Openings & Expansions


  • A closeup of pCAM material at Green Li-ion's Oklahoma plant.
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    Green Li-ion opens Oklahoma battery materials plant

    The Atoka facility will process black mass, part of a wider push to create a circular U.S. battery supply chain.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Purina opens first North Carolina factory

    The Nestlé-owned brand is in the midst of a $2 billion U.S. manufacturing growth plan until 2025.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Manufacturing Dive

    Check out five of our biggest stories of 2024 so far, led by new investment in U.S. manufacturing against a fast-changing landscape.

    By Manufacturing Dive staff
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    Courtesy of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
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    TSMC awarded $6.6B in CHIPS funding

    The chipmaker also announced plans for a third semiconductor factory in Phoenix as part of an advanced manufacturing hub.

    By April 8, 2024
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    SK Hynix to build $4B chip packaging fab in Indiana

    The facility at Purdue University will focus on advanced packaging for AI products beginning in 2028.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Cement maker nabs Energy Department funds

    Sublime Systems will build the low-carbon plant in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

    By Julie Strupp • March 28, 2024
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    Schott Pharma to build $371M syringe factory

    The North Carolina plant is part of the company's effort to triple its U.S. supply of glass and polymer syringes used in GLP-1 therapies by 2030.

    By March 26, 2024
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    Verdagy’s green hydrogen factory receives $39.6M DOE grant

    The Department of Energy's funding is part of its larger effort to accelerate the mass adoption of green hydrogen in U.S. manufacturing.

    By March 22, 2024
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    Lonza to acquire Roche’s biologics manufacturing site for $1.2B

    The Vacaville, California, facility will also receive a roughly $560 million upgrade in an effort to increase the Switzerland-based biomanufacturer's U.S. factory footprint.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Aptar Pharma to expand New York manufacturing site

    The company's North America expansion strategy is in response to increasing prescription and consumer healthcare customer demand.

    By March 20, 2024
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    Courtesy of GE Aerospace.

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    GE Aerospace to invest $650M in global facilities, US suppliers

    The Boeing engine supplier’s spending will include new machines, equipment, building upgrades and improved safety measures.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Energy Department offers $425M to decarbonize manufacturing

    The funding will go to small- and medium-sized manufacturers in current and former coal communities that produce and recycle clean energy products.

    By March 18, 2024
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    Schneider Electric invests $140M in US manufacturing expansion

    The move is part of a broader plan to tap into growing demand for electrical infrastructure and data centers. 

    By March 18, 2024
  • Two workers inspect a vehicle body on the assembly line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky.
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    Courtesy of Toyota Motor North America
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    US saw $4B in clean energy investments in February: E2

    Projects in sectors like batteries and solar panels will create 4,400 jobs across 11 states.

    By March 15, 2024
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    Courtesy of Joby Aviation.

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    Joby expands Ohio manufacturing with Dayton aircraft parts plant

    The company plans to begin operations at the former USPS facility later this year to support production at its California factory.

    By March 13, 2024
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    Courtesy of Panasonic Energy of North America.

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    Panasonic Energy, H&T Recharge sign battery can supply deal

    The deal expands the companies’ Nevada supply arrangement to produce batteries at Panasonic's Kansas facility.

    By March 13, 2024
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    Schaeffler to open $230M Ohio auto manufacturing plant

    The Dover facility will create 650 new jobs and is expected to be finished by 2025.

    By March 12, 2024
  • A 3D rendering of a greenish-gray Siemens Energy power transformer and a white building on its left side.
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    Courtesy of Siemens Energy.

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    Siemens Energy plans North Carolina power transformer facility

    The $149 million plant is responding to a growing need to replace aging power infrastructure in the U.S.

    By March 11, 2024
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    Rivian halts construction on $5B Georgia EV facility

    The electric vehicle maker plans to produce its R2 model at its Illinois facility instead, starting in the first half of 2026.

    By March 8, 2024
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    Factory announcements: Food, drug and battery makers unveil new plans in February

    AstraZeneca announced plans for a $300 million factory in Maryland, while another Hyundai supplier plans to build a factory near the automaker’s upcoming Georgia EV campus. 

    By March 7, 2024
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    Birkenstock’s expanding production capacity lifts sales as it eyes more growth ahead

    The footwear brand plans to double capacity in the next three years, spending tens of millions of dollars along the way. 

    By Ben Unglesbee • March 7, 2024
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    Amgen opens $474M Ohio facility

    The final product assembly and packaging site will employ 400 people and is the company’s most digitally advanced factory yet.

    By March 7, 2024
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    Simtra to expand Indiana drug facility

    The $250 million investment is part of the biomanufacturer's long-term plan to meet growing customer demand for GLP-1 products.

    By March 5, 2024
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    Courtesy of Intel Foundry Direct Connect
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    Microsoft is Intel’s newest chip foundry customer

    The semiconductor maker is pushing to build out its advanced chip infrastructure as it finalizes its CHIPS and Science Act funding.

    By March 4, 2024
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    Courtesy of Corning.

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    Corning to build $900M solar component facility in Michigan

    The Solar Technology plant will create over 1,100 jobs in Richland Township.

    By March 4, 2024
  • Scout Motors held ground breaking ceremony on its $2 billion EV plant in Blythewood, South Carolina.
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    Scout Motors breaks ground on $2B EV plant after environmental delays

    The automotive company plans to finish its South Carolina facility in 2026 after pausing construction in the fall of 2023.

    By Sebastian Obando • March 4, 2024