Adrienne Selko

Adrienne Selko, Senior Editor
IndustryWeek

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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 by Adrienne Selko
GE Chooses Louisville for New Manufacturing Model
GE Chooses Louisville for New Manufacturing Model
The new FirstBuild micro-factory will harness the power of an open platform and a global co-creation community to power micro-manufacturing capabilities to accelerate the introduction of the products consumers want, when they want them.
Specialty Paper Company Brings Manufacturing Jobs Back to US Facility
Specialty Paper Company Brings Manufacturing Jobs Back to US Facility
The expansion project doubles the Pulaski, N.Y. facility output, and has retained and created 290 full-time and contract positions.
Supplying Shale Market Boon for Established Manufacturer
Supplying Shale Market Boon for Established Manufacturer
By creating a new division to produce products missing in market, JWF Industries is on track to become a large player in the hydraulic fracturing industry.
Top 10 Cities for College Graduates [SLIDESHOW]
To determine where college graduates are settling, demographer Wendell Cox analyzed the change in the number of holders of bachelor’s degrees and above between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metropolitan statistical areas with over a million people.
Expansion Management: Houston’s Moving in the Fast Lane
Expansion Management: Houston's Moving in the Fast Lane 
“I would urge other manufacturers to come to Houston, to take advantage of the available workforce, strong investment climate and lack of state taxes,” says Goya Foods CEL Bob Unanue explains. “Soon prices of resources will start climbing. “
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Eaton Opens Technical Center in Shanghai
“We are well positioned to participate in China’s massive urbanization and will continue to expand our engineering and manufacturing presence in this important market,” said the company's CEO Alexander Cutler.
3-D Plant Manufacturing Aircraft Engine Parts Opens in New Hampshire
3-D Plant Manufacturing Aircraft Engine Parts Opens in New Hampshire
The plant, which opened during 2013, was built to produce 3-D woven composite parts using RTM technology for aircraft engine parts. The first application will be fan cases and fan blades for CFM International’s LEAP engine, dedicated to the next-generation single-aisle aircraft.
Thailand Still Top ASEAN Destination for Japan
Some 7,000 Japanese companies are registered in Thailand, with many having set up regional hubs for the manufacture of high-quality products.
North America’s Largest Roofing Manufacturer to Open New Facility in Missouri
North America's Largest Roofing Manufacturer to Open New Facility in Missouri
The company is investing $149 million, and will add 125 jobs, to develop a 147-acre site for a new shingle laminator facility.
Take Five: Q&A with Tatsuo Doko, CEO Toshiba International Corporation
Take Five: Q&A with Tatsuo Doko, CEO Toshiba International Corporation
Toshiba's expansion in the fall of 2012 was the first time the company began manufacturing hybrid motors in the U.S., moving production from Japan.
Bayer MaterialScience Opens New Lab in Dubai
Bayer MaterialScience Opens New Lab in Dubai
The lab will focus on key application areas including construction, automotive, industrial, plastic, wood and furniture coatings.
Medical Manufacturer Opening New Plant in Tennessee
Medical Manufacturer Opening New Plant in Tennessee
Fresenius Medical Care, a producer of dialysis equipment, will add 665 new jobs over the next several years.
Michigan auto testing center
Expansion Management: Auto Testing Center Drives Michigan Development Plans 
A group led by Ann Arbor SPARK that included RACER Trust, Devon Industrial Group, and Walbridge Development, announced that the former Willow Run Powertrain plant is the proposed home for a technologically advanced connected vehicle research center.
Instrumentation Manufacturer Expanding Operations in New York
The company's increase in exports, which has grown 300% over the last decade, is part of the reason for the expansion.
Internet of Everything Innovation Center Comes to Canada
Internet of Everything Innovation Center Comes to Canada
The company will invest $100 million over four years.
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