Metals Articles


The New Horizons of Facility Management
Article | March 4, 2013
The New Horizons of Facility Management   

An investment in a facility without investing in someone to run it is like buying a racecar but not bothering to hire a driver. More>>



What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?
Article | October 31, 2012
What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?   

Several geographic concentrations have emerged historically and continue to impact metals industry location: see the 7 top-tier states. More>>



Canada:  The Case for Canada
Article | October 31, 2012
Canada: The Case for Canada   

Boasting 10 provinces, each with its own vision, character and set of resources, Canada might just be the strategic partner you’re looking for. More>>



Louisiana: The Emerging Economic Powerhouse of the South
Article | October 31, 2012
Louisiana: The Emerging Economic Powerhouse of the South   

After decades of underperformance, how and why Louisiana has rocketed up leading barometers of state business climates. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Maryland: Maryland’s Manufacturing Roots Run Deep   

Maryland's manufacturing sector is evolving, innovating as companies take advantage of its highly skilled workforce and transportation infrastructure. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Fitting Square Pegs into Square Holes: Designated Sites Offer a “Custom” Fit for Business Development   

A select group of sites featured for businesses that find development and growth within a designated industry cluster very desirable. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Take Advantage of Foreign Trade Zones to Maximize Corporate Resources   

FTZ: Economic development tool helping businesses save money, communities attract new jobs and increase our export power, one community at a time.... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Manufacturing Continues to Shine Amidst Other Economic Uncertainty   

AMT says manufacturing recovery continues and in 2013 expects to see an uptick as U.S. manufacturing continues momentum, reshoring more prevalent.... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
The 66 Latest Trends and Topics in Manufacturing Site Selection   

Location decisions for manufacturing plants are being influenced by a great number of current/emerging trends, including “shoring” decisions and... More>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
Innovation Boosts Aerospace and Automotive Growth in Iowa   

Iowa may be best known for its agricultural roots and expanding biosciences industry, but the state’s aerospace and automotive suppliers are... More>>