Manufacturers Take Sustainability to New Levels

By David Hodes

Sustainability has become a standard business practice in manufacturing.

Sustainability, which has been a buzzword in the manufacturing industry for years, has become a necessary fact of good business practice. In fact, sustainability as part of the business-as-usual refrain has jumped into the discussion early…

30 Sep 2:11 PM 0 Read More...

Arizona’s Economy Shines On

By David Hodes

Business development incentives in Arizona have kept this Sunbelt state on the radar of economic developers who like the location of the state near the ports of Southern California, but are also intrigued by the suite of incentive offerings from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA).
Based on…

29 Sep 3:22 PM 0 Read More...

Louisiana Creates an Economic Powerhouse

By David Hodes
This is a state that has come roaring out of the recession as a true survivor from natural disasters, positioning itself to be a model of new economic progress.

In emailed responses to questions, Gary Perilloux, communications director for Louisiana Economic Development (LED), wrote that, in almost…

29 Sep 2:28 PM 0 Read More...

Mexico: Getting its Economic Strength Act Together

By David Hodes

There have been clear goals in Mexico to become the place for more cost efficient manufacturing especially in labor for such machining-intense industries as automotive and aerospace.

But there are still some issues that lurk in the minds of every business person considering moving there: security…

02 Sep 8:10 AM 0 Read More...

Ontario, Canada: Digs Deeper

By David Hodes

Ontario is digging in deeper to connect with its destiny as the innovation province in Canada.

The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment recently unveiled a new 10-year plan for the economy that focuses on leveraging business investment, fostering a culture of innovation and…

02 Sep 8:03 AM 0 Read More...