Relocations and Expansions - Winter 2022


Pittsburgh company to reactivate Fairfield, Ala., plant
HarbisonWalker International plans to pump $25 million into a shuttered Fairfield property, transforming it into a manufacturing, service and distribution hub for steel customers by the end of this year. The plant will be known as Alabama One (AL1).

Southern Research improving health in Alabama
Birmingham’s Southern Research is building an $84 million facility that will enhance its research capabilities, create nearly 550 jobs and double the organization’s economic impact to $300 million per year. The new building will be at the center of efforts to improve public health across Alabama.

FGP Holding investing $20 million in Alabama expansion
Mobile-based FGP Holding, which owns Frios Gourmet Pops and FGP Manufacturing, will invest more than $20 million in a rapid expansion and production ramp-up as the frozen novelties company moves into the former Crown Products facility in Mobile. The project is expected to create approximately 200 full-time jobs over the next three years.

Fetch Rewards bringing 200 new jobs to Birmingham
Fetch Rewards plans to open a new office and support hub in downtown Birmingham creating 200 new full-time jobs. Fetch Rewards is a mobile shopping network that rewards users for purchasing from a variety of brands.


Tenaris to add 250 jobs in Mississippi County, Ark.
A welded pipe mill in Mississippi County will be ramping up production by adding 250 jobs. “Hot rolled coil prices have begun to drop following massive gains last year and customer demand continues to grow for domestically made pipe,” said Luca Zonotti, Tenaris U.S. president. “These conditions make it the right time for a meaningful restart of welded production, part of the ramp-up across the United States that began late 2020.”

U.S. Steel breaks ground in Osceola
United States Steel broke ground in February on its advanced steel mill in Osceola. The $3 billion project is expected to create at least 900 full-time direct and indirect jobs. The steel-making facility will be the most advanced in North America and the largest private project in the history of Arkansas.

Tractor Supply investing $100 million in Arkansas distribution center
Tractor Supply Company will invest about $100 million to build a new distribution center in Maumelle, Ark. The 900,000-square-foot facility is expected to create more than 450 new full-time jobs by the end of 2023.

Animal food supplier investing $100 million in Arkansas
A manufacturer of poultry, pet and animal nutrition products is expanding one of its factories in its home state. The project is expected to create 100 new jobs. Siloam Springs-based Simmons Foods announced that it will invest $100 million to expand its prepared foods facility in Van Buren, Ark.

Dollar General distribution center bringing hundreds of jobs to North Little Rock
Dollar General recently announced plans to build a $140 million warehouse distribution center in North Little Rock, Ark. It will initially bring in 300 new jobs with 600 happening over time.

Westrock Coffee to expand Arkansas facility, add 250 jobs
Westrock Coffee Company will upgrade its extract manufacturing facility in Concord, open a state-of-the-art plant in Conway, Ark., and launch operations in Malaysia to serve the Asia-Pacific and Middle East and North Africa markets. The 524,000-square-foot Arkansas facility will create up to 250 jobs over time.

Riceland Foods expanding in Arkansas
The world's largest miller and marketer of rice, Riceland Foods, announced it will add 80 new jobs and expand its operations in Stuttgart and Jonesboro with a $13.2 million investment. The majority of the expansion will be at the Stuttgart location, including two new packaging lines.


Space balloon company bringing 240 jobs to Brevard County, Fla.
Space Perspective, which plans to send tourists up on a space balloon from the old Kennedy Space Center shuttle landing facility, has chosen to also build a campus and manufacturing complex on the Space Coast. The company plans to invest $38 million, hire 240 employees and be ready for its first passengers in 2024.

Amazon announces a second facility in Pasco County
Online shopping giant Amazon will build a new distribution site in Pasco County that will feature a unique robotics system. Once completed, the $150 million facility will provide 500 new jobs. Construction is expected to take less than a year.

New autism therapy centers planned for Orlando area
Six new autism therapy centers planned for the Orlando area will create 275 new jobs for behavioral analysts, clinical psychologists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists.

Defunct shopping center becomes lumberyard in Bay County
The city of Parker, Fla., has announced that there are plans in place to clean up and revive the Hickory Plaza shopping center after it has sat vacant for over three years. New owner Fulcrum Building Group says the property will become a lumberyard and has promised to hire upwards of 60 individuals from the Parker area.

Project “Lightning Strike” bringing hundreds of jobs to Bay County
Central Moloney, which manufactures distribution transformers, is expected to open a 140,000-square-foot facility owned by St. Joe Company. The project will bring 200 new jobs to Bay County.

