Automotive


AL: Unipres to Add 70 Jobs in $40M St. Clair County Expansion

June 29, 2018

Supplier specializing in stamping technologies to invest $40M in expansion that will create 70 jobs at its Alabama production facility. more >>


OH: Weastec Invests $3M for Research, Development and Testing Expansion

June 26, 2018

Co. to expand its Technical Center in the Columbus Region and evolve the technological advancements in the automotive industry. more >>


TN: Nidec Motor Company to Invest $18M, Expand in Lexington, Create 301 Jobs

June 21, 2018

Electric motor manufacturer will create 301 new jobs and invest $18 million in Henderson County, TN. more >>


TN: Nidec Motor Co. to Invest $18M, Expand in Lexington, Create 300 New Jobs

June 18, 2018

Electric motor manufacturer adding new products to its current product line, plans modifications to existing Henderson County facility. 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 >>



U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Auto Imports

May 24, 2018

Investigation to determine if imports of automobiles, including SUVs, vans, light trucks & auto parts, into U.S threaten national security. more >>


MEMA Responds to EPA’s Final Determination on GHG Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

While Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (MEMA) supports adjustments & flexibilities, it doesn't support significant changes to the EPA standards. more >>


Auto Alliance Response to EPA’s Review of Fuel Economy/GHG Program

April 9, 2018

Alliance of Automotive Manufacturers (Auto Alliance) says maintaining a single national program critical to ensuring cars remain affordable. more >>


Steel Industry Applauds EPA Reconsideration of Auto Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president & CEO of AISI, issued a statement in response to EPA announcement to revisit fed greenhouse gas standards. 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

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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. 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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Prime Places for Business Prosperity

By: Linda Dobel

Every business aspires to find the best location for its prosperity. An exclusive glimpse into American sites that may be the perfect fit.   More>>


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Michigan: Building on the Past, Embracing the Future

By: Governor Rick Snyder

Michigan’s business-friendly climate and competitive resources have attracted some of the world’s top companies. Find out what's behind it.   More>>


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Auto Industry Innovation, Collaboration and Transformation

By: Amanda Taylor

The automotive industry: Let’s take a step back and examine the foundational elements of this transformational time and explore breakthroughs.   More>>


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Mississippi Accelerates to the Forefront of the Automotive Industry

By: Governor Phil Bryant

Explore this: Whether providing a highly skilled workforce or getting companies up and running quickly, Mississippi is proactive and pro-business.   More>>


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Light Manufacturing Packs a Punch in U.S. Economic Development

By: Jennifer Alten

Light manufacturing isn’t a lightweight when it comes to growing economies around the U.S. Take a look at how it's making a big impact.   More>>