Under the Radar

Under the Radar

May 1, 2012

Why Nanshan Came to Indiana

The Chinese aluminum extrusion manufacturer moves into a still-soft U.S. market.

 LATER THIS YEAR, Nanshan America Co. Ltd's huge, new aluminum extrusion manufacturing facility, with an estimated cost of $100 million, begins production in Lafayette, Indiana. The 50-acre facility is the first significant Chinese direct investment […] Read More

March 1, 2012

Cap and Trade Goes Local

Absent any federal restrictions, state, provincial and regional carbon emissions limits in recent years have proliferated across North America.

WITH U.S. AND CANADIAN FEDERAL —not to mention global—climate change programs shelved for the time being, the state of California and province of Quebec are going it alone, establishing their own cap-and-trade programs and adding to […] Read More