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Missouri bill targets border war with Kansas in KC metro - The Kansas City Star
It’s an economic border war that’s raged for years in the Kansas City metro. And to its critics, it’s long past time for a truce.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  missouri  Kansas  midwest  plains-states  plains  economic-development  site-selection 
8 weeks ago by areadevelopment
State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018 - Brookings
The State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018 benchmarks the performance of the 19-state American “Heartland” on 26 socioeconomic measures and is intended to help Heartland leaders and citizens better comprehend the region’s current trajectory at a time of rapid economic and social change.
midwest  plains-states  regional-reports  state-rankings  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  demographics  Around-the-web  economic-indicator-reports  this-week-439  south 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
2018 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Kansas and Mississippi Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  Kansas  plains-states  mississippi  south  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  jobs 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
NPPD Satisfying Food Processors’ Power Needs - Area Development
Reliable, affordable energy provided by NPPD and its public power partners is helping to satisfy the power needs of food processors, who also take advantage of the state’s skilled workforce and R&D resources.
nebraska  plains-states  food-industry  food-processing  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  skilled-labor 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
2017 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Kansas and Nevada Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
area-development-features  Matt  shovel-awards  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  manufacturing  Nevada  mountain-states  Kansas  plains  plains-states 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump is making manufacturing great again - Baltimore Sun
This past election, then-candidate Donald Trump came to Dundalk, a community that resembles so many towns and neighborhoods in Rust Belt states that have seen their manufacturing jobs base erode.
this-week-384  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  rust-belt  midwest  plains-states  trump 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Triumph Group Relocates Operations Center To Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development
Triumph Group, Inc., a company that designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems, is relocating its operations from Grandview, Missouri, to a new purpose-built facility in Edgerton, Kansas. The move is to accommodate the company’s growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  plains  plains-states  Aerospace 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazom.com Plans Additional Distribution Center In Kansas City, Kansas - Area Development
Amazon.com will locate a second distribution facility in Kansas City, Kansas. The company will add an 855,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center that will ultimately employ more than 1,000 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  kansas-city  plains  plains-states  amazon  e-commmerce  ecommerce  distribution-facility  distribution  jobs  fulfillment-center  logistics 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Conner Industries Expands Operations To Hastings, Nebraska - Area Development
Conner Industries, Inc., a leading national lumber processor and integrated provider of packaging solutions, expanded its production to Hastings, Nebraska. The company has acquired Golden Triangle Inc.’s packaging division.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  lumber  wood-products  nebraska  plains  plains-states  packaging  packaging-industry 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Greenyug To Build Ethyl Acetate Manufacturing Facility In Columbus, Nebraska - Area Development
Greenyug LLC will build an industrial scale Ethyl Acetate manufacturing facility adjacent to Archer Daniels Midland Company's wet mill corn processing facilities in Columbus, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  chemicals-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
American Agriculture Laboratory Inc Expands Operations In McCook, Nebraska - Area Development
American Agriculture Laboratory Inc., an independent commercial laboratory dedicated to high quality, timely and accurate analytical testing services, expanded its operations center, occupying the former ALCO facility in McCook, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  plains  agribusiness  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Idaho, Kansas and Mississippi Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Idaho has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country — about 3.8 percent in April 2016 — due in part to a well-diversified economy and a booming construction market.
shovel-awards  Idaho  mountain-states  Kansas  plains  plains-states  mississippi  south  economic-development  jobs  site-selection 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
DH Pace Expands Headquarters-Operations Center in Olathe, Kansas - Area Development
The DH Pace Company, a nationally known door sales and service organization, is investing approximately $3 million to expand its corporate headquarters and plant facility in Olathe, Kansas. The company plans to add 150 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  plains  plains-states  headquarters  operations-center  jobs 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Interstates Control Systems Expands Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Interstates Control Systems plans an 18,000 square foot expansion at its manufacturing plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The company plans to add 70 associates, doubling the company’s staff. The company expects to break ground in mid-summer, with the new addition becoming operational in fall 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-dakota  plains-states  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life - MSN
Deep-rooted, rural agricultural communities around the U.S. are seeking economic investments to keep from shedding residents, but those very places face trade-offs that increasing numbers of those who oppose meat processing plants say threaten to burden their way of life and bring in outsiders.
