Technology / Research & Development

SC: Grace Hill, Inc. to Bring HQ and 53 New Jobs to Greenville County

March 16, 2018

Online training co. for property management industry that offers proprietary subscription software to locate HQ in Greenville, SC. more >>

CT: Infosys to Open $20.6M Tech & Innovation Hub, Create 1,000 Hartford Jobs

March 15, 2018

Consulting, technology & next-generation IT services co. to establish a $20.6M technology & innovation hub with 1,000 jobs in Hartford, CT. more >>

NE: i2c Expands Payments Business with New $30M Omaha Ops Center, 300 Jobs

March 14, 2018

Provider of cloud-based smarter payments & integrated commerce solutions plans to open a new network operations center in Omaha, NE. more >>

VA: MicroStrategy to Add 300 Jobs in Fairfax County with a $6M Investment

March 13, 2018

Provider of enterprise analytics & mobility software renewed HQ lease, planning $6M in capital improvements, retention of 800 jobs, hiring of 300. more >>

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Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

August 11, 2017

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities not typically associated with the tech sector. more >>

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 >>

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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>>



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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>

blank Article | February 26, 2018
Idaho: The Constant Top Performer

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Time to get to know more about Idaho. Its economy continues to receive national attention for economic growth & prosperity across metrics.   More>>

blank Article | February 26, 2018
Arkansas Breeds Globally Innovative Startup Biotech Companies

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

Arkansas, a leader in manufacturing, reveals it's broadening its horizons & charting a new course to meet growing demands in science & technology.   More>>

blank Article | February 26, 2018
Beyond the Box: Workforce Fulfillment in Food Production Companies

By: Jeff Dearduff

Uncover reasons location is more important than ever for food producers, main ones being automation & the modern workforce & its requirements.   More>>

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Agriculture Is on the Cutting Edge of Technology

By: Scott Cedarquist

To many Americans, farming & ranching are perceived as trailing in modern technology. Not true. Overall, farm & ranch tech is marching forward.   More>>