Deloitte expanding in the Orlando area
Deloitte will bring new jobs and expand its facility after a tight vote by the Seminole County Commission, which approved a grant worth $480,000 in exchange for 400 new jobs. In addition, Deloitte will add 50,000 square feet to its existing Lake Mary office with a $12.61 million investment.


Cinelease Studios expands operations in Covington
Cinelease Studios will expand its Three Ring Studio in Covington. The 90-acre, $144 million project will be one of the largest film studios in the country. Cinelease opened its Atlanta doors in 2007, with 8,000 square feet of warehouse space in East Point and now employs nearly 60 Georgians. 

Ryder plans 250 Atlanta jobs
Growing logistics company Ryder System will invest $44 million in a new third-party distribution center in Locust Grove, Ga., that is expected to create more than 250 jobs.

Microsoft invests $50 million in Georgia biorefinery
Microsoft is investing $50 million in a LanzaJet facility in Georgia that will produce jet fuel from ethanol. Governments and investors are trying to boost incentives to produce lower carbon-emitting jet fuel.

Farming operation bringing 100 jobs to Henry County
Bowery Farming, the largest vertical farming company in the U.S., will open a smart indoor vertical farm in Locust Grove, Ga., creating more than 100 jobs. The company’s expansion to Georgia comes in response to a sharp increase in demand across the Southeast for its freshly grown greens and lettuces.

GE Appliances to invest $118 million in Georgia factory, hiring 600
GE Appliances, a division of Chinese appliance maker Haier, announced it will invest more than $118 million to expand its Roper Corporation factory in northwest Georgia, hiring 600 additional workers by the end of 2024. The company needs to expand because of increased demand for the electric ranges, wall ovens and cooktops it makes at the Walker County facility.

German shipping giant plans HQ and 250 jobs in Georgia
Hamburg, Germany-based shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd, which already employs 500 at two locations in metro Atlanta, will locate its North American headquarters at a 125,000-square-foot office building in Dunwoody, investing $18 million and adding another 250 jobs. 

Five-hundred-job facility to open in Midtown Atlanta
Micron Technology, a manufacturer of semiconductors based in Boise, Idaho, will open a design center in Midtown Atlanta. The new 93,000-square-foot center is set to bring 500 new jobs to the Atlanta area.

Danimer Scientific breaks ground on $700 million expansion in Bainbridge
Danimer Scientific recently broke ground on its new 2-million-square-foot facility, which will be an expansion of its 25-acre campus, already located in Bainbridge. The eco-friendly company is a leading developer and manufacturer of biodegradable products for food packaging, bottling and other traditional packaging sectors.


Levi Strauss plans Kentucky e-commerce distribution center
Levi Strauss & Co. will establish a new e-commerce distribution center in Erlanger, Ky. The $48 million project is expected to create 300 jobs.

Building components startup investing $17.7 million in a new Kentucky facility
Startup manufacturer SteelBlue Building Components announced it will settle down in Frankfort, Ky., creating 146 jobs. The investment totals approximately $17.7 million. SteelBlue will take over a 55,000-square-foot former shoe manufacturing facility that will become the company’s main manufacturing location for building components for the commercial construction industry. 

Confluent Health establishing HQ in Louisville
Confluent Health, a group of companies specializing in physical and occupational therapy, will relocate and expand its headquarters in Louisville. The $10 million project is expected to create 350 jobs.

Novelis to expand Todd County facility
Aluminum producer and recycler Novelis will move forward with the Phase 2 expansion of its recently opened operation in Todd County with a roughly $365 million investment to construct a new recycling center. The expansion is set to create 140 well-paying jobs.

Quadrant’s new facility bringing 200 jobs to Kentucky
Quadrant will build its first mass production facility in the U.S. in Louisville. The facility will manufacture rare earth magnets for use in electric vehicle motors and other items. The $95 million plant will create 200 full-time jobs.

80 Acres Farms plans vertical farming facility
80 Acres Farms plans to locate a new vertical farming facility in Boone County, Ky. It will include a high-tech indoor vertical farm and harvesting, packaging and distribution capabilities for leafy greens, microgreens, berries and tomatoes. The $74 million project is expected to create 125 jobs.

Commonwealth Rolled Products investing $167 million in Kentucky mill
Commonwealth Rolled Products is investing more than $167 million in its Lewisport aluminum rolling mill, a project that will create 40 full-time jobs. New equipment and building upgrades are planned for the 2.3 million-square-foot facility to modernize the operation and better position the company to support automotive and industrial customers.

