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Trade war hangs over new MBTA subway cars - The Boston Globe
The Chinese company building subway cars for the MBTA hosted a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the completion of the new Orange Line vehicles at its factory in Western Massachusetts, as it lobbies the Trump administration for a break from the tariffs in the two countries’ ongoing trade war.
china  u.s.-manufacturing  Massachusetts  transportation-industry  rail  tariffs  government-policy  trade-policy  business-globalization  Around-the-web  this-week-446 
8 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida? - Fast Company
Most transit in America is run by the government. In car-swamped south Florida, Brightline is trying a different model, with its high-speed trains that will eventually connect Miami, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale.
this-week-424  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  transportation  transportation-industry 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car - Bloomberg
The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an “intelligent highway” that could speed the transformation of the global transportation industry.
this-week-420  Around-the-web  Matt  china  autonomous-vehicles  automotive-industry  infrastructure  technology  tech  high-tech  transportation-industry 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Connecting Public Transit to Great Manufacturing Jobs
By alternately pressuring and working with transportation authorities in Los Angeles, New York, and other cities, Jobs to Move America has gotten foreign manufacturers to create more than 2,500 direct factory jobs in the United States—and several thousand more indirect jobs. Jobs to Move America played a pivotal role in getting Chinese rail and bus companies to build factories in California, Illinois, and Massachusetts. It has also gotten a Japanese company to build a light-rail factory in California, and a French company to add 500 jobs in upstate New York.
organized-labor  u.s.-manufacturing  transportation-industry  industry-organizations  los-angeles  california  Massachusetts  new-york 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Production Expected To Begin Soon At New Rail Car Factory - WAMC
Since arriving in Springfield, CRRC has worked with local trade unions, the city’s vocational high school, area colleges, and the regional employment board to develop a skilled workforce for the factory.  The factory is purchasing goods and services from dozens of local suppliers
regional-reports  new-england  Massachusetts  china  business-globalization  transportation-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-417  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Uber Freight Will Bring Surge Pricing to the Trucking Business
With the quiet launch of Uber Freight, the ride-sharing giant takes aim at disrupting the massive industry of hauling stuff by 18-wheeler.
freight-logistics  trucking  transportation-industry  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-368 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Lyft Plans Mid-Atlantic regional headquarters In Arlington County, Virginia - Area Development
Lyft, a San Francisco-based transportation network company, will invest $350,000 to establish a Mid-Atlantic regional headquarters operation in Arlington County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  regional-headquarters  transportation-industry  lyft  high-tech  technology  tech  virginia  south-atlantic 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Is the Transportation & Logistics sector going digital too slowly? -Industrial Insights - pwc
A digital transformation is now underway in the transportation and logistics (T&L) sector. However, T&L companies are not moving as fast as others in related industries. In our interviews with 186 senior executives in 26 countries, only 28% say they’ve reached an advanced level of digitization.
logistics  transportation-industry  industry-reports  executive-surveys  Around-the-web  this-week-362 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Hyperloop One unveils new manufacturing plant in Nevada - TechCrunch
Hyperloop One is today announcing the opening of its first manufacturing plant.

Called Hyperloop One Metalworks, the 105,000 square-foot building in North Las Vegas will be the new professional home of many of the company’s 170 employees, including engineers, machinists and welders. These folks will build and test a number of components for the DevLoop, a full-system prototype of the Hyperloop, set for testing in 2017.
las-vegas  Nevada  hyperloop-one  u.s.-manufacturing  transportation-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-359 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
10 transformational bets for the freight and trucking industry - PwC Industrial Insights
Winston Churchill famously said, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” The trucking and freight industry has warmed up to this advice over the last few years, and 2016 shouldn’t be different.
transportation-industry  freight-logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-342 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Las Vegas to Launch 'Innovation District' Geared Toward High-Tech Transportation Testing - FutureStructure - GOVERNING
In the fight to lure transportation companies testing emerging technologies to Las Vegas, the City Council has voted to open its downtown core to testing.
