Supply Chain

Walmart Joliet

Walmart Opens First Next Generation Fulfillment Center In Illinois

The new high-tech facility will create more than 1,000 jobs in Joliet, bring next- or two-day shipping to Walmart customers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
solar PV

IEA Report Takes Look At Solar PV Global Supply Chains

China's focus on solar panel production has spurred market growth while leading to significant imbalances in global supply chains, according the special report from the International Energy Agency.
Canada Supply Chain

Canada: A Supply Chain Partner For Businesses Seeking Stability, Growth

For global companies seeking resilience and excellence in their supply chains, Canada offers a range of factors prized by businesses looking to grow and expand their operations.
Guardian Bikes Indiana

Guardian Bikes Building An Automated Bike Factory In Indiana

In its first step toward transitioning to U.S. production, kids' bike manufacturer Guardian Bikes is moving production from China to Seymour, IN.
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.
Changwon South Korea

Changwon, South Korea LG Smart Park Named WEF Lighthouse Factory

LG Smart Park in Changwon, South Korea has been selected as a Lighthouse Factory by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
Canada GM Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Industry Getting Charged Up In Canada

GM and POSCO Chemical building $400M cathode active material (CAM) plant to support electric vehicle supply chain; Canadian leaders support installation of EV chargers in Ontario.
Ukraine

Staying The Course

The war in Ukraine and economic factors could derail the economy. But they will impact future growth only if we let them.
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
supply chain

Walmart Locating Two New High-Tech Supply Chain Facilities In Texas

The Automated Fulfillment Center and Automated Grocery Distribution Center will create approximately 1,000 supply chain jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
supply chain

Logistics: Constant State Of Change

Massive disruptions to global supply chains during the pandemic have forced the logistics sector to rapidly adapt, with manufacturers moving their supplier networks closer to home.
Medline

Medline Invests $77.5M In New Kansas Distribution Center

Medline has outgrown its current facility; will create 100 jobs at new distribution center in Bonner Springs, KS.
Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Walmart Investing $450M In South Carolina Distribution Center

The new, high-tech grocery distribution center will create more than 400 new jobs in Spartanburg County, SC.
Kansas manufacturing supply chain

New Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.
March / April 2021

March / April 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2021 Issue features a look at the Global Supply Chain and our annual tour of top logistics hubs. Plus, a report from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
corporate location trends

Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021

A survey of Site Selectors Guild members reveals the key trends impacting corporate location decisions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world. 

Did You Miss Our “Bringing Your Supply Chain Home” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn which factors must be evaluated when choosing the right location for your manufacturing supply chain.
River Ridge

The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.
COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Response And Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies.
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: Capitalize On Opportunity In Washington, DC

Experience the momentum firsthand as Washington, DC sets new benchmarks in the business world. Whether you're a visionary entrepreneur or an established company, our city offers limitless possibilities for your growth and prosperity.