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Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
2022 LiveXchange

At 2022 LiveXchange, Site Selectors Get Down To Business

Early this month, site selection professionals and economic developers met at LiveXchange, participating in more than 300 one-on-one meetings.
North Carolina Corporate Expansions

North Carolina Corporate Expansions To Create More Than 250 Jobs

Nucor will invest $350M in Davidson County, SinnovaTek will invest more than $11M in Nash County.
Macy's China Grove North Carolina

Macy’s To Create Nearly 2,800 Jobs At New NC Fulfillment Center

Macy's will invest more than $584 million to open a new e-commerce fulfillment center in China Grove, NC.
VinFast VF 9

VinFast Picks North Carolina For $2B Electric Vehicle Assembly Plant

Vietnamese auto maker VinFast will create 7,500 jobs at its first North American electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in Chatham County, NC.
Spotit North Carolina

Spotit Picks North Carolina State University For First U.S. Location

Cybersecurity provider Spotit will create more than 100 jobs over the next five years on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh.
IRCAD

IRCAD Plans To Establish North American HQ In North Carolina

The French surgical training institute will establish its U.S. headquarters at Charlotte’s new innovation district, dubbed “The Pearl.”
Procter & Gamble Expands Greensboro, NC

Procter & Gamble To Invest $110M In North Carolina Expansion 

An expansion of Procter & Gamble's consumer products manufacturing facility in Greensboro, NC will create 46 new jobs.
Sherwin-Williams Iredell County NC

Sherwin-Williams To Invest $324M In North Carolina Expansion

Paint and coatings manufacturer Sherwin-Williams will create an additional 200 jobs in Iredell County, NC, nearly doubling its current workforce. 
Amazon Fulfillment Center Cumberland County, NC

Amazon, Eli Lilly To Bring 1,100 Jobs To North Carolina

Amazon will establish a distribution center in Cumberland County, NC; Eli Lilly will invest $1B in a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Concord.
Boom Supersonic Aircraft Piedmont Triad International NC

Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant

Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs.
Wake County, NC

Science 37 To Relocate HQ To Research Triangle Region

The clinical research company will create 250 jobs and invest $1.5 million at its new Wake County, NC corporate headquarters.
electric vehicle battery plants

Two New EV Battery Plants To Create 1,900 Jobs In North Carolina

In total, Toyota and Arrival will invest more than $13 billion to establish their electric vehicle battery plants in Randolph County and Charlotte.
CCL Label

North Carolina Sees Investments In Food Processing, Manufacturing

Packaging manufacturer CCL Label Inc. and frozen food company Meel Corp are both expanding into North Carolina, bringing millions in investments to the state.
supply chain

Logistics: Constant State Of Change

Massive disruptions to global supply chains during the pandemic have forced the logistics sector to rapidly adapt, with manufacturers moving their supplier networks closer to home.
Ava Security

Ava Security Picks North Carolina For America’s HQ

Ava Security, a unified service provider of cyber and video security, has selected Raleigh, NC as the location for the company’s new Americas headquarters.
Governor Roy Cooper

North Carolina Governor’s Report: Aiming To Stay On Top

North Carolina isn’t resting on its laurels as Business Facilities' 2020 State of the Year. With a thriving tech talent pool and a commitment to an equity-driven recovery, Gov. Roy Cooper aims to defend the crown.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
fintech

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.

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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