MS: United Solutions Increases Production, Creates 50 Jobs

May 22, 2019

Plastic housewares manufacturer United Solutions is investing $9.5 million to increase production, creating 50 jobs. more >>


SC: National Engineering & Surveying Group to Relocate HQ to Greenville

May 22, 2019

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying is relocating its headquarters to Greenville, S.C. more >>


LA: Shell Advances Plans for Potential $1.2 Billion Louisiana Plant

May 22, 2019

Shell Chemicals will advance feasibility plans for a potential $1.2 billion manufacturing expansion in Louisiana. more >>


VA: Ozmo to Expand Software Development Operations, Add 40 New Jobs

May 22, 2019

Ozmo will invest over $200,000 to expand its existing operation in Montgomery County, creating 40 new jobs. more >>



U.S. Consumer Sentiment Jumps to 15-Year High

May 21, 2019

U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to the strongest level since 2004 on a surge in economic expectations amid unexpectedly strong growth. more >>


DOE Announces $33.5 Million for Energy Efficient Construction

May 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $33.5 million for early-stage research and development of advanced building construction... more >>


AAPA Applauds Record Corps Funding in FY 2020 House Bill

May 20, 2019

The American Association of Port Authorities was pleased to learn that the U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations... more >>


Minn. Had 226 Business Expansion Projects in 2018, Adding 8,800 New Jobs

May 20, 2019

Minnesota had 226 business expansion projects in 2018 – up from 187 the previous year, according to tracking by the Minnesota Department of... more >>



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New Directions for Medical Device Manufacturing

March 23, 2019

The global medical device industry has seen strong and sustainable growth. Banking on an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic and... more >>


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Idaho: A Great Place to Grow!

March 23, 2019

Idaho may be known for our spuds, but our roots in agriculture run much deeper. Farming legends like J.R. Simplot have transformed Idaho from a... more >>


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Consider the Options in Medical Manufacturing Site Selection

March 23, 2019

The global market for the medical device and equipment manufacturing industry, also known as Medtech, is estimated to reach $409.5 billion by 2023.... more >>


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Arkansas Is Leading the Way in Blockchain Food Safety

March 23, 2019

From food safety to food insecurity, blockchain is revolutionizing the food and beverage industry, and no place is this more evident than in... 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 >>


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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>



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LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should look like.... more >>


Available Properties

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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site   

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. More>>


Stone County Economic Development Partnership Property | October 1, 2017
McHenry East Site   

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... 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   

By: Jennifer Alten

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   

By: Juli Anne Patty

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

IndustryWeek White Paper | May 1, 2019
Top Trends in Today's Manufacturing Workforce   

This report by Industry Week provides insights into the top trends in today's manufacturing workforce and into finding and keeping talent. More>>


AutomationAlley White Paper | April 1, 2019
Technology in Industry Report   

The Technology in Industry Report examines data from industry and academia to create a data-rich guide to Industry 4.0. More>>


IndustryWeek White Paper | March 1, 2019
2017 Manufacturing Salary Survey   

2016 was a good year for manufacturing leadership: Job satisfaction was up, and so was pay. Medical device manufacturing took the lead in salaries,... More>>