MO: Ford Adding 1,200 Jobs at Kansas City Assembly Plant for 2nd Shift

September 29, 2014

Production of the Transit is part of Ford’s historic $1.1B investment in Claycomo, creating thousands of jobs in the Kansas City region. more >>


PA: PPG Industries to Open New 550-Job HQ in Pittsburgh

September 29, 2014

Coatings & specialty materials co's regional HQ will be in a 118,000-sq.-ft. facility in Butler County, consolidating ops from from KY, DE & OH. more >>


VA: Friant and Assoc. to Invest $17M for 166-New Job Mfg Operation

September 29, 2014

Manufacturer of custom office furniture to establish its first Virginia operation at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in the City of Suffolk. more >>


IN: Ameritrans Bus Selects Elkhart County for New 73-Job Facility

September 29, 2014

Elkhart-headquartered co., a subsidiary of Faribault, Minn.-based ABC Cos., to invest $2.17M to lease, renovate & equip a 110,000 sq.-ft. facility. more >>



MAPI: Steady Growth, Surge Unlikely; Industrial Sector Recovered by ’14 End

August 28, 2014

Outlook-- 184,000 new mfg jobs in 2014, an upswing from 158,000 jobs in May forecast & 315,000 more jobs in 2015, up from 212,000 forecasted. more >>


Ex-Im Financing Supports Kansas & Iowa Export of Wind Turbines to Peru

August 28, 2014

First renewable-energy transactions in Peru to support 800 U.S. jobs in KS & IA; 20% of transactions to help indirect sm.-business exporters. more >>


Railway Industrial Clearance Assoc. Recognizes Port of Philadelphia

August 28, 2014

Port of Philadelphia the recipient of “2014 RICA Most Improved Port Award For Customer Satisfaction.” more >>


3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Industry to Quadruple Size in 4 Years

August 28, 2014

Wohlers Associates, Inc. expects worldwide revenues from the additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry to reach $12.8B by 2018. more >>



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Energy Utilities Challenged by a Changing Climate

September 24, 2014

Every utility is already influenced by climate changes. Here are ideas to minimize risk to current and future investments and affected communities. more >>


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Utilizing Public Incentives to Develop a Skilled Workforce

September 24, 2014

See how the struggle with human resource issues arising from a shrinking pool of highly skilled workers has gotten the attention of state agencies. more >>


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Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Strategies

September 23, 2014

Don't let the skills gap conundrum hinder your progress toward manufacturing economic recovery; a wealth of strategies are right here. more >>


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Designated Sites: The Smart Location Choice

September 23, 2014

In today’s fast-paced world, site selectors will want to take note of these terrific sites that simplify tasks so facilities are quickly ready to... more >>



The Future of the Utility Industry and the Role of Energy Efficiency

August 14, 2014

In the past, utilities could make money by serving growing loads and earning returns on the large capital investments they had made to serve those... more >>


United States Industrial Highlights - Q2 2014

August 12, 2014

A detailed, quarterly look at Industrial leasing, sales and construction activity for individual metro areas in the United States. more >>


The Energy Savings Potential of Smart Manufacturing

August 11, 2014

A more efficient manufacturing processes is a more energy-efficient manufacturing process and that is the focus of this research report. more >>


IRENA (2014), Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2014

May 14, 2014

IRENA estimates that globally 6.5M people are working directly or indirectly in the renewable energy sector, based on a literature review... more >>


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North Port, Florida, Continues to Achieve!   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Like many of America’s great success stories, North Port, Florida, is a self-made city and is ready to be the city of any growing business's future. More>>


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Lawrence County, Ohio - The Point Industrial Park: Connecting Manufacturing to Global Logistics   

By: Shane Arrington

See how the intermodal hub of South Point, OH, serves as a strategic location offering lucrative incentives for businesses to develop and prosper. More>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

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Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


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