Adrienne Selko

Adrienne
Selko
Adrienne Selko, Senior Editor,
IndustryWeek

Focus: Expansion Management & the Biotech & Life Sciences Industries

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Senior Editor Adrienne Selko manages IndustryWeek’s Expansion Management, delivering ideas and information about how successful manufacturers leverage location to gain competitive advantage. She explores the strategies behind why companies located their headquarters, research institutes, factories, warehouse and distribution centers and other facilities where they did, and how they benefit from the decision.

Adrienne is also the editorial coordinator of the IndustryWeek Expansion Management Roundtable events, which unites economic development professionals to network and discuss the latest trends in site location.

As well, Adrienne tells the stories of successful companies in the biotechnology and life sciences industries.

In the past, Adrienne has managed IndustryWeek’s award-winning website, overseeing eNewletters, webinars, and contributed content. Before joining the staff, Adrienne was managing editor of corporate publications at a large regional financial institution. She also ran a public relations and marketing company that published a best-selling healthcare book.

Adrienne received a bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Michigan and is especially interested in wellness and natural health. 

Articles
US Manufacturing Output Up 1.1% in November
Factory output is now estimated to have been above its late-2007 pre-recession peak in both October and November.
Alcoa Expands Titanium Aerospace Components, Acquires TITAL
Alcoa Expands Titanium Aerospace Components, Acquires TITAL

In a move to strengthen its global position to capture increasing demand for advanced jet engine components made of titanium, Alcoa (IW 500/53) will acquire Germany-based TITAL.

TITAL is a leader in titanium and aluminum structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes. Almost 70% of TITAL’s revenues are expected to come from commercial aerospace sales in 2019. In 2013, the company generated revenues of approximately $96 million, more than half of which came from titanium products.

US to Get Two New Manufacturing Hubs – Smart Manufacturing and Flexible Hybrid E
US to Get Two New Manufacturing Hubs -- Smart Manufacturing and Flexible Hybrid Electronics
Each institute will receive $70 million or more of federal investment to be matched by at least $70 million from the private sector for a total of more than $290 million in new investment.
Rockwell Automation CEO on the Value of the Connected Enterprise
Rockwell Automation CEO on the Value of the Connected Enterprise
CEO Keith Nosbusch explains that at "the end of the day it’s about competitiveness. How are U.S. manufacturers going to remain globally competitive? "
Ford Wins Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award
Ford Wins Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award
The award relies solely on the input of employees who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor’s anonymous online company reviews survey.
Duke Energy Gets Green Light for 3 Solar Facilities in North Carolina
Duke Energy Gets Green Light for 3 Solar Facilities in North Carolina
The company’s efforts have contributed significantly to North Carolina’s status as fourth in the nation for installed solar power.
Subaru Chooses Camden New Jersey as New HQ
Subaru Chooses Camden New Jersey as New HQ
The new site is approximately four miles from the company's current location in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Bioprinting Tissue for Human Transplantation Moving Closer with New Collaboratio
Bioprinting Tissue for Human Transplantation Moving Closer with New Collaboration
Ultimately, bioprinting tissues for cheaper, faster drug testing will help confirm bioprinted tissues can mimic natural function as well as inform how to bioprint larger tissues.
US Apparel Manufacturing Moving Forward with New Hub in New York 1
The new Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles + Wearable Tech will provide research, design, development, and manufacturing resources for New York’s emerging designers and apparel manufacturers.
Honda’s Canada Expansion is Big Boost for Auto Industry
Honda's Canada Expansion is Big Boost for Auto Industry

When Honda (IW 1000/29) announced last month that it was investing $857 million at its Alliston operations, it was a welcome sign to Ontario’s automotive industry.

“Ontario’s auto sector has shown tremendous resilience,” says Julie Washburn, Team Lead - Automotive at the Ministry in Ontario. “We are very encouraged that vehicle production is rebounding, with shipment values and exports from Ontario growing strongly.”

Will a Regional iHub Create Future Success for San Bernardino?
Will a Regional iHub Create Future Success for San Bernardino County?
A large workforce, supported by a robust resource system, combined with a with a strong export market that is being bolstered through collaborative partnerships, is the basis upon which this particular iHub system is being built.
3-D Printing and Facial Transplants
3-D Printing and Facial Transplants
"The soft tissues that are 3-D printed in one piece are much better than photographs. They provide a better understanding of what’s between the skin and bones than any two-dimensional representation can,”explains Dr. Frank J. Rybicki.
Chinese Auto Company Creating Headquarters in Michigan
Chinese Auto Parts Company Creating Headquarters in Michigan
The company, which is a subsidiary of Chinese automaker Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. produces power window regulators, electronic horns and other electronic parts for China’s auto industry.
U.S. Steel Chooses Pittsburgh as New Headquarters Location
US Steel Chooses Pittsburgh as New Headquarters Location
“As we continue on our Carnegie Way transformation journey and write the next chapter in the history of U.S. Steel, we are proud that our roots will remain firmly planted in Pittsburgh as we call the lower Hill our new home,” said U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi.
AstraZeneca Expanding Maryland Biologics Manufacturing Center to Keep Pace with
AstraZeneca Expands Maryland Biologics Manufacturing Center to Keep Pace with Growth

In a move to help position the company to keep pace with a growing demand for the development of biologics, which currently represent nearly 50% of AstraZeneca’s (IW 1000/170) overall pipeline, the company announced plans to expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Md.

The more than $200 million project will increase production capacity. Biologics currently represents nearly 50% of AstraZeneca’s overall pipeline.

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