European Union Avoids Fracturing
The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.
Ohio Program Creates Model Initiative For Economic Growth, Jobs
State of Ohio and NineSigma have created a model for statewide innovation to give the state a competitive edge.
UH Seidman Cancer Center Breaks Ground On $30 Million Proton Therapy Center
Center to be one of an elite group in the nation and first in Ohio to offer revolutionary technology.
Daisy Brand Plans New Production Facility in Wayne County/City Of Wooster
With this decision, Daisy Brand joins a vibrant, global community of distinguished food production companies operating in Wayne County including J.M. Smucker, Smith Dairy, Frito Lay, Purina and Mars.
Send in the Drones
As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.
STATE FOCUS – Ohio: Slow And Steady
It may not be the fastest route to recovery, but the Buckeye State is still in the race. From the July/August 2013 issue.
COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Business Facilities In The News: Youngstown Metro in top 10 for potential economic growth
A Staff report for Vindy.com reports, "A business publication has named the Youngstown metro area as one of the nation’s 10 best locations for economic-growth potential."
Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th...
Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.
COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions
From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.
Tennessee Still No. 1, AL and KY Coming Up Fast In BF’s Automotive Manufacturing...
The Volunteer State is still out front in our annual auto sweepstakes, but two surging contenders are laying down markers for next year's contest.
New Report Reveals The 10 U.S. Areas Facing The Highest Climate-Related Risk Of Water...
Study points to risk in nation's capital, New York City, America's breadbasket and 46 states.
LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Great Lakes Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange
To date, four economic development organizations from four Great Lakes states have signed on to sponsor the ninth annual event, which will take place May 19 - 21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, Texas.
Baseball, Hot Dogs and Economic Development
The first pitch of the season lifts more than depressed winter spirits. Ballparks have a big-league economic impact on their surrounding communities.
BUSINESS REPORT: Ohio Launches Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program
The Buckeye State aims to improve its competitiveness with a new employer-driven training program to provide direct financial assistance to develop workforce skills. From the January/February 2013 issue
FirstEnergy To Build New $45 Million Transmission Control Center In Akron
The Akron Control Center will feature advanced computer systems to monitor electrical grid reliability in various geographic areas of the country where FirstEnergy has operations. Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:26 AM
FirstEnergy, AMP to Build New Natural Gas Generation in OH
FirstEnergy and AMP sign MOU to build new natural gas generation in Eastlake, OH; combustion turbines aim to enhance system reliability in the region. Nov 9, 2012 @ 3:12 PM
AutoTool To Build Plant In Union Rural Electric’s OH Territory
The project represents a $5 million investment in land, facility, and equipment, and will create 30 new full-time permanent jobs. Oct 22, 2012 @ 10:30 AM
The Energy Coop Powers Expanded OH Sanoh America Plant
During the company’s improvement process, Sanoh also invested $2 million in new machinery and equipment. The expanded plant is 212,000 square feet. Oct 10, 2012 @ 12:55 PM
SPECIAL REPORT: Northeast Ohio – Region on The Rise
Northeast Ohio, a traditional leader in manufacturing, is quickly transitioning to the 21st century knowledge economy. A key advantage is access to markets—the region is within a 500-mile radius of 41 percent of all U.S. households. From the May/June 2012 issue