Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres has announced plans to invest nearly $360M in a greenfield factory in Dayton (Rhea County), Tennessee.
SABIC and ExxonMobil Chemical Company have selected a site in San Patricio County, Texas, to potentially build a multibillion-dollar petrochemical complex.
A consortium led by Sacyr Industrial has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $241M for the construction of a new cement plant in Potosi, Bolivia.
OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture between satellite-based internet provider OneWeb and space company Airbus, has broken ground on its $85M high-volume satellite manufacturing factory in Exploration Park, Florida.
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and CRRC Sifang America have broken ground on a new $100M rail car manufacturing facility on the southeast side of Chicago.
G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of the Foxconn Technology Group, has teamed up with Kinestral Technologies to renovate its existing touch panel manufacturing facility in Taiwan in order to support the production of responsive smart-tinting glass Halio.
LG Electronics has unveiled plans to build a new $250M home appliance manufacturing facility near Clarksville in the US state of Tennessee.
German automotive firm Daimler has unveiled plans to build its first passenger car production plant in Russia, entailing an investment of more than €250M.
American technology firm Intel plans to invest over $7bn to complete Fab42, a semiconductor factory in Chandler, Arizona.
Praj Industries has signed agreements with Indian Oil (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) to build bio-ethanol plants in India.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile, an equal stake joint venture between Dongfeng Motor and Honda Motor Company, has unveiled plans to construct a third automobile production plant in China.
German engineering services firm Siemens has celebrated the topping out of its new €200M wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany.
Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota has broken ground on its $1bn manufacturing plant in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 50-year Musataha agreement with Emirates Aluminium Rolling (Emiroll) to build a manufacturing plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi.
UK-based O’Brien Contractors has won a contract from Readie Construction for Bericote Properties’ Four Ashes Park scheme in Wolverhampton, UK.
A consortium of companies from China, Italy and Malaysia has secured a MYR1.39bn ($328M) contract for the construction of a high-density polyethylene plant in Johor, Malaysia.
Danish engineering firm FLSmidth has won an order worth over $200M from Iraq Cement to construct a cement plant in the Al Muthana region in Iraq.
Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive has started construction on its second battery production plant in Kamenz, Germany.
Evonik Industries has broken ground on its second DL-methionine plant in Singapore.The €500M plant will have a production capacity of 150,000t annually.Evonik sells the amino acid DL-methionine under the MetAmino brand name. The new facility will boost the company’s annual capacity of MetAmino to about 300,000t in Asia, and to about 730,000t across the globe.Evonik Industries chairman of the executive board Klaus Engel said: "Our methionine complex, which came on-stream in late 2014 on Jurong Island, is a success story. This led to our decision to build a second plant next to it."The demand for MetAMINO for animal nutrition is continuing to grow at a very fast rate in Asia."The facility is anticipated to be operational in 2019, and create more than 150 jobs.
Aecom has won a contract to build Faraday Future’s electric car manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, Nevada.