• +714 312 6568
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Pacific:Mon-Fri 8:00-17:30

Stories

News and articles available on projects.

site engineering

Nucor Corp. Plans Cold Mill In Blytheville, Arkansas

Related Research Nucor Corporation is adding an additional $230 million cold mill at its Nucor Steel Arkansas division in Blytheville, Arkansas . According to company officials, the specialty cold mill complex will expand Nucor’s capability to produce advanced high-strength, high-strength low-alloy, and motor lamination steel products. The mill is expected to be operational in approximately two years and include 100 associates. “This specialty cold mill complex supports our strategy of moving up the value chain and growing sales to the automotive market,” said John Ferriola, Chairman, CEO President of Nucor. “It will bring value to all of Nucor’s sheet mills by expanding our capability to produce advanced high-strength steels and broadening the automotive capability of our galvanized lines at Nucor Steel Decatur and Nucor Steel Berkeley.” Ducker Worldwide estimates that 4 million tons of advanced high-strength and high-strength low-alloy steels will be needed for the automotive market by...
Continue reading
  254 Hits
  0 Comments
254 Hits
0 Comments

UTC Aerospace Systems Establishes Operations Center In Puerto Rico

Related Research UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., is expanding its presence in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, over the next three years with the establishment of an Operations and Supply Chain Business Services Center. The company designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries . With more than 1,500 employees today, UTC Aerospace Systems' Santa Isabel campus has been in operation since 1992. Over the next three years the site will grow to accommodate the new center and business process service jobs. Hector Ortiz, Director, Puerto Rico Operations for UTC Aerospace Systems, said, "Standing up the Business Services Center will enable us to achieve a seamless support structure for our business units and customers. It will also contribute to the economic growth of our company and Puerto Rico." The commonwealth's Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) assisted UTC Aerospace...
Continue reading
  225 Hits
  0 Comments
225 Hits
0 Comments

Nordson Corporation Expands Austintown, Ohio, Manufacturing Hub

Related Research As part of an initiative to optimize service to the growing global polymer processing market, Nordson Corporation plans to combine its existing screw and barrel operations at various locations into a single expanded manufacturing center of excellence in Austintown, Ohio . In the polymer processing industry, Nordson provides customers with engineered components to melt, homogenize, filter, meter, and give shape to plastic and fluid coating materials. Nordson delivers a full range of precision melt stream products including screws and barrels, filtration systems, pumps, valves, dies and pelletizing systems to meet the constantly evolving needs of the polymer industry. “We expect this initiative to drive efficiencies in manufacturing processes, decrease lead times, enhance customer service, improve competitiveness and accelerate growth,” said John Keane, Nordson Corporate Senior Vice President. “Our plan is for Austintown to join similar regional hubs for our screw and barrel products in Thailand and...
Continue reading
  261 Hits
  0 Comments
261 Hits
0 Comments

Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath Expands Greenville, South Carolina, Factory Plant

Related Research Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath , a manufacturer of automotive components, is expanding its operations in Greenville County, South Carolina . The expansion is expected to bring $5.8 million of new capital investment and create approximately 50 new jobs. Located at 120 Elcon Drive in Greenville,  the company will be expanding their factory floor by 20,000 square feet and their office facility by approximately 10,000 square feet. The expansion is projected to be complete by the second quarter of 2017. “AFR is pleased to be expanding operations in Greenville to accommodate our increasing business. Our success is a direct result of the dedication and hard work of all of our associates, particularly those on the factory floor who strive to do things a little better each day. We are proud to be part of a community and state that recognizes and supports the benefits of manufacturing and...
Continue reading
  250 Hits
  0 Comments
250 Hits
0 Comments

J.C. Cannistraro Relocates Manufacturing & Warehousing To Boston, Massachusetts

Related Research J.C. Cannistraro, the area’s largest mechanical construction firm, will relocate and consolidate its manufacturing and warehousing operations to Boston’s Seaport District. J.C. Cannistraro, LLC offers complete mechanical construction services within Greater Boston, including plumbing, fire protection, HVAC piping and sheet metal; and facility service and maintenance throughout New England. According to company officials, Cannistraro signed a 50- year Ground Lease with the City of Boston’s Economic Development and Industrial Corporation for Parcel N, 25 Fid Kennedy Avenue: a 3.5 acre site with a two-story, 157,000 square foot building in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Industrial Park. Cannistraro said it will “substantially rehabilitate the property for use as a prefabrication and assembly plant for plumbing, fire protection, HVAC piping and sheet metal systems for installation at construction sites throughout the region.” Historically known as “Building 16,” 25 Fid Kennedy Avenue was built in 1940 by the U.S....
Continue reading
  221 Hits
  0 Comments
221 Hits
0 Comments

