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There has been positive news recently about reshoring and the accompanying expansion of American jobs. In order to support this trend, economic developers must be fluent in the diverse costs and other risks companies need to assess when deciding where to produce, source, or locate. SelectUSA, the federal initiative to promote investment in the United States, will lead a discussion with University-Economic Development partners to highlight important considerations for companies in deciding whether to locate, expand, or return to the U.S. Additionally, the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program is another resource available to businesses seeking to regain their competitiveness against foreign-owned companies. Local economic developers interested in supporting their manufacturing base can assist local firms to access this federal program which offers a multitude of options including investment strategies intending to sustain and expand the U.S. job base.