Trade & Industry Development Magazine

May/June 2012
May/June 2012

Trade & Industry Development magazine’s May/June 2012 issue provides executive site selection decision makers in both the automotive and aviation/aerospace/defense industries with an in-depth look at the state of these industries and how current circumstances are affecting siting decisions. To complement the features on these topics, articles from related industry associations—the Aerospace Industries Association and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association—provide the unique perspective that can only be offered by industry insiders.

Important to both of these industries, TID May/June 2012 covers topics pertinent to the supply chain industry and guidelines for establishing a distribution facility, as well.

In addition, Trade & Industry Development May/June 2012 offers eye-opening editorial on an issue that is crucial to all business development—skilled labor—highlighting how short falls in this area are affecting businesses right now and the damage this predicament will inflict on the future of business development.

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In this issue...

An understanding of the key drivers affecting the automotive industry now and in the future will provide a leverage point if and when earnest negotiations begin. The industry has changed, and along with it, so has the strategy to recruit. more...

Get with the Program!
Not Ready for Prime Time - Workforce Skills vs. Workplace Realities
Important New Drivers of Automotive Industry Site Decisions
The Aerospace Industry – Time for Takeoff
Supply Chain Companies—Growing, Diversifying, Working Smarter
Importance of U.S. Aerospace and Defense Industry: Second to None
Automotive Supplier Industry: A Critical Economic Force
Special Reports
Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan
When Only the Best Will Do - America’s Top Sites
Innovation Boosts Aerospace and Automotive Growth in Iowa
Driven to Success: Auto Companies Accelerate Investment in Kentucky
Mississippi Means Business for Automotive, Aerospace and Aviation Companies
Washington: A Global Industry Leader
Wisconsin is a Player in the Aerospace Industry