Savion Solar Project locating on former Kentucky coal mine
The Martin County Solar Project, which is currently under development by Savion, will be located on a former coal mine in Martin County. Savion will invest up to $231 million.

Pratt Industries breaks ground on $500 million Kentucky factory
Pratt Industries in Henderson broke ground on a $500 million paper mill and box factory that will create 321 well-paying jobs across the two facilities, and is the largest investment in the region in more than 25 years.


Venture Global plans Cameron Parish LNG plant
Venture Global will invest more than $10 billion in a new liquefied natural gas facility in Cameron Parish, La. The new facility, named CP2, is expected to create 200 jobs.

ExxonMobil to finish $500 million Baton Rouge plant expansion in 2022
ExxonMobil’s $500 million expansion of its polyolefins plant in Baton Rouge is expected to finish at the end of this year, according to company officials. The expansion will boost production of polypropylene, which is used to make lightweight plastic for car parts, as well as appliances, recyclable food packaging and other products. Construction on the project paused in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic slowed down vehicle demand. Work restarted later in 2021 as demand for polypropylene ramped up again.

Construction on Tellurian’s $30 billion Driftwood LNG plant in Louisiana set
Construction on the $30 billion Driftwood liquefied natural gas production plant in Calcasieu Parish should begin in April, even though financing for the project hasn’t quite been solidified. According to Charif Souki, executive chairman of Houston-based Tellurian, “We have enough capital, or access to enough capital, to make sure that we can do the first year worth of construction.”

American Electric Power to develop $100 million transmission control center in Shreveport
American Electric Power (AEP), which manages the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, will invest $100 million to develop a new Shreveport Transmission Control Center. The project will create 20 new jobs, with average salaries of $115,000, and retain 20 jobs already in place in Shreveport. AEP, which is based in Columbus, Ohio, will develop the 77,000-square-foot facility on 30 acres in Shreveport.

Grant to improve infrastructure for Caldwell Parish Biodiesel Plant
Nearly one year after Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the creation of a renewable diesel plant at the Port of Columbia, the plant has received a $15 million state grant for infrastructure improvement. On top of reducing the emission of greenhouse gases, the project is expected to bring about 635 jobs to Caldwell Parish. At peak construction, there will be about 1,500 jobs created.

Ternium USA investing $98 million in Louisiana expansion
Steel producer Ternium USA will expand its facility at the Port of Caddo-Bossier with an investment of $98 million. The project will create 35 new jobs in Louisiana’s Northwest Region.


Halter Marine doubling its workforce in Pascagoula, Miss.
Halter Marine in Pascagoula will double its workforce over the next two years. . .that’s an additional 850 jobs, not only in the traditional shipbuilding trades, but also in the support positions that a company with 1,800 employees needs. Shown above, Halter Marine’s Pascagoula shipyard launches the vehicle carrier Marjorie C, its largest ship to date.

Walmart fulfillment center to open in Olive Branch
Walmart announced recently that it will build a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Olive Branch. The new facility will create approximately 250 jobs.

FedEx Ground delivering 200 new jobs to Hattiesburg-Laurel
A new FedEx Ground facility is opening at Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport‘s I-59 Supply Chain Park. The distribution center will employ 200.

Tony’s Tamales expands to Mississippi
Tamales producer Tony’s Tamales is increasing capacity by opening a production facility in Flora, Miss. The $690,000 project is expected to create 30 jobs.

Kevin Charles adding 75 jobs in New Albany
For the second time in three years, Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery is expanding. The New Albany-based company is investing $6 million and creating 75 jobs to manufacture furniture.

Jones Capital establishes Hattiesburg HQ
Jones will invest $40 million to construct a new corporate headquarters facility in Hattiesburg. The project is expected to create more than 200 jobs. The 80,000-square-foot headquarters facility will be located in Midtown Hattiesburg across from the University of Southern Mississippi. Jones Capital's portfolio includes Jones Logistics and Jones Lumber.

Milwaukee Tool expands in Mississippi
A $60 million expansion by Milwaukee Tool is expected to create 800 jobs in Grenada, Miss., and the manufacturer says it will add 400 more among its plants in Greenwood and Jackson and its distribution center in Olive Branch.


