Plastics Articles

Article | March 31, 2004
Making the Best of Location Decisions in the Plastics Industry   

Finding a location that offers reliable and affordable utilities and good market access is key to the site search for plastics manufacturers. These... More>>


Article | March 31, 2004
Get in the Fast Lane   

Uncle Sam is rapidly becoming one of the most innovative and influential forces in our economy – driving the growth of businesses and... More>>


Article | December 31, 2003
North Carolina Soars with Success   

Equipped with new, flexible incentives, a well-skilled workforce and one of the nation’s lowest corporate tax costs, North Carolina continues to... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Foreign Trade Zones: Using Federal Trade Program as a Local Economic Development Tool   

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program has grown profoundly over the last three decades. In 1970 there were 8 General Purpose Zones and 3 special... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Indiana: Be in a State of Progress   

If you’re surprised that the plastics and metals industries hold such a dominant role in Indiana business, don’t be. The Midwest remains the home... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Illinois - A Premier Business Location   

For nearly 200 years, Illinois has helped business and people realize their dreams in the middle of a country billed as the Land of Opportunity. More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Missouri - Achieving Prosperity   

The Show-Me State has consistently proved to the world that it is the perfect place for business. Whether it is attracting new business or... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Ohio: Plastics and Metals Thrive with Ohio's Third Frontier Project   

While the plastics and metals industries may not have always received the type of attention afforded to the high-tech industries, they remain... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Plastics Industry Outlook   

The U.S. plastics industry employs 1.4 million workers and provides more than $310 billion in annual shipments, and the plastics processing sector... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Site Selection for the Plastics Industry   

What is the fourth largest manufacturing industry in the United States after Motor Vehicle and Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories; and... More>>