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SNAPSHOTS: 60 Seconds…with Eric Borgerding, Executive Vice President, Wisconsin Hospital Association

Eric Borgerding, Executive Vice President, Wisconsin Hospital Association

Eric Borgerding, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, speaks up about the benefits of a strong health care system in his state. Plus, Texas gets a shout as BF‘s State of the Year for 2012.


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

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin

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


SPECIAL REPORT: Devens – Secret Weapon In The Battle For Business

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A 4,400-acre former military base in the heart of Massachusetts is helping startups and industry leaders succeed and conquer.


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.


Get The Information You Need To Choose The Best Location

One-on-One

Registration for next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC, is now open. In just two days out of the office, LiveXchange will provide you with the strategic, practical information you need to make intelligent location choices. During the event you will: Meet personally with senior economic developers from across North America to discuss your location needs Attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation Network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. Experience what executives from Fortune 500 companies such as General Electric. ADP, DuPont and Toyota have known for 10 years: If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!


INDUSTRY FOCUS: More Than Just Production And Plating

Alpina Foods officially opened its yogurt-making plant in Batavia’s new ag-park in September 2012. Picture here is a fermentation and culturing room. (Photo: TheBatavian.com.)

From quality meats to sugary treats, consumers are offered an almost endless supply of options when it comes to food. From the May/June 2013 issue.


BUSINESS REPORT: Minnesota — SICK Inc. Relocates And Expands Facilities In Minnesota

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The sensors and safety systems maker moves production to the new Eagle Creek Industrial Park. From the May/June 2013 issue.


BUSINESS REPORT: Arkansas — Dassault Invests $60 Million In Little Rock Expansion

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe

The maker of Falcon jets will introduce 3D design at its Arkansas production facility, which will grow to 1.25 million square feet when the expansion is completed in 2016. From the May/June 2013 issue.


FIRST WORD: Work In Progress

Jack Rogers

Pull up a comfortable chair and find out who reigns supreme among state, metro and international locations. We hope you agree that the credibility of our rankings continues to improve—and that our new look is snazzy. From the July/August 2013 issue.


SPECIAL REPORT: Site Location Factors For Automotive Suppliers

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Significant site location opportunities exist for OEM, supplier expansions and new facilities in the Central and Southern U.S. that can realize operational and financial goals. From the May/June 2013 issue.