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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>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
Not Ready for Prime Time - Workforce Skills vs. Workplace Realities   

The domestic workforce and businesses find themselves on different sides of the same coin-–finding good jobs and qualified people to fill them. More>>



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Article | March 2, 2012
7th Annual CiCi Awards   

Job creation and the unfavorable state of the economy have been the main areas of concern in the U.S., if not most countries in the world, for the... More>>



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Article | March 1, 2012
2012 Community Impact Awards Top 15   

As the name implies, the Community Impact division of our annual CiCi Awards recognizes exemplary companies that have committed to making a... More>>