Top Economic Development Wins of December

12.31.2019

Kraft Heinz Food Expanding in Texas, Investing $25M and Creating 250 New Jobs

Kraft Heinz is expanding its food production operations in Garland, Texas, adding 250 jobs to its current workforce of over 800 employees. Read the full story here.


Medline Industries Investing $53M in a New Distribution Center in Louisiana

The healthcare manufacturer and distributor is building a 800,000-square-foot distribution center in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana - bringing 464 new jobs to the area. Company executives say this new location is ideal for easy access to healthcare providers. Read the full story here.


Squarespace Expanding its Global HQ in NYC, Creating Over 150 New Tech Jobs by 2022

The all-in-one website building platform to invest millions in New York City and expand its tech workforce by 20%. Read the full story here.


General Motors to Invest $1.5B in Missouri Expansion

GM will expand their Wentzville, Missouri plant where they will build their next generation mid-size trucks. This expansion will retain nearly 4,000 jobs. Read the full story here.


Walmart Investing $200M in Distribution Center in Kansas 

Walmart chose Topeka, Kansas for a new distribution center due to their centalized location. The new 1.8 million square-foot distribution center will create 300 full-time jobs. This is the companies fourth distribution center in Kansas. Read the full story here.


Canadian Company Structurlam Chooses Arkansas for First U.S. Plant

The leading mass timber manufacturer will invest $90M in Conway, Arkansas - creating 130 new jobs. Read the full story here.