Technology / Research & Development


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 >>


NY: eHealth Technologies to Expand in Monroe County, Create 160 Jobs

July 20, 2017

Healthcare data software leader will expand current facility in Finger Lakes region by 12,000 sq ft. 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 >>


NJ: Nuts.com to Expand in Jersey City, Add 150 Jobs

July 17, 2017

Online destination for nuts, dried fruit, snacks and pantry staples will lease a 24,000-sq-ft space in Jersey City, NJ, create hi-tech workspace. more >>


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American Center for Mobility Building Center for Testing Automated Vehicles

December 13, 2016

Center designed to enable technology & accelerate development of voluntary standards to improve transportation systems. more >>


American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Mfg USA Institute

December 13, 2016

New Institute will leverage approaches to modular chemical process intensification — like combining multiple, complex processes. more >>


ISA and the Automation Federation Share Focus for Manufacturing Day

October 3, 2016

As Manufacturing Day, 10-7-16, approaches, International Society of Automation and its affiliate, Automation Federation, celebrate manufacturing. more >>


DoE Invests $1.2M for National Lab Partnerships with Manufacturing Leaders

September 27, 2016

Three national laboratories to receive $1M+ for collaborative R&D focused on improving the manufacturing processes of industry partners. more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 15, 2015
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>>


The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... 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 | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. 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>>



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Articles

blank Article | June 28, 2017
When “Good” Data Enables Bad Location Decisions

By: Darin M. Buelow

Add these tips for properly using location data to make the best possible decisions when selecting a site for business.   More>>


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2017 Community Impact Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

It’s hard to capture the immeasurable impact businesses can have on a community, yet the CiCi Awards Community Impact category does just that.   More>>


blank Article | May 5, 2017
2017 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Jennifer Alten

What does corporate investment look like? For our 15 CiCi Awards Corporate Investment recipients, it means investing more than $11B.   More>>


blank Article | February 27, 2017
Idaho is Moving at the Speed of Business

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Take a look at how Idaho’s economy is accelerating and attracting companies of all kinds that enjoy the ease of doing buiness in the state.   More>>


blank Article | February 27, 2017
Arkansas: A Hidden Gem Charting New Courses

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

Long a leader in manufacturing, check out how Arkansas is broadening its horizons and charting a new course as it works to meet tech demands.   More>>