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. 

Posts by Adrienne Selko

Is Walmart Helping Reshoring Trend?
in Manufacturing Savvy Jun 09, 2015

Is Walmart Helping Reshoring Trend?

There is a waiting list for companies who are producing products in the U.S. and want to become Walmart suppliers....More
Jamaica --Business Expansion through Matchmaking
in Manufacturing Savvy Mar 06, 2015

Jamaica -- Business Expansion through Matchmaking

To date, some 2,000 jobs have been generated as a result of the country's outreach efforts via investment forums, with over $500 million worth of....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Oct 22, 2014

Goodbye to a Friend

The economic development community, of which I consider myself an honorary member, had to say goodbye to a valued member. ....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Jan 27, 2014

Toyota Shows Faith in Thailand

Last week the company bought land near its existing plant in Chachoengsoa, for future production increase....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Jan 17, 2014

Why is Virginia's R&D Sector Growing by Leaps and Bounds?

The answer is the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM). In 2011 research began for this joint venture between industry and academia....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Jan 07, 2014

New York's Budget Surplus Good News for Manufacturers

Thanks to a $2 billion state surplus, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday that manufacturers will benefit from this positive....More
Can Companies Grow Their Way Out of Corruption?
in Manufacturing Savvy Dec 05, 2013

Can Companies Grow Their Way Out of Corruption?

While conventional thinking would suggest that once a plant is established in a location the company is unlikely to move, in this case the economic....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Oct 29, 2013

How Will the Internet of Things Help Manufacturing?

At Cisco’s Internet of Things World Forum, currently being held in Barcelona, Keith Nosbusch, CEO of Rockwell Automation, spoke about the....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Aug 23, 2013

Can 'Organs-on-a-Chip' Help Create Effective Drugs?

The Organs-on-Chips are tiny, microfluidic devices that are lined by living human cells and mimic complex organ physiology....More
in Manufacturing Savvy Jul 16, 2013

Attention US Leadership -- Manufacturers Need Real Policy Change to be Competitive

American manufacturing is rising from the ashes, according to a new book, ReMaking America, just released by The Alliance for American....More