Plastics Articles

Article | October 31, 2009
Insights - Incentives: 101   

Incentives have always been the focus of a lot of attention in the site selection and economic development world, and there has always been a general... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Doing Business in New York State   

The attention of the business world is focused on New York State – and with good reason. The state's educated workforce, innovative industries and... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Texas' Economy Continues to Outpace the Nation   

Measuring up to Texas is no small task. With the national economy showing signs of recovery, the Lone Star State continues to shine. With a... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
Arkansas - A Natural for Business   

Known the world over as "The Natural State," Arkansas is the natural choice for business. Their dedicated workforce, competitive incentives,... More>>


Article | October 31, 2009
The Plastic Industry's 21st Century Business Model   

As President and CEO of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, I know all too well how hard the current economy has hit this country’s... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2009
Plastics Site Selection   

With $400 billion in annual shipments, more than one million workers employed, and over 18,000 facilities across all 50 states, the plastics industry... More>>


Article | August 31, 2009
Insights - Strength in Partnerships   

In July, the economic development community lost a dear friend with the passing of Michael P. Hickey, founder of Hickey and Associates, LLC. Mike, at... More>>


Article | August 31, 2009
South Carolina - Offering Companies a Competitive Advantage   

South Carolina understands that businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve productivity and increase profitability without sacrificing... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2009
A Long-Term Labor Strategy Approach   

Global competitiveness has forced many companies to re-evaluate preconceived notions regarding the availability of skilled and qualified workers at... More>>



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Article | August 31, 2009
Stimulating the Industrial Sector with Public Funding   

Our U.S. economy depends on the flow of money to keep its engines running. Stop the flow and the engine chokes. To restart the engine requires... More>>