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Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.


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Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.

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Dymax Investing $21.5M In North Carolina

Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Missouri Governor’s Report: Show Me Success

Gov. Mike Parson is busy building a 21st century infrastructure in Missouri with world-class logistics, a bevy of workforce development initiatives and high-speed connectivity for all.

Marion County, SC: Just Right For Growing Business

Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strengthening The Greater Sacramento Economy Amid COVID-19

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region.

Managing The COVID-19 Crisis: Seven Tips For Business Leaders 

Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, offers tips for business leaders as they guide their teams through the Coronavirus crisis.

Louisiana: Advanced Aero Services Brings MRO To Shreveport

Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.

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.

West Melbourne, Florida: Logistics Gem On The Space Coast

West Melbourne, FL offers businesses access to international markets while maintaining its small town friendliness just a few miles from Florida’s beautiful white-sand beaches.

Kansas: More Than “Just A Great Place To Run Out Of Gas”

From massively talked about talent initiatives, to major business expansions and attractions, Topeka is turning the corner on economic development.

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. 

Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania

The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.

Subaru Investing $158M In Indiana Expansion

The automotive company plans to create up to 350 new jobs at its Lafayette, IN manufacturing operations by the end of 2023.

E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project.

UPS To Create 1,700 New Jobs Across Pennsylvania

The package delivery and supply chain management solutions company will invest at least $1.4 billion to expand its operations to four locations in Pennsylvania.

GreenCore Materials Investing $10M In South Carolina

The plastics manufacturer will create 74 new jobs at a new manufacturing plant in Georgetown County, SC.

Eli Lilly And Company Investing $470M In North Carolina Expansion

Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.

Macedon Technologies To Create 147 Jobs In Virginia

The software firm will invest $1.65 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA.

Toyota Announces Additional $700M Investment In Indiana

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana will complete the modernization project at its Princeton operations, and add 150 more new jobs.

Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030

New opportunities, challenges arise for global cities as 693 million boomers reach retirement age and 1.3 billion Gen Z enter workforce, according to Cushman & Wakefield study.

Business Facilities’ Editor: Texas Dominated The Decade

Editor in Chief Jack Rogers tells News Radio 1080 KRLD that Texas' 2019 State of the Year win is a fitting coda for its dominance in economic development.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.

Minimum Wage Will Increase In Majority Of U.S. States In 2020

California, New York City, and the District of Columbia will experience the biggest impact of minimum wage increases next year.

Kraft Heinz Food Investing $25M In Texas Expansion

With help from the Texas Enterprise Zone Program, the company will expand its food production operations in Garland, TX, creating 250 new jobs.   

Wegmans Investing $175M In Virginia Distribution Campus

The grocery retailer’s new regional distribution operation in Hanover County, VA will create 700 new jobs.

Pratt & Whitney Investing $30M In West Virginia Expansion

The aircraft and helicopter engine manufacturer will expand its Bridgeport, WV facility for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of PW800 engines.

Survey Says U.S. Employees Are The Happiest Employees

A new global survey by Mindspace confirms that employees of large U.S. companies are happiest, but small to medium enterprises (SMEs) lag far behind.

Three Companies Expanding, Investing $4.9M In Kansas City, MO

Homebase, Simplifyy and Mark II Transfer Station are expected to bring a total of 388 new jobs to the Kansas City, MO region.

D3 Engineering Expanding Operations In Upstate New York

The embedded product development company is expanding operations and will create up to 50 new jobs at a new location in Monroe County, NY.

Polk County – Florida’s Best Place For Business

Polk County, Florida located along the heart of the I4 corridor is a multifaceted economic engine centered on innovation, technological advances, manufacturing, logistics and so much more.

New 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Deadline: November 21

The deadline to submit your project for consideration for Business Facilities' 2019 Economic Development Deal of the Year has been extended to November 21, 2019.

Mississippi: Business Is Blossoming In The Magnolia State

Mississippi has reduced the amount of capital investment and the minimum number of jobs required to receive aerospace and data center incentives.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.

Pittsburgh International Airport Creates Epicenter Of Additive Manufacturing

Argon gas supplier Arencibia will be the anchor tenant at Neighborhood 91, the first-ever cluster strategy with a production focus of 3-D printing.

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match.

Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia

The manufacturer will invest $57.8 million to establish a new walk-in step van assembly operation in the former IKEA plant in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA.

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 

Inland Empire: A National Model For Apprenticeship

An advanced manufacturing apprenticeship program is being expanded in California's Inland Empire and desert regions with a $700,000 grant.

Starting Up Is Big In Texas

No stranger to the top, the Lone Star State takes another number one from the other 49 in a new WalletHub report that ranks where to start a business.

LifeNet Health Investing $18M In Indiana Biologics Facility

The Virginia-based regenerative medicine company will create up to 127 new jobs in Hendricks County, IN by the end of 2023.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Remember The Heroes

We'll never forget the courage of the healthcare workers who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.

H&V Delivering Critical Materials In Fight Against COVID-19

Hollingsworth & Vose, located in Floyd County, VA, is busy making filtration material that is a critical component in Respiratory Protection Equipment being used to fight the COVID-19 virus. 

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