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The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.


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The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

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Latest: September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5) - The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

DHL Supply Chain, Campbell Soup Bring 120 Jobs To Texas

The newly opened 578,000-square-foot Fort Worth, TX distribution facility enhances Campbell's Midwest distribution operations.

Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

Minnesota companies generated more than $19 billion in sales in 2016 from exports of agricultural, mining and manufacturing products.

Rebuild or Relocate?

Climate change should be factored into the recovery from Hurricane Irma's devastation of Caribbean islands.

Global Railcar Firm Growing Indiana Operations Into Midwest Maintenance Hub

GATX Corporation will invest $38.5 million to expand its Terre Haute, IN operations into a full-scale Midwest maintenance hub, creating up to 59 new jobs by 2020.

NFI To Invest $7.2M, Create 170 Jobs In Tennessee

The logistics provider's new Smyrna location will serve as a distribution and fulfillment center for customers throughout the Southeast region.

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board recently approved direct financial assistance and tax benefits to five companies that will result in 62 new jobs across the state.

LS Tractor USA Investing $11.5M In North Carolina

The agriculture equipment distributor will expand its Nash County operations, adding 31 jobs over five years while upgrading its offices and facilities in Battleboro, NC.

Supply Chain Reaction

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

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.

ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

Over the next five years, the online fashion and beauty retailer will invest more than $40M to establish an East Coast fulfillment center in Fulton County, GA.

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

The automotive parts distributor will bring 190 jobs to its new Plainfield, IN corporate headquarters.

US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

The foodservice distributor will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next five years as it expands its Prince William County food distribution center.

July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

The July / August 2017 issue features our 13th annual rankings report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations from every possible economic development angle.

Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the top three nations in Global Competitiveness in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

AmerisourceBergen Opens Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution Center

The Fortune 500 company is investing more than $45M and will create over 120 jobs at its new Whitestown, IN facility.

Nevada Has the Big MO

The Silver State has put the Great Recession in its rear-view mirror with a surging recovery led by small business growth.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Missing Link

After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

Maryland’s New Center Of Opportunity

Robust logistics, a highly skilled workforce, a business-friendly environment and a bevy of available sites makes Harford County, Maryland a magnet for new projects.

HYLA, Inc. Creating 225 Jobs In Tennessee

The specialized mobile device reverse logistics technology and services provider will invest more than $1 million in a new facility in La Vergne, TN.

Lidl Creating 250 Jobs In Georgia

The retail chain will invest $100 million over the next five years in a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Cartersville, GA.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Mauser To Invest $10M In Louisiana Industrial Packaging Project

Mauser will establish a new packaging facility in the Talon Industrial Park in Geismar, LA, creating 75 new jobs.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Amazon Opening $30 million Sortation Center In Alabama

The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.

May / June 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 3)

The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.

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