September/October 2009 | Trade and Industry Development

September/October 2009

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September/October 2009

While having a relaxed dinner the other night, my husband and I had another one of our little "dream sessions" - we chatted about some of the things we're looking forward to doing when we retire. One of the things at the top of my (long) list is travel...but with a twist! I would love to make a trip that centers around visiting different manufacturing facilities. To be honest, I really don't care what they're manufacturing; I just find it fascinating to watch all of those machines turning raw materials into finished products.

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The Here and Now

BY: Clay Walker

When Silver Eagle Bus Manufacturing began its relocation process and subsequent creation of some 500 jobs over the next three years, company leaders had a clear, defined list of criteria for the community they were seeking. An effective, established, existing industry program was not on that list – but it soon would be.   more....