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The United States is a rewarding place to conduct business and there has never been a better time to select the USA. Companies are taking advantage of the benefits the world’s largest economy can offer. The USA offers a competitive business environment encompassing a huge consumer base, highly educated workforce, concrete IT infrastructure, and transparent rule of law. Highlighted are a few of the many examples of companies realizing success by growing their business investing in the United States.
Siemens Invests in U.S. Wind Power
Siemens, the third largest wind manufacturer in the U.S. and a leader in off-shore wind turbine production, announced in August 2006 its purchase of a wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Fort Madison, Iowa - the company’s first wind turbine production facility in the United States.
“We have been investing and growing our business in America for over 100 years – investing $25 billion in the last 10 years alone.”
“We think our Fort Madison plant is a fantastic example of how, with the right policy and market support, we are able to invest in and revitalize America's manufacturing base."
--Peter Loescher, President and CIO, Siemens AG
In addition to its investment in Fort Madison, Siemens started construction in the fall of 2009 on a new facility in Hutchinson, Kansas, with 400 jobs, and in March announced a new gas turbine manufacturing facility that will be built at its site in Charlotte, North Carolina, where another 825 new jobs will be created.
- Fort Madison employs 600 employees
- Siemens opened Hutchinson plant in 2010, employs 130 people