Manufacturing Development News

Development News | June 28, 2018
VA: Newport News Shipbuilding to Invest $1B, Hire 7,000    

VA is initiating unique partnership with Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division to support major hiring initiative. More>>

Development News | June 28, 2018
NC: Sensus Will Invest $4M to Expand Durham Ops, Create 301 Jobs   

Provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities & municipalities to expand operations in Durham County, VA, create 301 jobs More>>

Development News | June 28, 2018
WV: ROCKWOOL (North America) Breaks Ground on New Mfg Facility, Hiring 150   

Co. broke ground on its 2nd stone wool insulation mfg facility in the United States, located in Ranson (Jefferson County), West Virginia. More>>

Development News | June 27, 2018
MS: SDI to Invest $200M, Hire 45 at Columbus Flat Roll Facility   

Steel Dynamics, Inc. to expand its offering of value-added flat roll steel products with addition of new galvanizing line in Columbus, Mississippi. More>>

Development News | June 27, 2018
OH: AEP Expands in the Columbus Region, Investing $125M    

One of the nation’s largest electricity producers plans to expand its operations in the Columbus Region of Ohio. More>>

Development News | June 27, 2018
SC: Merchant Iron Works Expanding Sumter County Operations, Adding 27 Jobs   

Structural steel fabricator phased expansion includes 8,000-sq-ft plant addition & 150,000-sq-ft outdoor steel processing & shipping area. More>>

Development News | June 26, 2018
OH: Weastec Invests $3M for Research, Development and Testing Expansion   

Co. to expand its Technical Center in the Columbus Region and evolve the technological advancements in the automotive industry. More>>

Development News | June 25, 2018
IA: Economic Development Board to Support ~$193M in Investment, 329 Jobs    

IEDA board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to five companies for job creation and expansion projects. More>>

Development News | June 22, 2018
MS: Vicksburg Lumber Mill to Renovate Site, Create 125 Jobs   

Once operational, Vicksburg Forest Products to mfg Southern Yellow Pine lumber with goal of producing up to 100M board feet per shift. More>>

Development News | June 22, 2018
WA: Hawthorne Hydroponics Leases Port of Vancouver USA’s New Industrial Building, Hiring 50   

Co. leasing 5.6 acres from port, hiring 50. Income to port for the initial five-year lease term will be $3M plus leasehold excise tax. More>>