Articles

Article | June 30, 2005
Plastics Play an Indispensable Role   

The U.S. plastics industry employs 1.4 million workers and provides more than $310 billion in annual shipments, and the plastics processing sector... More>>


Article | June 30, 2005
Missouri Means Business   

Missouri’s sultry summer weather is not the only thing that is hot in the heartland. The state’s new and improved, open-for-business approach is... More>>


Article | June 30, 2005
Ohio: Ohio Manufacturers Reap the Benefits of ISO Certification   

In the always-evolving world of manufacturing, it’s important to stay ahead of the competition. New and innovative products are being discovered... More>>


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
South Carolina: Creating Opportunity in Advanced Manufacturing   

Opportunities—there’s no better place for advanced manufacturing companies to find them than South Carolina. Whether it’s opportunity for... More>>


Article | June 30, 2005
Industrial Production Rises for Third Straight Month   

As the Federal Reserve recently reported that overall industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July after a much faster 0.8 percent rise in... 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>>


Article | June 30, 2005
Manufacturing Location Trends   

This article examines (a) current/emerging status of manufacturing in the U.S.; (b) predominant locational influences for siting new production... More>>


Article | March 31, 2005
Canadian Biotech Clusters   

If there is one thing I have learned from my days in the economic development world, it is that Canada truly is well known for its generous R&D tax... More>>


Article | March 31, 2005
Pennsylvania: Home of the “Biosciences Continuum”   

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is home to the entire continuum of the biosciences— world-class research; emerging biotechnology, medical device... More>>