Dr. Joe Lichtenhan, president and CEO of Hybrid Plastics, explains how his company sought a facility in a manufacturing friendly state with access to high quality educational resources. The University of Southern Mississippi provided the talent pool that could support the growth efforts of the nanotechnology company, and the ethics of the Mississippi workforce reinforced those efforts. Hybrid Plastics also weighed state incentives and regulatory practices in the decision to move to Hattiesburg, MS.
- BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Looks To Energy Sector To Fuel Statewide Growth Energy production is one of the largest economic engines in Mississippi, providing 28,000 jobs in a thriving sector that continues to attract new investments. From the July/August 2013 issue.
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Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.
Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.