The following NAFTZ publications highlight the effectiveness of FTZs as an economic development tool and a source of competitive advantage for American firms in a variety of industries.
Manufacturing Vehicles in an FTZ
Donnie Barnes, Barnes Consulting, LLC
FTZs as Vehicle Processing Centers
David Ostheimer, Lamb & Lerch
19 Years of Active Zone Operations
Bayer Crop Science (Winner 2018 Success Story Challenge Operator/User category)
Foreign Trade Zones: Fostering US Competiveness in a Global Economy
Sean Lydon, Director, Sony Electronics Inc.
FTZ Success Story: Subzone 37D
Xylem, Inc. (Runner-up 2018 FTZ Success Story Challenge Operator/User category)
How the FTZ Program Can Improve Logistics
Curtis Spencer, IMS Worldwide, Inc.
Why Zones are Important to the Oil Refining Business
Vance Poe, ExxonMobil, and Mike Heldebrand, Ernst & Young, LLP
U.S. Drugmakers Maintain Competitive Edge Through FTZ Program
Impact on the Nation
These publications highlight how FTZs also benefit the U.S. through investment, the expansion of trade, and the creation of opportunities for small to medium sized manufacturers and Grantees.
44 Years of Activated Zones Projects
Greater Kansas City Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc. (Runner-up 2018 Success Story Challenge Grantee category)
Capital Opportunities in Foreign-Trade
Capital Region FTZ#121 (Winner 2018 Success Story Challenge Grantee category)
FTZ Distribution Centers Encourage US Investment
Brandi Hanback, Managing Director, Rockefeller Group
The Important Role of Foreign-Trade Zones in U.S. Trade Expansion
Lewis Leibowitz, Partner, Logan Lovells US LLP
FTZ T/IM Process Creates Exciting Opportunities for Small/Medium Sized Manufacturers and FTZ Grantees
Domenick Gambardella, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC