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The Wall Street Journal has up an interesting article and graphic about these hub cities that are flourishing on specific industries.

It’s a lesson that’s all too easy to forget in a world driven by mobile devices, cloud computing and home offices. There are big benefits to setting up shop in the right spot—especially among lots of peers in the same field.

Just ask sports-gear makers in Ogden, Utah. Or health-care companies in Nashville. Or nanotechnology researchers in Albany, N.Y.

Some examples from the article include:

  • Outdoor Sports Gear – Ogden, Utah
  • Nanotechnology – Albany, New York
  • Beer Brewing – Asheville, North Carolina

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