Negotiating the Balance Between Private and Name-Brand Manufacturers

Have you ever walked into a Target or a Wal-Mart, looking for a specific product—say, laundry detergent? You walk down the squeaky white linoleum floors until you find an aisle filled with brightly colored bottles of detergent: some are eco-friendly, some are made locally, some are from the behemoth laundry detergent brands, and some are […]

What Is Nebraska Best At? Take a Look…

Yesterday, writer Kurt Badenhousen from Forbes reported that although there seems to be a general dissatisfaction with the economic environment in America, there are a few states that seem to be doing just fine. “There are parts of the U.S. that are thriving thanks to strong workforces, low business costs, and pro-business regulatory environments,” said […]

Are Small Towns Good for Factories?

Small towns are known for a lot of things including their pride, their passion, and their close-knit community. And Nebraska sure does have a lot of small towns. But as a small town in Missouri taught us, these tiny towns can make a difference in manufacturing. Small towns are usually filled with adults and kids […]