Manufacturing


IA: Economic Development Board Supports $48+M in Capital Investment

August 21, 2017

Iowa Economic Development Authority board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to five co.s for expansion, creation of 62 jobs. more >>


KY: Stratus Plastics to Open $4M Manufacturing Facility in Morgantown

August 18, 2017

Western Kentucky’s Butler County will see 29 full-time jobs created by automotive supplier’s $4 million investment. more >>


AR: Lockheed Martin Invests $350M in Satellite Production Facility

August 17, 2017

The 266,000-sq-ft "Factory of the Future" will speed production and lower costs fo security and aerospace company. more >>


NM: Raytheon to Invest $10M, Add 60 High-Tech Mfg Jobs in Albuquerque

August 17, 2017

Expanded operations will support development & production of directed energy systems, range monitoring systems & telemetry systems. 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 – 50,000SF Pad-ready site

July 21, 2014

50,000 SF pad that is easily expandable to accommodate a 200,000 SF building more >>



Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®, July 2017

August 11, 2017

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July, and the overall economy grew for the 98th consecutive month. more >>


SFIA: 2017 Economic Outlook for Cold-Formed Steel Framing

August 11, 2017

TRG notes non-residential construction is nearing what historically would be considered a peak, but forward momentum still present. more >>


April Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; PMI® at 54.8%

May 16, 2017

Economic activity in mfg sector expanded in April & overall economy grew for 95th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives. more >>


Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report

May 16, 2017

Reshoring exceeded offshoring in 2016: policy changes needed to maintain momentum says Reshoring Initiative’s 2016 Reshoring Report. more >>


Case Studies

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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 | August 11, 2017
2017 Manufacturing Report   

Trends and strategies to help manufacturers understand growth challenges and capture opportunities. More>>


White Paper | August 9, 2017
The Footprint 2020 Study   

The next shift in manufacturing locations is imminent. Study discusses how to prepare. Over 50 companies responded to the survey. More>>


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>>



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Articles

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The Quest for the Prime Location: It just got easier

By: Linda Dobel

Search no further for top-drawer locations to include on your short list of sites for your new site location project, there are great ones here.   More>>


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Iowa is a Robust Manufacturing State – Surprised?

By: Governor Kim Reynolds

Did you know? Iowa employs over 200,000 skilled workers and advanced manufacturing is Iowa’s single largest industry, 3x more than agriculture.   More>>


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Trump Impacts the Attractiveness of United States Manufacturing Sites

By: Harry Moser, Michelle Comerford

The Reshoring Initiative and BLS & Co. have witnessed acceleration in reshoring. Get the inside scoop on what they think is the magnet.   More>>


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North Carolina Fuels Robust Growth of its Automotive Sector

By: Governor Roy Cooper

Get up to speed on the reasons automotive manufacturing is a thriving and fast-growing part of North Carolina’s diverse manufacturing industry.   More>>


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U.S. Auto Industry Disruptions Driving Job Growth

By: Mark Sweeney, Amanda Taylor

Great insight into the reason industry leaders are saying the automotive industry is embarking on a new age, and its implications.   More>>