Oklahoma

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


clean energy

Solar R&D Projects Part Of U.S. Investment In Clean Energy Industry

On the heels of President Biden's June 6 action to accelerate clean energy development, DOE announces solar energy research project investments.
Johnson Controls Norman, Oklahoma

Johnson Controls Invests $7.5M In Oklahoma HVAC Plant

New automation equipment at Johnson Controls' Norman, OK commercial HVAC plant increases capacity, improves assembly productivity.
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
Oklahoma Manufacturers

Oklahoma Legislation Supports Manufacturers Impacted By Covid

HB4451 will help Oklahoma manufacturing companies impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Durant, BrucePac kicks off a $22.5 million expansion project.
Port of Muskogee, OK

Core Scientific Picks Port Of Muskogee For New Data Center

The 500 Megawatt data center at the Port of Muskogee John T. Griffin Industrial Park will create dozens of high-tech jobs in the region.
Canoo electric vehicles

EV Maker Canoo Picks Arkansas For HQ, Continues Growth In Oklahoma

Canoo investments will bring nearly 550 new jobs to Bentonville and Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas; more than 700 to Oklahoma.
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.
Global Transportation & Industrial Park

Ardmore Industrial Airpark Becoming Global Multimodal Logistics Hub

A $124 million investment will create the Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma, bringing global commerce opportunities, economic development, and jobs to the region.
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.
Whirlpool Tulsa, OK

Whirlpool Investing $15M In Oklahoma Factory

Whirlpool Corporation expects to create 150 news jobs as it invests in new machinery and equipment at its Tulsa, OK operations.
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.
Skydweller Aero Oklahoma

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.
industrial parks

Industrial Parks: Cities Of Industry

The world’s largest industrial parks cover hundreds of square miles and rest in the center of titanic logistics networks. These mega-sites literally are metropolises of manufacturing.
American Airlines

American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base

The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history.
Tulsa, OK

Conner Industries Expanding Manufacturing Operations In Oklahoma

The Tulsa, OK operation is the lumber, industrial wood crates and pallets, and engineered packaging manufacturer's fourth new facility in the last 11 months.
Fort Gibson, OK

Refresco Investing $12M In Oklahoma Expansion

The independent bottler will add 75 new jobs at its Fort Gibson, OK manufacturing operation.
Norman, OK

Commander Aircraft Corporation Expanding In Oklahoma

The aircraft manufacturer will invest $8 million in a new production facility in Norman, OK for its Commander single engine aircraft. 
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.

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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