Technology / Research & Development


FL: Chewy to Invest $31M, Hire 600 for New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center

February 20, 2017

Online retailer of pet food and products to build a new fulfillment center in Ocala, Marion County, FL. more >>


CA: Amazon to Create 2,000+ Jobs at Two New CA Fulfillment Centers

February 13, 2017

Amazon's new fulfillment center in Eastvale, California, will span one-million sq ft and 750,000 sq ft in Redlands, California. more >>


MO: AutoAlert to Relocate HQ, Expand in Downtown Kansas City, Hire 300

February 13, 2017

Leader in automotive software communications utilizing data mining & trade-cycle management tools moving HQ from CA to Kansas City, MO. more >>


MO: Code Koalas to Expand in Kansas City, Create 88 New Jobs

February 10, 2017

Website design and development agency will eventually be looking to move into a larger building to accommodate additional employees. more >>


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American Center for Mobility Building Center for Testing Automated Vehicles

December 13, 2016

Center designed to enable technology & accelerate development of voluntary standards to improve transportation systems. more >>


American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Mfg USA Institute

December 13, 2016

New Institute will leverage approaches to modular chemical process intensification — like combining multiple, complex processes. more >>


ISA and the Automation Federation Share Focus for Manufacturing Day

October 3, 2016

As Manufacturing Day, 10-7-16, approaches, International Society of Automation and its affiliate, Automation Federation, celebrate manufacturing. more >>


DoE Invests $1.2M for National Lab Partnerships with Manufacturing Leaders

September 27, 2016

Three national laboratories to receive $1M+ for collaborative R&D focused on improving the manufacturing processes of industry partners. more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
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>>


The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>


blank Case study | September 9, 2011
Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... 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 | 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 | 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>>



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Articles

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>>


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>>


Texas Article | December 6, 2016
Innovation: A Texas Standard

By: Governor Greg Abbott

What is the winning formula Texas uses to strive to be a top state for business? The answers can be found right within these pages.   More>>


Kansas Article | December 6, 2016
Kansas: A Picture of Business Success Enhanced by Top-Notch Quality of Life

By: Governor Sam Brownback

Seeking a location with a superb business climate, infrastructure and quality of life? The state of Kansas is a haven for all of that.   More>>