Illinois

Case study | December 31, 2008
MOR Technology Solves Ethanol Puzzle   

The ethanol industry is at a crossroads. Environmental and political concerns have created an unprecedented demand for ethanol, but at the same time,... More>>


Development News | December 28, 2008
American Titanium Works to Build Mini-Mill; Create 320 New Jobs; Invest $422M   

Gov. Mark Sanford and Thomas Sax, CEO of American Titanium Works (ATW), announced that ATW will build a, world-class titanium mini-mill in Laurens... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2008
The Broad Manufacturing Industry of Metals   

The metals industry is a broad manufacturing industry comprising activities from pipe manufacturing, rolling of steel, drawing of metals, and... More>>


Article | June 30, 2008
Wind Power - Clean Energy to Fuel Economic Growth   

The world’s appetite for electricity appears to be insatiable. As demand for electricity grows and the negative consequences of environmental... More>>



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Article | June 30, 2008
Technology - Life Stages vs. Location Selection   

The development and commercialization of technology is a major factor in sustaining and differentiating the United States’ position in the global... More>>



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Article | February 29, 2008
Third Annual CiCi Awards 2008: Community Impact Top 15   

The Community Impact portion of the 2008 CiCi awards highlights projects that have profound implications for local communities. In many cases, award... More>>


Article | April 30, 2007
The Dynamic U.S. Automotive Supplier Sector   

The opening decade of the automotive industry’s second century is evaporating any notion that the sector is a mature, smokestack industry. ... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2007
2007 CiCi Awards - Community Impact Top 15   

* Boeing C-17 Program — Long Beach, California* If an industrial operation scheduled for termination is sufficiently large, even a brief reprieve... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2007
2007 CiCi Awards - Corporate Investment Top 15   

Ford Motor Company — Southeastern Michigan. Facing intense global competition, decreased market share, rising operating costs, and excess U.S.... More>>


Article | October 31, 2006
Joining a Polymer Cluster   

To date there is no such thing as SimCluster. If there were, it would work much like SimCity, the popular software game. SimCity lets you play urban... More>>