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Business Report: Coca-Cola Bottling Recommits To Chattanooga


The soft drink giant, which opened its first bottling facility—Chattanooga Coke—more than a century ago, picks the city for a new distribution center.

Business Report: A Rising Tide Of New Jobs, Investment Rolls Into Alabama


Nearly 17,000 new jobs and more than $4.4 billion in capital investment came to Alabama in 2013.

First Word: Covering The Bases

Jack Rogers

In this issue, we needed the digital equivalent of a shoehorn to make sure all the big hitters were in the lineup. Leading off is our Global Biotech Report, followed by an inside look at Indiana.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Michael Finney, President And CEO, Michigan Economic Development

Michael Finney

Michigan Economic Development’s president and CEO provides insight into the state’s incentives and investments in large and small businesses.

Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go

Cheney Industrial and Commerce Park (CICP), the first site to be certified in Spokane County, offers high-speed fiber optic broadband and all other utilities fully installed. (Photo:

Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

Gov. Pence

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report

National Graphene Institute

A resurgent bioscience sector pulls Europe into recovery, while U.S. biotech leaders train the next generation of an essential skilled workforce.

Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute

Amada Schaumburg

The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.

Business Report: Lindt Expands To Add Ghirardelli Line In Stratham, NH

LindtUSA Stratham

The New Hampshire facility is the chocolate maker’s only plant outside of Switzerland that can process its products from start to finish.