Nellson Plans Updated Production-Research Hub In Ontario, California

Related Research Nellson, the leading full-service nutrition bar and powder provider in North America, will replace its aging production plant in Irwindale with a new $40-to-$50 million facility nearby in Ontario, California . Jamie Better, Nellson’s CEO, stated, “Our leadership team has been evaluating options for transforming our Irwindale facility into a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to better serve the rapidly evolving needs of our customers. After months of review, we concluded this goal can be better accomplished by building an entirely new facility, rather than retrofitting the current location. In selecting the Ontario site, it was critically important to us that the new facility be within a short drive from the existing location as we want to retain our experienced workforce and all their bar-making expertise. Our goal is to have the new facility fully operational by the first quarter of 2018.” According to company officials, the decision...
Continue reading
  211 Hits
  0 Comments
211 Hits
0 Comments

WeddingWire Inc Expands Headquarters In Montgomery County, Maryland

Related Research WeddingWire Inc.?, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, plans to expand its corporate headquarters in Montgomery County, Maryland . Currently located in Chevy Chase, Weddin?gWire is confirmed to lease a total of 68,000 square-feet of space in the county to accommodate its continued growth. As part of the expansion, the company plans to add 200 new jobs to its existing workforce of more than 350 local employees. “On behalf of the entire WeddingWire Team, I share our excitement and commitment to WeddingWire’s continued growth in Montgomery County, Maryland,” said Timothy Chi, CEO/Co-Founder, WeddingWire. “WeddingWire was founded nearly 10 years ago in my living room in Chevy Chase and the State of Maryland has been a wonderful place to grow our business. With access to valuable resources and incredible talent, we look forward to our extended residency here in Montgomery County.” To...
Continue reading
  214 Hits
  0 Comments
214 Hits
0 Comments

DevTech PET, Inc Plans Manufacturing Center In Hanover Township, Pennsylvania

Related Research DevTech PET, Inc., a manufacturer of custom plastic preforms and containers, will lease a 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility at 5210 Jaindl Boulevard in Hanover Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania . According to state officials, the company has committed to investing $18,100,000 in the project, which will include the leasehold, infrastructure upgrades, and new equipment. DevTech has committed to the creation of 32 new, full-time jobs over the next three years. “We are looking forward to the successful expansion of our manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania, and very grateful for the support, guidance, and incentives to materialize this project,” said Antonio Donnadieu, PET Division CEO for DevTech’s parent company, Envases Universales. “The support from both the Governor´s Action Team and the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation was a fundamental factor in our decision making process.” DevTech received a funding proposal from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...
Continue reading
  240 Hits
  0 Comments
240 Hits
0 Comments

Hotwire Communications Opens Technology Center In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Related Research Hotwire Communications, one of the nation’s leading fiber optics telecommunications providers, will open its new headquarters, the Hotwire Technology Center, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida . The firm will invest more than $27 million in the local community and is expected to create 375 new jobs. Kristin Johnson Karp, President of Hotwire Communications said, “Fort Lauderdale is a thriving community with a diverse talent pool and a great place to live for our employees. We are looking forward to joining the Fort Lauderdale community as we open our new headquarters at the Hotwire Technology Center.” “The IT industry continues to grow and Florida’s high-tech workforce is meeting those needs,” said Crystal Sircy, COO and Executive Vice President of Enterprise Florida . “Florida has been a leader in the IT industry for decades and companies like Hotwire Communications help to keep the state at the forefront with their...
Continue reading
  221 Hits
  0 Comments
221 Hits
0 Comments

Sabre GLBL Inc Expands Development Headquarters In Westlake, Texas

Related Research Sabre GLBL Inc., the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, will be expanding its headquarters at the Solana development in Westlake, Texas . The project is expected to create at least 500 new jobs and bring over $37 million in capital investment. “Sabre is proud to call Texas home and our Solana campus generates visits from travel industry executives across the globe who leave with a greater appreciation for the business opportunities in Texas,” Said Tom Klein, CEO of Sabre. “We are grateful for the state’s support of our growth plans as we work to create more great jobs and opportunities.” A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $5 million has been extended to Sabre as an incentive . “Texas is a global destination for world-class enterprises seeking a business-friendly environment,” said Governor Greg Abbott. “I am proud Sabre is continuing to invest in...
Continue reading
  220 Hits
  0 Comments
220 Hits
0 Comments

Premium Waters to Locate Water Bottle Manufacturing-Filling Hub In Hinds County, Mississippi

