It's down to the Southern Auto Corridor and Mexico for automakers
Mississippi Enters Second Decade of Assembly
BMW in South Carolina: Two decades and thriving
Nissan and Tennessee: A 30-year partnership unlike any other in North America's automotive sector
20 years of Mercedes-Benz in Alabama: A defining moment in the Heart of Dixie
The tremendous success of the Hyundai-Kia model in the Southern Auto Corridor
Ford's resurgence in Louisville
Community preparedness is about vision
The Incentives Debate
The Birth of a Louisiana Super Region
Arkansas: A Real Approach to Economic Development
Virginia: The American South's Crown Jewel of Smarts
Infrastructure supporting business and industry in ROVA (the rest of Virginia)
A semiconductor plant for Martinsville, Va.?
Roanoke: A smart, shining star
Watch out world: The Palmetto is back
Green Solutions for Red States
Ten Southern markets that are manufacturing location no-brainers
Ten megasites in the South for the next 'Big Kahuna'
Ten small Southern markets that are seeing their economies soar
Automotive Hot Spots in the Southern Auto Corridor
Sumter, S.C. wins big – beating the odds by getting into the game
Florida's inland port strategy could result in thousands of new jobs
Rural unemployment rate in Virginia dropped a point in 2011
Clean Tech is growing in an automotive industry-like way in the South and North Carolina is joining in the fray
No Southern state's rural regions benefited more from the recovery in 2011 than Kentucky's
Where in the World would the South's economy be without Foreign Direct Investment?
Rural Virginia Lands Microsoft; Deal Represents Largest in Southern Virginia History
Florida Rural Broadband Alliance, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport: Access and Opportunity in the Florida Panhandle
Harnett County, N.C.: Where Preparation Plus Proximity Equals Opportunity
Boeing's Move to Charleston is already Benefitting Rural South Carolina
Arkansas' Rural Regions Fared Better than any Southern State in Recent Recession
New Intermodal Port in Rural Northwest Tennessee Draws Interest from Top Corporations
Consolidating to a Rural Tennessee Location in Order to Save Money and Grow
Texas' Massive Agribusiness Sector Makes for Huge Bioenergy Potential
Creating Quality Communities in Alabama: The Alabama Communities of Excellence Program
For real-time news on business, politics and economic development in the South, go to www.RandleReport.com. For even more economic development news in the South, including all project announcements, go to www.SB-D.com. For more information on the automotive industry in the South, go to www.SouthernAutoCorridor.com.
Georgia birds are big business
Manchester, Tenn., lands $100 million cheese plant
Koch Foods announces $20 million expansion in five Alabama counties
Chinese manufacturer headed to Wilcox County, Ala.
Beshear SOARs to aid Appalachia
Oil and gas employment up 20 percent in West Virginia
Marcellus Shale gas growing faster than expected
Automotive supplier Mubea opens $60 million facility in Boone County, Ky.
Newpark Resources announces $41 million expansion in Louisiana
England Inc. invests $17 million in Tennessee manufacturing plant
Polymer manufacturer brings 76 jobs to Rutherford County, N.C.
Southwire invests $95 million to expand in Carroll County, Ga.,
Yarn mill expanding in Georgia, creating 210 jobs
South Coast Baking Co. to open Springdale, Ark., facility, employ 150
Seohan Auto to expand in Auburn, Ala.
Office seat maker invests $39 million to relocate to Union City, Tenn.
King’s Hawaiian spends $100 million to expand in Georgia
National Oilwell Varco announces $23 million facility
South Korean tire-maker to build $800 million Tennessee plant, create 1,800 jobs
Georgia foundry to undergo multimillion-dollar upgrade, 20 new jobs possible
Custom Nonwoven to open plant in Thomasville, N.C., add 72 jobs
50 new jobs for Butts County, Ga.
WasteZero expanding facility in Williamsburg County, S.C.
Chinese flooring company bringing 100 jobs to Danville, Va.
Rolls-Royce opens second engine test stand at Stennis Space Center
Telerx to create 160 new jobs at its Kings Mountain, N.C., facility
Huntsman plans $125 million expansion at Port Neches, Texas plant
Indian textile company to open Georgia plant
Yachiyo of America Inc. to bring 200 jobs to Carroll County, Ga.
Lockheed Martin relocates vehicle production to Camden, Ark., campus
Steel company plans to build facility, create 100 jobs in Lawrence County, Ala.
Airplane manufacturer Mooney restarts Kerrville, Texas, production facility
Wayne Farms invests $3 million to expand in Laurel, Miss.
Gildan Activewear to create over 500 new North Carolina jobs
Manufacturers expanding in Robeson County, N.C., creating up to 40 jobs
Greenheck Fan to hire 184 for facility in Shelby, N.C.
Colgate-Palmolive to hire 300 at new South Carolina plant
Mississippi GE factory sets new round of hiring
Little Kentucky Smokehouse investing $2.2 million, creating 18 jobs
Wal-Mart supplier Redman & Associates to open plant in Rogers, Ark.
Manufacturing company to bring 72 jobs to Thomasville, N.C.
Palmetto Synthetics expanding operations in Williamsburg County, S.C.
Horsehead Holding plans to open Mooresboro, N.C., zinc plant
Hino to expand in Marion, Ark., add 200 jobs
Kia supplier to build $35 million plant in West Point, Ga.
Independent Stave Company plans $10 million plant In Morehead, Ky.
Jasper, Ala., auto supplier expands, adds 100 jobs and new facility
Sonoco-owned company to create 51 jobs in Shelbyville, Ky.
South Korean INFAC completes $6.5 million expansion in Kentucky
KiOR to build second biorefinery in Columbus, Miss.
McKee Foods adds 300 jobs in Tennessee
Feuer Powertrain locating in Tunica, Miss.
Toyota to export Mississippi-built Corollas to Latin America
Anderson, S.C., tissue plant to add about 200 jobs
South Carolina factory sparks hope for manufacturing jobs
Virginia produce company invests $2.54 million to expand its Hillsville facility
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