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Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

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Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

BUSINESS REPORT: Kansas – Agricultural Biotechnology Research Is Growing In Kansas

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As biotech continues to expand in the Sunflower State, consumer giants Staples, Starwood and a revived Hostess Bakery also call Kansas home. From the July/August 2013 issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee — Alcoa Expands Auto Sheet Operation In Blount County

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The industry giant is gearing up to meet the demand as the amount of aluminum in cars is expected to increase fourfold by 2015, tenfold by 2025.

Germ of an Idea

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The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation’s former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

BUSINESS REPORT: West Virginia — Italian Gas Systems Supplier Plants Flag In Weirton

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Marcellus shale drilling in WV spurs Pietro Fiorentini to set first U.S. manufacturing facility.

BUSINESS REPORT: Wisconsin — Wisconsin Wind Works: A Powerful Partner In Wind Energy

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A consortium of 300 suppliers and vendors to the wind energy industry in the Badger State are organized in an online directory with 16 product and service categories.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

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The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.

General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, CA

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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems manufactures large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and Ball Powder® Propellant.