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The composite decking, railing and cladding company will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Maury County, TN.


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The composite decking, railing and cladding company will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Maury County, TN.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Workforce Development articles below.


New Fiberon Manufacturing Facility To Create 310 Jobs In Tennessee

The composite decking, railing and cladding company will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Maury County, TN.

Historic $7B General Motors Investment To Create EV Future In Michigan 

GM project will create 4,000 and retain 1,000 jobs, and includes converting GM Orion Township assembly plant to build full-size EV pickups; building Ultium’s 3rd US battery cell plant in Lansing.

Moving Trends: Was 2021 The Year Of The Great Relocation?

HireAHelper migration study reveals 2021 United States moving trends during another year disrupted by COVID-19.

General Motors Will Invest $154M In New York Electric Motor Facility Upgrade

GM will renovate its Western New York Lockport Components plant, where it will manufacture electric motor components for electric trucks and SUVs. 

Fetch Rewards To Create 200 Jobs In Alabama

Consumer rewards app Fetch Rewards will invest over $1 million to open a new office and support hub in Birmingham, AL.

Ohio Lands $20B Intel Investment, Most Advanced Semiconductor Plants

With its two new advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities, Intel will bring 3,000 jobs to Licking County, OH by by 2025.  

Pay, Burnout, Stalled Career Growth Driving The Great Resignation 

Employee resignations are at an all-time high as nearly 40 million U.S. workers resigned during 2021 as part of "The Great Resignation."

New ACT Customer Care Center Will Create 600 Jobs In Louisiana

Advanced Call Center Technologies will invest $1.5 million to develop the customer care center in Shreveport, LA.

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 

Kyndryl Creating New Cloud Innovation Center In Québec

The bilingual technology services center in Montréal is expected to create nearly 500 new IT jobs in the next five years.

LiveXchange Goes Live Once Again In 2021

Corporate executives, economic developers hailed the return of an in-person Business Facilities LiveXchange event, while participating in more than 265 one-on-one meetings.

Science 37 To Relocate HQ To Research Triangle Region

The clinical research company will create 250 jobs and invest $1.5 million at its new Wake County, NC corporate headquarters.

Retailers Embrace Five Shopper-First Trends In 2022

To meet customer expectations in the year ahead, retailers must evolve as platforms, reimagine store experiences, monetize data, transform as financial companies, and optimize returns.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy

Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy’s new VP of Economic Development Strategy, discusses the future of economic development, clean energy, and the “new normal.”

Camfil USA Investing $50M In Texas Expansion

The clear air solutions manufacturer will create more than 200 jobs at Synergy Park in Kilgore, TX.

Ternium USA Investing $98M In Louisiana Expansion

A second coil coating paint line will be added at Ternium's Port of Caddo-Bossier facility, resulting in a total of 133 new jobs.

Electric Adventure Vehicle Project Is Largest In Georgia History

Rivian will invest $5 billion, create 7,500 jobs at a nearly 2,000-acre carbon-conscious campus dubbed the East Atlanta Megasite.

Michigan Governor: “Our State Will be Competitive.”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lauds bi-partisan agreement to attract interest in the state.

GE Appliances Launches Imaginative New Co-Creation Center In Connecticut

A destination for co-creation, CoCREATE Stamford will merge innovation, education and inspiration, and bring small appliances manufacturing back to Connecticut.

Sinova Global To Establish Silicon Metal Refining Plant In Tennessee

Canada-based quartz supplier Sinova Global will invest $150 million to establish manufacturing operations in Tennessee; will create 140 jobs.

Greater Cincinnati Area To See 200 New Jobs As Investment Blossoms

Job Creation Tax Credits, along with infrastructure benefits and a substantial pool of talent, are leading to increased corporate investment in Cincinnati and the surrounding area.

Majority Of U.S. Executives Don’t Plan To Downsize Office Space

Over the next year, 53% of executives don't intend to decrease their office size, 10% plan to increase their space, 25% are undecided, and only 12% will downsize.

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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