Online Features Archives

Manufacturers Remain Optimistic Despite Growing Concerns Around Strong U.S. Dollar

Manufacturing. Posted on:

U.S. manufacturers plan to hire skilled workers and invest in businesses, while overseas expansion declines, reflecting elevated concern regarding the strong dollar and increased foreign competition, according to PwC’s Q1 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.

Bayer HealthCare Announces Plans For Product Testing Facility In Berkeley, CA

Proposed Bayer testing facility in Berkeley. Posted on:

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer.

Leggett & Platt Bringing New Product Introduction Operation To Joplin, MO

Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group. Posted on:

To assist Leggett & Platt with its new Joplin operation, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has offered a strategic economic incentive package.

New Technology Center Of Excellence Complete In Monroe, LA

CenturyLink Center of Excellence. Posted on:

First announced in 2011, CenturyLink’s new Technology Center of Excellence will be home to 800 jobs in Monroe and result in 1,170 new indirect jobs in the greater Monroe area.

Corporate Directors Confront The Impacts Of Economic And Geopolitical Risks On Strategy

Economic disruptions. Posted on:

Shareowner activism, emerging technologies and regulatory activity, coupled with a rapidly changing global environment, will create an even more challenging role for corporate directors over the next decade.

New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit

107,000 square-foot ALMMII facility was previously used as the Mexican Industries headquarters, shown here before renovation. (PRNewsFoto/PM Environmental, Inc.) Posted on:

PM Environmental, Inc. acquires $1 million in funding to help revitalize abandoned auto company building into new American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

Universal Pasteurization Company Opening Facility In Chester County, PA

HPP System. Posted on:

The company received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development.