Metals

Article | March 31, 2003
Foreign Trade Zones: Using Federal Trade Program as a Local Economic Development Tool   

The U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones program has grown profoundly over the last three decades. In 1970 there were 8 General Purpose Zones and 3 special... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Indiana: Be in a State of Progress   

If you’re surprised that the plastics and metals industries hold such a dominant role in Indiana business, don’t be. The Midwest remains the home... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Illinois - A Premier Business Location   

For nearly 200 years, Illinois has helped business and people realize their dreams in the middle of a country billed as the Land of Opportunity. More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Missouri - Achieving Prosperity   

The Show-Me State has consistently proved to the world that it is the perfect place for business. Whether it is attracting new business or... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Ohio: Plastics and Metals Thrive with Ohio's Third Frontier Project   

While the plastics and metals industries may not have always received the type of attention afforded to the high-tech industries, they remain... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Site Selection for the Metals Industry   

Each year, a hundred or more new metal manufacturing plants are located in the U.S. In addition, two to three times as many companies make the... More>>


Article | March 31, 2003
Site Selection for the Plastics Industry   

What is the fourth largest manufacturing industry in the United States after Motor Vehicle and Equipment, Electronic Components and Accessories; and... More>>


Issue | February 28, 2003
Summer 2003   

Through the aid of our editorial contributors, this summer issue of Trade & Industry Development delves into the complex task of site selection for... More>>


Development News | November 5, 2019
IA: Waukon High School Regional Welding Lab Offers Open House   

The public was invited to attend an open house for the newly renovated Regional Welding Lab at Waukon High School recently. More>>