IN: Moon Ridge Foods Opens in Pleasant Hope, Will Create 160 Jobs

July 29, 2016

Farm-to-plate operation will produce, process & market unique, highly differentiated, superior-quality pork products at flagship processing facility. more >>

OH: VirtusaPolaris Expands U.S. Footprint, Will Create 50 New Jobs

July 29, 2016

Provider of IT consulting & outsourcing services is expanding U.S. footprint with a new innovation & technology development center in Dublin, OH. more >>

SC: Carolina Metal Castings to Invest $3M, Create 13 Jobs in Jasper County

July 29, 2016

Provider of aftermarket metal castings's project will double facility's production capacity & consolidate co.'s operations into one location. more >>

FL: PTR Baler & Compactor Expanded into Plant City

July 29, 2016

The 15,000 sq-ft facility begins operations immediately for the manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment. more >>

Energy Department Announces $14M to Advance Hydrogen Fuel Technologies

July 15, 2016

These projects will accelerate U.S. innovation in hydrogen & fuel cell technologies by supporting R&D & domestic manufacturing. more >>

Aerospace Industries Association Picks Indiana for 2018 Conference

July 15, 2016

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced plans to host its Supplier Management Council conference in Indianapolis in the spring of 2018. more >>

CNBC’s America's Top States for Business 2016

July 15, 2016

Score of all states on 60+ measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business & policy experts. more >>

June 2016 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

July 15, 2016

New orders, production and employment growing according to Institute for Supply Management® Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. more >>


Clean Industry: A Clear Choice

July 29, 2016

Throughout the country, communities are realizing businesses in the clean industry sector are a smart choice. Find out where some of them are. more >>


E-commerce Brings Constant Change, Affecting Distribution Facility Decisions

July 29, 2016

Believe it: there are now more deliveries, returns & robots, impacting the size & location of real estate to support retail/e-commerce distribution. more >>


Realizing the Potential of the Commercial Real Estate-Solar Markets

July 29, 2016

Here's your inside look at the Solar Energy Industries Association report “Solar Means Business.” No surprise: companies are adopting solar. more >>


America's Boardrooms Buy Wind Power

July 28, 2016

You'll be blown away by the facts found here about the state of the wind energy movement and how well it is being embraced by businesses. more >>

How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing

July 18, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing. more >>

The Middle Market Power Index: Fueling The Nation’s Economic Growth

June 17, 2016

Middle market firms are more likely than average to be found in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors. Further, 10 states (and D.C.) have a... more >>

Cyberstates 2016

March 18, 2016

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. more >>

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Evolution & Opportunity

March 2, 2016

Startups to major global corps establishing UAS-based aviation services & solutions and there is continued growth projected for military UAS flights... more >>

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