TBIC Corporate Members

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Corporate Members

TBIC Corporate Members support the TBIC Team and European companies with their specialized know-how and network. They provide valuable experience in helping European companies to expand to the United States successfully.

American Electric Power (AEP)

AEP Economic and Business Development
Headquarter : Columbus, OH
Silver sponsor
As part of American Electric Power (AEP) – one of the largest utilities in the U.S. — AEP Economic and Business Development is your single source for comprehensive relocation or expansion services. Our team of economic development experts, combined with our unmatched 11-state geographic footprint, makes us an ideal location advisory partner. From site selection to energy planning to ongoing operations support, we manage every step of the process to help businesses find the right location for their facilities. We offer best-in-class research, access to over 2,400 communities, 600+ sites and properties, including dozens of project-ready industrial, data center and food processing certified sites, and access to the fastest growing shale plays in the U.S.

Gray

Leading the Way in European Foreign Direct Investment
Headquarter : Lexington, KY
Silver sponsor
Gray is a fully integrated, global service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, smart manufacturing, and equipment manufacturing services. Consistently ranked in the top industrial firms, we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial. Our deep understanding of the global marketplace allows us to develop partnerships that achieve goals and reflect customers’ values and traditions. The result? More than 70% of our manufacturing projects have involved international customers. Let us bring your next project to life.

Mississippi Power

Mississippi Power
Headquarter : Gulfport, MS
Silver sponsor
Mississippi Power is committed to providing clean, safe, affordable and reliable electricity to the 23 counties in Southeast Mississippi. Founded in 1924, Mississippi Power is a member of Southern Company, the second largest energy company in the United States. Mississippi Power’s Economic Development department is a full service economic development organization that serves as a one-stop resource for economic development in Mississippi. Our seasoned team of professionals bring a wealth of engineering, legal, military and international affairs expertise. With extensive market experience, critical contacts, knowledge of available and ready now sites, Mississippi Power’s team can assist with making the right connections to make the process seamless.

TVA

Tennessee Valley Authority
Headquarter : Knoxville, TN
Silver sponsor
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven south-eastern states. TVA’s mission is to serve the people of the Valley territory, through providing reliable, low-cost power in an environmentally sustainable manner, and through economic development. TVA Economic Development works to attract new business and investment, engage with existing industry and customers, and serve through partnership to help foster economic growth.

Brookwood Associates

Experience. Insight. Integrity.
Headquarter : Atlanta, GA
Bronze sponsor
Brookwood is an independent investment banking firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to our other strategic advisory services, Brookwood has developed an expertise assisting non-US companies or their subsidiaries make US-based acquisitions. As international companies consider entry into the U.S. market or expansion of their existing U.S. operations, acquisitions of U.S. companies can often be part of the strategic solution. We help global companies plan and execute successful acquisition strategies in the U.S. Senior-Level Execution Brookwood brings a hands-on commitment of highly experienced bankers to every assignment. Your Brookwood team draws from the wisdom and intelligence of hundreds of successful assignments in a wide variety of industries, circumstances, and challenges. Integrity Every Brookwood team member brings a service mentality to your project. We believe that it is a privilege to be able to serve our clients, so we bring dedication, respect, and a collegial attitude to all of our interactions. As a privately-owned firm, we take a long-term view toward our business. That means always giving advice that is in our clients’ best interest. Read the Corporate Development One Pager.

Carroll Daniel Construction

Planners, Builders, Partners
Headquarter : Gainesville, Georgia, USA
Bronze sponsor
Carroll Daniel Construction is a nationally recognized commercial construction services firm focused in both public and private markets. For 76 years, we have earned the trust of some of the world’s most admired companies and public entities, and have cultivated a team of talented industry professionals. By combining the latest advancements in construction technologies with our experience, we are able to offer the most effective solutions for our clients that will serve their needs now and well into the future. Carroll Daniel Construction is known for understanding the unique needs of the highly-specialized industrial sector. From technology integration, to safety and quality, our Carroll Daniel team evaluates all site and building options to ensure we exceed client expectations.

