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IN: Global Automotive Supplier Plans NE Indiana Expansion, 400+ Jobs

March 19, 2020

Inteva Products, a global automotive supplier, plans to expand its operations in Indiana, creating up to 419 new jobs by the end of 2023. more >>


AL: Borbet to Invest $24 Million in Auburn Expansion, Creating 25 Jobs

March 18, 2020

Manufacturer Borbet Alabama plans to expand its Auburn operation with a $23.9 million project that will create 25 jobs over the next two years. more >>


TN: Auto Supplier Minth to Expand in Lewisburg, Creating 254 Jobs

March 10, 2020

Minth Group will expand in Lewisburg. The automotive supplier will create 254 new jobs and invest $87 million in Marshall County over the next five... more >>


IN: Fiat Chrysler to Restart Plant for Engine Production, Saving 1,200 Jobs

March 9, 2020

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will convert an idle transmission plant in Kokomo, IN, to produce its GMET4 engine, retaining 1,000 jobs and adding 200 new... more >>



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Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

November 1, 2019

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


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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2019

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, 2019

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 >>



Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Global Vehicle Sales, Says GlobalData

March 9, 2020

Just 6.2 million light vehicles were sold globally in January, - the lowest monthly figure since January 2012, according to GlobalData. more >>


Supply-Chain Concerns Deepening for Auto Industry, says GlobalData

February 24, 2020

Recently, Jaguar Land Rover chief Dr. Ralph Speth suggested that the company is facing a shortage of key components needed for its UK car plants. more >>


Coronavirus Likely to Impact Automotive Supply Chain, Says GlobalData

February 10, 2020

Coronavirus automotive supply-chain concerns will rapidly spread across the world, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. more >>


MN: Twin Cities Auto Show Plans First-Ever National Truck Summit

February 3, 2020

Minnesota’s largest annual auto trade show, announced plans for a first-of-its-kind, annual National Truck Summit that will take place on March... 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>>


Articles

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Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   More>>


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Manufacturing the Future in Michigan

By: Governor Gretchen Whitmer

As industries adapt, advanced manufacturing is playing a critical role in developing the solutions of the future. The automotive industry laid the...   More>>


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Diversification—and Survival—in the Auto Industry

By: Dustin Jones

Traditionally, in the auto industry, the concept of diversification has applied mainly to product mix, overreliance on profit-leading models, single...   More>>


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Aerospace and Automotive Shine in Mississippi

By: Governor Phil Bryant

Most people know Mississippi for its music, food and Southern hospitality. But the state also is home to burgeoning industries that add millions of...   More>>


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Automotive Supply Chain Investments Remain Resilient

By: Mike Jackson

The OESA Automotive Supplier Barometer captures the pulse and 12-month business sentiments of top executives in the North American supplier industry....   More>>