Beef plant expected to create 1,300 jobs
Wisconsin-based beef processing company American Foods Group (AFG) has announced plans to build a large new facility in Warren County, Mo. Pending final approval, the company expects to settle on a precise location by next spring. The project could result in AFG investing $450 million into the St. Louis area and creating more than 1,300 new jobs

Circular SynTech to expand in New Madrid
Circular SynTech (CST) is expanding to New Madrid, investing up to $91.4 million and expecting to create 45 new jobs. CST’s one-of-a-kind facility on a 200-acre campus will convert municipal solid waste and construction and demolition debris into valuable renewable chemicals.

Ice Cream Factory bringing new jobs to Missouri
Family-owned Ice Cream Factory has purchased an 86,000-square-foot industrial building that will serve as its new manufacturing plant. The project will create 130 jobs in Lebanon.

New snack company bringing 300 jobs to St. Louis County
A Canada-based manufacturing plant has opened in Hazelwood and is bringing more than 300 jobs to north St. Louis County. Instead of a traditional ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial “first tasting” of dried fruit and nuts that 8th Avenue Food and Provisions  will produce at the new plant.

Poplar Bluff getting new factory and 175 new jobs
Missouri-based commercial refrigeration manufacturer True Manufacturing announced it will build a new facility in Poplar Bluff, investing $21 million and creating 175 new jobs.


North Carolina chosen for supersonic passenger jet plant
“Project Thunderbird” has been identified. Colorado-based Boom Supersonic announced that Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro will be the home for its first full-scale manufacturing plant for its proposed Overture supersonic airliner. Boom estimates it will create over 1,750 jobs by 2030, with a goal of reaching more than 2,400 jobs by 2032. State and local governments have offered $230 million in financial incentives to make the project a reality, including money for airport improvements.

Central North Carolina home for New Eli Lilly manufacturing campus
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. will build a new manufacturing operation in central North Carolina on the site of a former cigarette plant. The company plans a five-building campus at The Grounds economic development site in Concord. The nearly $1 billion investment will lead to nearly 600 jobs that will offer average salaries of $70,000. Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly will manufacture injectable products and devices at the plant.

West Pharmaceuticals’ latest expansion in North Carolina
West Pharmaceutical Services, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of drug-packaging and delivery components (such as stoppers for vials) in the Eastern North Carolina community of Kinston for the last four decades, will invest another $70 million and add 70 more employees to expand its production capacity there. The announcement comes just a year after the company embarked on a $19 million expansion, adding about 90 new jobs to the Lenoir County plant’s current workforce that now exceeds 500.

Pharmaceutical company adding 400 jobs near Charlotte
Over-the-counter pharmaceutical company BestCo is investing another $177 million in expanding its Mooresville facilities and adding nearly 400 jobs. BestCo, based in Mooresville, develops and manufactures over-the-counter drugs, vitamins and dietary supplements.

Manufacturer moving forward with $50 million expansion in North Carolina
Egger Wood Products said recently it is proceeding with the next expansion of its Lexington laminate-floor manufacturing plant, adding up to 40 jobs and spending $50 million to build a recycling center and add another production line. The Austrian company announced plans in July 2017 for its $700 million, 1-million-square-foot plant, which opened in September 2020. Egger said its Lexington workforce is at 450 — 50 more than it projected would be created in a $300 million Phase 1 expected to take six years. Overall, it has pledged to have 770 employees at full production capacity in 2035.

Mt. Olive Pickles expanding into Goldsboro
Mt. Olive Pickles is expanding for the first time outside of its hometown, with new manufacturing and distribution operations in Goldsboro, N.C. The company, which was founded in 1926 in Mount Olive, will create 167 jobs with the new

Paint giant bringing $324 million investment to North Carolina
Sherwin-Williams is bringing more than 180 new jobs by expanding operations in Statesville, citing “demand,” and plans to invest some $324 million in new and expanded facilities.


Crypto mining headed for Oklahoma
New York-based private equity firm YZY Capital Holdings plans to invest $100 million to develop two data centers in Muskogee County. One crypto mining operation will be built on a 15-acre tract near the city of Oktaha, and the second will be built on 126 acres in Muskogee City.

New manufacturing campus bringing 70 jobs to Claremore
Lufkin Industries is making Claremore its home for a new manufacturing campus, and creating 70 new jobs. The company manufactures oilfield equipment, and plans to make rod pumping systems at its new Oklahoma headquarters.

Signify Health to create 200 jobs in OKC
Signify Health, a Dallas-based home health company that went public in 2021, plans to open a service center in Oklahoma City that will create 200 jobs. Founded in 2017, Signify Health uses an online platform and a network of independently contracted doctors, nurses and social workers to shift health care away from acute care facilities and into patients’ homes.


