Metals Development News

Development News | December 8, 2017
KS: Spirit AeroSystems to Invest $1B in Wichita Expansion, 1,000 Jobs   

Fabrication & defense mfgr to make one of largest investments in KS history, create 1,000 jobs for sheet metal mechanics & others. More>>


Development News | November 30, 2017
IN: Precision Medical Technologies to Invest $5M to Expand, Hire 60   

Contract manufacturer of orthopedic implants & instruments to expand its operations to Wabash County, its third in Indiana. More>>


Development News | November 20, 2017
KY: Auto Supplier Taeyang to Invest $15.6M, Open 76-Job Franklin Facility   

South Korean metal fastener producer plans nearly $15.6 million investment in Simpson County, KY. More>>


Development News | November 20, 2017
IA: IA EDC Approves Awards for $246M Capital Investment, 436 New Jobs   

Board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to 5 co.s that will assist in the creation of 436 jobs, retention of 270 jobs. More>>


Development News | November 17, 2017
KY: Aleris Opens $400M Aluminum Rolling Mill Expansion in Hancock County   

New capacity, equipment and expertise positions Lewisport, KY, facility to supply automotive-body sheet. More>>


Development News | November 16, 2017
IL: Nucor to Build $180M Merchant Bar Mill at Existing Mill in Bourbonnais   

Bar steel mill will have annual capacity of 500,000 tons, is expected to cost $180M & take approximately two years to complete. More>>


Development News | November 7, 2017
WA: Bridger Steel Chooses to Expand Operations at Port of Kalama   

Port of Kalama leases 30,000 sq ft to first tenant in new industrial building to a metal mfgr of panel systems. More>>


Development News | November 2, 2017
KY: Phase1 of Fritz Winter $110M, 200-Job Iron Casting Foundry Opens   

Disc brake rotor manufacturer to employ 200 people in initial operation in Franklin in Simpson County, KY. More>>


Development News | October 27, 2017
KY: Logan Aluminum Opens Phase 1 of $407.6M, 250-Job Project, Phase 2 Starts   

Phase 1 expands recycling/new ingot casting capabilities, a $240M investment, Phase 2 to be a $125M, 65,000-sq-ft cold rolling mill. More>>


Development News | October 26, 2017
AR: Jonesboro Unlimited to Open 1st U.S. Mfg Facility in Jonesboro   

Chinese co. to hire 130 at new $20M steel production/heavy equipment mfg facility in Craighead Technology Park in Jonesboro, AR. More>>