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Forbes Last month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of the "payoff" that both sides of the Atlantic would experience from "a big trade zone with few barriers." She is right, and manufacturers in the United States and European Union know it.
Northern Life Joy Global Inc. announced Friday it was buying Mining Technologies International for $51 million Cdn. MTI, which is based in Lively but has offices across Canada and the U.S., manufactures underground mining equipment for North American markets. It employs about 250 people.
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Stamford Advocate Manufacturers across Connecticut are more upbeat about their position in the improving economy, but while state government has taken steps to create a business-friendly environment, they say more can be done. The Manufacturing Alliance of Connecticut, in its second annual industry-wide survey, found that while most manufacturers are forecasting increased employment levels, they have difficulty finding qualified employees.
FOX Business According to 3D printing reps, the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you. At the Inside 3D Printing Conference last week in New York City, industry insiders said that 3D printers could have the power to revolutionize American manufacturing.
Hunting Dearborn, Inc. Acknowledging the growing importance of additive manufacturing (3D printing) the UK’s Association of Industrial Laser Users last week hosted a workshop to "help attendees separate fact from over-sold fiction". The event was entitled Metal Additive Manufacturing: Opportunities in Applications and Improvements in Process Technology and took place in Sheffield, aka "the Steel City", which has long association with metals processing.
Aviation Week Pratt & Whitney’s president of aftermarket, Matthew Bromberg, predicts that maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) shops in the future will "print" the parts they need with additive manufacturing technologies, speeding up repair tasks and reducing stored inventory. "It will work. It will be efficient. It’s the way the industry will go," said Bromberg, speaking at Aviation Week’s MRO America conference in Phoenix on April 9.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
CNBC British manufacturing grew much more strongly than expected in February, another sign that the country's economy has kept up its strong pace going into 2014, official data showed on Tuesday. Manufacturing output expanded by 1.0 percent in February from January - its biggest increase since September last year - and was 3.8 percent higher than in the same month of 2013, the Office for National Statistics said.
The Sacramento Bee Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses.
Naylor, LLC
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Dayton Business Journal A local company hopes to take the aerospace market by storm with a new engine stand. Champion GSE is touting the first-ever, dual-purpose stand may be used for both the -1B and -2B GEnx engine platforms. The division of Springfield-based The Champion Co. unveiled the product late Tuesday at the MRO Americas conference.
Springfield News-Sun A Springfield manufacturer will add about 15 jobs and spend as much as $13 million to expand and buy new equipment to treat parts for Honda. The company, which is also investing as much as $3 million at a separate facility in Urbana, has seen steady growth in recent years and most recently expanded previously in 2009, said Joe Gummel, executive vice president of Parker Trutec.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Inside Indiana Business PDQ Tooling, an indexable cutting tool manufacturer for the production machining industry, announced plans today to locate operations in Columbia City, Ind., creating up to 45 new jobs by 2019. In the last few decades, Toyota has been a leader in implementing new technology on the plant floor — everything from robotics to automated processes that can churn out parts safely and far faster than with human interaction — and has succeeded because of that. But now the company seems to be turning back toward craftspeople who spend their days forging crankshafts by hand rather than programming machines to do the same work.
Forest City Gear Company
IndustryWeek Mazak Corp. said today it is doubling its support for its SME Education Foundation Mazak Manufacturing Technology Scholarship in response to the resurgence of manufacturing jobs in Ohio and surrounding states.
Telegraph & Argus A Morgan three-wheeler – a retro model successfully reintroduced by the prestige British sports car builder – will take centre stage at the opening of a Shipley factory extension in a couple of weeks. Components designed and produced by Centa Transmissions Ltd in Thackley Old Road are an integral part of the new model of which Morgan has sold more than 1,000 since its launch at the Geneva Motor Show two years ago.
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