East-North Central Articles


Helping “Made in America” Translate to Export Sales and American Jobs
Article | March 5, 2013
Helping “Made in America” Translate to Export Sales and American Jobs   

Learn how Ex-Im Bank helps more American companies to sell more products and services to more places around the globe. More>>



ChrisSteel
Article | March 4, 2013
Incentives 2.0 (Making Incentives Work Better)   

Why effective economic development incentive programs must have clear objectives, mutual benefit, transparency and accountability. More>>



Strong Business Grows In Wisconsin
Article | December 31, 2012
Strong Business Grows In Wisconsin   

Centrally located in the U.S. manufacturing & agri region, many consider Wisconsin one of the best places in the U.S. to do business. More>>



Indiana is the “Bio-logical” Choice to Grow Life Sciences Facilities
Article | December 31, 2012
Indiana is the “Bio-logical” Choice to Grow Life Sciences Facilities   

With its universities, logistics, a AAA credit rating and pro-business environment, Indiana is the “bio-logical” choice for life sciences. More>>



Michigan Inauguration
Article | October 31, 2012
Reinventing Michigan: Relentless Positive Action   

Following Gov. Rick Snyder taking office in 2011, Michigan is now thriving. Find out what accounts for this dramatic turnaround. More>>



The Search for Prime Logistics Gateway Locations
Article | October 31, 2012
The Search for Prime Logistics Gateway Locations   

Select areas to consider in the quest to identify prime logistics gateway locations. More>>



By Water and by Land: Ports of North America
Article | October 31, 2012
By Water and by Land: Ports of North America   

Ports have reinvented the import/export process--a look into the ports of today and tomorrow. More>>



Freight Rail: Private Infrastructure Investments Powering our Economy
Article | October 31, 2012
Freight Rail: Private Infrastructure Investments Powering our Economy   

American Railroad Association discusses how freight rail brings U.S. manufactured goods to ports, while nurturing a cascade of American jobs. More>>



What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?
Article | October 31, 2012
What’s Impacting Today’s Metals Industry Location Choices?   

Several geographic concentrations have emerged historically and continue to impact metals industry location: see the 7 top-tier states. More>>



Plastics Industry Geography Could be Shifting
Article | October 31, 2012
Plastics Industry Geography Could be Shifting   

Find out what the future holds for the plastics industry, and why the United States will be at the heart of plastics innovation. More>>