Metals


IN: Holic Foods to Renovate Former Factory, Create Henry County 42 Jobs

January 17, 2018

All-natural food mfgr & distributor to expand its ops in Indiana, establishing a new facility in Henry County. more >>


PA: Silgan Containers to Invest $15M, Create 29 Lehigh Valley Mfg Jobs

January 17, 2018

Mfgr of steel & aluminum containers for human & pet food, to expand ops into Pennsylvania, create 29 new mfg jobs in Leigh High. more >>


VA: Service Center Metals to Invest $45.2M in Prince George County, Hire 58

January 11, 2018

Mfgr of aluminum extrusions to expand mfg capabilities at its HQ operation in the SouthPoint Business Park in Prince George County, VA. more >>


WI: United Alloy to Expand, Add New 100,000 SF Production Facility, Hire 50

January 10, 2018

Designer, mfgr & powder coater of certified metal tanks, skids, frames, trailers, chassis expanding its footprint. more >>



Stone County Economic Development Partnership

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 >>


Aerial

Wilkes County, North Carolina, Airpark

December 18, 2015

22 acres, shovel ready for aviation related business, paved taxiway, all utilities, 6,200’ runway with full instrument landing 24/7. more >>



AIST: China Scraps Steel Export Tax

December 21, 2017

China is reducing or altogether eliminating its export tax on certain steel products, a move that likely will inflame trade tensions. more >>


SFIA: 2017 Economic Outlook for Cold-Formed Steel Framing

August 11, 2017

TRG notes non-residential construction is nearing what historically would be considered a peak, but forward momentum still present. 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 >>


AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports

February 16, 2017

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published three new cold-formed steel framing research reports available free. 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

Case study | June 30, 2008
Bannock County Idaho: The Nation's Alternative Energy Birthplace   

By: Andrea Johnson

Exceptional Business Environment Ensures Industry Flourishes - Eastern Idaho has a long, rich history of advocating alternative energy. Back in 1949,... 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>>


Case study | February 29, 2008
Joplin, Missouri: Big City Life in Small Town Joplin   

By: Juli Anne Patty

It’s the endless American debate: big city or small town? Many people long for the ease and comfort of small town life, but business and career... More>>


Case study | August 31, 2007
Southern Idaho: Where Life's Perfect Balance Promotes Productivity, Profitability and Possibility   

By: Andrea Johnson

Within two hours of the Southern Idaho hub of Twin Falls, there’s everything from world-class rock climbing to world-class restaurants, hot springs... 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 | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
The Pew Center on States: Evidence Counts: Evaluating State Tax Incentives for Jobs and Growth   

Every state offers tax incentives to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs. But no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence... More>>



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Articles

blank Article | December 18, 2017
Location Trends in Metalworking

By: Woody Hydrick

Few industries define U.S. manufacturing as ubiquitously as metalworking, and it's not your father's workplace anymore. Here's the skinny.   More>>


blank Article | December 18, 2017
Logistics, Plastics & Fabrication Projects: Testimony to Louisiana’s Appeal

By: Governor John Bel Edwards

Learn about the companies that have found great success in Louisiana and think how your business might proper there, too.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
New York State: Where Tomorrow Starts Today

By: Trade & Industry Development

Take a look at New York state with a talented & diverse workforce, historic improvements in infrastructure & unique, competitive incentives.   More>>


blank Article | October 30, 2017
Kentucky’s Aluminum Industry Growth Goes White-Hot

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Get all the facts on one of the leading states in aluminum production capacity that also boasts a huge auto parts supplier network.   More>>


blank Article | September 5, 2017
Finding the Most Desirable Spots for Your Business and Lifestyle

By: Linda Dobel

Choosing a business location involves so many variables it can be easy to overlook a very important factor: don't overlook quality of life.   More>>