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
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.

GE Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Connecticut
GE Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Connecticut
The new lab is staffed with robotics and automated manufacturing systems in order to design and build production lines for the new GuardEon molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) platform.
Honda Helping Hydrogen Network in California
Honda Helping Hydrogen Network in California

With help from Honda Motor Co. (IW 1000/29) the network of hydrogen stations could increase by more than 50%, to at least 31 stations.

White House Host to First 3D-Printed Ornament Challenge
White House Host to First 3-D Printed Ornament Challenge
“The holidays are a period of high commerce, which means this Christmas season could be the springboard for 3-D printing to enjoy a more lucrative 2015," said Changing Technologies Inc. CEO Omar T. Durham.
Quiz: Which States Hold Top Manufacturing Rankings?

Test your knowledge on which states are on the top of the list for exports, employment, business-friendly attitudes, manufacturing hubs etc. 

Are Consumers Embracing Chinese-made Cars?
Are Consumers Embracing Chinese-made Cars? 2
A new study says 91% prefer U.S. autos, 67% choose German-made cars and 66% favor Japanese cars. Only 18% would consider a vehicle made in China.
GE Opens New Pennsylvania Facility to Train in Advanced Manufacturing
GE Opens New Pennsylvania Facility to Increase Advanced Manufacturing Training
“Advanced manufacturing is driving a profound change in industry and at GE,” said Dan Heintzelman, GE vice chairman. “It is how we will compete and win in the future.
‘Made in America’ Tech Products Get Export Push on China, US Agreement
'Made in America' Tech Products Get Export Push on China, US Agreement
The agreement paves the way for “the resumption and swift conclusion of the first major tariff-cutting deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 17 years, and promises a major boost to U.S. technology exports and the jobs that support them,” the White House said.
Veterans Are Vital to America's Workforce Says Whirlpool
Veterans Are Vital to America's Workforce Says Whirlpool
"As more and more veterans return to the workforce, it's very important that Whirlpool Corp. and other companies with similar values acknowledge the talents they have to offer," the compay said.
Ford’s Dealerships Will Run on Clean Energy
Ford's Dealerships Will Run on Clean Energy
Ford dealers will use the electricity to power their buildings, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting.
Using Their Own Inventions 3M Builds New Headquarters Building in the Netherland
Using Their Own Inventions 3M Builds New Headquarters Building in the Netherlands
The building has been built making use of tens of 3M’s own inventions and innovations, such as the lighting technology, air and water filers, decorative films as well as 3M’s Very High Bonding (VHB) gluing technology used to glue together all glass panels in the building.
Why does Manufacturing Have a Stronghold in San Antonio?
Why Does Manufacturing Have a Stronghold in San Antonio?
Companies such as Boeing, Caterpillar, Chromalloy, Frito-Lay, Johnson Controls, Pratt & Whitney, Tenneco, Toyota and Valero have facilities in the metropolitan region.
Are the Election Results Good for Manufacturers?
The election is bringing in candidates from both parties that have manufacturing’s best interest in mind, says industry group.
Manufacturing Key to US Competitiveness—President Provides More Funding
Manufacturing Key to US Competitiveness—President Provides More Funding
The Departments of Defense, Energy, Agriculture and NASA will receive more than $300 million in new investments.
More US Manufacturers Are Coming Home
More US Manufacturers are Coming Home

The numbers are growing.

More U.S. companies are moving production back China, according to a new survey from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

This year 20% of the senior manufacturing executives at companies with sales of $1 billion said they are heading home from China. That compares to last year’s number of 13% to 16%.

And these plans are already in the works as 24%, compared to 17% -20% last year said they will take action within the near future.  

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