Snapshots: 60 Seconds… | With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary of Commerce
Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion Of IA Biotech Facilities | BIVI invests $110 million in its facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.
Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Awards | Business Facilities Deal Of The Year winners: Tesla in Nevada with Gold, Boeing in Washington with Silver, and Comcast in Pennsylvania with Bronze.
Feature Story: Tennessee State Of The Year AGAIN! | The state wins the Business Facilities award for the second year in a row based on its strong auto showing, educational programs, and infrastructure.
Business Report: Louisiana – Matheson Tri-Gas Expands In Southwest Louisiana | Matheson’s $8.1-billion petrochemical complex will result in thousands of jobs in the Lake Charles area. Elmer’s expansion is a $40 million investment.
Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up | From aerospace components to artificial limbs, additive manufacturing is going to change the way we make just about everything.
Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts | Pleasing the knowledge palate can mean big bucks for the food processing industry.
State Focus: Industry Is Not The Only Thing Buzzing In Utah, The Beehive State | Utah’s slogan is Life Elevated, and they’re not just talking about mile-high mountains.
Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve | In this exclusive interview, Gov. Bill Haslam provides insight into how Tennessee is keeping its job creation momentum in high gear.
Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows In Edgerton | LPKC is growing by leaps, with Flexsteel and Kubota coming on board. Wichita expands its exporting goals, and Overland Park welcomes Black & Veatch.
Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City | Kansas City, Missouri will now have ReallyGoodStuff.com, with a $3.3 million capital investment and 44 new jobs.
Industry Focus: Automotive – Hitting On All Cylinders | From driverless cars to all-electric vehicles, the auto industry gets ready to roll into the future.
Business Report: Georgia – Mercedes-Benz USA Relocates Headquarters To Atlanta | Mercedes is relocating its North American headquarters, bringing 800 jobs to Metro Atlanta. Osmose Utilities brings another 100 jobs to Georgia.
Business Report: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville | Polaris Industries plans to build an off-road vehicle manufacturing facility that will create up to 2,000 jobs.
State Focus: Southern California – Where The Leading Edge Lives | Take a tour of So Cal’s leading facilities for advanced materials, clean transport systems and green energy.
Special Report: Licking County, OH – A Center Of Innovation And Manufacturing | Learn why Licking County is a premier location for manufacturing and technology in the middle of Ohio.
Consultant’s Corner: Incentives For Economic Development – A Good Or Bad Idea? | Recommendations for the public and private sectors.
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