Monthly Archives: October 2009

New South Lumber Co. Expanding

Gov. Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership this week joined New South Lumber Company, a...

LiveXchange Keynote: Carbon Credits Will Shape the New Economy

The shape of the new economy is going to be defined by an emerging $3-trillion global market in carbon emissions credits, attendees at the...

Dell Shutting Computer Plant in NC

Dell announced this week it will close its desktop computer manufacturing plant near Winston-Salem, NC by the end of January. The plant,...

Michigan Fund Aids Diversification

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) President and CEO Greg Main have announced that the Michigan Supplier Diversification Fund will...

Is your roofing cool?

As sustainable development has quickly moved from an admirable goal to a requirement, everyone needs to get up to speed on the terminology...

Editors’ Location Picks

In a tough year, we were tempted to use "survival of the fittest" as the criteria for our annual location showcase. However, this year's selections not only are surviving—they're thriving!

Medical Plastics: Getting Bigger As Boomers Get Older

The need for medical plastics continues to grow despite the economic downturn as there is greater demand for life-saving and quality of life products to meet the needs of our aging population.

Gateways to 21st Century Business and Industry Solutions

U.S. ports and foreign trade zones are poised to play a huge role in economic recovery, forming a vital interface between the nation and the world.

Michigan Corporate Moves

Michigan Gets $1.35 Billion from DOE for Advanced Battery Development Vice President Joe Biden recently announced that 12 Michigan projects have been awarded...

Mississippi Corporate Moves

ATK Expanding Iuka Plant To Make Aero CompositesAlliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) is expanding its Iuka, MS facility to manufacture composite structures for next-generation commercial...

Kansas is Riding an Economic Head Wind

From bioscience to alternative energy, a bevy of emerging growth sectors have discovered "there's no place like home" in the Sunflower State.

Picking a Shovel-Ready Location

If “time-to-market” is increasing your company's sensitivity to site readiness issues, you will need to evaluate criteria used in site certification offerings.

60 Seconds with Mario Brossi, North American Senior Representative, Switzerland Trade...

Switzerland has surpassed the U.S. as the top-ranked country in the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness survey. Mario Brossi, who has dual Swiss...

Cream of the Crop

From the Desk of the Editor in Chief