Automotive


MI: Fiat Chrysler to Invest $4.5 Billion, Create 6,433 Jobs

May 24, 2019

Fiat Chrysler plans to build a new assembly plant and expand production at five existing Michigan facilities, creating 6,433 jobs. more >>


TN: Advanced Design Solutions to Open Plant, Create 180 Jobs

May 24, 2019

Auto supplier Advanced Design Solutions Inc. will invest $10 million and create nearly 180 jobs at a new plant in Lawrenceburg. more >>


MI: Multimatic to Open Autonomous Vehicle Center, Creating 50 Jobs

May 21, 2019

Multimatic Sales & Marketing is establishing an advanced vehicle development and driving simulation center in Novi, Mich. more >>


KY: GM Adds 2nd Shift and 400+ Hourly Jobs at Bowling Green Plant

May 16, 2019

General Motors will add a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Bowling Green plant to support production of the new Corvette. more >>



Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

January 28, 2019

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. more >>


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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

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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Randolph County Industrial Park

September 27, 2017

Randolph County Industrial Park has the "Alabama AdvantageSite" designation, which means all due diligence is complete and the property is ready for... more >>


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Oconee Industry & Technology Park – 50,000SF Pad-ready site

July 21, 2014

50,000 SF pad that is easily expandable to accommodate a 200,000 SF building more >>



Six Companies Recognized with Export Awards

April 1, 2019

Six North Carolina companies received 2018 Governor’s Export Awards in a ceremony highlighting successful overseas sales. more >>


Hyundai Plans $40 Billion in Spending to Help Transform Car Industry

March 4, 2019

Bloomberg reports that Hyundai Motor Co. has pledged $40 billion to address the car industry’s transformation and fend off new competition from the... more >>


PLASTICS Releases Transportation Report, Explores Trends in the Sector

February 25, 2019

The Plastics Market Watch Report—Watching: Transportation highlights an increased demand for plastics in a number of modes of transportation. more >>


Report: The Growing Market for Golf Carts

December 10, 2018

Analysts forecast the global golf cart market to grow at a CAGR close to 6%, according to their latest market research report. 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 >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


Case study | April 30, 2009
Tooele County, Utah - Business Excels at the Crossroads of the West   

By: Jennifer Alten

Just west of Salt Lake City, past the scenic Oquirrh Mountains, lays Tooele County. Belying – or perhaps because of – its vast space and... More>>


Case study | April 30, 2008
Tooele County, Utah - The Bedroom Community that Could   

By: Juli Anne Patty

As gateway to the West, Tooele County might be about to give St. Louis a run for its money. It started with the pioneers: Tooele County was a major... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | April 15, 2014
Just How High-Tech is the Automotive Industry?   

This report by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) measures the technological nature of today’s auto industry and compares it to other sectors... More>>


White Paper | May 10, 2013
The Contribution of the Japanese-Branded Automotive Industry to the United States Economy   

In a new study by Rutgers University professor Thomas Prusa, the Japanese auto industry is responsible for 1.2 million U.S. jobs based on the U.S.... More>>



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Articles

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Ohio is Fostering a Modern Manufacturing Industry

By: Governor John R. Kasich

For 150 years, Ohio has been a model for fostering manufacturing pride. Ohio seizes the jobs and opportunities of the 21st Century.   More>>


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North Carolina: A National Leader in Attracting Business and People

By: Christopher Chung

North Carolina continues to place AMONG the top-five business climates in the country in several highly respected rankings, attracting companies...   More>>


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South Carolina’s World-Class Business Environment

By: Governor Henry Dargan McMaster

South Carolina continues to build a global reputation for being a state just right for business. Learn what sets the state apart from others.   More>>


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Welcome to the State of Innovation: Arizona

By: Governor Doug Ducey

The Grand Canyon State has become a hotbed for developing and testing emerging technologies. Find out about it here.   More>>


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Wind Powers Forecast to Reach New Heights

By: John Hensley

AWEA: Wind power is now a mainstream solution for businesses hoping to lower energy costs. Here is the scoop on a great power source.   More>>