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Kroger Hires 2,000 to Keep Up With Demand, Can Fill 10,000 More Jobs

March 20, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, supermarket chain Kroger Co. has upped its hiring to keep up with increased consumer demand. more >>


AL: GE Appliances Adds 255 Jobs, 'Smart' Tech with $125M Project

March 16, 2020

GE Appliances officially marked completion of a $125 million investment project at its Decatur refrigerator plant. more >>


TN: McKee Foods to Expand in Hamilton County, Creating 480 Jobs

March 13, 2020

McKee Foods Corporation, the maker of Little Debbie Snacks, Drake’s Cakes and other snack foods, will undergo a major expansion in Collegedale. more >>


SC: Sumter Original Brewery to Brew in Sumter County, Creating 20 New Jobs

March 12, 2020

Sumter Original Brewery plans to establish operations in Sumter County. The company's $6.5 million investment will create 20 new jobs. more >>



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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2019

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... more >>


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Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. more >>



FMI Rebrands to 'The Food Industry Association'

January 27, 2020

FMI launched a renewed brand identity as FMI - The Food Industry Association, reflecting its strategy to more broadly represent the food marketplace... more >>


KY: State Launches Selling Farmers Tax Credit Program

November 25, 2019

Kentucky launched a new program offering farmers incentives for selling their property to beginning farmers. more >>


Poll: Americans Under 40 Embrace Emerging Food Trends

October 21, 2019

Younger Americans are more likely to embrace new food trends than those who are 40 years or older, according to a Michigan State University study. more >>


Grain World Conference and Trade Show Coming to Saskatoon in November

August 26, 2019

FarmLink and Farm At Hand are proud to announce the return of Grain World Conference and Trade Show on November 27 & 28, 2019. more >>



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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>


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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


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Case Studies

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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 9, 2018
Food, Glorious Food!    

Metro areas with large populations have a foothold on food production while other areas have found their specialties driving employment. More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | January 10, 2017
WeiserMazars 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study   

Report defines industry trends, builds knowledge base of food & beverage challenges, opportunities & best practices to stay ahead of competition. More>>


Articles

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Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>


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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


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Idaho: A Great Place to Grow!

By: Governor Brad Little

Idaho may be known for our spuds, but our roots in agriculture run much deeper. Farming legends like J.R. Simplot have transformed Idaho from a...   More>>


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Arkansas Is Leading the Way in Blockchain Food Safety

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

From food safety to food insecurity, blockchain is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry, and no place is this more evident than in...   More>>