this-week-352  Around-the-web  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  plains  site-selection  economic-development  rural-economy  rural-economic-development  food-industry  food-processing 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
NuTek Food Science Opens Fargo, North Dakota Production Center - Area Development
NuTek Food Science, a company that helps create great-tasting and affordable foods to enhance global health, opened its new 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Fargo, North Dakota. The plant is designed to produce its patented and revolutionary NuTek Salt.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-dakota  plains  plains-states  food-industry  fargo  food-processing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Pearsons Livestock Equipment Expands Thedford, Nebraska, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Pearsons Inc., which does business as Pearsons Livestock Equipment and manufactures a full line of cattle and bison handling equipment, recently renovated their manufacturing and operations center in Thedford, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  plains  manufacturing  agriculture  agribusiness  operations-center  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Introduces New Manufacturing Production Line At Its Lincoln, Nebraska Hub - Area Development
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. will establish a production line to manufacture cargo doors for Boeing’s 777X airplane at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., a Kawasaki subsidiary located in Lincoln, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Aerospace  Boeing  nebraska  plains  plains-states  kawasaki 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Sandhills To Begin Construction Of Its Cyber Center In Lincoln, Nebraska - Area Development
Sandhills, an information processing company, will soon begin construction on a 42,000 square foot facility, the Cyber Center, on its 68-acre global headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  plains 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
S&S Activewear Locates Shipping-Distribution Hub In Olathe, Kansas - Area Development
S&S Activewear, a national promotional apparel wholesaler, will locate a 473,000 square foot shipping, receiving and distribution center at I-35 Logistics Park in Olathe, Kansas. The company plans to create 200 jobs in the Kansas City region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  plains  plains-states  apparel  jobs  kansas-city  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  textiles-clothing-industries 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Neapco Components Expands Manufacturing Center In Beatrice, Nebraska - Area Development
Neapco Components, a company that manufacturers universal and CV joints and heavy-duty driveline components, expanded its manufacturing center south of Lincoln in Beatrice, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  manufacturing  automotive-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Sports Video Software Firm Hudl Plans New Headquarters In Lincoln, Nebraska - Area Development
Sports video software firm Hudl will expand and build its new headquarters on Canopy Street in the West Haymarket area in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company expects to add up to 300 new high-tech jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  jobs  high-tech  headquarters 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Flowers Baking To Complete Lenexa, Kansas, Bakery Renovation This Summer - Area Development
Flowers Baking Co. will begin production this summer at its bakery in Lenexa, Kansas. The bakery was acquired by Flowers Foods in July 2013 and has been undergoing an extensive modernization project at an estimated cost of more than $10 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  food-processing  kansas  plains-states 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Graepel North America Expands Sarpy County, Nebraska, Operations Center - Area Development
Graepel North America recently celebrated expansion of its operations center in Sarpy County, Nebraska. The company’s new 45,000 sq. ft. facility houses equipment used in the manufacture of products for top companies, including John Deere, Claas, Caterpillar, Kenworth, Peterbilt, and Freightliner. It employs nearly 30 manufacturing specialists.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
GE Aviation Invests $7 Million To Expand Cowley County, Kansas, Aircraft Engine Plant - Area Development
GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, will invest $7 million in machinery and equipment at its Strother Field aircraft engine plant in Cowley County, Kansas. The firm will assemble the new Passport 20 engine, which will power the next-generation large-cabin business jet.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  GE  aerospace  ge-aviation  manufacturing 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Newell Rubbermaid Plans Expansion Of Winfield, Kansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Newell Rubbermaid will expand its manufacturing and distribution facility, adding 320 new jobs and investing $27 million by the end of 2017 in Winfield, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  manufacturing  distribution-facility  jobs 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Royal Engineered Composites Plans Expansion Of Its Minden, Nebraska, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Royal Engineered Composites, a manufacturer of lightweight composite components for commercial and military helicopters and aircraft, plans to expand its production facility with expectations of creating 30 full-time jobs in Minden, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  manufacturing  aerospace  military  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Kubota Tractor Corporation Plans Parts Distribution Hub In Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development
