May/June 2012 | Trade and Industry Development

May/June 2012


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

May/June 2012

Trade & Industry Development magazine’s May/June 2012 issue provides executive site selection decision makers in both the automotive and aviation/aerospace/defense industries with an in-depth look at the state of these industries and how current circumstances are affecting siting decisions. To complement the features on these topics, articles from related industry associations—the Aerospace Industries Association and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association—provide the unique perspective that can only be offered by industry insiders.

Important to both of these industries, TID May/June 2012 covers topics pertinent to the supply chain industry and guidelines for establishing a distribution facility, as well.

In addition, Trade & Industry Development May/June 2012 offers eye-opening editorial on an issue that is crucial to all business development—skilled labor—highlighting how short falls in this area are affecting businesses right now and the damage this predicament will inflict on the future of business development.

In this issue

Innovation Boosts Aerospace and Automotive Growth in Iowa

BY: Governor Terry Branstad

Iowa may be best known for its agricultural roots and expanding biosciences industry, but the state’s aerospace and automotive suppliers are thriving in this heartland innovation economy. The state’s pro-business climate and low cost of doing business help make aerospace and automotive suppliers throughout Iowa successful. Iowa’s world-class educational system, model job training programs and diverse economy all provide fuel for the innovation that is at the core of Iowa’s economic growth. more....