Metals


MS: Hawkeye Industries to Invest $3M, Expand in Tupelo, Add 10 Jobs

July 13, 2018

Contract sheet metal fabricator’s investment includes addition of equipment & renovations to existing facility for laser tube processing line. more >>


AR: Big River Steel to Invest $1.2B, Expand Flex Mill™

July 12, 2018

Scrap recycling & steel production co. investment will double capacity of technology-based steel mill and recycling facility. more >>


MS: SDI to Invest $200M, Hire 45 at Columbus Flat Roll Facility

June 27, 2018

Steel Dynamics, Inc. to expand its offering of value-added flat roll steel products with addition of new galvanizing line in Columbus, Mississippi. more >>


SC: Merchant Iron Works Expanding Sumter County Operations, Adding 27 Jobs

June 27, 2018

Structural steel fabricator phased expansion includes 8,000-sq-ft plant addition & 150,000-sq-ft outdoor steel processing & shipping area. 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 >>


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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 >>



Steel Industry Applauds EPA Reconsideration of Auto Emissions Standards

April 9, 2018

Thomas J. Gibson, president & CEO of AISI, issued a statement in response to EPA announcement to revisit fed greenhouse gas standards. more >>


AWEA Statement on Proposed Steel Tariffs

March 5, 2018

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom Kiernan said proposed steel tariffs harmful to wind industry’s rapid growth. more >>


Statement by Canada on Steel and Aluminum

March 5, 2018

“It is entirely inappropriate to view any trade with Canada as a national security threat to the U.S.," said Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs. more >>


John Bozzella of Global Automakers on Proposed Steel, Aluminum Tariffs on Behalf of Here for America

March 5, 2018

“The Administration’s decision to impose substantial steel and aluminum tariffs will harm the U.S. auto industry," said Global Automakers head. 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

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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>>


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>>


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

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CiCi Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Want to see community transformations resulting from companies' location choices? Simply read the CiCi Community Impact Awards stories.   More>>


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CiCi Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

Jaw-dropping: The 2018 Corporate Investment CiCi Awards represent commitment of nearly $22B in corporate investment. Here're the details.   More>>


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“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>


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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>>


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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>>