Cryptocurrency data center coming to Spartanburg County, S.C.
Greenidge Generation Holdings — a cryptocurrency mining and power generation company – will invest $264 million and create 40 new tech-sector jobs. Company officials said Greenidge Generation’s Upstate operations will house some of the most advanced and efficient cryptocurrency mining computers available.

Georgia-Pacific investing $20 million in South Carolina plant expansion
Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s largest wood pulp and paper manufacturers, is spending $20 million to expand its operations in Alcolu, a tiny mill town in northern Clarendon County. Most of the money will go toward the addition of a third line to produce oriented strand board, which is wood panel similar to particle board.

Swedish manufacturer chooses Clinton
A Swedish manufacturer plans to open an $18 million facility and hire 90 people in Clinton. Blue Diamond Industries makes polyethylene conduits for fiber optic and power cables.

Peanut growers investing $64 million in South Carolina
A company owned by peanut growers is planning to invest $64.3 million and bring 130 new jobs to Orangeburg County. Portions of the new peanut shelling facility are expected to be operational by the spring of 2022.

Manufacturer opening first U.S. facility in Upstate South Carolina
Kostwein announced plans to open its first U.S. facility in Greenville and create 95 new jobs. Kostwein is a family company based in Austria with a 100-year history in the build-to-print business.

MycoWorks creating 400 jobs in Union County
MycoWorks plans to establish operations in Union County with a $107 million investment that will create 400 new jobs. MycoWorks is a biotech company that specializes in mycelium-grown materials for use as leather alternatives.

Ruiz Foods hiring 100 in Florence County
A frozen food distributor is looking to bring dozens of new jobs to the Pee Dee. Ruiz Foods Florence is hiring 100 more jobs for its facility there.


Monogram Assembled Foods plans Tennessee production facility
Monogram Assembled Foods will invest $53.5 million to establish new operations in Dickson, Tenn. The project is expected to create nearly 400 new jobs. The company purchased a building formerly owned by Conagra, which announced in early 2020 its plans to close the facility. As part of Monogram Foods’ acquisition, the facility never closed, and the company offered employment to Conagra’s existing employees so that no jobs were lost during the transition.

Injection molding company expanding in Tennessee
A manufacturer of injection-molded plastics will invest millions to expand its thermoplastic molding facility in East Tennessee. Parkway Products said it will spend $5.7 million on its Greeneville operations, which will allow the company to add more lines and invest in new space, tooling and assets. The project is expected to create 160 new jobs over the next five years.

Canadian company’s investment brings 140 jobs to rural Tennessee
Silicon metal producer Sinova Global will invest $150 million to open a metal refining plant in Tiptonville. The investment from the Canadian company is expected to create 140 jobs in Lake County, Tennessee’s most distressed county.

Decking company creating Tennessee facility with 310 jobs
Fiberon, a company that makes composite decking, railing and cladding, plans to set up a new facility in Columbia, Tenn., that is expected to create 310 new jobs.

Memphis getting $250 million and 265 new jobs for healthcare supply chain
Memphis was recently the recipient of some good news. Medtronic, a global producer of medical devices and therapies, plans to spend more than $130 million on a new facility there, and CEVA Logistics plans to spend $126 million and create 265 new jobs. Medtronic and CEVA Logistics have been at the forefront of medical device logistics and technological development for some time now.

3M to invest $470 million in Tennessee plant, creating 600 new jobs
3M is investing approximately $470 million and adding around 600 new jobs by 2025 at its plant in Clinton, Tenn. The expansion supports two of its fast-growing product lines — Filtrete air filters and Command adhesive strips.


Iron Ox expands in Lockhart, Texas
California-based Iron Ox, a farming innovation company with expertise in plant science, robotics and artificial intelligence, will invest over $100 million to locate a 1 million-square-foot facility on 85 acres in Lockhart. The company’s mission is to make growing fresh produce carbon negative.

Tech manufacturer could bring up to 2,000 jobs to Georgetown, Texas
California-based tech company CelLink has plans to put a 300,000-square-foot facility in Georgetown. The new $130 million factory will supply electric vehicle manufacturers with intelligent wiring systems.

Facebook expands to Texas
Facebook’s parent company Meta recently leased a large office space in Texas, making the tech giant the latest company to move jobs and people from California to the Lone Star State. Meta leased half of a building under construction in downtown Austin that will be the city’s tallest skyscraper when completed, and has pledged hundreds of new jobs there.

