The U.S. Department of Commerce has approved a foreign trade zone for nine communities in the Phoenix, AZ area.
Economic development officials say large companies often look for foreign trade zones when seeking to relocate. Companies in foreign trade zones are able to import [...]
The eighth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, a process that has helped start-up companies get up and running with the help of prizes, mentoring and access to private capital, is open for entries for the 2011 contest season.
The BPC has attracted about [...]
To develop cost-competitive solar technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to fund up to $50 million in testing and demonstration initiatives. The program will be a critical link between DOE’s advanced technology development programs and full-scale commercialization efforts.
The Nevada National Security [...]
Oshkosh Corp. is expanding Pierce Manufacturing in Bradenton, FL and Frontline Communications in Clearwater, FL .
The Wisconsin-based company’s fire and emergency segment will relocate two of its businesses — Medtec Ambulances and Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles — and consolidate them with existing business units [...]
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and officials from Stion, a venture-backed manufacturer of high-efficiency, low-cost thin film solar panels, announced this week that the company is locating a 100-megawatt solar panel production facility in Hattiesburg, MS. The operations will be located in the Sunbeam building.
Thin-film solar technology developer W Solar Group will relocate its headquarters from California to Wisconsin, where it will build a $300 million factory. The company will receive $28 million in state incentives for the project, which is expected to create 620 jobs when the [...]
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who took office this week, wants to abolish the state Department of Commerce and replace it with a public-private economic development agency, according to a report in the Superior Telegram.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation would be run by a [...]
Construction Begins on ADA Tech Park in Ardmore
A public-private partnership between the Ardmore Development Authority (ADA) and ATP Investments, LLC began construction this month on a 47-acre technology park in Ardmore, OK. The park will be located on the west side of [...]
Refusing to bow to a plague of disasters—including a hurricane, a huge oil spill and a national economic downturn—Louisiana responds with a diverse, innovative growth strategy. [...]
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