Georgia Tech and a bevy of higher education resources in the Peach State are giving new players a leg up in the competition for venture capital funds to seed tomorrow’s industries. From the March/April 2012 issue.
With General Motors back on top, industry analysts are projecting a robust 10 percent increase in global light vehicle production to 83.5 million units compared to 75.9 million in 2011. Find out which locations are ready to put the pedal to the metal. From the March/April 2012 issue.
Aerospace and defense brings us closer to friends and further from foes. With an effect on everything from jobs and travel to military advances and communications, be it home or away, this innovative industry helps keep our nation secure and highly functional. From the March/April 2012 issue.
Rhode Island is marshalling all of its assets, including a burgeoning Knowledge District in the heart of Providence, to put the state in a prime position to meet the challenges of 21st century economic development. From the March/April 2012 issue
The laboratory at UT-Baptist Research Park will bring new research capabilities to Memphis to help speed the FDA approval process. From the March/April 2012 issue
In a move that could transform manufacturing in China, Apple’s largest supplier says it will cut workers’ hours and increase their pay after an investigation uncovers abuses.
The battery maker is expanding its manufacturing and packaging in Cleveland, TN, creating 80 jobs.
The implement manufacturer is planning a $5 million expansion of its Hutchison plant, to be completed by the end of the year.
The online giant’s $150-million logistics hub, Amazon’s fifth shipping facility in Indiana, will bring 1,050 new jobs to the area by 2015.
The $2.2-million facility for equipment maker Digga North America will anchor Dyersville’s industrial park.