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Inorganic Ventures

  • New Jersey-based company announced project in February 2007
  • $3MM; 46 jobs
  • Manufacturer of custom inorganic chemical blends and standards
  • Expanded in January 2012 ($1.3 MM; 21 jobs)

James Hardie

  • Australian company announced project in February 2005
  • $95MM; 200 jobs
  • Manufactures fiber cement board for the construction industry
  • Expanded 3 times ($38.5MM; 400 jobs)

Red Sun Farms

  • Mexico-based company announced project in March 2013
  • $30MM; 205 jobs
  • Producer of high-quality hydroponic and organic tomatoes
  • 28 acre state-of-the-art green house in NRV Commerce Park

Inmotion Zapi

  • Italy-based company announced project in October 2014
  • $5MM; 25 jobs
  • Manufacturer of electric motors and drives for electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Company acquired a division of Kollmorgen (65 jobs retained)

Phoenix Packaging

  • Colombian company announced project in May 2010
  • $21MM; 240 jobs
  • Manufacturer of thermoformed rigid plastic packaging
  • Expanded twice ($37.5MM; 500 jobs)

  • Utah company announced project in October 2011
  • $23MM; 215 jobs
  • Online retailed of outdoor gear and appeal
  • 315,000 SF East Coast fulfillment center in Falling Branch Corporate Park

Korona Candles

  • Poland-based company announced project in September 2013
  • $18.3MM; 170 jobs
  • One of the largest producers of candles in the world
  • 68,000 SF facility in Pulaski County Corporate Park


  • Brazilian company announced project in Sept. 2017
  • $4.9MM; 40 jobs
  • Manufactures foam products mainly used in the automotive industry
  • 30,000 SF building in Shae Dawn industrial park

Interstate Group

  • Announced project in Jan. 2018
  • $4.1MM; 83 jobs
  • Industry leader in enclosed cargo trailers
  • 100,000-square-foot East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation in former mining plant
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