Southbound: From the Editor
Around the South
Relocations & Expansions
2014 SB&D 100 Edition
SB&D 100 Feature
Big Fish Keep Alabama's Economy Humming
Ensuring a resilient Delta Region by training a skilled workforce
Driving toward success in Alabama's Black Belt
Arkansas's Big River Steel has found its home in the heart of America's Delta Region
Building a healthy economy and a healthy workforce in Illinois
Innovation and collaboration are building a Work Ready Kentucky
Louisiana's industry off to a fast start
Perfected in Mississippi
Certifying Southeast Missouri and beyond
Select Tennessee sites offer competitive edge
Reshoring and its potential effect on the Mississippi River Delta region
Ten People Who Made a Difference in the South
Top 10 Stories in the American South
Ten Exceptional Southern markets to Locate your Reshored Traditional
If you are looking to relocate your HQ to the South, here are 10 Outstanding
Cities for your Operation that might not show up on your Radar
Ten Low Cost Manufacturing Locations to Reshore your Plant near Major
If these Southern Market Economies were Stocks, they would be the Ten Best
to Invest in over the next Decade
Ten Highly Creative Places to Live in the South where you can Reshore your
Ten more Shining Examples of Economic Development that's working in the
Five Outstanding Supplier Sites for Airbus and Five for Boeing
Ten Supplier Locations in the Southern Aerospace Corridor that can serve
both Airbus and Boeing
FDI Surges in the South
Tennessee: Moving in the right direction
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
Florida: A sleeping giant awakes!
2013 SB&D 100 Edition
2013 SB&D 100 Feature: Are we there yet?
2013 SB&D 100 Top Deals and Hot Markets
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CNBC names Georgia top state for business
Infiniti-Mercedes engine plant opens in Tennessee
Over 1,400 cyber security jobs coming to San Antonio
South Carolina leads nation in tire manufacturing, exports
Houston is tops for manufacturing, Forbes says
New UpSkill Houston to fill thousands of jobs in 3 years
Texas adds most U.S. jobs in May
Hitachi completes work on third Georgia plant
GM Arlington plant runs round the clock
Maverick Arms to expand Eagle Pass campus
Milo's Tea is sweet on Alabama
Bardstown Bourbon invests $25 million in new distillery
Germany-based manufacturing comes to Dandridge, Tenn.
ForceX moving HQ to Charlotte, creating 175 jobs
CSC Sugar to open plant in Covington, Tenn.
Japanese printing company to locate in Griffin, Ga.
UPS expands Memphis facility
Volvo to invest $69 million in its Virginia truck assembly plant
Comcast expanding Center of Excellence in Fort Myers, Fla.
QuEST Global opens Houston Engineering Center
Hyundai may be ready to grow in Alabama
Expansion plans for Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
U.S. allows oil exports for first time since 1970s
United Furniture will locate plant in Winston-Salem, create 200 jobs
Vulcan Industries expands in Moody, Ala.
Coastal Logistics Group establishes Dorchester County, S.C., operations
Lancaster expects no new jobs with Duracell plant expansion
Israeli banking firm plans 100 jobs in Atlanta hub
Ayrshire Electronics is expanding in Corinth, Miss., adding 25 jobs
Global Refining Group invests $4.2 million in Lunenburg County, Va.
GT USA plans $100 million Port Canaveral container-cargo terminal
Unilever expansion adds 70 jobs in Missouri
JBE to expand into South Carolina
Shaw expanding, adding 70 Georgia jobs
Lowcountry call center to expand
Japanese auto parts manufacturer opening facility in Jackson, Tenn.
Keurig bringing 550 jobs to Douglasville, Ga.
Hatch Stamping invests $17 million in Portland, Tenn., facility
Bloomaker expands Waynesboro, Va., op center
Advance Auto Parts invests $5 million in Raleigh corporate support center
Altec Industries to add 200 jobs in Lynchburg, Va.
Columbia, Tenn., to get CLARCOR Innovation Center
British payroll company to hire 400 workers in Austin
China-based Shandong Tranlin Paper invests $2 billion in Chesterfield County, Va.
Frozen-food handler invests in Charleston. S.C.
Two tech firms creating jobs in Orlando
Dot Foods now hiring 130 in Tennessee
Quest Diagnostics to bring 350 jobs, new operations center to Tampa
Suncoast telecommunications company to add 350 Florida jobs
Major jobs on the way to Bossier City, La.
Company expansion brings 50 jobs to Richland County, S.C.
O'Donnell Industries expands manufacturing center in Piedmont, S.C.
United Technologies Corp. and Pratt & Whitney already expanding in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Virginia ships first poultry to China in seven years
Grifols opens new $370 million Clayton, N.C., plant
On the move in York County, S.C.
Alcoa to create 75 jobs in Hampton, Va.
