Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Solar Energy

More Than 320 Jobs Created By Solar Energy Expansion Into Oklahoma

Norwegian solar energy company NorSun will invest $620 million in a new solar manufacturing facility in Tulsa.
Oklahoma

Oklahoma Sees ‘Tremendous Growth’ In New, Existing Companies

Two economic development programs awarded a combined $13.5 million to more than 175 businesses in 2023 alone, according to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
Stardust Oklahoma

Stardust Power Picks Oklahoma For Battery-Grade Lithium Refinery

Stardust could be eligible for up to $257M in state, federal economic incentives for the Muskogee facility. Plus, Oklahoma launches its new SITES Ready Program 
Oklahoma

Oklahoma Sees Expansions, Investments Statewide

In 2022, Oklahoma saw nearly 80 announcements for new and expanding companies, according to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
Oklahoma business climate, Pratt & Whitney

Oklahoma Is Reaching New Heights

The Oklahoma business climate is vibrant with growth of legacy industries like aerospace, invigorated with sectors in more nascent stages.
Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Why… Oklahoma?

Brent Kisling, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, shares how clean energy, central location, and strong workforce set the stage for success in the Sooner State.
Oklahoma

Port Muskogee Lands $33.9M To Develop Infrastructure

The U.S. DOT has awarded Muskogee City-County Port Authority $23.9 million to address infrastructure needs at Port Muskogee; Oklahoma approved another $10 million.
IEDC

At IEDC Annual Conference, Business Facilities Looks At Attracting Tech Firms

With three panelists sharing insight, BF's Editorial Director moderated the conversation on what criteria technology firms are evaluating going into 2023.
Oklahoma City

Carvana To Build Inspection, Reconditioning Center In Oklahoma

Carvana will invest $40 million in the new Oklahoma City Inspection and Reconditioning Center (IRC); upwards of 350 jobs will be created.
Canoo

EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs.
TAT Technologies, Tulsa, OK

Israel-Based Aerospace Company Relocating Operations To Oklahoma

TAT Technologies Ltd. is expected to create more than 300 jobs as it relocates its thermal components activities from Israel to Tulsa, OK.
Carter Wind Turbines

Carter Wind Turbines Creating 300 Jobs In Oklahoma

Carter Wind Energy will invest $10 million to establish its new wind energy company in Lawton Fort-Sill, OK.
Communication Solutions, LLC

Communication Solutions, LLC Expanding In Oklahoma

Business-to-business and business-to-consumer call center services company Communication Solutions will locate its sixth location, create 250 jobs, in Miami, OK.
Amazon fulfillment center

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Oklahoma

Amazon.com Inc's new one million square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 full-time jobs in Oklahoma City, OK.
Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.