Article | June 30, 2005
Tennessee: Serving Up Southern Hospitality Industrial-Style   

Taking a look inside Tennessee is like opening a box of chocolates. There’s an assortment and variety that can only be discovered when one takes a... More>>

Article | June 30, 2005
U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Help U.S. Based Manufacturers Stay in Business   

The use of the Foreign-Trade Zones program by U.S.-based manufacturers of computer-related peripheral products provides an instructive example of how... More>>

Case study | March 31, 2005
Purdue: Incubator and Magnet to the World   

Purdue Research Park’s slogan "The idea economy is here" is an accurate reflection of the park’s reputation in Indiana and throughout the nation... More>>

Case study | December 31, 2004
The Tipping Point for Columbus-Lowndes   

When the economic development officials from Columbus, Mississippi walked into a crowded auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, and sat among large... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
The North American Automotive Industry   

The US Automotive industry has experienced significant restructuring over the past several decades. Market share for the Big Three (General Motors,... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
Original Equipment Suppliers Association 2005 Industry Review   

In the past, the OE supplier industry and OEMs or original equipment manufacturers – or the automakers – have been lumped together whenever... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
Arkansas: On the Move   

Toyota took a hard look at a super site in eastern Arkansas when deciding where to locate its new truck plant. The Tundra went to Texas, but Arkansas... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
Louisiana Driven for More Success   

When General Motors looked throughout its manufacturing system to find the place for the new HUMMER H3, it found the automotive cluster in Shreveport... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
Kansas? Yes Indeed!   

In fact, aircraft design and production is a major part of the Kansas economy. More than sixty percent of the general aviation aircraft produced in... More>>

Article | December 31, 2004
Tier 1/Tier 2 Automotive Supplier   

As stated previously, the automotive suppliers are under intense pressure from vehicle manufacturers to reduce cost. This is probably the most... More>>