Kubota Tractor Corporation, the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-engineered and manufactured machinery and equipment, will open a nearly 450,000-sq.-ft. parts distribution center at Logistics Park Kansas City, a 1,500-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development in Edgerton, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  kansas-city 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Flexsteel Industries To Open Distribution Center In Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development
Furniture Manufacturer Flexsteel Industries Inc. purchased a 500,000 square-foot distribution facility with plans to create 141 jobs at the facility at Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  kansas  plains-states  distribution-centers  jobs  distribution-facility 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Mervis Railcar Plans $35 Million Railcar Refurbishing Facility In Hutchinson, Kansas - Area Development
Mervis Railcar, a division of Mervis Industries, will establish a $35 million railcar refurbishing facility in Hutchinson, Kansas, with plans to hire 150 associates during the next three years. The establishment of the Hutchinson facility will include the construction of four buildings and more than 20,000 feet of railroad track.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  jobs 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Counterpart, Inc. Expands Its Brookings, South Dakota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
An industrial fabrication company, Counterpart, Inc. plans to open a 30,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing plant located in Brookings, South Dakota. This latest investment is the firm’s third expansion since it began doing business in 1996, giving the company a total of 80,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  south-dakota  plains-states  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
KMT Waterjet Systems Expands Its Baxter Springs, Kansas, Global Headquarters - Area Development
KMT Waterjet Systems Inc., a 60-year old designer and manufacturer of products used in high pressure pump technology, which was recently purchased by Waterjet Holdings Inc., will invest capital and expand its global headquarters in Baxter Springs, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  kansas  plains-states  global-headquarters  manufacturing  marine-industry 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Norway-Based Sapa Extrusions To Expand Its Manufacturing Plant In Yankton, South Dakota - Area Development
Sapa Extrusions, Inc., a part of the Norway-based Sapa Group and a world leader in aluminum solutions, has been approved for a $24,280 South Dakota Jobs grant to assist the firm in expanding its operations in Yankton, South Dakota. The grant will help facilitate equipment upgrades, a building expansion and new jobs in its facility.
economic-development  site-selection  south-dakota  plains-states  location-usa  fdi  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  aluminum-industry 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Bell Lumber & Pole Company Acquires Equipment For Sidney, Nebraska, Facility - Area Development
Bell Lumber & Pole Company acquired machinery and equipment that will go into its new facility near Sidney,Nebraska, as part of a project expected to create 30 full-time jobs in the Cornhusker State.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  utilities  lumber 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Parnell Expands Animal Healthcare Headquarters In Overland Park, Kansas - Area Development
Parnell, an animal health company, will expand its headquarters and create 32 new jobs in Overland Park, Kansas. The company offers pharmaceutical products and technology solutions to enhance the quality of life and performance of animals.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  jobs  kansas  plains-states  medical-industry  biotech 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
ONEOK Partners Garden Greek II Plant Now Operational In McKenzie County, North Dakota - Area Development
ONEOK Partners’ Garden Creek II plant, a 100-million cubic feet per day natural gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County, North Dakota, is now operational. The new plant is part of the partnership's previously announced $7 billion to $7.5 billion capital-growth program through 2016.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  north-dakota  plains-states  natural-gas  energy 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Inclusion Technologies To Establish Headquarters And Manufacturing Facility In Atchison, Kansas - Area Development
Inclusion Technologies selected Atchison, Kansas, as the location for its new headquarters and 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Future plans for the facility, located at 1145 Main Street, include expanding capabilities to allow product coating, panning, enrobing and additional clustering.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  headquarters  plains-states  food-processing 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Ag Growth International Plans Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Production Facility - Area Development
