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CT: IN: Pratt and Whitney Wins $320M Contract to Produce Jet Engines

March 18, 2020

Pratt and Whitney Engines of East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded a $319,792,357 contract for propulsion systems. more >>


VA: Manufacturer Navien Inc. to Create 180 New Jobs in James City County

March 17, 2020

Navien Inc., a leader in condensing technology for water heaters and boilers, will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and assembly facility in... more >>


TN: Dynamix Casting Fluxes to Invest in New Facility, Create 25 Jobs

March 16, 2020

Dynamix Casting Fluxes will establish a new production facility in Huntingdon, investing approximately $7.5 million and creating 25 jobs in Carroll... more >>


AL: GE Appliances Adds 255 Jobs, 'Smart' Tech with $125M Project

March 16, 2020

GE Appliances officially marked completion of a $125 million investment project at its Decatur refrigerator plant. 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 >>


Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. 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 >>



AME, Women in Manufacturing Assoc. Launch Reciprocal Membership Program

March 2, 2020

The Women in Manufacturing Association and the Association for Manufacturing Excellence have announced a reciprocal membership partnership. more >>


Digital Factory Revenues to Jump to $375 Billion in 2030: ABI Research

December 16, 2019

Technology investments in the industrial and manufacturing sector are set to jump from $59 billion in 2019 to $375 billion in 2030, according to ABI... more >>


Manufacturing Is Smallest Share of US Economy in 72 Years, Bloomberg Reports

November 11, 2019

Bloomberg reports that manufacturing made up 11% of gross domestic product in the second quarter, the smallest share in data going back to 1947. more >>


Moving Factories Out of China Is a Slow Process, IIF Tells Bloomberg

October 28, 2019

Relocating factories out of China is happening very slowly, Bloomberg reports, and likely won’t accelerate rapidly in the near future. more >>



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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... 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 >>


Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

Peoria AZ is the SMART Choice for Business Location

September 25, 2017

From its stunning topography to diverse workforce, Peoria Arizona is becoming an increasingly popular place to live, work and invest. Peoria is in a... more >>



Machine Tool Supplier CNC Machines Renews Scholarship Program

September 26, 2019

CNC Machines has launched its second annual scholarship program for students pursuing certificates or degrees in a manufacturing-related area. more >>


Case Studies

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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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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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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


White Papers

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Rise of Multimodal Manufacturing   

Multimodal manufacturing plants undertake several types of complex manufacturing processes within the same four walls. This strategy is increasingly... More>>


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How Digital Transformation Will Remake Customer Experience in Manufacturing   

In the U.S., manufacturers are moving up the value chain and developing complex products with more favorable margins, while also offering new... More>>


Deloitte White Paper | September 1, 2019
2018 Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute skills gap and future of work study   

The United States is experiencing near-historic low unemployment amid an extended period of economic expansion. The skills shortage that Deloitte... More>>


Articles

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Creating an Environment to Attract Advanced Manufacturing

By: Von Hatley

From a site selection perspective, the fundamental differences between advanced manufacturers vs. traditional manufacturing are that advanced...   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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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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Light Manufacturing Provides a Heavy Lift for Economic Development

By: Jennifer Alten

Light manufacturing’s impact throughout the U.S. is anything but featherweight. To attract and retain businesses in light manufacturing,...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>