Crystal Ball 2014
BF doesn't need NSA's help to eavesdrop on the future--we've got a direct connection to next year's headlines!
Deal of the Decade
States from coast to coast have put in mega-bids to try to land Boeing's 777X assembly line.
Remembering Ed Coene
A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.
Gogo To Relocate Headquarters And Expand In Chicago, IL
World leader of in-flight wifi to bring 500 jobs to new Chicago location.
With a Wave and a Smile, He’s Gone
America says its final goodbye to President Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Raytheon To Expand Mississippi Radar Factory
Expansion tied to expected growth in airborne radar, electronic warfare markets.
Virginia Defense Companies Diversify With Going Global Initiative
State export program serves as national model for defense communities.
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.
BUSINESS REPORT: Illinois – Strong Demand Lifts Industrial Parks In Wheeling, IL
The economic outlook is positive as operations and employment continue to expand, and new industrial construction inquiries are streaming into Wheeling. From the July/August 2013 issue.
We ARE the Government
It's time to shut down the anarchists in Washington and remind them who really runs this country.
Boeing Announces Montana Site Expansion And 787-10 Work
Construction will begin this fall on the south side of the existing facility, with estimated completion by the fourth quarter of 2014.
INDUSTRY FOCUS: Soaring To New Heights
The U.S. Aerospace/Defense sector broke altitude records in 2012 for revenue and profits, but now the industry must adjust its sights to absorb mandatory sequester budget cuts. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013
Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.
FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher
Washington is sure it can defend its aerospace manufacturing crown and it is on the front lines of the effort to mitigate the impact of climate change. From the July/August 2013 issue.
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.
BUSINESS REPORT: Alabama – Donghee America Plans $48-Million Fuel Tank Plant In Auburn
Alabama’s automotive manufacturing sector is hitting on all cylinders, as OEM assembly plants and the supplier network that supports them continue to expand. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Air Canada Opens Global Operations Center In Brampton, Ontario
The new facility will serve as the central control for the airline's operations, with 400 employees overseeing, on a 24/7 basis, nearly 600 Air Canada flights each day.
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.
AAR Announces 500 New Jobs In Lake Charles, LA
State will establish Aircraft MRO Center of Excellence for aviation training at SOWELA Technical Community College.
General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, CA
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems manufactures large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and Ball Powder® Propellant.