Case Studies

alplaPackaging company expands Iowa City (Iowa) facility

Alpla, Inc., from Austria, has been manufacturing plastic packaging products for the past eight years in Iowa City (Iowa). Alpla's customers include Procter and Gamble, Unilever and Clorox. The company was awarded tax benefits through the High Quality Jobs program to expand its current Iowa facility and purchase machinery and assembly equipment. The project is expected to create 37 new jobs, 19 of which are incented. The project represents a $12 million capital investment. (April 20, 2012, DES MOINES, Iowa)

dignabiotechCompany established in 2003, focused on development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.
In 2012 they decided to create a Business Unit in USA, developing market through licensing.

They decided to start with a small unit in PA Biotechnology Center in Doylestown, because of proximity to pharmaceutical companies and the interaction with other companies around Life Sciences, located in the Center.

rittal 280Rittal Corporation plans world-class headquarters for suburban Chicago, expanding footprint in North America

Rittal Corporation has announced plans to create a world-class customer-centric U.S. headquarters in suburban Chicago, IL, to better serve its United States customers. Rittal is the largest company in the owner-operated Friedhelm Loh Group based in Germany — with 11 production sites, 64 subsidthiaries and 10,000 employees worldwide.

The company will open the doors of its newest North American location August 22, with a state-of-the-art Customer Center of Excellence including a technology and training center, and expanded showroom going live in the Fourth Quarter of the year.

Labelmaker UPM Raflatac opens plant in Illinois, April 4th 2008

A Finnish manufacturer of self-adhesive labels has opened a $100 million manufacturing plant in Dixon, Ill., setting up a Midwestern hub as part of a $270 million global expansion program.

UPM Raflatac said Thursday that the Dixon facility covers 60 acres and will employ 180 people. The company makes self-adhesive labels for consumer packaging and mail and prints labels with bar codes and radio-frequency identification, or RFID, chips that are used for inventory and shipping.

Brevini PowerEast Central Indiana is celebrating a significant win for its advanced manufacturing sector. The Brevini Company recently announced it will relocate its U.S. headquarters and build its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Delaware County. The Italian manufacturer will invest more than $60 million and bring at least 455 jobs to East Central Indiana. More importantly, local economic leaders say it will give the area an unprecedented competitive edge and the opportunity to attract even more investment from around the globe.

 

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