Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en Northwest Ohio's Advantages as a Manufacturing Location http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>I was recently provided the opportunity to tour manufacturing plants in the Toledo, Ohio region by the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP), a privately held economic development corporation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industry-clusters/northwest-ohios-advantages-manufacturing-location#comments Industry Clusters Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:37:00 +0000 172941 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Toledo and Northwest Ohio have been called the <em>&ldquo;</em>Solar Valley&quot;<em> </em>because of having nearly 2,000 people working in industries related to photovoltaic development.</p> Alibaba Sends $1 Billion into the Cloud http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-sends-1-billion-cloud <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Chinese e-commerce giant will pour the billion into cloud to build centers in Singapore and Japan in an effort to expand from its core businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-sends-1-billion-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-sends-1-billion-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Digital Tools Emerging Markets Expansion Management Technology The Latest Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:24:00 +0000 172881 at http://www.industryweek.com Andrew Burton, Getty Images Nissan, Daimler to Collaborate in Mexico http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/nissan-daimler-collaborate-mexico <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The automakers will open a new manufacturing plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico that is expected to create 3,600 jobs by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/nissan-daimler-collaborate-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-siting/nissan-daimler-collaborate-mexico#comments Strategic Siting The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:44:00 +0000 172771 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images GM Invests $5 Billion on New Chevys for Emerging Markets http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GM plans to market the new family of Chevrolets in Brazil, China, India and Mexico, with the first vehicles scheduled to roll off the production line in time for the 2019 model year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/gm-invests-5-billion-new-chevys-emerging-markets#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Markets Product Development Expansion Management Transportation The Latest Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:05:00 +0000 172721 at http://www.industryweek.com Harold Cunningham, Getty Images 3-D Printer MakerBot Opens New Factory in New York http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/3-d-printer-makerbot-opens-new-factory-new-york <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new MakerBot factory will focus on lean manufacturing and efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/3-d-printer-makerbot-opens-new-factory-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/3-d-printer-makerbot-opens-new-factory-new-york#comments Expansion Management Technology The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:15:00 +0000 172421 at http://www.industryweek.com Mitsubishi to Halt US Production http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the company ramps up investment in Asia, it will be the first Japanese automaker to stop production in both the United States and Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/mitsubishi-halt-us-production#comments Expansion Management Labor / Employment Policy Transportation Trade The Latest Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:06:00 +0000 172481 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson, Getty Images Lithuania Firm Converts Louisiana Biofuels Refinery to Ammonia Facility http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/lithuania-firm-converts-louisiana-biofuels-refinery-ammonia-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The plant will produce 500,000 tons of ammonia per year for use in agricultural applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/lithuania-firm-converts-louisiana-biofuels-refinery-ammonia-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/lithuania-firm-converts-louisiana-biofuels-refinery-ammonia-facility#comments Expansion Management Operations The Latest Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000 172391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>&nbsp;Vanguard Synfuels&#39; plant&nbsp;</p> The Drivers of Manufacturing Reshoring http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/drivers-manufacturing-reshoring <div class="field-byline"> Rich Regole, President and CEO, Accurate Forming </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturing can reap comprehensive financial and reputation management benefits from the reshoring trend. Here's why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/drivers-manufacturing-reshoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/drivers-manufacturing-reshoring#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:09:00 +0000 172331 at http://www.industryweek.com Southern Idaho Ranks as Top Food Manufacturer http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/southern-idaho-ranks-top-food-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The area secured a record-setting seven projects in 10 months during 2012-2013, including new investments from food giants Chobani, Monsanto and Clif Bar. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/southern-idaho-ranks-top-food-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/southern-idaho-ranks-top-food-manufacturer#comments Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 172311 at http://www.industryweek.com Welcome to Mcity, an 'Outdoor Lab' for Automated Vehicles http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/welcome-mcity-outdoor-lab-automated-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This testing facility in Ann Arbor doesn't measure performance and durability. It analyzes how connected vehicles react to real-life situations, as its oddly placed crosswalks and 120 road signs with dents and graffiti attest. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/welcome-mcity-outdoor-lab-automated-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/welcome-mcity-outdoor-lab-automated-vehicles#comments Emerging Technologies Expansion Management The Latest Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:59:00 +0000 171991 at http://www.industryweek.com MTC