Related Research Private-label water bottling company Premium Waters, Inc., is locating operations in Hinds County, Mississippi . The company will invest $25 million and creating 42 jobs. The firm will construct a 210,000-square-foot facility in the J.C. “Sonny” McDonald Industrial Park to house water bottle manufacturing and filling operations. Mississippi Development Authority is assisting with infrastructure and site improvements. In addition, Hinds County is assisting with additional public infrastructure improvements. “We went through a rigorous site selection process and are very pleased to have selected Hinds County to build our technically advanced bottled water facility,” said Premium Waters Vice President Supply Chain Bernie Zarda. “Hinds County and the Jackson area met our criteria for investment including a supportive labor market and excellent access to our customers in the region.” “I appreciate the team at Premium Waters for choosing Central Mississippi as the site of the company’s new manufacturing...
Continue reading
  188 Hits
  0 Comments
188 Hits
0 Comments

Location Notebook: Tennessee A Growing Hub for Logistics

image
image
image
image
How do you build upon an already strong, massive foundation? One brick at a time. The state of Tennessee is a powerful force in the world of logistics and distribution, and has been for quite some time. And yet the headlines of industry growth keep on happening, one by one, adding to an already bright picture. Home-improvement giant Lowe’s offers one recent example. In July, the company unveiled plans to locate a new direct-fulfillment center in Robertson County, northwest of Nashville. It’ll be a $100 million investment that promises up to 600 new jobs to the community of Coopertown. The project will encompass about 1.1 million square feet and be operational by the latter part of 2018, initially employing about 400, with up to 200 more jobs possible by 2022. Related Research Intermodal Continues to Revolutionize Logistics and Industrial Real Estate Strategies Location Notebook: Tennessee - Innovations to...
Continue reading
  228 Hits
  0 Comments
Share on Pinterest
228 Hits
0 Comments

Steel Ventures Expands Wurtland, Kentucky, Manufacturing Plant

Related Research Steel Ventures Inc., an affiliate of Steel of West Virginia Inc., plans a $16 million buildout of an existing facility in Wurtland, Kentucky . The company will establish a 65-job galvanizing and distribution operation. According to state officials, the new plant will meet the demand for galvanizing both regionally and nationwide. It will allow the company to coat a variety of products including truck trailer cross members, I-beams, guardrail posts, complex fabricated assemblies and parts. The plant will receive steel from Steel of West Virginia’s Huntington facility as well as other businesses and plants in the surrounding region. "Our administration is committed to helping breathe new life into the Eastern Kentucky economy. Significant investments from companies like Steel Ventures are essential to achieving that goal,” said Governor Matt Bevin. “These newly created jobs will greatly benefit the region and grow Kentucky’s metals industry. I am grateful...
Continue reading
  246 Hits
  0 Comments
246 Hits
0 Comments

Adaptive Reuse and Infill Projects Change the Urban Landscape

image
image
image
Amid the rising demand for commercial properties, promising higher profitability and returns, owners and developers of land sites and existing structures alike are increasingly turning to adaptive reuse and urban infill concepts in their effort to boost the efficiency, profitability, and overall market value of their assets. Undeveloped and underdeveloped land within densely built-up areas, as well as abandoned properties, is meeting stronger demands from investors and developers as yielding better ROIs compared to new construction outside of traditionally buoyant city districts. Related Research Optimizing Integrated Design / Construction Project Delivery In Focus: Co-Working Spaces Shaping a New Generation of Emerging Urban Landscapes In Focus: Adaptive Reuse Gaining Traction in the Office Market Intelligent Rural Cities Offer Big-City Benefits Without the Urban Challenges Adaptive Re-Use of Corporate Real Estate In commercial property development, adaptive reuse and urban infill methods are becoming increasingly widespread, helping to meet the needs...
Continue reading
  233 Hits
  0 Comments
Share on Pinterest
233 Hits
0 Comments

Agrinos Opens Microbial Production Facility In Clackamas, Oregon

Related Research Agrinos, a leading biological crop input provider, opened its 28,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art microbial production facility in Clackamas, Oregon . The new facility, located about ten miles from Portland, will accommodate increased production capacity for the Agrinos line of proprietary High Yield Technology microbial products. When applied to specialty and commodity crops these products help growers practice profitable agriculture by increasing crop productivity, improving crop quality and enhancing fertilizer efficiency while naturally replenishing soil health and productivity. "We're very pleased to locate our new facility in the Greater Portland area, which allows us to seamlessly integrate with new product development and research operations at Agrinos' Global Biological Innovation Center in Davis, California, and our production facility in Sonora, Mexico," added Wagner. The new Agrinos production facility includes a quality control and quality assurance lab, where extensive testing will be conducted on raw materials and products at various...
Continue reading
  251 Hits
  0 Comments
251 Hits
0 Comments

