Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en Where Will the New Tesla Gigafactory Land? http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/where-will-new-tesla-gigafactory-land <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The battery factory is estimated to be 10 million square feet and will employ 6,500. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/where-will-new-tesla-gigafactory-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/where-will-new-tesla-gigafactory-land#comments Expansion Management News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:58:00 +0000 144491 at http://www.industryweek.com Which Cities are Winning the Brain Game? http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/which-cities-are-winning-brain-game <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Producing and attracting talent with the right mix of skills for today, and doing what it takes to create local employment opportunities is not just necessary, it’s the whole game,” said Robert Bell, Brain Gain’s lead researcher. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/which-cities-are-winning-brain-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/which-cities-are-winning-brain-game#comments Expansion Management Workforce News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:35:00 +0000 144481 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Columbus, Ohio is ranked number two on the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of the year.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Panasonic, Tesla Sign Agreement for Gigafactory in US http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tesla will run the operations at the proposed U.S.-based plant, while its Japanese partner will make battery cells destined for the plant and invest in equipment and machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/panasonic-tesla-sign-agreement-gigafactory-us#comments Companies & Executives Energy Expansion Management Innovation Leadership Technology News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:04:00 +0000 144431 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Exports, Expertise Key to Chicago's Manufacturing Future http://www.industryweek.com/trade/exports-expertise-key-chicagos-manufacturing-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Manufacturing is the second-largest business sector in Chicago and easily the biggest driver of trade, but the city lags behind its potential, according to a new report commissioned by HSBC Bank.</p> <p>Despite the perception that manufacturing is &ldquo;yesterday&rsquo;s story,&rdquo; the report notes, the sector actually is a dominant force in Chicago&rsquo;s economy:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/exports-expertise-key-chicagos-manufacturing-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/exports-expertise-key-chicagos-manufacturing-future#comments Competitiveness Strategic Siting Trade News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 144291 at http://www.industryweek.com Rudolf Balasko/iStock/Thinkstock Center for Lightweight Metals Research Setting up Shop in Detroit http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/center-lightweight-metals-research-setting-shop-detroit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will receive $70 million in federal funding over five years, matched by another $78 million from the consortium partners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/center-lightweight-metals-research-setting-shop-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/center-lightweight-metals-research-setting-shop-detroit#comments Research & Development Expansion Management Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:54:00 +0000 144201 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>ALMMII is coordinated by EWI, the University of Michigan, and The Ohio State University, with over 50 other companied (including several metalcasters.) The partnership was developed under the U.S. Dept. of Defense&rsquo;s Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) initiative.</p> GE Energy Creates Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Florida http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-energy-creates-manufacturing-center-excellence-florida <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The expansion encompasses a capital investment of $50 million that will create 250 new jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-energy-creates-manufacturing-center-excellence-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/ge-energy-creates-manufacturing-center-excellence-florida#comments Expansion Management News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:02:00 +0000 143941 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW US 500: State of Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-state-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IW U.S. manufacturers generated $6.07 trillion in revenue in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-state-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-us-500/2014-iw-us-500-state-manufacturing#comments Competitiveness Industry Clusters Companies & Executives Expansion Management The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 Global Economy Leadership News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:15:00 +0000 142621 at http://www.industryweek.com Headquarters of 2014 IW U.S. 500 companies per state Auto Supplier Expands Footprint in Michigan http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/auto-supplier-expands-footprint-michigan <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Challenge Manufacturing will build two facilities in Michigan and one is expected to supply a General Motors plant slotted for production of the next generation Chevrolet Camaro.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/auto-supplier-expands-footprint-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/auto-supplier-expands-footprint-michigan#comments Expansion Management Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 143771 at http://www.industryweek.com Chevron's New Premium Base Oil Plant Up and Running http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/chevrons-new-premium-base-oil-plant-and-running <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In an effort to fulfill the company&rsquo;s goal to be the &ldquo;world&rsquo;s largest producer of premium oil base,&rdquo; <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/resources/us500/2012/3" target="_blank">Chevron Corp. (IW 500/3)</a> announced last week that its subsidiary Chevron U.S.A. Inc. has begun commercial production of premium base oils from a newly constructed manufacturing facility at the company&rsquo;s Pascagoula, Miss. refinery.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/chevrons-new-premium-base-oil-plant-and-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/chevrons-new-premium-base-oil-plant-and-running#comments Expansion Management Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 143761 at http://www.industryweek.com Mexico Now Open to Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/mexico-now-open-foreign-investment-oil-and-gas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New legislation ends the monopoly held by state oil company Pemex for 75 years in the exploration and exploitation of energy resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/mexico-now-open-foreign-investment-oil-and-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/regulations/mexico-now-open-foreign-investment-oil-and-gas#comments Expansion Management Regulations Finance News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:06:00 +0000 143481 at http://www.industryweek.com