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Article | August 31, 2008
U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Help U.S.-Based Manufacturers Meet the Challenges Posed by Globalization   

Ask a number of plant managers for U.S.-based manufacturing operations who they regard as their particular manufacturing facility’s biggest source... More>>



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Article | February 29, 2008
Company Responsibility   

A hot topic in site selection these days is “corporate responsibilities to communities.” The media has been quick to exploit the controversy... More>>


Article | February 29, 2008
Sweet Spots for Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Executives   

Corporate real estate (CRE) makes the difference within organizations that want to raise efficiency to the level of effectiveness.   We aspire to... More>>


Article | June 30, 2007
From Potato Chips to Microchips: It's Made in Florida   

As producers of a wealth of products benefiting people worldwide, Florida manufacturers are a potent economic force and vital to energizing state’s... More>>


Article | December 31, 2006
Top Canadian Biotech Clusters Focus on Life Sciences and the Agro-biotechnologies   

Last year, I prepared an article for Trade & Industry Development that painted a broad-brush picture of Canada’s current position in the biotech... More>>


Article | April 30, 2006
A New Day for Pennsylvania   

Pennsylvania’s Governor Edward G. Rendell has made economic revival a top priority, and has moved on many fronts since taking office in January... More>>


Article | September 30, 2005
Texas: A Superior Place to Do Business   

With a tax burden that is 32 percent lower than the national average, ground-breaking economic development investment funds, its own power grid,... More>>


Article | September 30, 2005
Mississippi Proves Tough Contender in the Development Game   

With recent headline-grabbing locations and expansions like Nissan, Northrop Grumman, FedEx and, most recently, SeverCorr, Mississippi has been on a... More>>


Article | September 30, 2005
Oklahoma: Pro-Business Environment Offers Opportunity for Growth   

There are a number of reasons Oklahoma continues to make the location “short list” of some of America’s fastest growing corporations, including... More>>


Article | September 30, 2005
Update on the Food Industry   

Despite dire predictions of escalating food price inflation in the wake of the busiest hurricane season on record in 2005, the inflation rate for... More>>