Manufacturing


TX: Vitro Architectural Glass to Invest $55M, Add New Wichita Falls Facility

February 17, 2017

New 200,000-sq-ft facility to be the site of a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater. more >>


GA: Pratt & Whitney to Invest $386M, Create 500 Jobs in Muscogee County

February 16, 2017

Designer & manufacturer of service aircraft engines & auxiliary power units to expand its Columbus, GA, facility over the next 5 years. more >>


KY: Reinvestment Project at Whitworth Tool to Create 50 Jobs in Hardinsburg

February 16, 2017

Tool and die parts maker plans $3.58M in upgrades at Breckinridge County, KY, headquarters. more >>


IN: Toyota to Invest $600M, Create 400 Jobs in Princeton

February 15, 2017

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana to invest $600M to meet demand for Highlander midsize SUV and modernize its entire four-million-sq-ft plant. more >>



Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. more >>


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Oconee Industry & Technology Park- 300,000 SF PAD site

July 21, 2014

300,000 SF building pad graded on the site within the Oconee Industry & Technology Park more >>



January 2017 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

February 16, 2017

Economic activity in mfg expanded in Jan. & overall economy grew for 92nd consecutive month, according to Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. more >>


Plastics Industry Association: Plastics Industry Adds Jobs, Outpaces Mfg as a Whole

February 16, 2017

U.S. plastics industry remains third-largest manufacturing sector overall, accounts for $418.4B in shipments & 954,000 workers in 2015. more >>


AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports

February 16, 2017

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published three new cold-formed steel framing research reports available free. more >>


Talent Trends Report: Increased Use of Robotics Expected in 2017

February 16, 2017

Growing concern about talent scarcity may be driving the increased use of automation and contingent workers, according to those surveyed. more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | July 18, 2016
How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing    

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


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 | 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>>



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Articles

Warehousing Best Practices Article | December 7, 2016
Aligning Warehouse Performance to Company Strategy

By: Michael Mikitka

Ever wonder if your warehousing facility’s (or facilities’) performance is aligned to your corporate strategy? Here's what some companies learned.   More>>


Plastics Article | December 6, 2016
Strategies for Today’s U.S. Plastics Industry Site Selection

By: David Hickey

Location strategy is critical in the plastics industry as the industry experiences changing trends. Here's what you need to know to thrive.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Ports Article | December 6, 2016
Ports: Portals to Business Prosperity and Economic Growth

By: Jennifer Alten

Get on board with knowledge of some of the nation's top ports that are moving vast amounts of our nation’s commodities and goods.   More>>


Georgia Article | December 6, 2016
Georgia’s Pro-Business Environment Continues to Drive Economic Development

By: Governor Nathan Deal

If you want to be in a location that's just recorded another exceptional year for trade & industry growth, it's time to learn about Georgia.   More>>