Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en The Myth of 'the Asian Consumer' http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/myth-asian-consumer <div class="field-byline"> Damian Chan, international director, Singapore Economic Development Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Therefore, to succeed globally a company must learn to think locally.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/myth-asian-consumer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/myth-asian-consumer#comments Competitiveness Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:30:00 +0000 162551 at http://www.industryweek.com Boost in U.S.-India Business Relations Resulting from Obama's India Visit http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/boost-us-india-business-relations-resulting-obamas-india-visit <div class="field-byline"> Udai Panicker, Senior Analyst, Tractus India </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>During President Obama's recent visit to India, he announced $1 billion worth of funding for ‘Made In USA’ exports to India over the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/boost-us-india-business-relations-resulting-obamas-india-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/boost-us-india-business-relations-resulting-obamas-india-visit#comments Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:35:00 +0000 162671 at http://www.industryweek.com Photo Courtesy of World Resources Institute GE Plans $200M Facility in Egypt Canal City http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ge-plans-200m-facility-egypt-canal-city <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The facility will manufacture products used across GE's sectors such as power generation, oil and gas, aviation and rail transportation</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/competitiveness/ge-plans-200m-facility-egypt-canal-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/ge-plans-200m-facility-egypt-canal-city#comments Competitiveness Emerging Markets Logistics Expansion Management Finance Global Economy The Latest Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:25:00 +0000 162341 at http://www.industryweek.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Jamaica -- Business Expansion through Matchmaking http://www.industryweek.com/blog/jamaica-business-expansion-through-matchmaking <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>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 projects occurred.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/manufacturing-savvy">Manufacturing Savvy</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/jamaica-business-expansion-through-matchmaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/jamaica-business-expansion-through-matchmaking#comments Expansion Management Manufacturing Savvy Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:04:00 +0000 161831 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Nestle production line in Jamaica</p> Follow Investment Pattern to Create Manufacturing Growth Strategy http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/follow-investment-pattern-create-manufacturing-growth-strategy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To boost a region’s manufacturing footprint planners can decide what businesses they wish to attract to the region, or they can analyze current trends and create a strategy to sustain it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/follow-investment-pattern-create-manufacturing-growth-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/follow-investment-pattern-create-manufacturing-growth-strategy#comments Expansion Management The Latest Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:15:00 +0000 161691 at http://www.industryweek.com Apple Screen Maker Japan Display to Build $1.4B LCD Factory http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/apple-screen-maker-japan-display-build-14b-lcd-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The announcement by one of the world's biggest smartphone and tablet screen makers came two weeks after a media report said it was mulling construction of a plant dedicated to supplying smartphone screens to Apple.</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/supply-chain/apple-screen-maker-japan-display-build-14b-lcd-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/apple-screen-maker-japan-display-build-14b-lcd-factory#comments Competitiveness Customer Relationships Digital Tools Expansion Management Planning & Forecasting Supplier Relationships Trade Global Economy Supply Chain Technology The Latest Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:08:00 +0000 161801 at http://www.industryweek.com Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Alibaba Opens Data Center in Silicon Valley http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/alibaba-opens-data-center-silicon-valley <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chinese online giant Alibaba will open a data center in Silicon Valley, it said Wednesday, challenging rival Amazon in the field of cloud computing.</p> <p>The company&#39;s Aliyun unit, which already competes with AWS (Amazon Web Services) in China, will offer cloud services to US firms in what was described as a gradual rollout.</p> <p>&quot;For the time being, we are just testing the water,&rdquo; said Sicheng Yu, vice president of the unit, in a statement on the company&#39;s corporate site Alizila.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/alibaba-opens-data-center-silicon-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/alibaba-opens-data-center-silicon-valley#comments Expansion Management The Latest Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:52:00 +0000 161611 at http://www.industryweek.com Andrew Burton,Getty Images Italy Temporarily Nationalizes Ilva Steel Plant http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/italy-temporarily-nationalizes-ilva-steel-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The government hopes to find a new owner within three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/italy-temporarily-nationalizes-ilva-steel-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/italy-temporarily-nationalizes-ilva-steel-plant#comments Expansion Management Global Economy The Latest Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:20:00 +0000 161361 at http://www.industryweek.com The World's Most Manufacturing-Intensive Metro Areas http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/worlds-most-manufacturing-intensive-metro-areas <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>To determine most intensive manufacturing cities two metrics were used. The first is the share of the metro economy’s GDP in manufacturing. The second metric helps to control for this by measuring how specialized a metro economy is in manufacturing relative to its country.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/worlds-most-manufacturing-intensive-metro-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/worlds-most-manufacturing-intensive-metro-areas#comments Expansion Management Global Economy The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:30:00 +0000 160821 at http://www.industryweek.com Made in America – Capel Rugs' Stronghold in North Carolina http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/made-america-capel-rugs-stronghold-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Having our manufacturing here is a huge advantage for us,” says Richard Capel. “We are a vertical company. We begin with the raw production, we spin, dye and produce the finished product. This allows us an advantage both over speed and the quality as we control the whole process.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/made-america-capel-rugs-stronghold-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/made-america-capel-rugs-stronghold-north-carolina#comments Expansion Management The Latest Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:04:00 +0000 161161 at http://www.industryweek.com