Greenville-based Global Location Strategies recently announced the completion of three major site selection assignments for clients representing over $275 million in investment in two Kentucky communities and in one Mississippi community.
GLS clients Constellium N.V. and UACJ Corporation announced plans in Bowling Green, Ky., to jointly supply Body-in-White aluminum sheet to the North American automotive industry. The joint investment is approximately $150 million with production scheduled to start in the first half of 2016 and expected to reach capacity by 2018.
Diageo and GLS have made plans to build a $115 million distillery with a capacity of 1.8 million gallons of bourbon and other whiskies in Shelby County, Ky. The facility will sit on a 300-acre site and will be Diageo’s first Kentucky presence. It is expected to provide about 30 jobs.
Kemira, a global chemical company that serves customers in water-intensive industries, announced a $13.9 million project to expand its dry polymer manufacturing operations in Aberdeen, Miss. According to a release, the company works to improve its customers’ water, energy and raw material efficiency, with a focus on pulp and paper, oil and gas, mining and water treatment industries.
Including these three projects, GLS has announced more than $1 billion in capital investments located by their company in the past twelve months.