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International Business Times Since February 2010, the U.S. manufacturing industry, which appeared to be in a terminal decline for more than 30 years, has added more than 554,000 jobs to the workforce, according to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. However, in that same time frame, men have gained 565,000 jobs in the sector and women lost 11,000 jobs, lowering female representation in the sector to 27 percent, the lowest it's been since 1971.
Industry Week A rising tide of positive factors bodes well for a rebound in the manufacturing sector, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook. Manufacturing industrial production increased at a 1% annual rate during the third quarter of 2013, but production has rapidly accelerated in the fourth quarter.
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Manufacturing Business Technology With the end of the year approaching, manufacturers are looking forward into next year and the trends that matter to them.
The Philadelphia Inquirer In a bright aviation hangar in Northeast Philadelphia - a factory where dozens of helicopters are manufactured each year - the mood was upbeat Thursday as government officials and business leaders drew a brighter picture for the future of manufacturing in Philadelphia.
Hunting Dearborn, Inc.
The Guardian Buy British campaigns, which once swam against the tide of globalisation, are now the "cool, sensible, business-friendly thing to do", Vince Cable will say as he hails signs of a reversal of the trend for moving manufacturing operations to emerging countries such as China. The business secretary will say UK manufacturing is "becoming great again" as companies are turning their backs on China in the face of rising wages there.
Spartanburg Herald Journal Beginning in February, the Corporate & Community Education Division will offer the program, South Carolina Manufacturing Certification. It is a five-week course and funded through the state. The certification is an entry-level program for advance manufacturing certification. The course requires 200 hours of training in three programs, plus 40 hours of hands-on laboratory training.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
The Business Journal Rexnord Corp. said Tuesday that it has purchased Precision Gear Holdings LLC, which owns Antigo-based Merit Gear LLC and Precision Gear LLC, in Twinsburg, Ohio, for $78 million in cash.
New Hampshire Union Leader Iberdrola Renewables, the Spanish energy company headquartered in Portland, Ore., has formally submitted an application to the Site Evaluation Committee to build the Wild Meadows Wind Farm in Danbury and Alexandria, promising a huge tax-dollar windfall to both towns.
Naylor, LLC
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
The Business Journal Production of the engine that will power the $4.5 million HondaJet small business aircraft is expected to begin in Burlington during the second half of 2014, GE Honda Aero Engines officials said Thursday.
Industry Week Daimler said on Thursday it will partner with Aston Martin to build new engines for the British luxury brand's next generation of models. "The technical partnership will allow Mercedes-AMG (a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler) and Aston Martin to develop bespoke V8 engines supporting Aston Martin's launch of a next generation of models," the two car makers said.
Electric Light & Power A total of 38 General Electric (GE) 1.6 MW wind turbines will power the Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya, which is being developed by Aeolus Kenya and constructed by Iberdrola Engineering. Following the wind power project's commissioning, the 61 MW wind farm will generate enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of 150,000 homes in the country.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Chromalloy has entered into three significant new long-term parts and service agreements with aircraft engine producer Pratt & Whitney, for manufacturing and supply chain activities on the new PurePower PW1100G-JM engine, and to provide aftermarket support on legacy engines.
Planning is already underway for the 2014 Fall Technical Meeting, to be held October 12-14, 2014, in Crystal City, VA (near Washington, DC). Attendees from all over the world are anticipated. To get things rolling, AGMA is soliciting technical papers. Abstracts due at AGMA Headquarters on January 15.Complete information on the AGMA website.
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