Ag Growth International plans construction of a new 120,000 square foot production facility for Hi Roller at the Jansmick Industrial Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Hi Roller is an industry leader in enclosed belt conveyors for the commercial grain handling business and continues to be a significant contributor to AGI’s growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-dakota  plains-states  agriculture 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Booe Machinery & Salvage Plans Expansion Of Its McCook, Nebraska, Production Facility - Area Development
Booe Machinery & Salvage plans to expand its operations center in McCook, Nebraska, with the help of a $108,000 in Community Development Block Grant awarded to the city.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  operations-center 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Alliance Data Systems Plans $17 Million Expansion In Lenexa, Kansas - Area Development
Alliance Data Systems, which provides data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, plans a $17 million expansion project with plans to create 530 new jobs in Lenexa, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  technology  jobs  high-tech 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Dakotaline Snares Expands Its Lennox, South Dakota, Production Center - Area Development
Dakotaline Snares, a manufacturer of trapping equipment, lures and baits based in Lennox, South Dakota, recently purchased a larger building to expand its growing business.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-dakota  plains-states  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  marine-industry 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Tank Connection Expands Southeastern Kansas Facilities - Area Development
Tank Connection, with headquarters in Parsons, Kansas, is expanding its manufacturing facilities in the southeastern part of the state with investments in additional equipment and personnel. The company that engineers, fabricates and installs products for both liquid and dry bulk markets has five facilities in Baxter Springs, Oswego, and Galesburg, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  manufacturing 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
ONEOK Partners Plan Major Natural Gas Processing Project In North Dakota - Area Development
ONEOK Partners, plans to invest approximately $605 million to $785 million between now and the end of the third quarter 2016 to build a new 200-million cubic feet per day natural gas processing facility – the Demicks Lake plant – and related infrastructure in northeast McKenzie County, North Dakota, which will process natural gas produced from the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  natural-gas  energy  north-dakota  plains-states  gas  shale-gas  bakken-shale 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Domestic Oil Production Spurs Regional and Manufacturing Industry Renaissance
Today's thriving domestic energy industry is stimulating local economies across the map, from major cities like Denver and Houston, to small towns at the epicenter of shale plays like Williston, North Dakota.
sfp-insider-95  area-development-features  jones-lang-lasalle  manufacturing  matt  economic-development  energy  denver  houston  texas  colorado  north-dakota  southwest  mountain-states  plains-states 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Interstates Companies Relocates and Expands Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Operations Hub - Area Development
Interstates Companies, an electrical design, construction and control systems firm with headquarters in Sioux Center, Iowa, will be relocating and expanding its Sioux Falls, South Dakota, operations hub. The expansion is expected to create 59 jobs in the Sioux Falls area over a five-year period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-dakota  plains-states  jobs 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
2014 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Arkansas, Kansas and Mississippi Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations Less than 3 Million - Area Development
Area Development’s annual Gold and Silver Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs in their communities.
economic-development  site-selection  arkansas  south  shovel-awards  manufacturing  kansas  plains-states  mississippi 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Sterling Computers Corp. Relocating Headquarters to Dakota Dunes, South Dakota - Area Development
Sterling Computers Corporation is relocating its corporate headquarters to a 20,000 square foot facility in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, a master-planned, mixed-use, development in Union County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-dakota  plains-states  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  electronics-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Go Configure Invests $9 Million To Relocate to Pittsburg, Kansas - Area Development
Go Configure, a firm focusing on home delivery, assembly and repair services serving more than 1,000 retail locations in 48 states, will invest $9 million to relocate its administrative and call center operations to Pittsburg, Kansas, during 2014.
