Technology / Research & Development


MN: Digi-Key Electronics Breaks Ground on $200M, 1-M-Sq-Ft, 1,000-New-Job Project

September 19, 2017

Electronic component distributor to build a 1M-sq-ft expansion in Thief River Falls, MN. more >>


IL: Rexnord Corp. to Build New Aerospace Facility in Downers Grove

September 15, 2017

Multiplatform industrial co. serving diverse markets to build a 248,000-sq-ft facility for its mfg operations and aerospace headquarters. more >>


UT: AvidXchange to Expand in Salt Lake, Add 218 Jobs

September 14, 2017

Provider of accounts payable and payment automation solutions for midmarket businesses to invest $3.5M, expand UT operation. more >>


UT: Pluralsight to Build HQ in South Jordan, Hire 2,400, Invest $371.7M

September 12, 2017

Provider of on-demand, digital tech learning tools' site of new HQ to be announced later; employees to work at existing UT sites meanwhile. more >>


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Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

August 11, 2017

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities not typically associated with the tech sector. more >>


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 >>


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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>>



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Articles

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With the Emergence of Robotics, Is there Still Room for Humans in the Workforce?

By: Randy Thompson

In an era of disruptive change, robots may be the new norm in the economy. This thought leader author begs to differ. See why.   More>>


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Ontario, Canada: Think North

By: Brad Duguid

More and more entrepreneurs and innovators have the North on their minds – particularly, Ontario. That’s because Ontario is open for business....   More>>


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Six Reasons Companies Find Big Success in Utah

By: Governor Gary R. Herbert

Who couldn't resist Utah’s business environment: excitingly predictable while allowing innovative businesses to thrive? Factors to consider.   More>>


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Site Selection for Tech Firms in the Shifting U.S. Economy: An Ever-Changing Story

By: Angelos G. Angelou, William Mellor

Site selection is a tricky game in any industry; for the tech sector, it's cranked up to 11. Here's what you need to know to avoid disaster.   More>>


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Michigan: Rich History, Bright Future

By: Governor Rick Snyder

You know Michigan has been the global epicenter of the automotive industry. Learn why multinational co.s & small businesses still invest.   More>>