government-policy  industry-clusters  innovation-hubs  transportation-industry  Metros  las-vegas  Around-the-web  this-week-341 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
R+L Global Logistics Plans To Expand Its Fort Myers, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
R+L Global Logistics, a domestic and international transportation company, will be expanding to create more than 80 new jobs over the next three year in Fort Myers, Florida. The company has already created 88 jobs in Fort Myers, including 31 new jobs in 2015 alone.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  jobs  logistics  transportation-industry  supply-chain  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Detroit Tool Metal Products Expands Its Lebanon, Missouri, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
A Tier 1 supplier to the agriculture, industrial and transportation industries, Detroit Tool Metal Products will invest $4.2 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Lebanon, Missouri. The company will add 42,000 square feet of space and two new lines of coatings production to its facility. The project is expected to create 30 jobs in the area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  manufacturing  midwest  agriculture  transportation-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Shortage of truck drivers and air traffic controllers a challenge and opportunity for many regions - Brookings Institution
From transportation and water to trade and logistics, America’s infrastructure sector faces an enormous gap in worker hiring and retention, sorely needing a new generation to fill the shoes of an aging workforce. Collectively, more than 2.7 million workers are expected to retire or permanently leave infrastructure jobs over the next decade, threatening to hold back a variety of long-term projects but also presenting widespread economic opportunity for workers across all skill levels.
transportation-industry  logistics  infrastructure  supply-chain  skills-gap  workforce-development  this-week-327  Around-the-web  transportation 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Yokohama Corporation of North America Opens $300 Million First Phase Of Expansion In West Point, Mississippi - Area Development
Yokohama Corporation of North America opened its $300 million first phase of a commercial truck tire manufacturing plant, Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, in West Point, Mississippi. The project is expected to create 500 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  south  jobs  manufacturing  transportation-industry 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Top Airport Locations for Real Estate Investors - Area Development
With congestion issues and seaport gridlocks plaguing the transportation industry, air freight volumes are back on the rise. According to JLL’s annual Airport Outlook Report, global air cargo saw a 4.5 percent annual increase in 2014 and the forecast calls for 5 percent growth in 2015.
area-development-features  economic-development  site-selection  logistics  airports  freight  transportation-industry  Matt 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Intertek Expands Facilities In Michigan, Along With Massachusetts Lab - Area Development
Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries, is expanding laboratory space and tools to further enhance its material testing capabilities in Grand Rapids and Plymouth, Michigan. The company will also expand its facility in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Massachusetts  new-england  automotive-industry  Aerospace  transportation-industry 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
StrikerBilt Invests Nearly $1.5 Million To Expand Manufacturing Plant In Greenville, Kentucky - Area Development
StrikerBilt, a company that manufactures equipment used to produce railroad ties, will invest nearly $1.5 million to expand its manufacturing center in the western part of the Blue Grass State. The company plans to move from its current facility in Central City into a 54,000-square-foot facility on Opportunity Way in Greenville, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  kentucky  south  rail  transportation-industry 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Impact of lower oil prices on the transportation sector: Is it all good news?- PwC Industrial Insights Blog
The drop in oil prices is having a dramatic impact on the transportation sector. With fuel costs down, transport companies are able to save money. Consumers are saving money, too, which adds to the positive effect on global trade and some modes of transportation. But such a big change in the environment also has a disruptive side because it opens up a new range of possibilities.
energy-costs  oil-prices  transportation-industry  logistics  supply-chain  this-week-298  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Optym Opens Corporate Headquarters In Gainesville, Florida - Area Development
A global leader in creating planning and scheduling software solutions for the transportation and logistics industry, Optym opened its corporate headquarters in Gainesville, Florida. The expansion will create 100 new jobs and a capital investment of more than $4 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  gainesville  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  jobs  logistics  transportation-industry 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
SpencerARL Expands Its Plattsburgh, New York, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
SpencerARL New York, Inc., a firm that specializes in providing third-party logistics services to the transportation manufacturing industries, is expanding its operations in Plattsburgh, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  new-york  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  transportation-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  logistics 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Shipbuilders Pump $36 Billion Annually into Economy - Material Handling & Logistics
Rising shale oil production is contributing to the surging health of America’s commercial shipbuilding industry, according to Matthew Paxton, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA).
