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Article | April 30, 2008
The Ultra Megasite   

Once a community convinces a manufacturer to locate a large plant within its boundaries, the news breaks quickly, as well it should. But the news... More>>

Article | February 29, 2008
Third Annual CiCi Awards 2008: Corporate Investment Top 16   

The Corporate Investment portion of the CiCi awards is relatively straightforward. It is based on the scale of a project in a particular location,... More>>

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 | February 29, 2008
Third Annual CiCi Awards 2008: Introduction   

Although economists feel anxious basing generalizations on anything but the most copious data sets, even they will sometimes agree with the... More>>

Article | December 31, 2007
The Vital Spark   

Assemble the right ingredients. Apply the right stimulus. And watch for signs of life. This procedure may sound odd. It may even sound like something... More>>

Article | August 31, 2007
Tax & Incentive Strategies for Manufacturing Operations   

Today’s manufacturers are under constant pressure to cut costs and operate more efficiently. With global competition showing no signs of abating,... More>>

Article | June 30, 2007
'State of Minds' Leads in Technology   

What does it take to be a technology leader? Creative, innovative people interested in getting technology ideas tothe marketplace. To get – and... 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>>

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>>

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>>