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Dennis J. Donovan

Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting

Dennis J. Donovan

Dennis J. Donovan is a principal of Wadley Donovan Gutshaw Consulting (WDGC) based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, and Jacksonville, Florida. WDGC has been advising corporations on site selection for four decades.

Article | July 29, 2020
The Global COVID-19 Pandemic Is Accelerating the Pace of Reshoring   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

While reshoring is a hot topic right now, it’s important to recognize the trend predates the global COVID-19 pandemic by about five years. The...more >>

Article | March 18, 2020
Pedal to the Metal   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

In the fabricated metals industry, while there are several major players in the U.S. and around the world, small to mid-size companies tend to...more >>

Article | January 31, 2019
Rise of the Machines   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Machinery manufacturing tends to be a cyclical, capital-intensive industry. Since the great recession, revenue for companies in this sector has been...more >>

Article | July 8, 2018
The Reshoring Phenomenon   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

During the last seven years, there has been a continuous uptick in reshoring. See why and what's ahead.

Article | February 26, 2018
Medical Device Site Selection Trends   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Feel the pulse: Medical devices are in a moderately strong growth period that'll result in robust levels of new & expanded manufacturing facilities.

Article | December 6, 2016
Metalworking: Machinery and Equipment Location Trends   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Get in the know on trends influencing site selection for companies in the machinery & equipment manufacturing subset of the metalworking sector.

Article | March 11, 2016
Back-Office Location Dynamics for the Financial Services Industry   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

The site selection process for financial services back-office operations has many facets. Don't be daunted: it's all spelled out in this article.

Article | November 14, 2013
Harnessing Metalworking Industry Site Selection Dynamics   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Learn why the research in this article shows market forces bode well for new metalworking plant creation and existing facility expansion.

Article | August 31, 2012
The 66 Latest Trends and Topics in Manufacturing Site Selection   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Location decisions for manufacturing plants are being influenced by a great number of current/emerging trends, including “shoring” decisions and...more >>

Article | November 14, 2011
Fabricated Metals Site Selection Trends   

By: Dennis J. Donovan

This article addresses site selection dynamics pertaining to the fabricated metals sector. Fabricated metals is among the industries emerging...more >>