorities in logistics and transportation. Today, as digital transformations are ushering in the next revolution of industry, known as Industry 4.0, these priorities are even more crucial.
Marion OH

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.
Charles City Iowa

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.
GM Marion Indiana

GM Announces $90M Northeast Indiana Investment

General Motors will invest more than $90 million to update equipment at its Marion Metal Center plant’s existing 2.7 million-square-foot campus.

STATE FOCUS – Ohio: Slow And Steady

It may not be the fastest route to recovery, but the Buckeye State is still in the race. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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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.