Manufacturing


WV: West Virginia Great Barrel Co. to Build Mfg Facility, Hire 138

October 20, 2017

Enterprise in Greenbrier County, WV, to use WV white oak to make bourbon, whiskey and rye barrels, create more than 100 jobs. more >>


AL: SSAB Americas to Move U.S. HQ to Mobile, Create 60 Jobs

October 20, 2017

Steelmaker to relocate the division’s head office from suburban Chicago to Mobile, a move that will bring 60 jobs to Alabama. more >>


LA: WestRock Co. to Enhance Ops at Hodge Paper Mill, Retain 400 Jobs

October 19, 2017

Co. to make improvements at containerboard paper mill in Hodge, LA, retain more than 400 existing jobs. more >>


IN: Fort Wayne Metals to Invest $51.1M, Create 337 Allen County Jobs

October 19, 2017

Producer of precision wire, strands and cables for the medical device industry to add to corporate offices, revialize a newly purchased office. more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... more >>


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Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2017

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... 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 >>



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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>


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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>>



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Articles

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With the Emergence of Robotics, Is there Still Room for Humans in the Workforce?

By: Randy Thompson

In an era of disruptive change, robots may be the new norm in the economy. This thought leader author begs to differ. See why.   More>>


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Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>


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Ontario, Canada: Think North

By: Brad Duguid

More and more entrepreneurs and innovators have the North on their minds – particularly, Ontario. That’s because Ontario is open for business....   More>>


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Six Reasons Companies Find Big Success in Utah

By: Governor Gary R. Herbert

Who couldn't resist Utah’s business environment: excitingly predictable while allowing innovative businesses to thrive? Factors to consider.   More>>


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Michigan: Rich History, Bright Future

By: Governor Rick Snyder

You know Michigan has been the global epicenter of the automotive industry. Learn why multinational co.s & small businesses still invest.   More>>