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Role of Talent in Site Selection for Manufacturers

One of the leading challenges facing many manufacturers in the U.S. is the attraction and retention of talent. At the same time, many U.S. states (particularly in the South and Southeast) are throwing attractive incentive packages at manufacturers to lure them to move to their states. At the recently concluded 2015 National Directors Institute (NDI) … Continue reading this entry

Factoryless Goods Producers May Be as Hypothetical as Their Domestic Factories

Recently, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has considered a controversial new federal classification: “Factoryless Goods Producers” (“FGP”). FGP recognizes that a significant portion of the American workforce is involved with the manufacturing of goods, even if the factories actually assembling the final products are overseas. But what’s the point? “Designed by Apple in … Continue reading this entry

Facilities Siting: The Right Considerations Lead to the Right Choice

According to the research, manufacturers are on the move. The questions and considerations listed below are a great starting point for any company opening or relocating a manufacturing facility. Is the right support infrastructure in place? Transportation – Will railroads, airports, seaports, or interstate highways be needed for the plant? Utilities – Some of our … Continue reading this entry