Supply Chain

U.S. economy, Grant Thornton CFO survey

CFOs Reach Highest Level Of Optimism In Nearly Three Years

Despite cost and hiring challenges, a new survey finds 58% of CFOs show optimism in the U.S. economy. 
OTR Mexico

OTR, Birmingham Fastener Expand In Mexico

OTR Engineered Solutions will open its new facility in the Monterrey metropolitan area in August; Birmingham Fastener opened a new facility in Querétaro City last month.
Legrand Dayton Ohio Distribution Facility

Legrand Builds Distribution, Operations Facility In Dayton, Ohio

Determined to offer faster shipping times to customers nationwide, Legrand built a new distribution and operations facility in Dayton, Ohio.
electric vehicle supply market (EVSE)

The Last Word: EVSE Growth Locations

The electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) market is projected to grow to $100 billion by 2040, up from $7 billion today. John Boyd of The Boyd company looks at hot locations.
resilience

2023 FM Global Resilience Index Provides Site Selection Insight

Looking at 100+ countries, the commercial property insurer evaluates economic, risk quality, and supply chain resilience factors.
Reshoring & Rebuilding Supply Chains

The Last Word: The Reshoring Movement Is In Full Stride

Manufacturers should consider five factors if moving from a China or other offshore location, advises Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.
Supply Chains

Supply Chains On The Move

Current events are impacting manufacturing operations around the world, and location decisions are evolving as a result.
May / June 2023 Issue

May / June 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 3)

Business Facilities' May / June 2023 issue looks at the supply chain's impact on site selection. Plus, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, FDI, and our 1st Annual EDO Awards.
METUS New Jersey

METUS Opens New Jersey Distribution, Training Facility

New 400,000-square-foot Distribution and Training Center in Florence, NJ is intended to strengthen Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC’s supply chain, provide efficient heat pump distribution to the Northeastern U.S.
Maxis Advisors

The Last Word: A Fresh Take On Rural Communities

Taylor Murray, Manager, Location Analysis and Incentives with Maxis Advisors, discusses how rural communities offer a fresh take for sites, supply chain, and workforce factors.
SUPPLY CHAIN

Workforce, Risk Mitigation Are Top Priorities For Supply Chains

With a growing need for transparency and sustainability, supply chain leaders are increasing investments in technology and innovation.

Arcadia Cold Plans New Cold Storage Facility In Arizona

The Phoenix facility will be the fourth Arcadia location that will open in 2023, in support of the company's national cold storage platform.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Columbus, Ohio To Host 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities' 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries event will take place in Columbus, OH, October 4-6, 2023.
Intermodal facilities

Intermodal Facilities: Load It Up

The right location plays a crucial role in moving cargo through combined transportation methods.
McWhorter

Why… Tennessee?

Stuart McWhorter, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, explains how an efficient economic growth strategy propels job creation and education in the Volunteer State.
automotive industry

Auto Industry Locations: Driving Success For Supply & Demand

In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
U.S. semiconductor industry

The U.S. Semiconductor Industry: A Roadmap To Competitiveness

The National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) is a blueprint for making the U.S. semiconductor industry more competitive, strengthening supply chain resiliency.
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.
Goldstone Consulting Group

The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges

Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
global resilience

FM Global Resilience Index Helps Guide Location Decisions

The online tool from FM Global, a RI-based mutual insurance company, provides data on risk conditions for businesses choosing new locations, evaluating supply chains, and other important factors.
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 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: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.