Area Development Special Presentation (Directory 2014)
Shown here are nine of the recipients of Area Development’s 2013 Gold & Silver awards, which were bestowed in recognition of the states’ efforts to capture new facility and expansion projects that resulted in significant investment and job-creation. All told, 19 states were recognized for their efforts.
Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Directory 2014)
There’s been much talk — and some evidence — of a U.S. manufacturing renaissance and bringing high-paying jobs back home, i.e., reshoring. However, this “skills gap” must be closed if manufacturers are to find the skilled workers they need.
Scott N. Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) (Directory 2014)
Scott N. Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, discusses how government policy supports U.S. manufacturing growth, the perceived “skills gap” and mainstream media’s recent focus on U.S. manufacturing.
Businesses have traditionally approached energy consumption as a fixed overhead, but the real opportunities lie in approaching it as a variable cost that can be tightly controlled with advanced energy-management systems.