Metals


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 >>


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 >>


OK: Advantage TerraFab to Invest $3.5M, Create 30 Jobs at New Site

October 18, 2017

Steel fabrication and finishing co. purchased a 55,000-sq-ft building within the Muskogee (OK) Industrial Park. more >>


TN: Gränges to Invest $110M to Expand, Create 100 Jobs in Huntingdon

September 15, 2017

Aluminum engineering & mfg co. development project to increase 160 metric kilotons to nearly 200 metric kilotons per year. 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 >>


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Wilkes County, North Carolina, Airpark

December 18, 2015

22 acres, shovel ready for aviation related business, paved taxiway, all utilities, 6,200’ runway with full instrument landing 24/7. 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 >>


AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements

April 5, 2017

Requirements for the Certified Building Fabricator Program are the new governing criteria for the program. 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 >>


American Iron and Steel Institute Applauds Passage of Water Resources Bill

October 28, 2016

The Water Resources Development Act authorizes projects to improve navigation, replace & restore aging locks & dams, provide aid to Flint, MI. 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 >>


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Case Studies

Case study | June 30, 2008
Bannock County Idaho: The Nation's Alternative Energy Birthplace   

By: Andrea Johnson

Exceptional Business Environment Ensures Industry Flourishes - Eastern Idaho has a long, rich history of advocating alternative energy. Back in 1949,... More>>


Case study | April 30, 2008
Tooele County, Utah - The Bedroom Community that Could   

By: Juli Anne Patty

As gateway to the West, Tooele County might be about to give St. Louis a run for its money. It started with the pioneers: Tooele County was a major... More>>


Case study | February 29, 2008
Joplin, Missouri: Big City Life in Small Town Joplin   

By: Juli Anne Patty

It’s the endless American debate: big city or small town? Many people long for the ease and comfort of small town life, but business and career... More>>


Case study | August 31, 2007
Southern Idaho: Where Life's Perfect Balance Promotes Productivity, Profitability and Possibility   

By: Andrea Johnson

Within two hours of the Southern Idaho hub of Twin Falls, there’s everything from world-class rock climbing to world-class restaurants, hot springs... 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 | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>



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Articles

blank Article | September 5, 2017
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>>


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>>


Louisiana Article | December 6, 2016
Louisiana: Igniting Interest in Manufacturing Jobs

By: John Bel Edwards

See how Louisiana has prepared for manufacturing companies desiring a prosperous business location that offers a tremendous workforce.   More>>


Metalworking Article | December 6, 2016
Metalworking: Machinery and Equipment Location Trends

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Get in the know on trends influencing site selection for companies in the machinery & equipment manufacturing subset of the metalworking sector.   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2016
Kentucky - Momentum, Resources, Location Key to Vibrant Future for Kentucky Industry

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Seeking to select a site in a state with economic momentum, moving in a positive direction toward the future? Then you need to discover Kentucky.   More>>