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Asahi Kasei Announces $1.56B Investment In Ontario For Li-On Battery Plant

The Niagara Region of Ontario welcomes the chemicals company to Port Colborne as its invests in lithium-ion battery supply chain.
Rock Tech Lithium Refinery, Red Rock, Ontario, Canada

Rock Tech Picks Red Rock For Ontario’s First Lithium Refinery

Following an extensive location selection process, Rock Tech has selected the former Norampac Paper Mill site in Red Rock as the location for Ontario's first lithium refinery.
Laminam, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, New Laminam Facilities

New Laminam Facilities Reflect Commitment To Sustainability

Philip Eeles, President, Laminam North America discusses the company's current corporate expansion and its five new facilities across Canada and in Texas.
Expansions across Canada

Pharmacy, Automotive Industries Eye Expansions Across Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart and AISIN Corp. are seeing expansions across Canada, specifically in Alberta and Ontario.

Bobaek America Invests $35M In Windsor, Ontario

Bobaek America, a Korean electric-vehicle parts manufacturer, invests $35 million in Windsor, Ontario, to construct a manufacturing facility.

Tech Solutions Provider Kainos Plans To Triple Staff In Toronto

Kainos, a leading digital technology solutions provider is set to expand its Toronto, Ontario, office, according to Invest Ontario.
Quality of Life, Site Selection

Workforce Focus: Site Selection & Quality Of Life

Community involvement and access to a rich variety of activities and amenities have climbed the list of factors for site decisions.

Heddle Shipyards Invests More Than $107M In Hamilton, Ontario

Heddle Shipyards, the largest ship repair and construction company on the Great Lakes, will invest more than $107 million in Ontario, Canada.
Tech Hubs

Setting Sights On A Tech Hub?

Locations across North America are poised to attract and support established, emerging, and ambitious tech companies.
Siltech Ontario

Siltech Investing $76M In Ontario Expansion

Siltech's new 210,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Fort Erie — the company’s third facility in Ontario — will create 51 jobs.
Mitsui High-tec Ontario

Mitsui High-tec To Invest $77M In Ontario EV Manufacturing

A $2.3 million Invest Ontario grant to Mitsui High-tec (Canada) will help further Ontario’s leadership in electric vehicle manufacturing.

Texas, Virginia, Louisiana Top 19th Annual State Rankings

Business Facilities 2023 State Rankings reveal Business Climate, Workforce Training, Tech Talent leaders. Plus, the electric vehicle industry drives new growth.
Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 1st Annual EDO Awards recognize innovative or impactful programs and initiatives aimed at improving the communities they serve.
Top Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: Links To Success

The logistics industry is a multi-billion dollar sector that connects producers and consumers to deliver the right products at the right time.
PowerCo SE Canada

Volkswagen, PowerCo SE To Build Cell Factory In Canada

VW's battery company PowerCo SE will invest up to $5 billion to build its largest cell factory, potentially creating up to 3,000 jobs in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Ford Motor Company Oakville Assembly Complex

Ford To Create Canadian EV Hub In Ontario

Ford will invest more than $1.3B (US) to transform its Oakville Assembly Complex into the Oakville Electric Vehicle Complex, where it will produce EVs beginning in 2025.
business parks

Winning Combination: Business & Industrial Parks

Amidst economic shifts, demand for space and amenities provided by industrial parks and business parks remains high.
data center

CBRE Reports Top 10 North American Data Center Markets

The North American Data Center Trends Report looked at second half 2022 for most active markets in terms of net absorption.
Volkswagen

Canada And Ontario Welcome Investment From Volkswagen

Volkswagen is scheduled to build its first overseas electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in Ontario, Canada.
AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca Brings 500 Life Sciences Jobs To Ontario, Canada

In Ontario, AstraZeneca will expand its R&D operations, while Canada helps Stanpac scale up manufacturing of new compostable and recyclable packaging.
tax credits

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 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Colorado’s Grand Junction – Where Business Meets Adventure

The Grand Junction area is the largest metropolitan area in western Colorado, with the amenities and infrastructure companies need to operate globally. Situated halfway between Denver and Salt Lake City, the Grand Junction area is easily accessible by air, rail, highway, and WiFi.