JEAR Logistics Expands Its Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Operations Center

Related Research JEAR Logistics, a third-party logistics company, is expanding its existing operations in Charleston County, South Carolina . The project is expected to result in $2.8 million investment and create 152 new jobs. Founded in 2007, JEAR Logistics is a privately-held third-party logistics company and freight brokerage service that provides full and less-than truckload services – refrigerated, dry and flatbed – throughout the United States and Canada. Located at 3409 Salterbeck Street in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, the company will be expanding its existing workforce by 200 percent. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year. The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. “Our success begins with our people. Their level of commitment to working together to serve is the core of our team-focused culture. Charleston, South Carolina gives us the...
Continue reading
  247 Hits
  0 Comments
247 Hits
0 Comments

Air-Way Global Manufacturing Adds Manufacturing Subsidiary In Charlotte, North Carolina

Related Research Air-Way Global Manufacturing added a Hydra-Flex Hose and Fitting Solutions Center in Charlotte, North Carolina . The facility benefit its subsidiary Hydra-Flex, Inc. According to company officials, located in the southeastern portion of the United States, the new facility will serve as a Hydra-Flex hydraulic hose assembly location, in addition to a stocking location for Air-Way’s hydraulic fittings and adapters. “Our newest Hydra-Flex Hose and Fitting Solutions Center will support original equipment manufacturers and general market hydraulic application customers,” said Hydra-Flex, Inc. President, Charley Blank. “Upon completion, this facility will possess the capabilities to fabricate and supply hydraulic hose assemblies, hydraulic fittings, adapters and accessory products, all of which, will be available for immediate delivery,” he explained. “The Charlotte economy is currently transitioning from a financial and banking hub, to a more diversified and broad based economy. The proximity of our new facility both to the...
Continue reading
  187 Hits
  0 Comments
187 Hits
0 Comments

Dot Foods Expands Operations Hub In Washington County, Maryland

Related Research Dot Foods, the first and largest food industry redistributor in the nation, is expanding its operations in Washington County, Maryland . The company plans to add 100 new jobs by 2023. The company is scheduled to begin a two-phase project in spring 2017 and anticipates completing the expansion in 2019. Dot Foods currently employs 400 workers in the county. The majority of the 100 new jobs will be high-wage warehouse positions for Dot Foods and Class A drivers for Dot’s trucking subsidiary, Dot Transportation, Inc. “This expansion of space and workforce will allow Dot Foods Maryland to boost its capacity from the current 450 million pounds per year to 700 million pounds per year,” said Brian Duffield, Dot Foods’ Maryland General Manager. “This expansion shows Dot’s continued commitment to the Williamsport and Washington County areas.” Phase one of the project is scheduled to begin in early...
Continue reading
  232 Hits
  0 Comments
232 Hits
0 Comments

Mary Kay Cosmetics Plans Global Manufacturing-Research Hub In Lewisville, Texas

Related Research Mary Kay Inc. is breaking ground on a new 480,000 square foot U.S.-based global manufacturing and research and development facility located on a 26.2 acre plot of land in Lewisville, Texas . As a global cosmetics company, the new $125 million building will support the company's future needs in producing skin care, color cosmetics and fragrances for more than 3.5 million Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants in more than 35 countries. According to company officials “following an exhaustive search of potential locations throughout North Texas, Mary Kay identified the city of Lewisville in Denton County last November as the future site of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility. The new building will be located at the northeast corner of Denton Tap Road and Vista Ridge Mall Drive with a projected completion date of first quarter of 2018." "Our company was founded in Dallas 53 years...
Continue reading
  202 Hits
  0 Comments
202 Hits
0 Comments

Stoba To Establish Manufacturing Plant In Charleston, South Carolina

Related Research Germany-based stoba, a manufacturer of machined components for the automobile industry, is launching a new production plant in Charleston, South Carolina . The new development is expected to bring $7.7 million in capital investment and create 61 new jobs Berkeley County. As a partner to the automotive industry, stoba is a leader in the production of complex machined components for high-pressure injection systems. Known for its innovative mass-production processes, the company has produced precision metal components for more than 50 years and employs more than 800 workers around the world at its four existing manufacturing centers and one machine manufacturing facility. Located at 2301 Charleston Regional Parkway in Charleston, stoba will be leasing a 43,000-square-foot facility to produce machined steel products for the automotive industry, specifically the latest technologies for gasoline direct injection fuel systems. “After following our automotive customers to the fast-growing China market in...
Continue reading
  198 Hits
  0 Comments
198 Hits
0 Comments
© 2020 CivilEarth. All Rights Reserved.