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The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.


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The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.

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Merck Animal Health Investing $100M In Kansas Expansion

The investment will bring capital improvements, expansion of manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and advanced technology to the company's DeSoto, KS operations.

Microsoft Investing $64M In New Virginia Location

The company will create 1,500 jobs at a new software development and R&D regional hub in Fairfax County, VA. 

Sherwin-Williams Investing At Least $600M In Ohio

The company will build a new a new global headquarters in downtown Cleveland and a new R&D center in Brecksville, creating an estimated 400 news jobs.

Continental To Build $110M Manufacturing Plant In Texas 

The company’s second automotive manufacturing location in Texas will retain nearly 450 jobs and bring an additional 130 jobs to New Braunfels.

Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland

Merck will invest $275 million in a new research and manufacturing facility in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, which will house approximately 250 employees.

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA.

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.

Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One

New Mexico, already a thriving location for TV and motion picture production, aims to become the go-to place for video game development.

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff.

Personetics Opens New R&D Center In Israel

The new center in Nazareth enables the company to expand its research and development capabilities to support a rapidly growing customer base of banks worldwide.

RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland

The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023.

Sub-Zero Group Investing $70M In Wisconsin Expansion

The premium appliance manufacturer will create 100 jobs as it adds a 350,000-square-foot R&D facility in Fitchburg.

Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.

PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey

The healthcare and infection prevention company's new Bergen County, NJ headquarters includes a new state-of-the-art lab and innovation center.

Boehringer Ingelheim Investing $120M In Georgia

The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. 

Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

The German company, which operates its biopharm business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, will invest $70 million to expand its Billerica, MA facility.

Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color.

KLA-Tencor Investing $70M In Michigan

The new research and development facility will create up to 500 new jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA.

Freshpet Expanding In Pennsylvania, Creating 100 Jobs

The refrigerated pet food maker will invest more than $84 million to expand its operations in Hanover Township, with help from state and local grants and tax credits.

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.

Sanofi Opening Global R&D Operations Hub In China

The $76 million investment in Chengdu, Sichuan province confirms China as the third pillar of Sanofi Global Clinical Sciences and Operations, joining facilities in France and the U.S.

BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

The new state-of-the-art facility and high-tech lab in Noblesville, IN consolidates two existing Indiana facilities in one modern, centralized location.

SF Motors To Open New R&D Facility In California

The company plans a new lab facility in Milpitas, CA dedicated to prototyping and manufacturing advanced batteries and electric powertrains for intelligent electric vehicles.

Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China

The nearly 323,000-square-foot facility in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park will employ approximately 1,000 workers.

Midmark Opening $40M R&D Center In Ohio

The state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center located in Versailles, will receive a $5 million R&D Center Grant from JobsOhio.

Chobani Breaks Ground On Idaho Expansion

The greek yogurt manufacturer is expanding its Twin Falls, ID plant, adding an additional 70,000 square feet to the world’s largest yogurt plant.

Steady Growth Predicted For Germany

Europe’s biggest economy is expected to continue growing for the rest of 2017 and 2018.

Tel Aviv Becoming R&D Hub For Corporate Giants

The number of international R&D centers in Tel Aviv has doubled over the past five years, according to a recent report by Tel Aviv Global.

Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno

The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Primate Breeding, Research Firm Investing $2M In South Carolina

By the end of 2017, Alpha Genesis, Inc. will create up to 30 new jobs at its headquarters facilities in Yemassee, SC.

SF Motors Investing $10.7M, Creating 150 Jobs In Michigan

The company will build a new engineering R&D center in the Ann Arbor Region with the help of a $1M Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S. military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas.

Teligent, Inc. Celebrates $50M Facility Expansion

The specialty generic pharmaceutical company is expanding its manufacturing and R&D complex in Buena, NJ, with the potential to create up to 200 jobs.

Selecting Success

We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.

Mary Kay Chooses Lewisville, TX For New Global Manufacturing, R&D Operations

Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. has selected the city of Lewisville, TX as the site of the company's new $100 million global manufacturing and R&D operations.

Ammunition Manufacturer To Build HQ, Create 605 Jobs In Tennessee

Advanced Munitions International (AMI) will invest $553 million in a new global headquarters and state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Alcoa, TN, creating 605 new jobs.

Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh

Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021.

SiO2 To Invest $163M In Alabama Expansion

In response to a contract to supply the federal government with COVID-19 vaccine vials, SiO2 Materials Science will create 220 jobs at its Auburn, AL facility.

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