Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en 'We Are Mobility and Auto Co.' Says Ford upon Opening New Silicon Valley Research Center http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/we-are-mobility-and-auto-co-says-ford-upon-opening-new-silicon-valley-research- <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/we-are-mobility-and-auto-co-says-ford-upon-opening-new-silicon-valley-research-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/we-are-mobility-and-auto-co-says-ford-upon-opening-new-silicon-valley-research-#comments Expansion Management Innovation The Latest Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:36:00 +0000 158101 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Motor Co. China-backed Thai Railway Construction to Begin in September http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/china-backed-thai-railway-construction-begin-september <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"This is a new era in Thailand and China's relationship," Deputy Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai told reporters at a press conference Thursday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/china-backed-thai-railway-construction-begin-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/china-backed-thai-railway-construction-begin-september#comments Expansion Management Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:52:00 +0000 157971 at http://www.industryweek.com Taylor Weidman, Getty Images Gov. Rick Perry's Economic Legacy http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/gov-rick-perrys-economic-legacy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> "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."</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/gov-rick-perrys-economic-legacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/gov-rick-perrys-economic-legacy#comments Expansion Management The Latest Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:16:00 +0000 157781 at http://www.industryweek.com Chip Somodevilla,Getty Images Cities Will Continue to Attract the Best and the Brightest http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cities-will-continue-attract-best-and-brightest <div class="field-byline"> Peter Allen, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sustainability also drives young people to cities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cities-will-continue-attract-best-and-brightest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/cities-will-continue-attract-best-and-brightest#comments Expansion Management Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:13:00 +0000 157571 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano,Getty Images Johnson Controls See Strong Growth in China http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/johnson-controls-see-strong-growth-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Johnson Controls will open its second global corporate headquarters in Shanghai in 2017 as it continues its growth in the Asia-Pacific region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/johnson-controls-see-strong-growth-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/johnson-controls-see-strong-growth-china#comments Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:28:00 +0000 157401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Artist&#39;s rendering of the new Johnson Controls headquarters building in Shanghai.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Photo Courtesy of Johnson Controls Kerry Tours New Ford Plant in Western India http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/kerry-tours-new-ford-plant-western-india <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford has been keen to produce small cars in India both for the domestic market and for export, mostly to Africa and Eastern Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/kerry-tours-new-ford-plant-western-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/kerry-tours-new-ford-plant-western-india#comments Expansion Management Global Economy The Latest Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:39:00 +0000 157221 at http://www.industryweek.com Polaris New Plant in Alabama to Employ Around 2000 http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/polaris-new-plant-alabama-employ-around-2000 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/polaris-new-plant-alabama-employ-around-2000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/polaris-new-plant-alabama-employ-around-2000#comments Expansion Management The Latest Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:36:00 +0000 157171 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo courtesy of Made in Alabama National Composites Manufacturing Institute to be Led by University of Tennessee http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/national-composites-manufacturing-institute-be-led-university-tennessee <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/national-composites-manufacturing-institute-be-led-university-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/national-composites-manufacturing-institute-be-led-university-tennessee#comments Emerging Technologies Expansion Management Research & Development The Latest Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:36:00 +0000 157131 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo Courtesy of Ford Motor Co. Is Cuba Ready for Life without US Trade Embargo? http://www.industryweek.com/trade/cuba-ready-life-without-us-trade-embargo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The lifting of U.S. trade sanctions would allow an injection of U.S. capital into Cuba's economy and the introduction of new products in a market that is light years away from the levels of a typical Western consumer society.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/cuba-ready-life-without-us-trade-embargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/cuba-ready-life-without-us-trade-embargo#comments Emerging Markets Expansion Management Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:38:00 +0000 157071 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Havana, Cuba</p> Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Missouri Looking for Agriculture Trade with Cuba http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/missouri-looking-agriculture-trade-cuba <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Gov. Nixon said his office also is moving forward to communicate with officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. State Department about opportunities for trade missions of Missouri business, agricultural and government officials to Cuba focusing on agricultural exports from Missouri.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/missouri-looking-agriculture-trade-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/missouri-looking-agriculture-trade-cuba#comments Expansion Management Global Economy The Latest Tue, 06 Jan 2015 21:43:00 +0000 156881 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo courtesy of AgriMissouri