CNN report: States rolling out the red carpet for manufacturers

Manufacturers are being wooed by states looking to improve their economies with incentives and tax breaks.

02/23/2012


A boost in manufacturing in general, a greater appreciation of overall manufacturing costs and some more business-friendly tax policies are helping several states attract and gain new manufacturing opportunities, CNN Money reported Feb. 23.

CNN Money quoted Scott Paul president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing as saying, "Their high-level sell generally includes tax breaks, incentives for training workers, low utility rates and incentives for using alternative energy."

The full CNN Money story can be found by clicking here:

http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/23/smallbusiness/manufacturing_states/ 



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Pump technology design: Selecting pumps and pipes; Class A office buildings; NFPA 101-2015; ASHRAE 90.1 updates; Motors, drives, and HVAC efficiency
Renewable power systems: Designing a net zero energy building; NFPA 37; Data center design; Lighting systems
Salary survey: How much are you worth?; Dedicated outdoor air systems; Energy models and lighting
Understanding transfer switch operation; Coordinating protective devices; Analyzing NEC 2014 changes; Cooling data centers
Designing positive-energy buildings; Ensuring power quality; Complying with NFPA 110; Minimizing arc flash hazards
Implementing microgrids: Controlling campus power generation; Understanding cogeneration systems; Evaluating UPS system efficiency; Driving data center PUE, efficiency
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.