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Article | August 31, 2012
National Association of Manufacturers: Rising Gas Prices Require a Comprehensive Energy Strategy   

NAM: For manufacturers—who use 1/3 of all energy consumed in the U.S.—rising gas prices hamper new investments, expansions, job creation. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
Manufacturing Continues to Shine Amidst Other Economic Uncertainty   

AMT says manufacturing recovery continues and in 2013 expects to see an uptick as U.S. manufacturing continues momentum, reshoring more prevalent.... More>>


Article | August 31, 2012
Surge in Manufacturing Reshoring is a Matter of Calculation   

Offshoring for cheap labor has lost much of its strength, and companies are adopting a total cost analysis that often favors local sourcing. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
It’s Time To Rethink Energy When Making a Site Decision   

Corporate managers who make location decisions for new investments need to ensure energy remains reliable and costs are in line with industry needs. More>>



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Article | August 31, 2012
The 66 Latest Trends and Topics in Manufacturing Site Selection   

Location decisions for manufacturing plants are being influenced by a great number of current/emerging trends, including “shoring” decisions and... More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Idaho Beckons Businesses by Cutting Taxes   

Idaho is constitutionally mandated to have a balanced budget; foundation providing a competitive environment for employers to grow. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
The Real Story of Solar Energy   

Solar energy is driving job creation and economic growth: more than 100,000 Americans are employed at over 5,600 solar businesses in all 50 states. More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Sustainable Economic Development— Achievable through Corporate and Community Collaboration   

With rising energy costs and global warming, the impetus for incorporating sustainable technologies into economic development strategies is more... More>>



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Article | June 30, 2012
Locations that Harness the Wind in the United States   

Site selectors need to be aware of wind energy's importance to U.S. manufacturing job creation and which states are dominant in wind energy... More>>



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Article | April 30, 2012
When Only the Best Will Do - America’s Top Sites   

When it comes to choosing a site for your business endeavors, shouldn’t you have the “only the best will do” mindset? Areas with top sites to... More>>