US Sports Congress to Cater to Econ Development Pros at December Event

June 22, 2021

The US Sports Congress conference and tradeshow is adding events that cater to economic development professionals for its December conference. more >>


TN: Life Sciences Firm to Build Manufacturing Facility in Wilson Co., Creating 1,400 Jobs

September 17, 2021

Thermo Fisher Scientific will establish a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, that will lead to 1,400 new jobs. more >>


CO: Last Mile Warehouse, Distribution Facility Added in Denver

September 17, 2021

Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation has acquired a newly developed 147,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution building in downtown Denver,... more >>


VA: CAVA To Establish Production Operation In Augusta Co. Creating 52 Jobs

September 17, 2021

CAVA, a Washington, D.C.-based fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant chain, will invest over $30 million to establish a new processing and packaging... more >>


GA: Bioplastics Company to Open Facility in Savannah, Creating 134 Jobs

September 17, 2021

Bioplastics company NANTRenewables will invest up to $29 million to build a manufacturing facility at SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex in... more >>


MN: DEED Awards $2.1M from Jobs Creation Fund, Leading to 381 Jobs

September 16, 2021

Six businesses are expanding in Minnesota with the help of $2.1 million in awards from the Job Creation Fund (JCF). more >>


TN: Shinhung Global USA to Expand Operations in Clarksville, Creating 80 Jobs

September 16, 2021

South Korean-based logistics company to invest $10 million in new facility, creating more than 80 new jobs in Montgomery County, Tenn. 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 >>


IN: Manufacturing Readiness Grants Secure Investments in Smart Technology

September 13, 2021

Nearly $10 million allocated since program's inception, 122 awards to Hoosier companies in 50 counties. more >>


FL: Enterprise Florida Unveils New ‘Built for Opportunity’ Awareness Campaign

September 13, 2021

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) recently unveiled the new ‘Built for Opportunity’ Awareness Campaign. more >>


Amazon to Invest $1.2 Billion in Employee Education, Skills Training

September 13, 2021

Amazon said it will invest $1.2 billion by 2025 to expand the education and skills training benefits it offers to U.S. employees. more >>


National Small Business Week Runs Through Sept. 18

September 13, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2021 National Small Business Week celebrations will officially commence this week with a three-day virtual... more >>


VA: First Official State-Led Supply Chain Optimization Program Announced

September 7, 2021

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced the launch of the nation’s first official state-led Supply Chain Optimization Program. more >>


KS: September is Workforce Development Professionals Month in Kansas

September 7, 2021

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a proclamation recently recognizing September as Workforce Development Professionals Month in the state. more >>



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Key Trends in Food Processing

June 28, 2021

With quarantines, lockdowns, restaurant closures and work-from-home, consumers had more time to research how their food is being produced and where... more >>


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Ready to Roll: Designated and Certified Sites Get Businesses Up to Speed Quickly

June 28, 2021

While many companies still build to suit, more companies than ever before are choosing designated sites, or those that allow tenants to move in... more >>


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South Carolina Is “Just Right” for Business

June 28, 2021

South Carolina is known around the world as a first-rate place to do business because of its commitment to ensuring an exceptional economic climate.... more >>


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Manufacturing 4.0: Iowa’s Blueprint for a Technology Revolution

June 28, 2021

Iowa’s extensive history of supplying global markets with a wide range of goods – from food products and pharmaceuticals to aerospace electronics... more >>


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Post-2020, Indiana Makes Bold Initiatives to Ensure Economic Growth, Quality-of-Life Advancements

June 28, 2021

In Indiana, breaking economic development records has become a tradition in recent years, and despite a year of unprecedented challenges and... more >>


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Mississippi Sets the Bar High for Global Manufacturing

June 28, 2021

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New Challenges & Opportunities for the Global Food Chain

June 28, 2021

The food supply logistics chain is one of the most complex programs needed for national sustainability, and it is ever evolving and faces a wide... 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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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>>


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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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Randolph County Industrial Park   

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... More>>


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Dodge City Industrial Park   

The Dodge City Industrial Park site is flat, with no flood history. No major earthwork would be required for drainage or pre-construction leveling.... 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

Rand White Paper | September 1, 2021
An Analysis of Education and Training Programs in Advanced Manufacturing Using Robotics   

There is much information and misinformation about the future of work as it relates to robots and jobs in manufacturing. The Advanced Robotics for... More>>


The Manufacturing Institute White Paper | August 1, 2021
A Hiring Engine: A Breakdown of the Job Openings in Manufacturing   

This paper seeks to shed light on some of the opportunities to continue the positive momentum in the manufacturing industry. It undertakes in-depth... More>>


KPMG White Paper | July 1, 2021
Cost of Manufacturing Operations Around the Globe   

This study compares the primary and secondary factors that impact the cost of operations (Cost of Doing Business or CoDB) of a business conducting... More>>