economic-development  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  call-centers  site-selection 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Hospira Plans $120 Million Expansion Project At Its McPherson, Kansas, Production Center - Area Development
Hospira Inc., the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, will make $120 million in capital improvements, during the next five years, at its facility in McPherson, Kansas, with plans to create 150 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  jobs  biotech  pharmaceuticals  medical-industry 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
North Dakota LNG To Locate Liquefied Natural Gas Processing Facility In Tioga, North Dakota - Area Development
North Dakota LNG announced construction of a liquefied natural gas processing facility in the city of Tioga, the first of its kind in North Dakota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  north-dakota  plains-states  natural-gas  energy 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Simmons Pet Food Plans Expansion At Its Emporia, Kansas, Processing Center - Area Development
Simmons Pet Food Inc. will expand its Emporia, Kansas, pet food processing complex to include a new canning line operating in the fourth quarter of 2014. The expansion will initially create more than 50 new jobs, with the possibility of reaching more than 80 new positions when the line capacity is filled.
economic-development  area-development-features  site-selection  matt  kansas  plains-states  jobs  food-processing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Florence Manufacturing Plans $7 million Expansion At Its Manhattan, Kansas, Production Center - Area Development
Florence Manufacturing Company, a division of Gibraltar Industries, will undertake a $7 million capital investment to expand production capabilities at its facility in Manhattan, Kansas, with plans to create more than 100 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  kansas  plains-states  matt  manufacturing  jobs 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
TM Track Machines Opens Parsons, Kansas, Railcar Repair-Tamper Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
TM Track Machines opened a railcar repair shop and tamper manufacturing facility at 901 North 25th Street in Parsons, Kansas, with plans to create 75 jobs during the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  kansas  plains-states  jobs 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
No Joke: It Couldn't Get Much Better In Fargo - Newgeography.com
Fargo, a metro area with over 200,000 people, and the state of North Dakota have been enjoying a sustained boom for a decade. This resurgence — in demographics, economics and real estate — follows decades of relative decline and an almost sullen sense of isolation that drove many people out of the state.
fargo-ND  north-dakota  demographics  leading-locations  metros  plains-states  this-week-258  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Polaris Industries Plans Nearly $10 Million Expansion Of Its Vermillion, South Dakota, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Polaris Industries Inc., a firm that designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles, will invest nearly $10 million to expand at its Parts, Garments and Accessories Distribution Center in Vermillion, South Dakota. The company plans a significant investment to install new material handling systems along with technology and equipment upgrades.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-dakota  manufacturing  transportation-industry  plains-states  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Great Northern Corridor Coalition aims to improve freight-rail transportation from Pacific Northwest to Midwest - Progressive Railroading
Earlier this year, government and port representatives from seven states, as well as other freight-rail constituents, announced the formation of the Great Northern Corridor Coalition. The alliance aims to promote regional cooperation, planning and shared implementation to improve freight-rail movements from the Pacific Northwest to Midwest.
freight-logistics  rail-logitsics  economic-development-news  industry-organizations  regional-reports  plains-states  midwest  pacific-northwest  corridors  this-week-257  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
EP Minerals Opens Blair, Nebraska, Perlite Filtration Plant - Area Development
EP Minerals, a global leader in industrial minerals, opened its a new perlite filtration media plant at 450 Industrial Park Drive in Blair, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nebraska  plains-states  minerals 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Tallgrass Brewing Plans $5 Million Brewery In Manhattan, Kansas - Area Development
Tallgrass Brewing Company will acquire an existing 60,000 square foot building in Manhattan, Kansas, and convert it into a $5 million brewery, tripling the company’s brewing capacity. At full capacity the new brewery will be capable of producing 100,000 barrels, or more than 3 million gallons of beer, each year.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  plains-states  matt  brewing 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Mars Chocolate North America Opens $270 Million Production Center In Topeka, Kansas - Area Development
Mars Chocolate North America opened the doors of a new, state-of-the-art, 500,000-square-foot, $270 million, production facility in Topeka, Kansas. The first new Mars Chocolate North America site built in the last 35 years, by the 103-year-old chocolatier, will help the company meet the demands of consumers for the next 50 years by producing M&M'S and Snickers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  food-processing  topeka  renewable-energy 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Carl V. Carlson Company Adds Pre-Cast Concrete Pipe Manufacturing Plant In Hartford, South Dakota - Area Development
