KY: Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems Opens $29M Plant, Creating 155 Jobs

April 17, 2014

Renovation of former Hitachi Cable building in Russell Springs began in fall 2013; the 64,000-sq.-ft. plant will manufacture parts for automakers. more >>

CA: Innotrac Expands with Redlands Direct-to-Consumer Fulfillment Center

April 17, 2014

Commerce provider integrating digital technology, fulfillment, contact center, BI solutions to open 9th U.S. facility in May. more >>

WA: Moravia Expands, Relocates to New Seattle Office, Hiring 20

April 17, 2014

Language industry provider of globalization services, expanded, moved to an office in Seattle's central business district, adding jobs. more >>

NY: German Paper Co., Felix Schoeller, Relocates to Pulaski, Expands Ops.

April 17, 2014

Relocating from out of state to the existing Felix Schoeller facility in Pulaski, retaining and creating 290 full-time and contract positions. more >>

Energy Boom Fuels Population Growth in Parts of Great Plains; Gulf Coast

March 27, 2014

Oil- and gas-rich areas in, near Great Plains contained many of the fastest-growing areas in the U.S. last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau. more >>

Four Virginia Businesses Receive Awards for Offshore Wind Power Research

March 27, 2014

Awards of $860,000 having a total value of $3M+ will accelerate development of offshore wind power, associated industry supply chain. more >>

U.S. Chemical Production Expanded in February; Growth in Six of Seven Regions

March 27, 2014

American Chemistry Council reports the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) grew 0.3% in Feb. following flat growth in Jan. more >>

AWEA Hosts Regional Summit in Maine, the Northeast Hub for Wind Energy

March 27, 2014

Maine has emerged as the Northeast hub for wind energy as a result of recent Power Purchase Agreements signed with MA and CT. more >>


TID's CiCi Awards--Community Impact Category - 2014

March 11, 2014

Fifteen U.S. companies that announced economic development projects in 2013 that will make a big impact on their communities. more >>


TID's CiCi Awards--Corporate Investment Category - 2014

March 11, 2014

Fifteen U.S. corporations that announced extraordinary capital investments for new facilities or major expansions during 2013. more >>


9th Annual CiCi Awards

March 11, 2014

Trade & Industry Development magazine’s annual recognition of the best of the best in economic development over a one-year period. more >>


Incentives and Credits as Financial Strategies in Location Decisions

March 11, 2014

Money isn’t everything. Just as it is true in other areas of life, money is also not everything when making site locations decisions. more >>

Just How High-Tech is the Automotive Industry?

April 15, 2014

This report by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) measures the technological nature of today’s auto industry and compares it to other sectors... more >>

Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy Intensive Sectors

April 2, 2014

Inexpensive natural gas will boost manufacturing growth in the U.S. and its metropolitan areas according to a new report released by the U.S.... more >>

United States Office Outlook - Q4 2013

February 17, 2014

​In 2013, the U.S. office sector handed in its best performance in seven years. Leasing activity increased, absorption neared 40 million square... more >>

Active Power Controls from Wind Power: Bridging the Gaps

January 28, 2014

What if wind turbines actually improve grid reliability? May sound far-fetched, but renewable energy naysayers will be hard pressed to dismiss this... 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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