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As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.


As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

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FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

The port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world, most notable for being the busiest transshipment port in Asia. (Photo: Bon.lt.com.)

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.


FEATURE STORY: Thailand — Nuanced Nation, One-Stop Shop

Amata City Industrial Estate offers 5,692 acres and 40,000 employees in Thailand’s Rayong Province.

Many site selectors are surprised to learn the country is an economic leader in Asia and a top-shelf business destination. From the May/June 2013 issue.


FEATURE STORY: The Story Of Storage

Facebook's Prineville, OR data center

As the industry advances cloud computing and greener operations, leading data centers are no longer sprawling cells of overheating computers and complex cables. From the March/April 2013 issue.


FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards

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There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations that have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations. From the March/April 2013 issue.


FEATURE STORY: Accelerating In Alabama

Gov. Bentley

Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.


SPECIAL REPORT: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

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With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall. From the March/April 2013 issue


FEATURE STORY: State of the Year – Texas

Amata City Industrial Estate offers 5,692 acres and 40,000 employees in Thailand’s Rayong Province.

By the time we got down to the business of selecting our annual leader, the Lone Star State was so far ahead of the pack it wasn’t even close. A dynamic, diversified state economy that erased the downturn with relentless job-creation makes Texas our 2012 State of the Year. From the January/February 2013 issue


FEATURE STORY: Semiconductor HUBS – Macro Growth from Micro Chips

Inside a state-of-the-art cleanroom at CNSE’s Albany NanoTech Complex

The nanotech circuits on today’s microchips can’t be seen with the human eye, but they support a $150-billion industry that employs nearly 250,000 people across the U.S. From the January/February 2013 issue


FEATURE STORY: High-Tech Hubs Are Moving To Their Markets

Google's reception area in Bakery Square in the Steel City.

Traditional technology centers like Silicon Valley and the 128 loop in Boston are well known, but new high-tech hubs are sprouting in locations far and wide. From the September/October 2012 issue