MS: New $100M Paint Line Facility Opens at Steel Dynamics Columbus

March 30, 2017

Plant covers 1.8M sq ft & features state-of-the-art steel mfg capabilities including 2 electric arc furnaces, 2 ladle metallurgy furnaces & more. more >>


AL: Honda Talladega County Expansion Project Launches with $85M First Phase

March 30, 2017

Continuing to build on its massive investment in AL, plans to spend an additional $85M at its Talladega County auto manufacturing plant. more >>


KY: PuraCap Laboratories to Invest $2.5M in Franklin, Create 30 Jobs

March 30, 2017

Pharmaceutical packaging and distribution facility to see $2.5M upgrade. more >>


AL: Continental Motors Group to Build Mfg Facility at the Mobile Aeroplex

March 29, 2017

Global maker of piston aircraft engines to build mfg facility & corporate office at the Mobile Aeroplex as part of a three-year strategic growth plan. more >>


KY: DarCole Products, Inc. Moving into Growth Mode

March 27, 2017

Producer of specialty concrete additives that improve concrete relocating to provide space for doubling its workforce, expanding product lines. more >>



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EMC Aerospace Park

June 10, 2016

Total Qualified Acres: 211.6 Total Available Acreage: 788. Owned and operated by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority. Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers... more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


blank Case study | March 10, 2015
Enjoy the Advantages of Homegrown Success: Wilson County, Tennessee   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Get to know the many business advantages of Wilson County, Tennessee. Its terrific 'self-made' business examples are very inspiring. More>>


The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi Case study | May 11, 2011
The Right Stuff: Jackson, Mississippi   

By: Juli Anne Patty

With a vibrant economy and a commitment to creating a prime environment for industry success, Mississippi has become a leader in the aviation and... More>>


Case study | September 22, 2010
Gallatin, Tennessee - Prepared for Opportunity   

By: Jennifer Alten

While the economy may have slowed down over the past few years, Gallatin’s economic development team hasn’t. Instead, the Gallatin Economic... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>


White Paper | September 24, 2013
Advanced Manufacturing in the American South: An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development   

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Provides "An Economic Analysis Supporting Regional Development" in the report "Advanced... More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>



Articles

blank Article | February 27, 2017
Tennessee Certified Sites Take the Guesswork Out of Site Selection

By: Governor Bill Haslam

Learn why Tennessee's award-winning Select Tennessee Certified Sites Program helps mitigate the risks in expansion or relocation decisions.   More>>


blank Article | February 24, 2017
Alabama Bioscience Industry has the Right Chemistry for Growth

By: Governor Robert Bentley

Seeking a state that's recognized as a manufacturing, technology and biosciences powerhouse? Look no further than Alabama.   More>>


Plastics Article | December 6, 2016
Strategies for Today’s U.S. Plastics Industry Site Selection

By: David Hickey

Location strategy is critical in the plastics industry as the industry experiences changing trends. Here's what you need to know to thrive.   More>>


Ports Article | December 6, 2016
Ports: Portals to Business Prosperity and Economic Growth

By: Jennifer Alten

Get on board with knowledge of some of the nation's top ports that are moving vast amounts of our nation’s commodities and goods.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Exploring the Important Secondary North American Distribution Markets

By: Rich Thompson

Be ready for a surprise. The largest distribution markets in the U.S. are most familiar, but the lesser-known markets should pique your interest.   More>>