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Susan L. Riffle

Susan L. Riffle

As Communications Specialist at Austin Consulting, Susan Riffle is responsible for creating and managing corporate communications, employee communications, online and content marketing activities, and thought leadership materials, including whitepapers, articles and blogs. Susan holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with concentration in Strategic Marketing. 

Article | November 27, 2018
Evaluation of a Community’s Utility Infrastructure to Satisfy Your Company’s Expansion Plans   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

As a company makes a commitment to expand its operations, they often overlook utilities as a significant search factor.

Article | October 30, 2017
Utility Costs: Considerations in the Site Selection Process   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

Don't wind up choosing a new site that lacks the appropriate utilities for your business's needs. Here's a tip-laden overview to save.

Article | March 1, 2017
When Offshore Food Manufacturers Come to the U.S.   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

Whether foreign or domestic, the expert tips here will greatly benefit food industry site selectors attracted to the sizable U.S. market.

Article | September 26, 2016
Gauging Key Utilities: A Guide for Manufacturing Site Selection   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

Do you know one of the critical, but sometimes overlooked, considerations when evaluating a site is utilities? Why water is key in that area.

Article | May 25, 2016
Location Incentives for Aerospace: New Ideas are Taking Off   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

Get in line: EDOs are very serious in their efforts to attract aerospace manufacturers and top-tier suppliers. Learn why and what's offered.

Article | November 12, 2015
Three Key Supply Chain Trends for Manufacturers   

By: Frank Spano,Peter Waldinger,Susan L. Riffle

Here's your chance to get in the groove and see why the third-party logistics industry is a $700 billion industry worldwide.

Article | November 13, 2013
Plastics: Emerging Economies Signal Opportunity for Growth and Exportation   

By: Frank Spano,Susan L. Riffle

Find out what the emerging trends are in the plastics industry and take advantage of sage tips for plastics business site selection.