Fujifilm Diosynth expanding Texas factory with $300 million investment
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies — a contract manufacturer that develops and produces medical drugs and gene therapies — announced in December that it plans to invest $300 million to expand its current campus in College Station, Texas. The project is expected to create about 150 new jobs when it is completed in 2024.

Schneider Electric investing $100 million in El Paso
Schneider Electric will be building a huge new manufacturing plant in northwest El Paso that will house 400 jobs. The company says the $100 million investment in the El Paso area will help relieve the supply chain issues of the products that they manufacture.

Biorefinery bringing $1.7 billion investment to Newton County
A $1.7 billion biorefinery reportedly bringing 142 jobs to Newton County was announced in February. USA BioEnergy, through its subsidiary Texas Renewable Funds, will be building the advanced bioenergy refinery in Bon Wier.

Envision grows Dallas footprint adding 200 jobs for the visually impaired
Envision’s purchase of a new campus in the Dallas area is another indicator of the demand for jobs for those who are blind or visually impaired, said David Stupay, managing director of Envision Dallas. Envision already employs about 200 people to support its manufacturing, warehousing and call center operations in North Texas and plans to hire another 200 over the next two years.

Forty-million-dollar movie studio coming to Texas
A 546-acre film studio and entertainment district is headed for Bastrop, Texas, 35 miles east of Austin. The first phase is expected to open in August 2023.

Lancium plans data center-bitcoin campus in Texas
Houston-based energy technology and infrastructure company Lancium will build a large-scale, renewable-energy-powered data center campus in Abilene. The project is expected to create 57 jobs. Lancium and its customers plan to invest $2.4 billion over 20 years, building their Clean Compute Campus on approximately 800 acres in Taylor County and Abilene.

Amazon plans major expansion in Austin, to hire 2,000
E-commerce giant Amazon is planning a major expansion in Austin. Amazon says it will create more than 2,000 corporate and tech jobs in the city over the next few years. Positions will include data engineers and financial analysts.


New plastics manufacturing facility to create 300 jobs in Chesterfield, Va.
A new plastics manufacturing facility coming to Chesterfield County, Starplast USA, will create 300 jobs. The company will invest about $17.7 million to build the new facility. “Starplast USA produces a wide range of high-performance plastic products, like plastic housewares, garden storage and toys,” according to a release. Virginia competed with Ohio and Pennsylvania for the project.

AutoZone’s new distribution center in New Kent County creating 352 jobs
AutoZone, the nation’s leading auto parts retailer, will invest $185.2 million to establish a new warehouse and distribution center in New Kent County. The 800,000-square-foot facility will serve as the company’s East Coast distribution operation, creating 352 new jobs.

IT company plans new office in Richmond
An information technology company based in Northern Virginia is planning to open a new office in Richmond that is expected to create 125 jobs. Fairfax County-based Intact Technology will invest $1.5 million to establish a second Virginia location in the city of Richmond.

Joint venture will create 210 new jobs in Virginia
In a joint venture, Kamine Development Corporation and Nicollet Industries will invest $267 million to establish a new paperboard recycling and production facility, Celadon Development Corporation, at the Chesapeake Deepwater Terminal site in the City of Chesapeake. The project will create 210 new jobs.

Trex breaks ground on new HQ in Winchester
Winchester, Va.-based decking materials maker Trex has broken ground on a new corporate headquarters and it, along with a new production facility, will create hundreds of new jobs in Frederick County. The company expects to move into the new facility, which will house 200 corporate employees, in mid-2023.

CoStar creating 2,000 jobs in Richmond
The CoStar Group is expanding its corporate campus in Richmond by constructing a new 26-story building and creating 2,000 new jobs in the city. Co-Star is a provider of real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The company is expecting to invest more than $460 million in this project, with $4 billion in payroll over the next 10 years.


Nucor announces largest investment in West Virginia history
Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor will make its single largest investment in company history with the location of a $2.7 billion state-of-the-art sheet steel mill in Mason County, W.Va. The project also represents the largest capital investment in West Virginia history. Additional sites in northern West Virginia are also under consideration for a trans-load and processing facility to better serve customers in the upper Midwest and Northeast regions.

Omnis Building Technologies plans West Virginia manufacturing plant
Housing material manufacturer Omnis Building Technologies will construct a $40 million, 150,000-square-foot facility in Bluefield, W.Va. The project is expected to create 150 to 300 jobs. The company plans to be operational by the end of 2022.

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