West-South Central

Article | September 30, 2004
High Tech Industry Sheds More Than One-Half Million Jobs in 2002   

A new study released by AeA shows that in 2002 the U.S. high-tech industry lost 540,000 jobs, dropping from 6.5 million to 6.0 million. A preliminary... More>>


Article | June 30, 2004
Arkansas: A Natural for Business   

Arkansas’ central U.S. location and comprehensive transportation network position the state as a strategic center for distribution. Located within... More>>


Article | June 30, 2004
Why the World's Best Companies Are Moving to Texas   

In the 19th Century, it was not uncommon to find the words “Gone to Texas” etched on abandoned shops and homesteads all across the United States... More>>


Development News | June 27, 2004
Petroleum Giant BP Considering Houston and Chicago   

Move could bring up to 500 jobs for its petrochemical business that will be spun-off in an IPO next year. More>>


Development News | June 7, 2004
Cities Work to Lure NASA Facility   

Houston offered up low taxes, a diverse workforce and a temperate climate. Newport News advertised its upscale business district, rich cultural... More>>


Development News | May 4, 2004
Hino Motors to Purchase Site in Marion   

Governor Mike Huckabee today announced that Hino Motors Ltd. will buy a site in Marion where it will construct a plant to manufacture parts for... More>>


Development News | April 28, 2004
American Railcar to Expand in Paragould   

American Railcar Industries Inc., based in St. Charles, Mo., announced plans for expansion of its Paragould railcar manufacturing plant, hiring up to... More>>


Article | March 31, 2004
Plastics Outlook   

Founded in 1937, The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., (SPI), is the trade association representing one of the largest manufacturing industries... More>>


Article | March 31, 2004
Making the Best of Location Decisions in the Plastics Industry   

Finding a location that offers reliable and affordable utilities and good market access is key to the site search for plastics manufacturers. These... More>>


Article | March 31, 2004
Get in the Fast Lane   

Uncle Sam is rapidly becoming one of the most innovative and influential forces in our economy – driving the growth of businesses and... More>>