Carl V. Carlson Company, a concrete contractor, will build an 18,000 square foot building in rural Hartford, South Dakota, with plans to expand its services and add pre-cast concrete pipe manufacturing.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  south-dakota  plains-states  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Troy Wood Specialties Plans To Expand Its Dell Rapids, South Dakota, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Troy’s Wood Specialties, a manufacturer of custom wood cabinets for residential and commercial markets, plans to expand its manufacturing center in Dell Rapids, South Dakota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  south-dakota  plains-states  manufacturing  lumber  consumer-goods 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Air Liquide Industrial Begins Operation At Tioga, North Dakota, Nitrogen Production Plant - Area Development
Air Liquide Industrial U.S. started operations at its new nitrogen production plant in Tioga, North Dakota. The plant will increase the region’s nitrogen supply, further supporting growth in drilling operations in the oil-rich Bakken reserves.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  area-development-news  north-dakota  plains-states  nitrogen  natural-gas  energy 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Midwest Cabinet Company Receives Kansas Industrial Retraining Program Grant Funds - Area Development
Midwest Cabinet Company, a Franklin County and Neosho County, Kansas, manufacturing company, received $36,720 in Kansas Industrial Retraining program funds for the implementation of a modern enterprise resource planning system at its local operations.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  kansas  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  plains-states  manufacturing  consumer-goods 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Global Ground Support Extends Lease At Olathe, Kansas, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Global Ground Support, which produces a wide array of airport equipment, plans to keep its manufacturing operations at its 112,000 square-foot facility at Old 56 Highway and Harrison Street in Olathe, Kansas. The company recently extended its lease, with plans to create 25 additional jobs during the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  kansas  plains  aerospace  matt  area-development-news  plains-states 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Intouch Solutions Relocates To Larger Quarters In Overland Park, Kansas, With Plans To Increase Workforce By 350 - Area Development
Intouch Solutions will relocate to a larger office center at 7045 College Boulevard in Overland Park, Kansas. The firm increased its workforce by 16 percent in 2013 and required new office space to accommodate its continued growth. The new location at the intersection of Metcalf and College Boulevard will provide the company with more than 90,000 square feet of space.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  area-development-news  kansas  plains-states  jobs  pharmaceuticals 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Tejas Tubular Products To Establish Manufacturing Center In Norfolk, Nebraska - Area Development
A primary supplier to oil and gas producers, Tejas Tubular Products Inc. plans to extend its manufacturing operation to Norfolk, Nebraska, bringing approximately 200 jobs to Madison County during the next several years. Construction is expected to begin on the new 350,000 sq. ft. facility this year, with completion projected by the third quarter of 2015.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  nebraska  plains-states  area-development-news  manufacturing  energy  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Shale Regions Face the Challenges of Rapid Growth
Those states with recently discovered oil- and natural gas-rich deposits, like North Dakota’s Bakken Shale region, are experiencing demands on everything from infrastructure and real estate, to employment and industry services.
shale-gas  natural-gas  energy  plains-states  area-development-features  bakken-shale  insider-89 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Energy Sector Bringing Jobs and Wealth to Plains States
Winners of numerous accolades, the Plains States are garnering investment across diverse industry sectors and growing their economies.
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january 2014 by areadevelopment
Personal Group, Inc. To Open Operations Center in Rapid City, South Dakota - Area Development
Personal Group, Inc., headquartered in Pierre, is expanding its operations to Rapid City, South Dakota, with plans to fill 12 positions at its new location. The company specializes in various areas of healthcare, education and government services and is a leader in business process consulting, data collection and interpretation and healthcare processing services.
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january 2014 by areadevelopment
Viewpoint: Tax incentives boost economic development in metro Sioux City - Sioux City Journal
Unlike a typical Iowa metro area, Sioux City’s metro sprawls across three states, making the Siouxland economy unique, dynamic and tremendously competitive. Businesses exploring expansion in Sioux City have the choice between three separate sets of business regulations and tax structures of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.
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june 2013 by areadevelopment
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