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Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.


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Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.

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Latest: Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan - Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.

Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan

Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant.

Paper Straw Maker Investing $9M In Indiana Expansion

Due to growing demand for paper straws, Aardvark Straws will expand its Fort Wayne, IN operations, creating more than 200 jobs by the end of 2021.

U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

HARTING Investing $6M In Illinois Expansion

The German company will create 50 or more new jobs in the expansion of its North American Headquarters in Elgin, IL.

BWXT To Invest $80M In Southwest Indiana Factory

The manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors used in submarines and aircraft carriers will expand its Mount Vernon, IN facility, creating more than 60 new jobs by 2021.

KLA-Tencor Investing $70M In Michigan

The new research and development facility will create up to 500 new jobs in Ann Arbor, MI.

NTN Driveshaft Investing $90M In Indiana Expansion

The Japan-based automotive supplier will expand its manufacturing operations in Columbus, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2023.

Destinations For Foreign Direct Investment: FDI Lives Here

The competition for foreign direct investment is intensifying, with locations far and wide vying to become prime destinations for FDI.

Manufacturers Plan More Than 1,000 New Jobs in Indiana

In honor of National Manufacturing Day, 22 companies announced plans to locate in or expand in Indiana, committing to invest a total of more than $154 million and create up to 1,090 new jobs.

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.

Sweetwater To Create 1,000+ New Jobs In Northeast Indiana

The online retailer of music instruments and audio gear will invest more than $76.4 million to expand its 163-acre Fort Wayne headquarters campus.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Daifuku Wynright To Invest $26M In Indiana Manufacturing Complex

The new Hobart, IN facility will consolidate two manufacturing operations into one location, creating up to 582 new jobs by the end of 2021.

Faber-Castell To Open Cosmetic Manufacturing Facility In Illinois

The German company will invest $9 million in a new state-of-the-art facility in Elgin, its first in North America.

TPAM Opens New $4M Ohio Facility

The Japanese company moved into an existing 62,000-square-foot facility in Toledo, OH, where it will create at least 30 new jobs.

Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN.

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley.

U.S. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana

The steel company will undertake a major modernization and asset revitalization project at its Gary Works plant.

Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

Michigan’s economic development team is working with more than 100 inter-local and corporate partners to develop growth strategies.

Lear Corporation Celebrates New Michigan Seat Manufacturing Facility

The first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility to be constructed in Flint, MI in more than 30 years will employ about 600 workers.

Michigan Lands $470M Cheese And Whey Facility

In a joint venture, Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers Inc. will build a new large-scale cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI.

July / August 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 4)

The July / August 2018 Issue features our 14th annual Rankings Report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations — with a special focus on new technologies.

Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey.

Intersect Illinois – Where Your Business Meets Success

The 17th largest economy in the world, Illinois has grown and attracted some of the most innovative and iconic companies on the planet—including Amazon, Caterpillar, Boeing and Wrigley Company—thanks to its many advantages for business and talent. Learn more at intersectillinois.org.

Editor’s Picks: Incentives

Locations are crafting incentives that target specific growth sectors, provide support for entrepreneurs and attract projects, promising a bevy of high-wage, high-tech new jobs.

Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Niagara Bottling Investing $62M In Indiana

The California-based company will establish a new facility in Jeffersonville and expand its current facility in Plainfield, creating up to 57 new jobs by the end of 2019.

Business Facilities’ 14th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Our 14th Annual Rankings Report keeps pace with the evolving priorities of economic development and tracks red-hot growth sectors, kicking off with the state rankings report.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more.

Cement Producer To Invest $600M In Indiana

Cement, concrete and building materials company Lehigh Hanson Inc. will expand its operations in Mitchell, IN, creating up to 52 new jobs in southern Indiana by 2022.

Digital Transformation: A Safer Supply Chain

As the logistics industry moves the global supply chain onto digital platforms, experts are warning that vulnerabilities to cyberattacks must be addressed.

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey.

BorgWarner Opens State-of-the-Art Technical Center In Indiana

The new state-of-the-art facility and high-tech lab in Noblesville, IN consolidates two existing Indiana facilities in one modern, centralized location.

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.

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Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 1000 companies and more with major divisional headquarters or operations, the Richmond Region has the talent required to meet any company’s needs at a fraction of the cost. Learn more at www.grpva.com.