MO: Cosmos Corp. to Expand Headquarters in Missouri, Adding 60 Jobs

March 25, 2019

Cosmos Corporation, a pet care manufacturing company, announced plans to expand its world headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri. more >>


AL: GE Aviation to Expand at Innovative Auburn Facility, Creating 60 Jobs

March 25, 2019

GE Aviation plans to invest $50 million to expand the additive manufacturing operation at its Auburn facility, the aerospace industry’s first site... more >>


LA: Stupp Announces $22M Upgrade at Baton Rouge Facility, Creating 128 New Jobs

March 25, 2019

Stupp Corp. will invest $22 million to upgrade its two steel pipe manufacturing plants in Baton Rouge, adding 128 new direct jobs and 296 indirect... more >>


FL: Kroger to Locate High-Tech Fulfillment Center In Groveland, to Hire 400

March 25, 2019

The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado, one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, announced Groveland,... more >>



AZ: Arizona At Forefront With Job Licensing Change

March 25, 2019

Arizona is on the verge of becoming the easiest state in the nation for out-of-state residents to relocate and get to work. more >>


New U.S. Port Economic Impacts Report Released

March 25, 2019

Lancaster, Pa.-based Martin Associates released the results of its latest economic impact study of United States seaports. more >>


February Construction Starts Decline 3 Percent

March 25, 2019

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $697.4 billion, new construction starts in February dropped 3% from the previous month, according to Dodge... more >>


IN: First Ever Made in U.S.A. Trade Show to Be Oct. 3-6 in Indianapolis

March 25, 2019

The largest collection of American-made machines and products will be on display at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Oct. 3-6. more >>



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New Directions for Medical Device Manufacturing

March 23, 2019

The global medical device industry has demonstrated strong and sustainable growth in the recent past. Banking on an aging population, increasing... 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 be. more >>


Available Properties

Property | January 28, 2019
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

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U.S. Organic Hotspots and their Benefit to Local Economies   

A systematic assessment of the impact of organic agriculture on local economies that identifies 225 counties in the U.S. as organic hotspots. More>>


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How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing    

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing. More>>


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The Middle Market Power Index: Fueling The Nation’s Economic Growth    

Middle market firms are more likely than average to be found in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors. Further, 10 states (and D.C.) have a... More>>