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From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.


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From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.

Iowa: A Cradle For Innovation

From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.

Alabama’s 2017 Exports Set New Record

Alabama exports totaled a record $21.7 billion last year, thanks in large part to increased overseas shipments of automobiles, aircraft components, chemicals, paper, and minerals.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

A partnership between Saudi Arabian Basic Industries and Exxon chooses Corpus Christi, TX for a new $10-billion ethane cracker.

WhiteRock Pigments Investing $179M In Kentucky

The company will create 124 jobs at the former Alcoa building near Hawesville, KY with the help of state tax incentives and workforce programs.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

The five-parish area in SWLA is in the midst of a surge of more than $44 billion in mega-projects under construction.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

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