A Smart, Growing City

Nicknamed “the smartest city in rural America,” Kirksville, Missouri, is home to world-class educational institutions as well as businesses of all sizes. With a well-educated workforce and a business-friendly culture, the city offers boundless opportunities for new and expanding businesses.

City of Kirksville, MO

“Always Doing”

Spartanburg is the largest city in the county with thirty-eight thousand residents, and it is also the county seat of Spartanburg County, in South Carolina. The city has taken a proactive approach in transforming itself through business, education, health and wellness, neighborhood communities, culture and much more.

City of Spartanburg, SC

The Problem Solvers

Faustel is a privately held solutions provider for coating and laminating equipment that process paper, film, foil, and non-woven materials (nonwovens is a special category of fabric-like materials made by tangling fibers into a web rather than weaving). The company has also developed equipment to work with exotic materials such as carbon fiber.

Faustel

Where People Make The Major Difference

Major Tool & Machine, Inc. (MTM) is a world-recognized leader with decades of industry experience in contract manufacturing, providing turnkey services that include material conversion, forming and fabrication, precision welding, precision machining, assembly and testing.

Major Tool & Machine, Inc.

So Much More than Metal

While it offers flat rolled, heavy carbon and specialized metal products, Kloeckner Metals Corporation is so much more than steel. It is making great strides in modernizing its operations and transforming the technology and processes to improve the customer interface. The ultimate goal is to overhaul the way the markets function and change the industry as we know

Kloeckner Metals Corporation

Defining a New Era of Growth

Manufacturer and distributor J.W. Winco offers over 25,000 standard machine components and industrial parts – in both metric and imperial sizing – as well as customized pieces. The company has operated for over thirty years and is still headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin, where it got its start as a distributor in 1985.

J.W. Winco

Positively Guiding People

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, in a 50,000-square-foot integrated manufacturing facility, Creative Sign Designs is a nationally recognized leader in custom interior and exterior signage that incorporates high-technology design, top-of-the-line construction, and installation.

Creative Sign Designs

Bringing Creative Visions to Life

Crawford Industries is a manufacturer of graphic quality polyethylene and polypropylene extruded sheets and roll stock with conversion operations that add a unique aspect to the business enabling it to extend its services beyond the manufacture of extruded plastic sheets to the conversion of those plastic sheets into various custom products.

Crawford Industries

Proud to be Made-in-the-USA

American Elite Molding (AEM) is a highly successful manufacturer that blends sound business practices with patriotic principles. This leading producer of nylon cable ties in the United States uses American supplies and suppliers when possible and produces its wares domestically.

American Elite Molding

The Past, Present and Future of Power

From powering satellites in space to your home security system, Universal Power Group (UPG) has spent the past 49 years innovating and evolving into a leading battery manufacturer and provider of end‐to‐end power solutions.

Universal Power Group

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The Gig Economy

There are countless studies that demonstrate that the nature of work is changing. Work is becoming increasingly precarious, but what does this mean? Does precarious employment imply doom and gloom or is there a silver lining for work that no longer fits traditional or conventional models? Is it a necessary evolution for the increasingly automated economy?