IL: Union Iron to Create 25 Jobs, Invest $10.3M in New Decatur Facility

August 29, 2014

One of IL's oldest manufacturers to enlarge, consolidate its Decatur mfg. operations after evaluating other U.S. & Canadian locations. more >>

NV: Ashima Devices Relocates HQ, 400 Jobs to Reno & Adds 2nd Facility

August 29, 2014

Pasadena-based co. providing research in advanced autonomous aerial vehicles moving HQ & opening research, testing, assembly facility. more >>

NE: Bell Lumber & Pole Company to Buy Equipment for New Facility, Hire 30

August 29, 2014

The 104-year-old co. based in Minneapolis primarily provides and services the utility market with treated wooden poles. more >>

AL: IKO Shingle Expanded Plant in Sylacauga to Open in Oct., Adding Jobs

August 29, 2014

Pioneer in the manufacture of residential & commercial asphalt shingles, related roofing materials opening plant on October 29th. 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 >>


Deep Energy Retrofits have Non-Energy Benefits, Too

July 16, 2014

This might be a surprise, but energy efficiency is about more than energy. Discover the true value of significant energy-efficiency investments. more >>


Retail Changes Course: The Effect on Economic Development

July 16, 2014

Retailers will do well to use the information presented here to react quickly to current trends or risk being swept away by the winds of change. more >>


Site Selection Trends in the Information Technology Industry

July 16, 2014

Learn how IT is transforming expansion in U.S. regions by accelerating & causing realignment of corporate strategies & site selection decisions. more >>


Clean Industry Initiatives are a Win for Bottom Lines and the Environment

July 14, 2014

Read our new interviews that reveal why some communities and businesses find it makes economic sense to be environmentally focused. 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!   

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