this-week-277  around-the-web  matt  transportation-industry  economic-development  manufacturing  shale-gas  marine-industry 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Wabash National Corporation Invests $2 Million To Expand Its Frankfort, Indiana, Operations Center - Area Development
Wabash National Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America's leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, plans to invest more than $2 million to expand production operations for its Wabash Composites business with a facility in Frankfort, Indiana. The company expects to create more than 100 jobs over the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  manufacturing  transportation-industry  jobs 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing Opens Rail Car Production Facility In Rochelle, Illinois - Area Development
Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing opened their expanded passenger rail car production facility, Shop 3, at the company’s Rochelle, Illinois, manufacturing plant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  illinois  transportation-industry  manufacturing  rail  midwest 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Landstar Systems Opens $6 Million Training-Service Center Near Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex - Area Development
Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, opened a training and service center in Texas near the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  dallas  texas  southwest  logistics  transportation  transportation-industry 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
MTM Locates Operations-Call Center To Jackson, Mississippi - Area Development
Health care and transportation management company MTM, Inc. is locating its non-emergency medical transportation and call center operations in Jackson, Mississippi. The project represents a $400,000 corporate investment and will create 80 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  mississippi  south  call-centers  jobs  transportation-industry 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Curry Supply Company Invests $2.4 Million To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Curry Supply Company, a manufacturer of commercial service vehicles related to the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania, invested $2.4 million to establish a new facility in Blair County, Pennsylvania, in a move that will create 50 jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  jobs  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  transportation-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Coyote MFG Co. Invests $2.5 Million In A Nashville, Georgia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Coyote MFG Co. will invest $2.5 million in a Nashville, Georgia, manufacturing facility, with plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years. The company plans to open a 109,000-square-foot facility that will manufacture aluminum fabricated boat parts, steel and aluminum boat trailers, arches, leaning posts and T-tops.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  transportation-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Polaris Industries Invests $1.75 Million To Expand Its Osceola, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Polaris Industries Inc., a manufacturer of off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, and motorcycles, is expanding the engine assembly operations at its facility in Osceola, Wisconsin, a move that will create 60 jobs and retain 200 existing positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  wisconsin  manufacturing  midwest  transportation-industry  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Freedom Trailers Invests $1.5 Million To Expand Willacoochee, Georgia, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Freedom Trailers, a cargo trailer manufacturer, will invest $1.5 million to expand its production center in Willacoochee, Georgia. The project will create 75 jobs and retain 85 jobs in Atkinson County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  transportation-industry 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Aerial Options Expands Its Mullins, South Carolina, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Aerial Options, a manufacturer and global supplier of water systems for the aerial fire truck industry, is expanding its Mullins, South Carolina, manufacturing plant. The company's $410,000 investment is expected to add from 5,000 to 10,000 square feet to its existing footprint, along with 13 jobs in Marion County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  south-carolina  manufacturing  transportation-industry  jobs  south-atlantic  matt 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Optym Plans Nearly $5 Million Expansion Of Its Gainesville, Florida, Operations Center - Area Development
Optym, formerly Innovative Scheduling, a developer of planning and scheduling software for the transportation and logistics industry, will invest nearly $5 million to expand its operations center in Gainesville, Florida, creating 100 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  florida  south-atlantic  operations-center  software  transportation-industry  logistics  jobs 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based Ranger Design To Establish Manufacturing Facility In Wayne County, New York - Area Development
Montreal, Canada-based Ranger Design U.S., a commercial van outfit manufacturer, will invest nearly $3 million to create a new facility in Wayne County, New York, creating 62 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  new-york  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  transportation-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
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
OMCO Invests $6.7 Million To Expand Its Pierceton, Indiana, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
OMCO, a manufacturer specializing in steel metal forming for the transportation industry, plans to invest $6.7 million to expand its Pierceton, Indiana, production center, creating up to 40 jobs by 2016.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  indiana  manufacturing  transportation-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
USA Truck Transforms Atlanta, Georgia, Terminal Into Operations-Support Center - Area Development Online
USA Truck, Inc., a transportation and logistics solutions provider, plans to convert its Atlanta, Georgia, terminal into a continuous, full-service Operations and support center.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  Atlanta  georgia  support-center  operations-center  logistics  transportation-industry 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Morguard Begins Construction On TransLink Logistics Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada - Area Development Online
This Spring Global Transportation Hub and Morguard Investments Ltd. finalized an agreement for Morguard to build and lease world-class facilities for the transportation and distribution sector in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. This week officials began construction on an initial development phase called the TransLink Logistics Centre.
canada  saskatchewan  economic-development  transportation-industry  site-selection  location-canada  transportation-hub  logistics  distribution  matt  regina 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
TransMontaigne Partners Plans $54 Million Investment At Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal In Houston, Texas, Shipping Channel - Area Development Online
TransMontaigne Partners plans a $54 million investment that includes a 900,000-barrel expansion at the 185-acre Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company currently under construction on the Houston, Texas, ship channel.
texas  houston  economic-development  transportation-industry  site-selection  trasnport  matt  oil-industry 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Yourway Transport, Invests $11.5 Million To Expand In Allentown, Pennsylvania - Area Development Online
Yourway Transport, Inc., a specialty transportation and logistics company for the pharmaceutical, biological, and aerospace industries, will invest more than $11.5 million in renovations, infrastructure improvements, new equipment and employee training to expand its BioPharma services and create 258 new jobs in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.
lehigh-valley  aerospace  jobs  allentown  taxes-incentives  economic-development  transportation-industry  site-selection  Pennsylvania  pharmaceuticals  logistics  matt 
june 2013 by areadevelopment

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