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
Follow Investment Pattern to Create Manufacturing Growth Strategy
Follow Investment Pattern to Create Manufacturing Growth Strategy
To boost a region’s manufacturing footprint planners can decide what businesses they wish to attract to the region, or they can analyze current trends and create a strategy to sustain it.
The World's Most Manufacturing-Intensive Metro Areas
The World's Most Manufacturing-Intensive Metro Areas
To determine most intensive manufacturing cities two metrics were used. The first is the share of the metro economy’s GDP in manufacturing. The second metric helps to control for this by measuring how specialized a metro economy is in manufacturing relative to its country.
Made in America – Capel Rugs Stronghold in North Carolina
Made in America – Capel Rugs' Stronghold in North Carolina
“Having our manufacturing here is a huge advantage for us,” says Richard Capel. “We are a vertical company. We begin with the raw production, we spin, dye and produce the finished product. This allows us an advantage both over speed and the quality as we control the whole process.”
Why is Singapore's Biomedical Business so Brisk?
Why is Singapore's Biomedical Business so Brisk?
The growing interest in Asia will translate to more manufacturing investments and an optimistic medium- term outlook for Singapore’s biopharmaceutical manufacturing output.
Why Did Apple Keep Promise to City of Mesa, Arizona?
Why Did Apple Keep Promise to City of Mesa, Arizona?
Why would a company stay loyal to a certain area? Sometimes it’s the relationship between a company and a city. “They shared with us that they had a very pleasant experience working with us,” said Mesa Mayor John Giles.
US Regenerative Medicine Companies Gets Boost from Japanese Laws
US Regenerative Medicine Company Gets Boost from Japanese Laws
Japan's laws improving the approval process of the devices will bolsters U.S. companies in the sector.
South Carolina  –  Home Grown Life Science Innovation
South Carolina – Home Grown Life Science Innovation
The Upstate region is home to more than 572 companies and institutions employing 13,520 people in the life sciences industry.
Choosing Locations for Advanced Industries
Choosing Locations for Advanced Industries 2
Based on the new Brookings report, PACCAR, Stanley Black and Decker and Siemens discuss their location decisions.
Where Are America's Advanced Industries Located?
Advance industries employ 12.2 million Americans and, factoring in both direct and indirect employment, supports over one-quarter of all U.S. jobs
Top 10 States for Manufacturing Jobs
This slideshow is based on Census Bureau date released earlier this week showing manufacturing statistics at the state, metro area and county levels, as well as for cities and towns, for more than 350 manufacturing industries.
 ‘We Are Mobility and Auto Co.’ Says Ford upon Opening New Silicon Valley
'We Are Mobility and Auto Co.' Says Ford upon Opening New Silicon Valley Research Center
Ford says this new facility will be one of the largest automotive manufacturer research centers in Silicon Valley by the end of the year, with 125 researchers, engineers and scientists.
Gov. Rick Perry’s Economic Legacy
Gov. Rick Perry's Economic Legacy
"Our formula for success is simple," Perry told a chamber packed with Republicans who run the House and Senate. "Keep taxes low, implement smart regulations, provide an educated workforce and stop lawsuit abuse at the courthouse."
Johnson Controls See Strong Growth in China
Johnson Controls See Strong Growth in China
Johnson Controls will open its second global corporate headquarters in Shanghai in 2017 as it continues its growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
Polari’s New Plant in Alabama to Employ Around 2000
Polaris New Plant in Alabama to Employ Around 2000
The company, which had sales in 2013 of $3.8 billion, manufactures off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, and side-by-side vehicles. The company owns the Victory and Indian motorcycle brands, and it is actively advancing the development of electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
National Composites Manufacturing Institute to be Led by University of Tennessee
National Composites Manufacturing Institute to be Led by University of Tennessee
The Institute will focus on advanced fiber-reinforced polymer composites that combine strong fibers with tough plastics to yield materials that are lighter and stronger than steel.
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