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Article | September 28, 2016
Illinois - Talent, Strategic Location & Infrastructure Bring the World to Illinois   

Take an insider's look at why Illinois is the 17th-largest economy in the world, and an international center of global commerce. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Turning the Tide: The Role of U.S. FTZs as an Economic Activity Incentive   

Looking for a tool that serves U.S.-based manufacturers to boost operating margins? Learn about the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) program. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Gauging Key Utilities: A Guide for Manufacturing Site Selection   

Do you know one of the critical, but sometimes overlooked, considerations when evaluating a site is utilities? Why water is key in that area. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
What Advanced Manufacturers Need to Thrive in the U.S.   

Check out how technology has changed how things are made, leading to a new name for the manufacturing industry: advanced manufacturing. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Mitigating Utility Costs and Risks in the Site Selection Process   

Excellet tips for helping utilities help you to prepare a project for a speedy and low-risk schedule to facility startup. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Designated Sites Streamline Site Selection and Development   

Site selectors, here's a great tip. Designated sites can be a tremendous to get you into your new business location faster, with fewer headaches. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Workforce Training is in High Demand by Employees and Employers Alike   

U.S. cities, counties and states are putting heavy emphasis on workforce training. Grab this chance to see how their specific efforts are paying off. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
Manufacturing is Bright Today and Has a Bright Tomorrow   

American factories are producing their greatest volume of goods ever. Take a look at what can be done to keep the momentum going. More>>



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Article | September 26, 2016
The Manufacturing Workforce: Investment Required   

See why the U.S. remains the largest manufacturing economy, producing 19% of all globally manufactured products in 2013, yet there's a problem. More>>



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Article | July 29, 2016
Retail Site Selection 2016-2025   

What is driving retail site selection? Hardware, software & demographics. Learn how it affects different generations for location success. More>>