November 2017

Engineering Energy Saving SolutionsThe Brewer-Garrett Company

Engineering Energy Saving Solutions

The Brewer-Garrett Company

Located in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, Brewer-Garrett has over 130 professionals who have the technical expertise to design and deploy energy conservation projects with the potential to save customers millions of dollars, through performance-guaranteed solutions, while making a positive environmental impact through greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

The Latest in Machine AutomationiAutomation

The Latest in Machine Automation

iAutomation

iAutomation is a distributor of industrial automation products. However, over the course of its history, the company has developed an expertise that has enabled it to form mutually beneficial partnerships with clients far beyond the typical distributor relationship. “Our mission is to partner with customers and suppliers,” says iAutomation Marketing Director Josh Walters, “and to help enable innovation within their business because when they grow, we grow.”

One of Pennsylvania’s Fastest-Growing CountiesFranklin County, PA

One of Pennsylvania’s Fastest-Growing Counties

Franklin County, PA

Franklin County lies about fifty miles south of Harrisburg and just ninety miles northwest of the Baltimore-Washington area, which makes it perfect for a range of industries and highly desirable for companies’ transportation and logistics needs. The county attracts both new and established companies for many reasons, from a business-friendly climate to its location on busy Interstate 81 in south-central Pennsylvania, which is nothing less than ideal for growth and development.

Serving Communities for the Advancements of AllThe Southern States Millwright Regional Council

Serving Communities for the Advancements of All

The Southern States Millwright Regional Council

The Southern States Millwright Regional Council (SSMRC) is a valuable resource for the industries it serves. The SSMRC is made up of approximately 5,600 skilled millwrights, journeymen and apprentices across eleven southern states from North Carolina to Texas. The SSMRC was founded to serve the needs of its partnering contractors, end users, and their members, who are widely considered to be the best in the industry.

The Port of ProsperityBrown County and the Port of Green Bay

The Port of Prosperity

Brown County and the Port of Green Bay

Wisconsin has twenty-nine commercial ports operating on Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Mississippi River, and these ports move an average of thirty million tons of freight valued at more than $2.4 billion annually. Marine shipping channels not only keep the economy moving, but it also provides jobs to nearly 10,000 workers in the state.

A Rich History and an Eye on the FutureOil Region Alliance

A Rich History and an Eye on the Future

Oil Region Alliance

The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism is an economic development agency located in northwest Pennsylvania. The organization is also tasked with the development of tourism initiatives and the management of federally designated heritage assets of the Oil Region National Heritage Area, which encompasses all of Venango County and the eastern portion of Crawford County.

The ‘King Coal’ Region Seeks to DiversifyGreene County, Pennsylvania

The ‘King Coal’ Region Seeks to Diversify

Greene County, Pennsylvania

Coal is king in Greene County, Pennsylvania, and for decades has been the basis of the county’s expansive industrialization. In fact, a festival in honor of coal was launched in the county in the 1950s and is still held today. Coal and natural gas underpinned Greene County’s economy for decades, and while there are still mines, natural gas facilities, river, rail, turnpike and interstate transportation, as well as unparalleled power infrastructure in Greene, the county – which is as rich in history as it is in resources – is eager to use these assets, the supply chain and business acumen to diversify the economy for future prosperity.

The Treasure of the ValleyDRIVE

The Treasure of the Valley

DRIVE

The counties of Montour and Columbia are located in the heart of America’s Susquehanna Valley. These neighboring counties of Central Pennsylvania boast a low unemployment rate (sitting at four percent as of June 2017), many booming businesses, and a new organization dedicated to help them create and retain family-sustaining jobs.

A Great Place to UnplugWyoming County Chamber of Commerce

A Great Place to Unplug

Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce

Intersected by the Susquehanna River, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania may be a peaceful, rural region with a population of just over 28,000, but it is perfectly placed for growth. Currently, efforts are being made to take full advantage of the area’s natural resources while maintaining its quality of life.

Natural Advantages

Natural Advantages

The Transylvania Economic Alliance is the professional economic development organization for North Carolina’s Transylvania County, the city of Brevard, and the town of Rosman. The alliance is unusual in that it represents a collaborative effort of both private and public sector organizations. Having government and key community leaders work collaboratively on economic development has proven to be a very successful strategy for Transylvania County.

Life on the EdgeThe Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce

Life on the Edge

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce

The Outer Banks is a string of barrier islands in North Carolina separating the Atlantic Ocean from the mainland of the United States. It has one hundred and twenty miles of uncrowded beachfront from Corolla to Ocracoke and basically one long sandbar that became a group of islands over time.

Coming Together to GrowYork County, NE

Coming Together to Grow

York County, NE

The York County Development Corporation was established in 1996 and during the past twenty-one years it has been very responsive the business needs in its community. Its dedication to working as a cohesive team is expressed by its current tagline: “Coming together to grow.” It has parks, events, programs and recreational activities for every member of the community and York County is a safe and small community; it has all of the amenities of the city with the quality of life of a rural community.

Pride in its Past, Faith in its FutureWaseca County, MN

Pride in its Past, Faith in its Future

Waseca County, MN

Waseca County, with its population of close to 19,000 people, is comprised of the four cities of Janesville, New Richland, Waldorf, and Waseca. The county seat of Waseca has a population of approximately 9,500. The county is situated in the Southern Minnesota Lakes Region in south central Minnesota and has the U.S. highways 13 running north to south and 14 running east to west. Highway 14 intersects with Interstate 35 at the city of Owatonna, seventeen miles east of Waseca. The Interstate 35 takes commuters to the state capital of Saint Paul and its adjacent most populous city Minneapolis, about an hour from Waseca.

Small Town, Big VisionCity of Siloam Springs, AR

Small Town, Big Vision

City of Siloam Springs, AR

The City of Siloam Springs, in Benton County, Arkansas, located in the very Northwest corner of the state, has a storied history going back almost two hundred years and continues to be a thriving center for business, residents and tourists long after its founding in 1835.

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