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


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

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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.

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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

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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.

Mississippi: Making The World Take Notice

With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.

Workplace Satisfaction: What Do Workers Want?

Here are the top 10 factors that keep employees engaged and productive in the workplace, according to new research from Aerotek.

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.

A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves

Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations to reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.

High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion

The mechanical piping systems company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 105 new jobs in the City of Manassas.

Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant

The auto company’s new investment in its San Antonio assembly plant will bring its total investment in Toyota Texas to more than $3 billion.

CarMax To Create More Than 400 Jobs In Arizona

The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.

HCTec Creating More Than 100 Jobs In Tennessee

The healthcare IT workforce service company will invest more than $500,000 in an expansion of its Hohenwald, TN operations.

Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.

Henkel And ALPLA Partner For $130M Investment In Kentucky

The partnership's expansion project will enhance laundry detergent production in Bowling Green, KY and is expected to create up to 60 full-time jobs.

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.

Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility

The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.

$7.5B Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas

The first-of-its-kind mixed-use project will feature automated multi-functional designs, renewable energies, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, Internet of Things, robotics, supertrees, and self-healing concrete structures. 

Auto Truck Group Expanding Indiana Operations

The work truck upfitter will invest more than $6 million in a new, 72,000-square-foot facility in Allen County, and create up to 50 new jobs.

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 15th annual rankings report maintains BF’s standard for credible and comprehensive results. Rankings categories may evolve over time, but our commitment to an unbiased assessment of valid metrics never wavers.

Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2019 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including job growth, economic growth potential, tech opportunities and more.

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