High New Construction Prices, Highly Trained Workers Revive Old Manufacturing Towns, Properties
The industrial boom isn’t just about sleek new Amazon warehouses. Even older manufacturing properties are finding second lives that soften the blow whenever firms decide to pick up stakes and move on.

That has been the experience so far in Montgomery, Illinois. Caterpillar’s 2017 decision to sell and mostly close its 1950s-era manufacturing complex there could have left behind economic devastation. But the village of 20,000 and its largest plant are already on the path to recovery....

RSK: I guess, where there is a talented pool of manufacturing labor, they will come.

- - Volume: 9 - WEEK: 46 Date: 11/9/2021 9:41:16 AM -