DPR Construction

We Exist to Build Great Things.
Headquarter : Redwood City, CA
Bronze sponsor
When building sophisticated manufacturing facilities, DPR knows how to fit all the pieces together to get a plant up and running—fast. We take time to understand the intricacies of our clients’ businesses, tailoring each project to accommodate the unique mosaic of equipment and processes that must work together from commissioning, qualification and validation to facility startup. We don't just erect steel and concrete structures and call it a day. We partner with our clients to focus on what happens inside each building, diving into the details so owners can realize their business visions for their facilities. Understanding and prioritizing owners’ needs empowers DPR to shepherd projects from groundbreaking to commissioning with as little time and money invested as possible. And we build with scalability in mind so that you’re prepared to pivot and grow when demand for your product surges.

ECS Southeast, LLC

One Firm. One Mission.
Headquarter : Chantilly, VA
Bronze sponsor
Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental and facilities engineering consulting. At that time, our goal was to raise the standards of professional consulting engineering by hiring industry professionals who understood the complexities of building and maintaining modern infrastructures. Our company success spans multiple industry sectors. Our steady growth comes from a deep belief in developing the people, systems and expertise required to focus on client needs. Today, with 2,500 employees, ECS has grown to more than 80 offices and testing facilities spread across the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Southeast and Southwest areas of the United States.

H&M Company, Inc.

Our mission is to help our customers achieve success.
Headquarter : Jackson, TN
Bronze sponsor
H&M Company, Inc. is a national full-service engineering, construction and real estate development firm offering a full range of Plan-Design-Build services for projects throughout North America. We were founded in 1957 near Jackson, Tennessee and we’re still headquartered there today. Throughout our 65 years in business, H&M has continually improved and expanded our capabilities to meet our customers ever-changing needs. While achieving significant growth in our customer base and revenues our mission remains the same: To Help Our Customers Achieve Success.

JESCO

80 Years Focused on Constructing Manufacturing Facilities with Safety, Commitment, Passion and Integrity.
Headquarter : Tupelo, MS
Bronze sponsor
JESCO Construction is a design-build firm that provides Engineering Services, Construction, Mechanical-Electrical, Steel Fabrication, Equipment Installation, Industrial Services, and Millwright to form a fully integrated construction company. We can take your project from concept — to design — to construction — to start-up and testing. With the combined creative talents and technical expertise of crafts- men from diverse segments of the construction and engineering fields, JESCO delivers on its commitments. Project after project for over 80 years JESCO has designed, built, and started-up manufacturing projects to the full satisfaction of our customers’ time and budget constraints.

Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives

Data Is Power ... We Supply Both
Headquarter : Winchester, KY
Bronze sponsor
Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives provide safe, reliable electricity to over 2/3 of Kentucky’s communities through a generation mix that includes numerous sources of renewables. As part of the PJM Interconnection, the largest electric grid in North America, our not-for-profit electric cooperatives provide power to some of the largest industrial loads in the country. We know “Data Is Power” in making business decisions so we assist and advise companies from around the world about opportunities to invest in the central United States. To assist in these site selection efforts, we have created state-of-the-art tools including our award winning mobile app PowerMap with PowerVision drone flights to demonstrate the real capabilities of some of the Top Industrial Sites in the Central United States.

Monex USA

GLOBAL PAYMENTS & RISK MANAGEMENT
Headquarter : Washington, DC
Bronze sponsor
European companies expanding to the United States often struggle to source a local USD bank account.  Monex USA solves this problem with its digital multicurrency account accessible 24 x 7 via Monex Online.  Accounts are approved hassle-free in one day and clients do not need to be physically present to be approved. There are also no setup or monthly maintenance charges for Monex’s multicurrency account. Monex USA is a FinTech leader that processes over $1 billion per business day of corporate client transactions worldwide and has a 30 year operating history.  The Monex platform supports 34 currencies and enables your US subsidiary to manage the following key financial tasks securely and conveniently on the Monex Online platform:   Fund US Operation: European Parent Company delivers EUR – Monex converts to USD – to provide operating funds for the US subsidiary.   Day-to-Day Operating Activity: US subsidiary uses USD to make local US payments for accounts payable. US subsidiary uses Monex to receive USD for accounts receivable. US subsidiary sells USD and buys EUR to send European Parent company when Parent acts as a supplier to US subsidiary.   Dividends to European Parent: US subsidiary sells USD and buys EUR to repatriate US profits back to Parent Company in Europe.   Click here to learn more and to start the process to open up your complementary multi-currency account with Monex USA.

