Excerpt: By Dennis J. Donovan, originally featured in Trade & Development Industry Magazine

This article examines (a) current/emerging status of manufacturing in the U.S.; (b) predominant locational influences for siting new production facilities; and, (c) synopsis of the location selection process. The article’s primary intent is to better prepare manufacturers to select optimal sites for new production capacity.  Additionally, insights put forward below should help communities to both better prepare for new industry and more effectively discharge industry retention responsibilities.

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