Trade & Industry Development Magazine

May/June 2013
May/June 2013

Think the automotive supplier industry will ever return to its pre-great-recession levels of development and growth? Has expansion in the aerospace/aviation/defense manufacturing industry sector been doomed by federal budget cuts? This May-June 2013 issue of Trade & Industry Development provides well-researched insight into these important questions about the current state of these major manufacturing sectors and their supply chains — and the information may surprise you.

Looking even deeper into supply chains, in this issue you’ll get up close with some very interesting supply chain companies that reveal the primary factors and locations they have found lead to success.

This issue also reveals that companies are continuing to embrace the practice of reshoring — meaning they are actively seeking great new U.S. locations for their return. Where are they looking? Our feature on reshoring tells you where — and our exclusive glimpse at America’s Top Sites for Business Location in 2013 will provide you with crucial facts on some fantastic locations you’ll want to short list right away.  

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In this issue...

Already a global aerospace industry hub, Oklahoma's Governor explains what the state is doing to grow, diversify and bring foreign investment. more...

Aerospace and Aviation: Finding Opportunities Amid Uncertainty
U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Facilities: On the Cusp of Growth
Reshoring Momentum Continues to Build
Don’t Overlook Quality of Life When Evaluating America’s Top Sites
The State of the North American Supply Base
Aerospace and Defense Industry Remains Strong Despite Sequestration Budget Cuts
Short List
A Glimpse into America’s Top Sites for Business Location in 2013
Sites & Programs
Strategies that Keep the Moving Parts of Supply Chains Oiled
Mississippi’s Vision and Strategies for Continued Economic Growth
Missouri Reclaims its Proud Automotive Industry Heritage
Oklahoma: The “Fly To” State’s Aerospace Appeal
Arkansas: An Ideal Place for Manufacturing
New Jersey: Tax and Regulatory Reforms Redefine New Jersey in the Marketplace