Georgia’s Madison-Morgan area is renowned for its rich history, homes pre-dating the Civil War and stunningly gorgeous rural scenery. Home to countless parks, farms and the magnificent 19,000 acre Lake Oconee – acclaimed for some of the best water sports, golf and tennis, boating, camping, biking, hiking and picnicking in all of Georgia – the area has everything for which one could possibly wish – and a great deal more.
Cook County Economic Development CommissionAll Routes Lead To Opportunity
In the increasingly competitive and globalized market place, companies are seeking out new areas in which to take root and expand. Cook County, Georgia is one community which has answered the call, providing budding firms the promise of success through access, infrastructure, feasibility and community.
Beaufort CountyNorth Carolina’s Best Kept Secret
English explorers began settling what is now Beaufort County, North Carolina in the 1690s, making their homes alongside the Tuscarora Nation. The swashbuckling coastal community of Bath – home to the infamous pirate Blackbeard – was incorporated there in 1705, making it the oldest town in the state.
Walker CountyGeorgia’s New Business Destination
America’s scenic byways are peppered with the famous phrase See Rock City. From Texas to Michigan, the words have been painted on barns and birdhouses since the 1930s, creating a nationwide trail of kitsch that leads to one of Georgia’s most loved destinations. Follow the advice and visit Walker County to discover a classic attraction – and much, much more.
Hart CountyA Pro-Business Community
As more and more companies turn toward advanced manufacturing and automation, Hart County, Georgia provides an opportunity for growth that is hard to match. The area’s primary benefit may appear to be its advantageous location. However, a closer look uncovers an aggressive commitment to creating and maintaining a growth-centric environment.
City of JanesvilleWisconsin’s Park Place
Set along the Rock River amongst the rich farmland, and green woodlands of central Wisconsin, Janesville enjoys an ideal location for both business and pleasure…
McMinn County EDAInnovative Steps Toward Economic Development
McMinn County is conveniently located along Interstate 75, between two of Tennessee’s most storied cities: Chattanooga and Knoxville. The McMinn County Economic Development Authority works hard to promote the myriad benefits of living and working in an area that shows a lot of room for growth.
City of MeridenSilver City on the Rise
Situated at the “crossroads of Connecticut,” Meriden is ideally located for business. The city of 60,000 – once the silver manufacturing capital of the world – sits in the geographic center of the state, at the intersection of Interstates 91 and 691, as well as the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) and Route 5, putting the community in the center of it all.
Manitowoc County, WisconsinA Jewel On The Lakeshore
With its historic downtown, striking parks, beautiful beaches and marinas and its incredible relics from famous shipwrecks, Manitowoc remains a true gem in Wisconsin’s crown. Its enchanted natural setting on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Manitowoc River, local industries and rich history makes it ideal for tourists, new residents and businesses alike.
The Development Authority of Rabun County, GeorgiaThe Best First Stop out of Atlanta
Settled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rabun County, Georgia enjoys some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere in the world. Access to three lakes and two rivers promises the perfect backdrop for adventures and memories in the northeast corner of the state.
City of MaricopaLiving the Dream in America’s Southwest
Once named Maricopa Wells and then Maricopaville, the present day City of Maricopa is located 15 miles southwest of Chandler, in the Gila River Valley and has a population of approximately 50,000. The city is the second most populous in Pinal county and is part of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Conyers, Rockdale Economic Development CouncilRight Place, Right Time
The city of Conyers in Rockdale County, located just east of Atlanta, is a case study in the power of creating a business-centric economy. With 15,000 residents in the city of Conyers and over 85,000 in Rockdale County, the area provides the perfect mix of suburban comfort and urban opportunity.
The Liberty County Development AuthorityGlobal Business Propels Local Growth
The Liberty County Development Authority (LCDA) in Coastal Georgia has worked diligently to recruit manufacturers and distributors to its community for more than 30 years, citing proximity to the Port of Savannah and the presence of the Fort Stewart labor pool as advantageous characteristics. It appears the efforts are paying off, as industrial sector employment has grown 461 percent since 1981, with 70 percent of industrial employment tied to companies that are headquartered overseas.
City of Prince AlbertPlanning for Success
The City of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan continues to gain ground since Business in Focus profiled it one year ago. A forward thinking Strategic Plan provides a broad framework and a major update to the Official Community Plan (OCP) is in the works, setting up the city for positive growth and lasting success.
Bennigan’s and Steak and AleBringing Back a Pair of Iconic Brands
After pioneering the casual dining concept and enjoying decades of success, Bennigan’s and Steak and Ale fell by the wayside. That’s when Paul Mangiamele swooped in, buying the brands outright and rescuing them from bankruptcy.
ENPACHelping Preserve the Environment
The company motto, “American Made, Mother Nature Approved®” sums up everything that is ENPAC. In the highly demanding field of spill prevention, control and containment, there are imitators, and there are innovators…
Durex IncorporatedThe Durex Difference: Strength in Diversity
Durex Incorporated is one of the country’s leading contract metal fabrication facilities. Founded on a commitment to providing quality services from machining to stamping and even fabrication, the company offers an innovative approach to the metal demands of the twenty-first century.
ICRFull Service Industrial Repairs and Robotic Solutions
Over the past twenty years, Michigan-based ICR has grown from a repair facility to a global full-service solution provider. The company works with customers worldwide on electronic and mechanical repairs for manufacturing facilities. It also specializes in asset management, automation equipment sales, robot sales, robot refurbishing, integration, decommissioning, field service and machinery sales.
NEOGARDHigh Performance Products
For over half a century, NEOGARD has been meeting the needs of countless industries through its line of high quality, innovative coating systems.
SSPAn American Manufacturing Success Story
Founded in 1926, SSP has always been a company with a focus on complex, specialty industrial manufacturing. Though the company started as a contract manufacturer, it has evolved into a product manufacturer, and has continued to grow by developing, improving and innovating upon its product lines and continuing to expand its product offerings to become one of America’s manufacturing success stories.
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