July 2020

The Clear Choice for 35 Years

The Clear Choice for 35 Years

Traco Packaging

With over one million tamper evident shrink bands, shrink wrap sleeves, multi-packs, shrink bags, printed shrink labels and PS labels produced every day, and a selection of trademarked SuperSealer shrink wrap machines offering diverse capabilities, Traco Packaging is leading the way.

Industry Innovators

Industry Innovators

Eisenmann

Eisenmann creates market-leading systems for surface finishing, air pollution control, process and high-temperature technologies, and anaerobic digestion. Headquartered in Germany, the company opened a branch in the United States in 1977 and has been active in America ever since.

The Comfort of a Job that’s Complete

The Comfort of a Job that’s Complete

ASD

The scattered elements that make up workplace technologies and smart building integration are a major challenge to any business. ASD®, Automated Systems Design, Inc., solves everything with a comprehensive portfolio of capabilities and service offerings.

The Experts in Long-Term Solutions for the Industrial Market

The Experts in Long-Term Solutions for the Industrial Market

Evosite Control Rooms

Evosite Control Rooms is an American manufacturer for 24/7 control rooms located in Houston, Texas. The company was founded in 2003 by company President Steve Will and two business partners. Their intent was to provide for the needs of local industrial plants along the Gulf Coast but they quickly grew to include projects across all of North America.

Earth to Sky

Earth to Sky

The Role of AI in Aerospace

From streamlining aircraft design to customizing the flying experience for passengers, Artificial Intelligence is changing the aerospace industry for the better.

Big Area, Bigger Ambitions

Big Area, Bigger Ambitions

Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority

The world’s fourth-largest gold-producing area, free from taxes like corporate (under $4 million annual revenue), personal income and franchise tax, Northeastern Nevada’s diversified, rock-steady economy is like few others in the state.

A Model for Small-Town Development

A Model for Small-Town Development

Town of Groton, CT

Sometimes, the question isn’t, ‘What’s happening?’ In the case of Groton, Connecticut, it’s, ‘What isn’t happening?’ This is a town that has everything going for it, and it is hard to keep up with the rapid progression of projects and undertakings. We spoke with Manager of Economic and Community Development Paige Bronk and Economic Development Specialist Sam Eisenbeiser to find out more.

A Plan for All Seasons

A Plan for All Seasons

City of Nanaimo, BC

As larger metropolitan areas grow and spread, is there a place and opportunity for smaller cities? Across the Strait of Georgia from Vancouver, planning is transforming the city of Nanaimo into a regional powerhouse and a more affordable competitor to its big neighbour.

Where Ideas Take Off

Where Ideas Take Off

Vermilion Parish, LA

Vermilion Parish, Louisiana is a coastal community on the Gulf of Mexico, halfway between Houston and New Orleans, with a lot to offer. The parish has learned to adapt to changing economic conditions by piloting new ideas while preserving its vibrant culture and way of life.

A New Breed of Economic Developer

A New Breed of Economic Developer

Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance

Despite the increasing growth of larger urban centers, newer micropolitan areas are rising to compete. In Michigan’s Dickinson County, on the state’s Upper Peninsula, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance (or DAEDA) has forged strong, private sector-led connections between businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies to help usher in a new era of growth for the region.

The Spirit of Cooperation

The Spirit of Cooperation

Middle Michigan Development Corporation

Approaching its 40th anniversary, Middle Michigan Development Corporation (MMDC) has plenty to be proud of. It has been busy attracting and retaining businesses, growing the economies of Clare and Isabella Counties, and enjoying an inflow of new staff and hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding.

What’s Cookin’ in 2020?

What’s Cookin’ in 2020?

The National Restaurant Association

These are interesting times for both restaurants and the National Restaurant Association (NRA), which provides representation and advocacy for over 500,000 restaurant businesses – more than half of America’s one million restaurants.

A Cosmic Gold Rush?

A Cosmic Gold Rush?

Mining in Space

Remember that big blockbuster movie from the late 90s “Armageddon” with Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck? They had to save the planet from a lethal giant asteroid that was hurtling toward Earth, and the solution involved landing on said asteroid to drill into it.

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