OK: Canoo Selects Tulsa for Manufacturing Facility, to Create 2,000+ Jobs

June 18, 2021

Canoo, a company manufacturing breakthrough electric vehicles (EVs), announced Oklahoma as the location for its US manufacturing facility. more >>


FL: AZ: Sprouts Farmers Market Plans for Aggressive Growth

June 18, 2021

Sprouts Farmers Market plans to open 20 new stores this year, with aggressive plans to increase its number of stores by 10% a year beginning in 2022. more >>


CN: Decathlon Sporting Goods to Open First Store in Western Canada

June 18, 2021

Decathlon, the largest worldwide sporting goods chain, is expanding to Western Canada with its first store in Calgary. more >>


AL: Mohawk Industries to Create 130 Jobs in Randolph County

June 18, 2021

Mohawk Industries plans to introduce yarn production at its Roanoke manufacturing facility, creating 130 jobs in the Randolph County community. more >>


FL: SmartStream Technologies Opens Jacksonville Office, to Hire 20+

June 17, 2021

The London-based financial services and managed solutions service provider will start with 20 employees, focusing on providing technology and... more >>


LA: New Amazon Robotics Facility in Baton Rouge to Create 50 Jobs

June 17, 2021

Company plans to serve Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas markets; project will create 50 new direct jobs. more >>


CA: FoodMaxx Celebrates Grand Opening of First Store in Lodi

June 17, 2021

FoodMaxx officially welcomed customers to its new Lodi store recently, marking the value-format, warehouse style grocery store’s introduction to... more >>



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Trade & Industry Development Honors CiCi Award Winners for 2021

January 6, 2021

Trade & Industry Development has named the winners of its 2021 Corporate Investment/Community Impact Awards (CiCi Awards). more >>


NRF Revised Forecast: Retail Sales to Exceed $4.44 Trillion in 2021

June 14, 2021

The NRF forecast that 2021 retail sales will total between $4.44 trillion to $4.56 trillion, up from $4.02 trillion in 2020. more >>


Clean Energy Boom Could Create Up to 600,000 Quality American Jobs

June 14, 2021

New U.S. jobs report shows America’s clean energy transition will drive massive expansion of good-paying jobs in wind, solar, and energy storage. more >>


Report: Reshoring Could Drive $443B in U.S. Economic Value Over Next 12 Months

June 14, 2021

According to a new survey, 83% of North American manufacturers are likely or extremely likely to reshore (up from 54% in March 2020). more >>


Covid Impact On Imports Easing, But Numbers Are Still Below Last Year

June 14, 2021

A new report indicates the impact of COVID-19 at major U.S. retail container ports appears to be easing, although projected imports are still below... more >>


U.S. Chamber Poll Reveals Return-to-Work Barriers, Mounting Workforce Crisis

June 7, 2021

Survey shows many of the newly reported 9.3 million unemployed are never returning to work; nearly one in eight have turned down at least one job... more >>


SBA Launches 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

June 7, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced its 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition with the addition of a new component aimed at... more >>



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CiCi Awards 2021 Community Impact Awards

January 5, 2021

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community, and it can go well beyond a... more >>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

January 5, 2021

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up... more >>


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America’s Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life

April 7, 2021

Have a look at some of the top locations for businesses seeking to pursue their goals of success and leadership while enjoying a quality of life that... more >>


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Michigan Ushers in the Next Chapter in Manufacturing, Workforce Readiness

April 7, 2021

Manufacturing and innovation are in Michigan’s DNA. The state put the world on wheels more than a century ago, and now it is leading the charge... more >>


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The Commonwealth of Virginia — Sound and Innovative

April 7, 2021

Ranked as America’s Top State for Business by CNBC, Virginia’s leadership position can be attributed to a number of assets, including its... more >>


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Maryland: In a Prime Position to Succeed in the Global Economy

April 7, 2021

As e-commerce continues to accelerate at lightning speed, companies around the globe are innovating to get their products from the warehouse to... more >>


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Georgia: A Powerhouse for Advanced Manufacturing, Logistics

April 7, 2021

In the State of Georgia, economic development is a team effort, and success has been built on relationships and the collaborative spirit of public... more >>



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A Perfect Fit: Plastics in Louisiana

March 12, 2021

Gifted with natural resources, Louisiana excels at producing one of the world’s most-essential manufactured materials: plastic. The state is also... more >>


Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

Arlington Heights, Illinois: Positioned for Success

February 24, 2021

Arlington Heights is a growing, thriving municipality just northwest of Chicago, home to nearly 76,000 residents with a median annual household... more >>


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EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>


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Port of Coos Bay: Oregon's Seaport

November 6, 2019

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay delivers the efficiency, flexibility and customer service needed to move cargo domestically and... more >>


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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>



5 Steps to Ensure Work-From-Home Employees Maximize Corporate Performance

March 13, 2020

Here are 5 steps to ensure that creating a remote workplace environment for employees is a positive, beneficial step for the company. more >>


Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>


Energy Dept. Announces $20M Investment in Workforce Dev in Emerging Fields

March 6, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $20 million in funding for workforce development at universities in emerging energy fields. more >>


IA: State Makes Progress Toward Reaching Postsecondary Attainment Goal

March 5, 2020

Iowa’s postsecondary educational attainment increased to 60.2% in 2019, growing by 2.6% from 57.6% reported in 2018. more >>


FL: Colleges to Receive $3.6M to Create Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative

February 13, 2020

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $3.6 million will be awarded to two colleges to create the Northeast Florida Fintech Initiative. more >>


WI: New Program Launched to Recognize Veteran-Ready Employers

January 30, 2020

With Wisconsin’s “Vets Ready Employer” initiative, the state is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to helping veterans and their families... more >>


NY: State to Create Training Institute for Wind Farm Workers

January 8, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state will spend $20 million to create a training institute for prospective employees of planned offshore wind... more >>


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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce   

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Want easy access to two international airports, commercial air service, interstate, a megasite and more? Check out Etowah County, Alabama. More>>


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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

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Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

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When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... More>>


White Papers

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Research on the Impact of 3D Printing on the International Supply Chain   

3D printing technology is developing rapidly. In the foreseeable future, when 3D printing is widely used, the world’s industrial structure will be... More>>


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Supply Chain Disruption and Resilence   

The global supply chain was disrupted by COVID-19; however, many sectors rebounded more quickly than others. This research provides insights into the... More>>


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The State of Industrial Robotics: Emerging Technologies, Challenges, and Key Research Directions   

The field of industrial robotics encompasses the study, design, and use of robot systems for manufacturing and how to integrate them into production... More>>