Governor Snyder Leads in Job-Creating Investments

WYANDOTTE, MI – Governor Rick Snyder made state history today by issuing Michigan’s first Open Investment Policy statement, declaring that foreign direct investment (FDI) helps power Michigan’s economy and reaffirming that the state will treat foreign-based employers in an equitable manner.

Japan-Based Ariake to Expand Manufacturing in US

Japan-based food company producing stock, base, and seasoning, Ariake Group, plans to expand its manufacturing operations in Harrisonburg, VA . They will invest $17 million in the expansion. The number of jobs to be created is undeclared. Read More

Canada-Based New Flyer Opens New Facility

Canada-based New Flyer, a transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and distributor, plans to open an innovation center in Anniston, AL this month. The new facility is an investment of up to $30 million, but the number of jobs has not been disclosed. Read More

South Africa-Based Sasol Adds 500 Jobs

South Africa-based Sasol, an energy and chemical company, has recently hired 500 workers under an $11 billion ethane cracker plant investment near Lake Charles, LA. The facility is currently 74 percent complete. Read More