Nashville’s United Record Pressing responds to demand
Germany-based plant science firm invests $13.7 million in St. Louis, Mo.
Canadian sock manufacturer to hire 205 in North Carolina
Solar farm to be built in Virginia by end of 2015
Amazon boosts Bradley County, Tenn.
Toyo Automotive gears up for facility expansion in Kentucky
Auto supplier in Shorter, Ala., starts third expansion
Which country announced the most investment in Alabama last year?
Amazon hiring for warehouse jobs at Florida fulfillment center
Amazon adding 100 full-time jobs in Bradley County, Tenn.
New cold storage distribution facility in North Charleston, S.C.
Kroger Company will invest $175 million in Georgia distribution center
Acoustiblok expands its Tampa manufacturing center
Alstom hiring 60 workers in Chattanooga
South Korean auto supplier plans first U.S. plant in Alabama
Southtec plans facilities expansion in Lebanon, Tenn.
GE breaks ground on Greenville, S.C. expansion
Microsoft grows again in in Mecklenburg County, Va., $346.7 million investment
Korea-based Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems plans $5.5 million expansion at LaGrange, Ga., plant
Guidepoint Systems brings manufacturing back to U.S. at Houston facility
Fox Blocks expands plants to Nixa, Mo., and Keller, Texas
What does Bonnaroo mean?
World's largest ethane export terminal coming to Houston
Engineering firm to bring HQ, 48 jobs to Pflugerville, Texas
BlueOak Arkansas to hire 75 in Osceola, Ark.
Soudal Holding NV invests $21 million in Elizabethtown, Ky., manufacturing
Microport announces $100 million expansion in Arlington, Va.
TeleTech Holdings plans Sherwood, Ark., office, 250 Jobs
Calumet investing in Southwest Louisiana plant
PerformanceScrubs.com to launch clothing manufacturing facility in Alabama
El Rey Network selects Austin for HQ
Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County, Ga.
Red Ventures predicts 1,800 HQ employees this year
LAN CARGO plans $20 million facility at Miami airport
Shreveport company to add over 350 jobs
Georgia’s Fort Gillem remake coming soon
Railcar maintenance company to locate in Jonesboro, Ark., create 350 jobs
Cisco Systems to add 550 jobs in North Carolina’s Triangle
Chinese firm plans $8.2 million HQ in Oconee, S.C.
Poinciana Medical Center announces details of $26 million expansion
American Medical Response adds 100 workers in Hampton Roads, Va.
U.S. has regained all jobs lost in the recession
Geico to add 350 workers in Stafford, Va.
Texas electronics company to bring more jobs to Round Rock
Pasco County, Fla., adds second business incubator
Big Creek Foods to make pet treats in Gainesville, Ga.
YG-1 America invests $13.8 million to establish Charlotte manufacturing center
Pharma Tech Industries expands in Missouri, creating 20 new jobs
French firm Team Créatif bringing U.S. HQ and jobs to Charlotte, N.C.
Processed food company bringing 120 new jobs to Marion County, S.C.
Heritage Glass investing $15.8 million in Kingsport, Tenn.
Dinuba's Ruiz Food buys manufacturing plant in South Carolina
ARC Automotive to expand in Tennessee
MVP Group International expands Union City, Tenn. plant, 100 new jobs
Optimum Group-Southwind Milling plans rice mill in Arkansas
Brother Industries in Bartlett, Tenn., expands facility, adding 15 jobs
Nissan begins hiring for Murano production in Mississippi
New firm to bring more than 1,120 jobs to Clayton County, Ga.
Announcement in the Palmetto State
Manufacturer rebuilds in rural S.C.
Wood product manufacturing creating jobs in Bamberg County, S.C.
Walmart supplier locating in S.C.
Tyton BioEnergy Systems invests $36 million in North Carolina tobacco to ethanol refinery
ArcBest Corporation expands Arkansas corporate campus
Texas dominates 2014 Fortune 500 list with 52 companies
Tower expanding in Meridian, Miss.
Tissue-maker to add production line, hire 200 in Anderson County, S.C.
AB Mauri moves North American HQ into St. Louis Cortex Innovation Community
Oklahoma governor signs bill to help Tinker add jobs
AIG reportedly moving jobs to Texas
Tennessee Valley Authority
Delta Regional Authority
Alliance Consulting Engineers
Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Laurens County, SC
Fort Worth, TX
Ascension County, LA
N.C. Global Transpark
Franklin County, Ala.
Metro Little Rock
Kershaw County, S.C.
Alabama Department of Commerce
Tishomingo County, MS
Aiken/Edgefield Counties, SC
Columbus Business Center
Northeast Tennessee Valley
20th Anniversary Edition
Steering the Automotive Industry to the World's Fourth-Largest Economy
Opportunities in the South's Rural and Urban Small Towns