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Regulations

Memo to Massachusetts: It’s Time to Buy American

May 7, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Massachusetts has an opportunity to ensure it reinvests taxpayer dollars right back into Bay State workers and businesses — and increase its manufacturing footprint. Right now, the state legislature is considering a big legislative package designed to spur economic development […]


Process, Quality Control

Leveraging AI For Enhanced Quality Control In Manufacturing

April 10, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the dynamic landscape of advanced manufacturing, ensuring quality control has always been paramount. The integrity of products directly impacts customer satisfaction, brand reputation, and ultimately, the bottom line. Traditionally, quality control measures have relied on human inspection, which although […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Treasury Secretary: IRA Led To $650B In Clean Energy Investment

March 13, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

This week marks the third anniversary of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), and Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen marked the occasion with a visit to Elizabethtown, KY to tour the new […]


Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Schaeffler Plans New EV Manufacturing Facility In Dover, Ohio

March 5, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Global motion technology company Schaeffler will expand its operations in the U.S. with the addition of a new manufacturing facility focused on producing solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Schaeffler will invest more than $230 million to build the […]


News

Future Mobility, Sustainability Projects To Bring More Than 1,360 Jobs To Michigan

February 28, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to announce Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) approval of two projects in the future mobility and green energy sectors. Together, the Corning Incorporated and Lucid Motors projects will generate […]


News

Omron Automation To Establish South Carolina Presence

February 13, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

A global leader in the industrial automation technology industry will soon establish its presence in South Carolina. Omron Automation chose Spartanburg County for its $9.2 million investment, according to the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Gov. Henry McMaster said the […]


News

Manufacturing Companies Expand in South Carolina

January 26, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Two manufacturing companies will bring 60 jobs to South Carolina as part of expansions in separate counties. Nova Molecular Technologies will create 20 new jobs as part of its $23.75 million expansion in Sumter County. The high-purity solvents manufacturer will […]


Process, Production

$90M CHIPS Act Funding To Spur Microchip Expansion In Colorado

January 5, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Microchip, a leading producer of semiconductor devices announced yesterday a preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) resulting in $90 million to modernize and expand a its fabrication facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado as part of $162 million in overall direct funding […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Lithos Opens Battery System Manufacturing Facility In California

November 7, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Lithos Energy Inc. has opened a state-of-the-art manufacturing and pilot line facility in California’s Silicon Valley for its latest generation of battery systems. Lithos manufactures high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for demanding environments. The 65,000-square-foot engineering facility located in Hayward, CA […]


News

Siemens To Invest $150M In Dallas-Fort Worth Manufacturing Plant

November 6, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

In Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, Siemens will invest $150 million in a new high-tech manufacturing plant to help power American data centers and critical infrastructure. The plant will produce state-of-the-art reliable and efficient electrical equipment. It will enable accelerated growth of […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Canadian Solar To Build $800M Solar PV Cell Plant In Indiana

November 1, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Canadian Solar Inc. will invest a projected $800 million to establish new solar photovoltaic (PV) cell production facility at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The new plant will produce an annual output of 5GW – equivalent to […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, News

Airbus Expansion Project In Mobile, AL To Net 1,000 Jobs

October 23, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Airbus recently broke ground on the third Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) for its Mobile, Alabama growth project that will bring 1,000 jobs to the area. It’s the latest move in a project that Governor Kay Ivey said represents a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

The EV Industry: Charging Ahead

October 11, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Once a unique mode of transportation for the environmentally responsible, electric vehicles (EVs) are now a booming industry that is attracting attention and investment. More than 50 models of EVs and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) are available on the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, News

Nel Hydrogen Will Build $400M Gigafactory In Southeast Michigan

September 27, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Oslo, Norway-based Nel Hydrogen will invest $400 million to build a new automated gigafactory in Plymouth Charter Township, Michigan. The facility will create 517 jobs to produce green hydrogen using electrolyzer technology. The company announced the project in May, at […]


News

Latitude Corp. Breaks Into South Carolina With $29M Investment

September 25, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

A Wisconsin-based precision metal manufacturing company is expanding its operations to South Carolina. The first South Carolina site for Latitude Corp. will be a $29 million investment in Clarendon County and is expected to bring 200 jobs to the area. […]


Regulations

CHIPS Incentives Program: Security Guardrails Finalized

September 25, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

A final rule implementing the national security guardrails of the CHIPS and Science Act has been released by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). The CHIPS and Science Act provides $50 billion for programs to strengthen and revitalize semiconductor research, […]


News

Minnesota To Gain At Least 100 Jobs With Zeus Manufacturing Facility

September 21, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Astate-of-the-art manufacturing facility expected to create more than 100 jobs is now open in Minnesota. Zeus, a global leader in advanced polymer solutions, held a grand opening for the Arden Hills facility earlier this month. CathX Medical, which Zeus acquired […]


News

Daesol Ausys To Invest $72 Million In Georgia’s Harris County

September 5, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

An automotive company with roots in Korea will bring more than 140 new jobs to Harris County, Georgia, as part of a $72 million project. The Daesol Ausys Georgia manufacturing facility in West Point will produce luggage boards and luggage […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Minnesota: Exports And Energy Jobs On The Rise

August 24, 2023

Via: usiness Facilities Magazine

In May, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced $5.4 million in funding for eight businesses through two programs—the Minnesota Job Creation Fund (JCF) and the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF). These projects, described below, are expected to […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Collins Aerospace Opens $14M Expansion In Iowa

July 24, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Last week, Collins Aerospace, an RTX business, celebrated the opening of a $14 million expansion of its additive manufacturing center in West Des Moines, Iowa. The 9,000-square-foot addition provides space for the site to house several new state-of-the-art 3D metal […]