Features
* Battle Brewing Between Ontario and the South
* 2005-2006 Annual Directory
 
Introducing BioIndustrySouth
* Surprise! The Life Sciences Exists all over the Southern Map
* Jumping Into BioTech With Both Feet
* Medical Devices Industry
* Ten Reasons Why the South is the Next Great Biotech Region
 
2005 SB&D 100
* 2005 SB&D 100 Introduction and Methodology
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* 2005 SB&D Job 100
* 2005 SB&D Investment 100 Feature
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* 2005 SB&D Top Deals and Hot Markets
* 2005 SB&D Investment 100 Just Missed Deals
* 2005 SB&D Job 100 Just Missed Deals
    
Tennessee on the Fasttrack
* Tennessee's Rural Revival
* Main Street Mojo
* Laying the Line
* Tennessee Work Force Training


SB-D.com News Updates

The South's Chip Biz has Good Quarter

Entrepreneur.com, NPRC Big on Southern Markets

BRAC Not Kind to Northern Virginia

GM Closing Two Plants, Eliminating Line in Southern Auto Corridor

Nissan's New Headquarters to Cost $70M

New Orleans’s First Big Deal Post-Katrina

West Tennessee Site Earns Fifth Certified TVA Mega site

Chiquita is the Latest Brand to Look to Relocate HQ to South

Offshore Wind Farm to be built in Gulf

 

 

Battle Brewing Between Ontario and the South

In late June, Toyota announced it is building its seventh North American automotive assembly plant in Ontario, Canada. It's the second plant for Toyota in Ontario and only the second new foreign auto assembly plant announced in North America outside the Southern Auto Corridor in 13 years. Both of those plants were also Toyota facilities, built in Ontario and Indiana.

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Southern Auto Corridor Relocations and Expansions
Southbound: From the Editor Top Deals
 
Around the South BioIndustrySouth
 


Northeast Tennessee
Explore the mountains of possibilities

It's 13 counties long and 340,000 workers strong, each one of them trained to meet the needs of modern industry.

Welcome to the Northeast Tennessee Valley. Beloved by tourists for scenic mountains and breathtaking valley views, it is also one of the southeastern United States' most strategic business locations.

We believe success starts with an intelligent, highly productive labor force, said Alicia Summers, director of the Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Industrial Development Association ( www.netvaly.org ).

We have strong right-to-work laws here, and over 15,000 people actively seeking long term employment, she said, commenting on local absentee and turnover rates that are some of the lowest in the nation. That's one more reason our work force continues to set benchmarks for quality and productivity.

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