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The Bioscience Industry of Georgia

The Bioscience Industry of Georgia

Georgia is home to a growing bioscience cluster and the state has taken an active role in ensuring the success of the industry. Georgia’s focus is sim...

Foreign Trade Zones: Using Federal Trade Program as a Local Economic Development Tool

Foreign Trade Zones: Using Federal Trade Program as a Local Economic Development Tool

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program has grown profoundly over the last three decades. In 1970 there were 8 General Purpose Zones and 3 special purpos...

Site Selection for the Plastics Industry

Site Selection for the Plastics Industry

What is the fourth largest manufacturing industry in the United States after Motor Vehicle and Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories; and P...

Manufacturing Erosion Poses Threat to Standard of Living

Manufacturing Erosion Poses Threat to Standard of Living

While manufacturing has been the engine for healthy economic growth and good jobs, intense global competition and the rising cost of doing business in...

Illinois - A Premier Business Location

Illinois - A Premier Business Location

For nearly 200 years, Illinois has helped business and people realize their dreams in the middle of a country billed as the Land of Opportunity.

Site Selection for the Metals Industry

Site Selection for the Metals Industry

Each year, a hundred or more new metal manufacturing plants are located in the U.S. In addition, two to three times as many companies make the decisio...

Ohio: Plastics and Metals Thrive with Ohio's Third Frontier Project

Ohio: Plastics and Metals Thrive with Ohio's Third Frontier Project

While the plastics and metals industries may not have always received the type of attention afforded to the high-tech industries, they remain dominant...

Indiana: Be in a State of Progress

Indiana: Be in a State of Progress

If you’re surprised that the plastics and metals industries hold such a dominant role in Indiana business, don’t be. The Midwest remains the home of U...

Plastics Industry Outlook

Plastics Industry Outlook

The U.S. plastics industry employs 1.4 million workers and provides more than $310 billion in annual shipments, and the plastics processing sector alo...

Missouri - Achieving Prosperity

Missouri - Achieving Prosperity

The Show-Me State has consistently proved to the world that it is the perfect place for business. Whether it is attracting new business or accommodati...