Industry Market Trends

Where Does the U.S. Rank in Global Business Friendliness?

March 27, 2013

Research indicates that American companies and entrepreneurs still benefit from one of the most favorable business climates in the world, but government regulation and oversight may be eroding the country’s advantages. Read More

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Cleantech Manufacturers: Leverage EDOs to Help Export Your Products

March 27, 2013

For manufacturers of green energy products and related components that are interested in exporting their goods outside of the U.S., there is a group of people eager to help. And they want little or no money for these services. Edward Kowalewski is one of them. He is the director of international trade programs, international division for the New York State Dept. of Economic Development. Kowalewski spoke to a group of cleantech advocates and manufacturers at the World Green Energy Symposium at Hunter College in New York City on Tuesday, March 26. There, he told attendees that New York and other economic development organizations (EDOs) are “desparate to get the word out” about their programs and offerings. Read More

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In Virginia, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Celebrates Opening of Research Center

March 27, 2013

This week, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell helped unveil a research facility at the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM). The facility, based in Prince George County, will house research projects in surface engineering and manufacturing systems, and help grow high-skilled jobs in the state. Read More