White Papers

White Paper | June 17, 2016
The Middle Market Power Index: Fueling The Nation’s Economic Growth    

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>>


White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 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>>


White Paper | March 2, 2016
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Evolution & Opportunity    

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


White Paper | December 10, 2015
Recipe for Change: The Flexible Food Processing Plant of the Future   

A look at a prototype for a more flexible food processing plant. Concept features six key areas of innovation to help inform the future facilities... More>>


White Paper | November 25, 2015
State of State Business Incentives 2015   

This most striking finding of this report is the overall growth in the number of state business incentive programs. Since 2000, the overall number of... More>>


White Paper | April 30, 2015
2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

PwC's analysis of U.S. state-by state aerospace comparisons weights average taxes, operating costs, industry size and educational attainment. More>>


White Paper | November 25, 2014
Why Biobased? Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy   

U.S. Department of Agriculture's report explores how government policies and industry b-to-b sustainability programs are driving the biobased... More>>


White Paper | October 21, 2014
Out of Inventory: Skills Shortage Threatens Growth for U.S. Manufacturing   

New Accenture manufacturing and skills study, completed in collaboration with The Manufacturing Institute, looks at the skills shortage in the U.S.... More>>


White Paper | August 14, 2014
The Future of the Utility Industry and the Role of Energy Efficiency   

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>>


White Paper | August 12, 2014
United States Industrial Highlights - Q2 2014   

A detailed, quarterly look at Industrial leasing, sales and construction activity for individual metro areas in the United States. More>>