The BMW Group has taken up an expansion of the BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture battery factory in China.
WuXi Biologics, a Hong Kong-listed open-access biologics technology platform company, will invest €325m in a new biologics drug substance manufacturing facility on the Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) greenfield site in Mullagharlin, Ireland.
SK Innovation has broken ground on a KRW840bn ($784m) electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Komarom in the state of Komarom-Esztergom, about 110km northwest of Budapest, Hungary.
Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.
A joint venture of Barratt London and the Hyde Group has received an approval to build 460 homes on the former Kodak factory site in Harrow, north London, under Phase one of Harrow View East mixed-use scheme.
Nikola Motor Company has selected Buckeye, Arizona, for its hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility.
Food and beverage company Nestlé and Cuban food enterprise Corporación Alimentaria (Coralsa) have begun construction of a food production plant in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) in Cuba.
US-based medical device maker Insulet has broken ground on its new $100m manufacturing facility in Acton, Massachusetts.
Roquette, a French specialty food ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients firm, has broken ground on its new pea-protein manufacturing plant in Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada.
Cargill has unveiled plans to construct a new biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas, capable of producing 60 million gallons of biodiesel per year.
Germany-based car maker Daimler has unveiled plans to invest $1bn to expand its Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama, US, to start building electric sport-utility vehicles (SUV) from 2020.
American heavy duty truck maker Autocar has unveiled its plans to set up a new production facility in Colorado, US.
AkzoNobel has formally opened its new paint plant in Ashington, UK where the company will produce its entire decorative paint range such as Dulux, Dulux Trade, Cuprinol, Polycell, Hammerite and Armstead.
Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) has unveiled plans to build a new manufacturing campus in Southeastern Wisconsin, US that will entail an investment of $10bn.
Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is set to construct a new battery production facility in Beijing, China.
Robert Bosch, a Germany-based auto component maker, has unveiled its plans to build a new semiconductor fabrication facility in Dresden, Germany.
Germany-based luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz has begun construction on its new engine plant in Jawor, Poland that will entail an investment of €500m.
Developer Newby has secured the green light from the City of York Council to redevelop the former Nestle factory on Haxby Road in York.
There’s no doubt that for the idea of the Northern Powerhouse to become a reality we need better infrastructure in the North, and we need it fast. But how do we build the schools, houses, hospitals, rail stations and other buildings we need across the region quicker and cheaper, without sacrificing quality? John Edwards at Atkins Group looks at solutions.