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WI: Redline Plastics Expands Wisconsin Operations, to Create 44 Jobs

January 24, 2020

Redline Plastics has expanded its Manitowoc presence with a new 117,500-square-foot facility that more than doubles the size of the company’s... more >>


SC: Custom Profile Establishing Operations in Kershaw County, to Hire 70

January 10, 2020

Custom Profile, a manufacturer and supplier of plastic profile extrusions, plans to establish operations in Kershaw County, S.C., creating 70 new... more >>


SC: MSI Mold Builders Expands in Greenville County, Adding 6 New Jobs

December 6, 2019

MSI Mold Builders, a plastic injection mold manufacturing company, announced plans to expand the company’s current operations in Greenville County,... more >>


SC: ACI Plastics Investing $10M to Expand Oconee County Operations

November 11, 2019

ACI Plastics, a thermoplastics processor and recycler, announced plans for a $10 million expansion to its operations in Oconee County, S.C. more >>



Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

January 28, 2019

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. 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 >>



OR: Innovative Recycling Demonstration Project Launches in Oregon

June 24, 2019

Responding to the urgent need to improve recycling rates, plastic and packaging makers launched a 60-day recycling demonstration project in Portland,... more >>


Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit

June 17, 2019

Business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories attended the recent SelectUSA... more >>


PLASTICS Releases Transportation Report, Explores Trends in the Sector

February 25, 2019

The Plastics Market Watch Report—Watching: Transportation highlights an increased demand for plastics in a number of modes of transportation. more >>


Plastics Machinery Shipments Up 4.1% in Q3 of 2018

January 7, 2019

The plastics machinery shipments in North America continued to increase in the third quarter according to the Plastics Industry Association. more >>


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Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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>>


North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything Case study | December 31, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes this Buzzing Community a Great Place to Achieve Anything   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... More>>


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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 | October 31, 2007
Louisiana: Forging the Next Link   

By: Kevin M. Mayer

A more diverse economy – that is the perennial goal of any region. And the capital region of Louisiana is no exception. While Baton Rouge and the... 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>>


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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>>


Articles

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Growing Companies in the Composites Industry

By: Robin Parton Pate

The mission of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation is defined as creating the foundation needed for U.S. manufacturing...   More>>


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Top Sites for Business Growth

By: Peter Francesconi

Every company has different needs when it comes to finding the perfect location—whether access to utilities and infrastructure is a priority, or...   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>>


blank Article | June 14, 2019
Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


blank Article | January 31, 2019
Site Selection for the Vital Plastics Industry

By: David Hickey

When it comes to plastics, a lot of public attention tends to focus on single-use products, such as grocery bags and drinking straws, and the often...   More>>



 


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