Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. rural development articles below.
Shintech, the world’s top producer of polyvinyl chloride resins, will grow manufacturing and packaging facilities at its Iberville/West Baton Rouge complex.
In collaboration with state and local economic developers, Southern Ohio Communication Services will provide high-speed Internet service to 1,300 residential and business customers.
AES will modernize and expand its operations at its 1,300-acre site in McEwen, TN, resulting in 80 new jobs.
The vehicle chassis manufacturer will invest more than $13.9 million and create 193 new jobs in Cherokee County, SC.
The global manufacturer will invest $2 million to establish a new manufacturing plant in Dayton, TN.
The grants, totaling more than $5 million, will help rural communities overcome barriers to achieve Select Tennessee site certification.
Adient will expand its automotive seating plant in Lexington, TN, creating approximately 200 new jobs.
Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.
The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.
The $6.2 million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses.
Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.