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Pretzels, Inc. Selects The Austin Company to Locate, Design and Build New Facility

New highly efficient baking production facility designed and built to address new FSMA requirements.

October 10, 2016 – Following the devastating loss of a facility to a fire in June, Pretzels Inc. selected The Austin Company ( to provide complete site selection, incentive negotiation, due diligence, design, engineering and construction services for a new baking production facility.

Location Incentives for Aerospace: New Ideas are Taking Off

From the May/June 2016 issue of Trade & Industry Development, by Frank Spano and Susan Riffle of The Austin Company

Understanding the Aerospace Industry Workforce

How Communities Can Attract This Industry Through Smart and Strategic Workforce Practices

Evaluating Facilities: Is an Existing Building Compatible for a Food Processing Operation?

The November/December 2015 issue of Expansion Solutions magazine included a feature article written by Frank Spano and Susan Riffle, on "

Making Money Talk

Making Money Talk, an article in Baking & Snack Magazine’s October 2015 issue, features Frank Spano, Managing Director of

Trending Upward: Location Considerations for Aerospace Manufacturing

Aerospace and aviation facilities have been a core component of The Austin Company’s business since 1917.

Join Us for a Webinar on “The Fundamentals of Site Selection”

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Eastern

Cost: Free

Register: email

Roadmap of the Future - for Baking and Snack

In this Special Report in the September 2014 issue of Baking & Snack magazine, Mike Pierce and Frank Spano provide insight on how analyzing growth strategies will guide how and where a company should expand its operations. 

Shovel Ready Sites and the Site Certification Process: Importance of Environmental Considerations