Trade & Industry Development Magazine

September/October 2012
September/October 2012

Economic development in the manufacturing industry is entering a new phase. There has been a noticeable turnaround in the U.S. manufacturing disappearing act, with a healthy number of manufacturers in a variety of industry sectors pursuing new economic development on our shores. Those involved in manufacturing need to stay alert to the trends, so for the September/October issue of Trade & Industry Development we tapped into the expertise of some of the nation’s foremost leaders on the topics surrounding manufacturing location decisions here in the states. Read their top-notch articles for a new perspective on the state of domestic manufacturing economic development here in the U.S.

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In this issue...

Location decisions for manufacturing plants are being influenced by a great number of current/emerging trends, including “shoring” decisions and predominant factors that affect manufactures. more...

Continuing Obligations for Property Transactions
The 66 Latest Trends and Topics in Manufacturing Site Selection
It’s Time To Rethink Energy When Making a Site Decision
Surge in Manufacturing Reshoring is a Matter of Calculation
Manufacturing Continues to Shine Amidst Other Economic Uncertainty
National Association of Manufacturers: Rising Gas Prices Require a Comprehensive Energy Strategy
Special Reports
Take Advantage of Foreign Trade Zones to Maximize Corporate Resources
Fitting Square Pegs into Square Holes: Designated Sites Offer a “Custom” Fit for Business Development
Florida: Looking into the Sun: Florida’s Solar Industry
Maryland: Maryland’s Manufacturing Roots Run Deep
Kansas: Kansas Anticipates 23,000 New Jobs and a New Energy Boom
New York: You Can Make It Here: Business in New York
North Carolina: North Carolina has the Tangibles for People and Businesses to Thrive