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The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA.


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The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA.

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DanoneWave Investing $60M In Virginia

The plant-based beverage maker will expand its manufacturing operation, creating up to 49 new jobs in Mt. Crawford, VA.

Fort Wayne Metals Creating 337 Jobs In Indiana

The wire and cable manufacturer will invest more than $51 million to expand its northeast Indiana operations.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

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.

Small, Mid-Size U.S. Businesses Curb Enthusiasm About Economy

Optimism has shifted significantly to a more moderate level since the spring, according to the latest PNC Survey.

PowerSchool Investing $1.8M, Creating 96 Jobs In Virginia

The education software company will expand in Roanoke, VA with help from a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Call For Entries: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Submissions for Business Facilities' 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted.

Major Expansions Underway At KSU

Kansas State University, aiming to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025, is adding a bevy of new facilities.

Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

Minnesota companies generated more than $19 billion in sales in 2016 from exports of agricultural, mining and manufacturing products.

Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

New research from CareerBuilder identifies seven major trends that have influenced job creation over the last seven years, and the occupations that have benefitted from these trends.

Trailer Manufacturer Adding Second Indiana Facility, 115 Jobs

Stealth Trailers will open a new facility in Marion, IN with help from state tax credits and training grants based on the company’s job creation plans.

Gränges Investing $110M In Tennessee Expansion

The aluminum engineering and manufacturing company will create approximately 100 jobs as it expands its aluminum rolling operations in Huntingdon, TN.

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jennifer Nelson, Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Nelson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, MEDC, discusses the state's new Creative Chambers Initiative, its award winning International Trade Program, the business climate for entrepreneurs and more.

Denyo Manufacturing Plans $8.7M Kentucky Expansion

The generator manufacturing plant will add up to 90 jobs at its new sheet metal fabrication facility on its Danville, KY campus.

Salary Still King, But Quality Of Life Matters Too

Robert Half’s 2018 Salary Guides outlines factors driving job seekers' decisions in a competitive hiring market.

NFI To Invest $7.2M, Create 170 Jobs In Tennessee

The logistics provider's new Smyrna location will serve as a distribution and fulfillment center for customers throughout the Southeast region.

Less Is More In New England

When it comes to employment rates, this six-state region has no trouble outperforming the national average.

Tenneco Investing $23.1M, Creating 95 Jobs In Michigan

The automotive products and systems company will build a state-of-the-art customer center in Northville Township, MI with help from a Michigan Business Development Program grant.

Premtec Expanding In North Carolina

The division of New York Airbrake will invest more than $1M, create 28 new jobs at its Salisbury, NC facility.

Philips To Establish Center Of Expertise In Greater Nashville

The global leader in health technology will create approximately 800 jobs in the Nashville region.

Employee Relocation Trends Changing Shape

The U.S. workforce is changing, and so are the ways in which companies are relocating employees, according to a new survey from Cartus.

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

The Grand Canyon State has a robust ecosystem that attracts early-stage entrepreneurs and tech-savvy talent to a wide range of growth sectors.

Survey Reveals Top Barriers To Hiring Tech Talent

Salary demands, a shortage of qualified applicants and not being seen as an employer of choice are the top challenges, according to a new survey of CIOs from Robert Half Technology.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

Safeplast NA Investing $4.3M In South Carolina Headquarters

The manufacturer of hose protectors and binding products will invest $4.3 million in a new North American headquarters facility in Pickens County, SC.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Tyson Foods Investing $80M, Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

The food processing company is expanding its Union City Leading food processor investing $80 million for 300-job expansion.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Business Tech Company Creating 300 Jobs In South Alabama

Provalus will invest $6.5 million to establish a business technology and support operation in Brewton, AL.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.

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