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Automotive

Automated Vehicles Revolutionizing the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is transforming and innovating complex, sophisticated technologies at a rapid pace, changing not only the industry itself, but also global transportation.

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Taxes / Incentives

The PATH to Credits and Incentives

The PATH Act provides companies with more stability in terms of investment planning and may significantly impact the number and scale of future investments.

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Asset / Facility Management

In Focus: Interior Wall Protection Upgrades Help Meet Facility Management Benchmarks

An upgrade in interior wall protection is more than just a facelift; it can reinforce branding as well as reduce long-term maintenance and repair costs.

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Taxes / Incentives

The R&D Tax Credit — A Game-Changer for Manufacturers

Recent legislation making the R&D tax credit permanent is a big boon to manufacturers of all sizes, helping them to innovate and expand.

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Business Globalization / Next Shoring

Do Free-Trade Agreements Represent Fair Trade?

The U.S. has far fewer free-trade agreements in place than its North American neighbors, while many make arguments for and against these agreements.

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Advanced Manufacturing

Reducing Energy Consumption of Manufactured Goods

By obtaining technology and scientific grants, government performance contracts, and economic development support, innovative companies can quickly flourish.

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Economy / Market Analysis

West’s Economic Lead is Tested in 2016

The Southeast is now vying with the West for the top spot for employment growth. The West is still clearly the leader, but job growth along the South Atlantic coast and in the East South Central — from the Gulf up to Kentucky — has accelerated in recent months.

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Advanced Manufacturing

First Person: 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing - A Valuable Tool for OEMs

One of Area Development’s staff editors recently interviewed Terry Wohlers about the state of the 3D printing industry, aka additive manufacturing, which has experienced enormous growth in recent years, going far beyond its original “prototyping” usage to become a manufacturing tool for end-use products in some of the world’s largest OEM production facilities. Terry Wohlers, founder of Wohlers Associates (an independent consulting firm providing technical and strategic information on new developments and trends in rapid product development), has been a leader in this industry since its inception.

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Advanced Manufacturing

FrontLine: Forward-Thinking Companies Leveraging Additive Manufacturing

Companies with visionary leaders who are proactive and invest in emerging technologies now will reap the payoffs in the future.

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Government Policy / Business Climate

Frontline: Cities Pledge to Reduce and Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions

With the formation of the Compact of Mayors, cities worldwide are preparing GHG inventories for buildings and transport and hope to link this data to development priorities.

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West Virginia

Location Notebook: West Virginia’s Economic Diversification Helping the State to Meet Challenges

The P&G win was an important one for the state, providing validation that West Virginia can be a competitive place to do business.

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Construction / Project Planning

In Focus: A Changing Technology Landscape for the Construction Industry

Durable, environmentally resilient, and powerful mobility tools are needed by construction workers to keep a project on schedule and ultimately enhance a company’s bottom line.

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Asset / Facility Management

Know Your Options When Leasing Office Space

The extension, lease termination, and right-of-first-refusal options are powerful tools for tenants of office space.

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Frontline

Frontline: New Tech Havens Bloom as Digitization Transforms U.S. Economy

The fluidity of digital innovation - and its lack of dependence on a traditional industrial infrastructure - means that tech havens are blooming in newer magnets where tech-savvy workers are prevalent, ranging from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Richmond, Virginia.

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Workplace Trends

Developing Loyalty Among a Millennial Workforce

A recent survey by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu of millennials reveals that many are planning near-term exits from their current employer organization due to a number of factors. How can this trend be reversed?

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Government Policy / Business Climate

Partners, Not Handouts: A Winning Model for Manufacturing Innovation

When economic development policymakers are viewed as collaborators, everybody wins.

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Skilled Labor / STEM

U.S. Manufacturers Attempting to Upskill Their Workforces

As manufacturers rapidly adopt new technologies, they are increasingly faced with the problem of hiring and/or training workers who can help them to exploit these technologies. PwC’s latest survey explores this issue.

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U.S. Manufacturers Attempting to Upskill Their Workforces
Geraldine Gambale, Area Development Magazine
Developing Loyalty Among a Millennial Workforce
Geraldine Gambale, Area Development Magazine
Technological Innovation Essential to U.S. Manufacturing Growth
Geraldine Gambale, Area Development Magazine
Which Countries Have Lowest Business Costs?
Geraldine Gambale, Area Development Magazine
Ideas for Industry Innovation Ecosystems Put Into Play
Craig Giffi, Deloitte LLP
Michelle Drew Rodriguez, Deloitte Services LP
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