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UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.


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UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.

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Auto Industry Giants Enhancing COVID-19 Protections For Workers

UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.

Saddle Creek Logistics Services Expanding In Indiana

The company's new, 250,000-square-foot distribution center in Jeffersonville, IN will support growth in the beverage industry.

Nice-Pak Products Adding 90 Jobs In Indiana

The New York-based wet wipes manufacturer will expand its operations in Mooresville, IN with help from up to $900,000 in conditional tax credits from the state.

Casey’s General Stores Investing $50M In Missouri

The new state-of-the-art warehousing, logistics and distribution facility in Joplin, MO will create up to 125 new jobs.

Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

DENSO Investing $9.5M In New Indiana Distribution Center

The Japan-based mobility supplier will open a new distribution center in Jeffersonville, IN, creating up to 50 new jobs by 2023.

KanPak U.S. Opens New Warehouse In Kansas

The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.

KIOTI Tractor Investing $13M In Expansion Of North American HQ

Estimated for completion in late 2019, the expansion will double the size of the company’s existing facilities in Wendell, NC.

HealthLink Expands Warehouses In The Netherlands, Tennessee

The company will significantly increase its warehouse capacity in Waalwijk, the Netherlands and Memphis, TN.

Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Rockwell Automation will move operations from Illinois and Tennessee, creating 231 jobs in Boone County, IN.

Liebherr Investing $45M In Virginia Expansion

The construction machinery and earthmoving equipment manufacturer will build three new facilities at its Newport News, VA location.

ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Georgia

The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Potato Chip Company Growing In Pennsylvania

Dieffenbach's Potato Chips Inc. plans create up to 100 new jobs at its new 188,000-square-foot potato chip manufacturing facility and warehouse in Bethel Township, PA.

Batory Foods Expanding In Illinois

The new 678,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility will be located at RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, IL.

Quality Bicycle Products to Open Reno Distribution Center

Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), an international wholesale distributor of bicycle components and outdoor gear, will open a new 75,000-square-foot western distribution center in Reno, NV, creating up to 50 warehouse, customer service, and sales related positions.

Seaport Industrial Real Estate Occupancy Exceeds Expectations

JLL’s seventh annual Seaports Outlook reports historically high occupancy and escalating demand for space.

Grainger Announces Plans For New Northeast Distribution Center

Company purchases land to build 1.3 million square foot facility in New Jersey.

California-Based E-Retailer Picks Indy For New Distribution Center

The Indianapolis order fulfillment center will enable Newegg to handle 30,000 different products and ship tens of thousands of orders daily to its Midwestern customers.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rally Reno Program Provides Local Economic Relief

Rally Reno County supports local businesses and employees in the retail, service and hospitality industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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