Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en Manufacturing Key to US Competitiveness—President Provides More Funding http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-key-us-competitiveness-president-provides-more-funding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Departments of Defense, Energy, Agriculture and NASA will receive more than $300 million in new investments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-key-us-competitiveness-president-provides-more-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-key-us-competitiveness-president-provides-more-funding#comments Expansion Management Public Policy Innovation Technology Workforce News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:31:00 +0000 151671 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to guests gathered for a rally at General Electric&#39;s Waukesha gas engines plant on January 30, 2014 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. &nbsp;<em>(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)</em></p> More US Manufacturers are Coming Home http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/more-us-manufacturers-are-coming-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The numbers are growing.</p> <p>More U.S. companies are moving production back China, according to a new survey from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).</p> <p>This year 20% of the senior manufacturing executives at companies with sales of $1 billion said they are heading home from China. That compares to last year&rsquo;s number of 13% to 16%.</p> <p>And these plans are already in the works as 24%, compared to 17% -20% last year said they will take action within the near future.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/more-us-manufacturers-are-coming-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/more-us-manufacturers-are-coming-home#comments Expansion Management News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:30:00 +0000 151451 at http://www.industryweek.com Chicago is Getting to Work Filling Manufacturing Jobs http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program will focus on three areas of need: raising awareness of manufacturing jobs in the city’s and the region’s manufacturing sector; increasing capacity at existing workforce organizations to help them to match job seekers to jobs and training programs that meet the needs of area manufacturing businesses; and facilitating coordination through a web portal that will connect job seekers with training and employment opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/chicago-getting-work-filling-manufacturing-jobs#comments Expansion Management Workforce News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:00 +0000 151251 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Mayor Rahm Emanuel</p> <p><em>Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images News</em></p> From 80 to 800 -- New Orleans Biotech Company Rides Market Demand http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/80-800-new-orleans-biotech-company-rides-market-demand <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Renaissance RX, provides pharmacogenetic testing revealing how individual patients respond to specific medications, based upon their genetic makeup, expands in New Orleans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/80-800-new-orleans-biotech-company-rides-market-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/80-800-new-orleans-biotech-company-rides-market-demand#comments Expansion Management Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0000 151231 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Renaissance RX</span></em></p> Texas, Florida, Georgia North Carolina -- Best Business States http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/texas-florida-georgia-north-carolina-best-business-states <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Lone Star state was chosen by 49.7% of those surveyed as having one of the most favorable business climates in the nation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/texas-florida-georgia-north-carolina-best-business-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/texas-florida-georgia-north-carolina-best-business-states#comments Expansion Management News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:27:00 +0000 151181 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Invest in Texas Initiative</em></p> Low-Cost Manufacturing Locales -- It's All About Growth in Mexico http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/low-cost-manufacturing-locales-its-all-about-growth-mexico <div class="field-byline"> Doug Donahue, vice president, Entrada Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The types of products manufactured in Mexico has matured too, moving away from a sole focus on labor-intensive production and assembly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/low-cost-manufacturing-locales-its-all-about-growth-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/low-cost-manufacturing-locales-its-all-about-growth-mexico#comments Expansion Management Global Economy News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:25:00 +0000 150821 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of Coronado Logistics</em></p> Electronic Manufacturing Drives Singapore Return to Growth http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/electronic-manufacturing-drives-singapore-return-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The government expects the economy to grow 2.5%-3.5% this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/electronic-manufacturing-drives-singapore-return-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/electronic-manufacturing-drives-singapore-return-growth#comments Expansion Management Global Economy News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:36:00 +0000 150791 at http://www.industryweek.com Methane Manufacturing Gets $1.2 Billion Boost in Louisiana http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/methane-manufacturing-gets-12-billion-boost-louisiana <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Castleton Commodities International 's new methanol manufacturing plant will produce an estimated 5,000 metric tons of methanol per day, using natural gas as the key feedstock for production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/methane-manufacturing-gets-12-billion-boost-louisiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/methane-manufacturing-gets-12-billion-boost-louisiana#comments Expansion Management News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:14:00 +0000 150671 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Photo Courtesy of Castleton Commodities International&nbsp;</p> Tax Probe Spotlights Ireland's Allure for Multinationals http://www.industryweek.com/finance/tax-probe-spotlights-irelands-allure-multinationals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Coming budget change is unlikely to affect the 12.5% corporation tax rate, a cornerstone of policy which is backed by all political parties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/finance/tax-probe-spotlights-irelands-allure-multinationals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/finance/tax-probe-spotlights-irelands-allure-multinationals#comments Expansion Management Finance Global Economy News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:17:00 +0000 150551 at http://www.industryweek.com Boeing Moving More Manufacturing to the US http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/boeing-moving-more-manufacturing-us <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Boeing is moving production of parts for the 777X to its St. Louis facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/boeing-moving-more-manufacturing-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/boeing-moving-more-manufacturing-us#comments Expansion Management Transportation Global Economy Operations Supply Chain News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:39:00 +0000 150211 at http://www.industryweek.com Boeing