Manufacturing

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
Manufacturing Erosion Poses Threat to Standard of Living   

While manufacturing has been the engine for healthy economic growth and good jobs, intense global competition and the rising cost of doing business... 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 Metals Industry   

Each year, a hundred or more new metal manufacturing plants are located in the U.S. In addition, two to three times as many companies make the... 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>>


Issue | February 28, 2003
Summer 2003   

Through the aid of our editorial contributors, this summer issue of Trade & Industry Development delves into the complex task of site selection for... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Arkansas   

Whether it’s making barbeque sauce or locating an automobile super site … the basic ingredients in the shopping list may be similar. But some... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Utilities Do More Than Provide the Juice   

It may be a no-brainer to say that any auto or aerospace company – or any heavy manufacturer, for that matter – needs to involve the local... More>>


Article | December 31, 2002
Credits and Incentives   

In today’s tough economic times, all companies are looking for a little extra help to increase their bottom lines. Firms in the auto industry and... More>>