Manufacturing


TX: Merck to Invest $20M, Create 600 Jobs & IT Hub in Austin

July 20, 2017

Global biopharmaceutical co. is locating its newest IT Hub in Austin, TX. more >>


GA: Advanced Digital Cable to Create 65 Jobs, Invest $15M in Blairsville

July 20, 2017

Manufacturer of electronic and communication wire and cablewill add 100,000 sq ft of manufacturing space to the existing facility. more >>


KY: Vanderbilt Chemicals Plans $13.7M Expansion in Murray

July 20, 2017

Additive compounds producer to increase the output of its Calloway County, KY, facility. more >>


OR: Cascades Inaugurates $64M Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

July 19, 2017

Leader in the recovery & mfg of green packaging & tissue products inaugurated 284,000-sq-ft tissue converting facility in Scappoose, OR. 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 >>


Pic of 50k OITP PAD v2

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 >>



April Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; PMI® at 54.8%

May 16, 2017

Economic activity in mfg sector expanded in April & overall economy grew for 95th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives. more >>


Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report

May 16, 2017

Reshoring exceeded offshoring in 2016: policy changes needed to maintain momentum says Reshoring Initiative’s 2016 Reshoring Report. more >>


ROMJ and Reshoring Initiative Cooperating to Bring Back One Million Jobs

May 2, 2017

ROMJ was created to raise $20M to bring one million mfg jobs to the U.S. from offshore. Project to use global data analytics to compare costs. more >>


AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements

April 5, 2017

Requirements for the Certified Building Fabricator Program are the new governing criteria for the program. more >>


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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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>>


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Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. 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 | July 18, 2016
How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing    

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing. More>>


White Paper | June 17, 2016
The Middle Market Power Index: Fueling The Nation’s Economic Growth    

Middle market firms are more likely than average to be found in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors. Further, 10 states (and D.C.) have a... More>>


White Paper | November 25, 2015
State of State Business Incentives 2015   

This most striking finding of this report is the overall growth in the number of state business incentive programs. Since 2000, the overall number of... More>>



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Articles

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The Quest for the Prime Location: It just got easier

By: Linda Dobel

Search no further for top-drawer locations to include on your short list of sites for your new site location project, there are great ones here.   More>>


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Iowa is a Robust Manufacturing State – Surprised?

By: Governor Kim Reynolds

Did you know? Iowa employs over 200,000 skilled workers and advanced manufacturing is Iowa’s single largest industry, 3x more than agriculture.   More>>


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Trump Impacts the Attractiveness of United States Manufacturing Sites

By: Harry Moser, Michelle Comerford

The Reshoring Initiative and BLS & Co. have witnessed acceleration in reshoring. Get the inside scoop on what they think is the magnet.   More>>


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North Carolina Fuels Robust Growth of its Automotive Sector

By: Governor Roy Cooper

Get up to speed on the reasons automotive manufacturing is a thriving and fast-growing part of North Carolina’s diverse manufacturing industry.   More>>


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U.S. Auto Industry Disruptions Driving Job Growth

By: Mark Sweeney, Amanda Taylor

Great insight into the reason industry leaders are saying the automotive industry is embarking on a new age, and its implications.   More>>