Salt River Project

SRP Delivering Water and Power
Headquarter : Tempe, Arizona
Bronze sponsor
SRP is one of the largest public power entities in the nation. As a community-based not-for-profit water and energy company, SRP provides reliable, affordable water and power to more than 2 million people living in central Arizona. SRP has provided these essential resources for more than a century to meet the needs of customers and help the region grow. SRP features a high-quality looped electrical system in metropolitan Phoenix. This is just one reason SRP consistently wins national awards for power quality and reliability and receives high performance ratings from our large-business customers.

Spire Inc.

Energy that Advances
Headquarter : St. Louis
Bronze sponsor
At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To warm homes, grow businesses and move communities forward. Every day, we have the privilege of serving 1.7 million homes and businesses across Missouri, Alabama and Mississippi. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. As the fifth-largest publicly traded natural gas company in the country, we are committed to growing our business, leading our industry and redefining what it means to serve our customers. This commitment is reflected in our mission to: answer every challenge, advance every community and enrich every life through the strength of our energy. We want to be more than your energy provider. We want to be your collaborative energy partner.

Cooperative Energy

Energizing Economic Development
Headquarter : Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Corporate Member
Cooperative Energy is one of the largest energy providers in the state of Mississippi. With our 11 Member cooperatives, we power 427,000 Mississippi homes and businesses in 55 of Mississippi’s 82 counties — the largest territory in the state. We are committed to Economic Development as an important way of improving the communities we serve. Our team of economic developers are dedicated to growing the economy by attracting new investment, supporting our existing companies, and advocating job growth.

ElectriCities of North Carolina

The energy behind public power
Headquarter : Raleigh, NC
Corporate Member
ElectriCities is the energy behind public power. For more than 50 years, ElectriCities has helped North Carolina public power communities provide safe, reliable and affordable power to their customers. ElectriCities serves more than 1.2 million people in North Carolina public power communities, including 32 members of the N.C. Eastern Municipal Agency (NCEMPA) and 19 members of N.C. Municipal Power Agency #1 (NCMPA1).

Entergy Mississippi

We Power Life
Headquarter : Jackson, MS
Corporate Member
Entergy Mississippi, LLC is an investor-owned utility that provides electricity to 449,000 residential and business customers. While primarily a provider of electricity, our business development team provides a full range of site selection services to help find you the right location. From your initial site or building search to your beginning of oper- ation, we can help every step of the way. With affiliate companies in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas, we’ll help you find the optimal loca- tion. All services are free of charge and confidential.

Miller Valentine Construction

Building Certainty
Headquarter : Cincinnati, OH
Corporate Member
For more than 55 years, Miller Valentine Construction has worked in close collaboration with businesses and organizations when they are ready to build, renovate, or expand. With offices located in Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, and Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina, we have constructed over 120 million square feet of commercial and industrial real estate for local, national and International clients in over 25 states. We offer a full range of delivery methods to best fit our client’s needs, including Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Design-Build Construction, and Construction Management, along with pre-construction support, design assistance, and value engineering. We have built our company on a deep commitment to quality, integrity and certainty. This legacy drives us every day.

SSOE Group

Designing and building the future for our clients, colleagues, and communities.
Headquarter : Toledo, OH
Corporate Member
SSOE is a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management with extensive experience helping clients navigate their first time building on U.S. soil. SSOE understands the value of early collaboration—from developing criteria to budget alignment. We can work with your site selection team to provide a technical review of potential sites, and are positioned to support your project throughout its lifecycle anywhere in the U.S. using project delivery methods attuned to your expectations. As a Top 10 E/A Firm (BD+C), we have earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to clients in the semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries.

US Visa Service

Go with the Experts
Headquarter : Berlin, Germany
Corporate Member
The American Dream – US Visa Service is Germany’s largest full service agency specialized in U.S. visas including work permits, and entry regulations. Since 1996, the government licensed emigration consultants support medium-sized businesses as well as major corporations with branch offices in the United States throughout the entire visa application process. Together with your personal visa consultant you will establish which visa category works best for the purpose of the stay and finalize it step-by-step. Regardless of whether it is a business trip, employee transfer or work assignment abroad. The service agency offers an extensive service matching your case. It allows direct processing with HR departments, employees, U.S. authorities and business sites in the United States, reducing your workload to a minimum.