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Site Location Partnership Pursues Opportunities for Economic Development and Job Creation at Fabtech International Manufacturing Expo

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site location partnershipLas Vegas, NV (November 22, 2012) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in corporate location strategy and economic development, announced its successful participation at Fabtech 2012. For the fourth consecutive year, SLP demonstrated its site selection advisory services which enable companies to identify the optimal location for expansion, relocation, or startup operations. SLP provided registration badges to clients from Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, New York, Saskatchewan, Texas and Washington who attended the show.

Fabtech is North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and laser event, showcasing the latest metal fabrication products and technologies. The trade show combines four previously independent shows that have for decades brought millions of buyers and sellers together from around the world. Fabtech 2012, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, featured 450,000 square feet of exhibition space, 1,250 exhibitors, and over 25,000 attendees.

Interest in SLP’s location advisory services was high as the firm attracted numerous inquiries from both domestic and international manufacturers, according to Site Location Partnership CEO Justin Thompson. “Fabtech connected us with many businesses considering new sites and facilities for their production, assembly and distribution operations,” said Thompson. “We foresee a significant increase in new business and client activity from the companies that sought us out at the show.”

About Site Location Partnership
Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas – corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

About Fabtech
Fabtech is the largest and most important metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing trade event in North America. It brings the entire industry together in one place to share solutions, information and next-generation technology needed to stay competitive. The annual trade show is co-sponsored and produced by the American Welding Society (AWS), Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCA).

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Phone: 972-874-7483

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