Metals Articles


Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital
Article | May 12, 2011
Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital   

Businesses in all stages of development, from startups to publicly traded companies, need capital to grow and expand. A company's business plan,... More>>



From Deal-Making to Ground-Breaking: Overcoming the Financial Hurdle at the Local Level
Article | May 11, 2011
From Deal-Making to Ground-Breaking: Overcoming the Financial Hurdle at the Local Level   

Raising start-up capital is one of the biggest hurdles a would-be entrepreneur faces. The days of pitching investors with a fabulous dot.com idea... More>>



2011 CiCi Awards - Corporate Investment Top 15
Article | March 10, 2011
2011 CiCi Awards - Corporate Investment Top 15   

The 15 companies we honor here with our sixth annual Corporate Investment Award (the first “Ci” in CiCi) forged full-speed ahead with monumental... More>>



Is Footprint Optimization Right For You?
Article | March 9, 2011
Is Footprint Optimization Right For You?   

From bankers to bureaucrats, energy execs to manufacturers, the term “Footprint Optimization” is being uttered with increasing frequency in... More>>



Metals Industry Creates Challenges and Opportunities
Article | November 19, 2010
Metals Industry Creates Challenges and Opportunities   

The metals industry shows both difficulty and promise in the near term. From a geographic perspective, the Asia-Pacific region is experiencing higher... More>>


Article | November 10, 2010
New York State: A Premier Location for Your Business   

New York State is a premier location for business. With a diverse economic structure, highly skilled workforce, innovative industries and... More>>


Article | November 4, 2010
Texas’ Economy Continues to Outpace the Nation   

Measuring up to Texas is no small task. While the national economy begins showing signs of recovery, the Lone Star State has continued to shine... More>>


Article | June 30, 2010
Insights: The Manager, the Project and the Globe   

Once upon a time, there was a very smart and experienced operations manager who had the responsibility of developing a new project for his company.... More>>


Article | June 29, 2010
Re-Brand Your Region for Success   

As the realities of the global economy begin to sink in, many communities find themselves at a crossroads. Certainly as a nation we have a broad... More>>


Article | June 29, 2010
Frontline Reports on Workforce Availability from Communities Across the U.S.   

The current labor situation in the United States is a top-of-mind issue for many. While the buzz remains on unemployment, which held at 9.7 percent... More>>