Mark Crawford, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q3 2015)
An attractive business environment, quality labor pool, and well developed infrastructure are among the shared advantages of those states ranked by the location consultants as the top choices for business.
Karen Thuermer, Staff Editor, Area Development (Q3 2015)
Manufacturers of imported and exported goods between the United States and Asia let out a huge sigh of relief in late May when a five-year contract that governs pay and work rules at 29 West Coast ports was finally ratified. Despite the ratified agreement, manufacturers are certain that strikes and delays will continue at West Coast ports.
Becca Dernberger, Vice President and General Manager, Northeast Division, Manpower (Q3 2015)
A staff editor for Area Development recently interviewed Becca Dernberger, vice president and general manager of Manpower’s Northeast Division, about the use of the contingent workforce in today’s more technology-driven manufacturing sector.
Data is more than raw facts and figures; it is an asset that embodies critical information that goes beyond operational efficiencies, and it can help determine the soundness of the corporate location/expansion decision.