Openings & Expansions: Page 2


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    Courtesy of Rocket Lab.

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    Rocket Lab to receive $24M in CHIPS funding, expand New Mexico plant

    The funds will help double solar cell production at the aerospace component maker’s Albuquerque facility.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Intel, Apollo strike joint venture at chipmaker’s Ireland facility

    The agreement is part of the chip giant's external funding strategy to help fuel its global manufacturing plans.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Trendline

    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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    Toyota subsidiary to build Indiana forklift factory

    Toyota Handling Materials will invest nearly $100 million in the expansion at its Columbus, Indiana, headquarters and add 85 more jobs.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Integrated DNA Technologies opens Iowa biomanufacturing site

    The Coralville plant doubles the company’s synthetic biology footprint with plans for production expansion.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Courtesy of Diehl Aviation
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    Diehl Aviation to build aerospace components facility in Mexico

    The production facility in Querétaro will be located next to other major aircraft manufacturers nearby like Airbus and Bombardier.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Niacet Specialty Chemicals to expand New York facility

    The Niagara Falls plant will produce a critical substance for chip manufacturers' supply chain.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Courtesy of PPG.

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    PPG to build $225M OEM paint and coating facility in Tennessee

    The Loudon, Tennessee, facility is part of the company’s $300 million investment to expand its manufacturing presence in North America as automaker demand grows.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Absolics to receive $75M in CHIPS funding

    The glass substrate manufacturer will use the money to build a semiconductor facility in Covington, Georgia.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Courtesy of Bridor
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    Bridor to build $220M Utah pastry facility

    The facility will be the company's third in the U.S. as it plans further North American market expansion.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Lilly to pour $5B more into expanding Zepbound, Mounjaro production

    The planned construction in Lebanon, Indiana, brings the total investment to $9 billion, the company's largest single commitment in its history.

    By Ned Pagliarulo • May 28, 2024
  • A Kohler Casa Grande facility sign with a quote, "He who tils here hath set his mark" in bronze.
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    Courtesy of Kohler.

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    Kohler opens bath and shower fixtures facility in Arizona

    The company is in talks with the Department of Energy to receive up to $51.2 million for decarbonizing the Casa Grande plant.

    By May 22, 2024
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    China-based battery maker to build first US plant in North Carolina

    Green New Energy Materials’ $140 million battery separator manufacturing facility will create 545 jobs.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Courtesy of Toyota
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    Tracker

    Tracking the Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on US manufacturing

    The landmark legislation has sparked a new wave of clean energy manufacturing. This database tracks major IRA-linked investments for projects in electric vehicles, solar and more on a monthly basis.

    By , Updated July 17, 2024
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    Retrieved from Boviet Solar on May 13, 2024
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    Boviet Solar to open North Carolina solar panel factory

    The Vietnam-based manufacturer will build its first North America facility for $294 million.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Courtesy of 3M.

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    3M expands Nebraska protective equipment plant

    The $67 million project will boost the manufacturer’s capacity to make reusable respirators and Peltor brand earmuffs.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Ferrero unwraps first chocolate factory in North America

    The Bloomington, Illinois, expansion will make major brands like Kinder, Ferrero Rocher, Butterfinger and Crunch.

    By May 13, 2024
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    Courtesy of Polar Semiconductor
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    Polar Semiconductor granted $120M in CHIPS funding

    The investment will expand the chipmaker's Bloomington, Minnesota, facility and introduce new automation and AI technologies.

    By May 13, 2024
  • Six people wearing white hardhats and carrying shovels with a blue, shiny ribbon tied near the handles.
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    Courtesy of Joby Aviation.

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    Joby breaks ground on expanded California facility

    The Marina pilot line will more than double the air taxi maker’s yearly capacity, up to 24 planes.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Courtesy of Daisy Brand
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    Daisy Brand to build $626 million Iowa dairy plant

    The 750,000-square facility in Boone, Iowa, will initially employ more than 100 workers.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Rich Rau/Boeing

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    Boeing acquires GKN Aerospace Missouri facility, prevents shuttering

    The company will transition the Hazelwood plant’s capabilities and operations to support its fighter jet programs.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Courtesy of Asahi Kasei.

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    Honda supplier to build integrated battery separator plant in Canada

    Asahi Kasei’s 180 billion yen ($1.2 billion) factory is part of a joint venture with the automaker.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Ion Storage Systems’ opens solid-state battery factory in Maryland

    The manufacturing startup is developing a portable battery for the U.S. Army, which it expects to deliver later this year.

    By May 1, 2024
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    Courtesy of American Battery Technology Company
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    American Battery Technology Co. starts production at lithium hydroxide facility

    The pilot project is demonstrating the battery company’s system to access lithium at its Tonopah Lithium Flats Project.

    By Updated May 1, 2024
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    Cleveland-Cliffs’ idled Weirton plant may soon support transformers

    The former tinplate factory could be used to make grain-oriented electrical steel as the U.S. aims to boost its transformer supply chain.

    By April 29, 2024
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    Domino welcomes larger sugar shipments as Baltimore channels reopen

    The sugar manufacturer is taking advantage of the 20-foot-deep channel at the Port of Baltimore.

    By April 25, 2024