Category Archives: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Day 2015 celebration at Pontotoc Tech.

ADA, Okla. — Oct. 2 is Manufacturing Day 2015, and Pontotoc Technology Center will host a special event to celebrate the occasion. Students, parents and community members are invited to attend presentations focused on today’s manufacturing envir ...

Avantech tooling expansion in Baxter.

BAXTER, Minn. — Construction has begun on a new facility for cast and CNC aluminum tooling maker Avantech in Baxter. The company, which is building in the Baxter Industrial Park, also plans to create 12 jobs by 2018. Avantech, which currently has 85 em ...

Carhartt creating 215 jobs in Dearborn HQ expansion.

DEARBORN, Mich. — Carhartt plans to invest $18.6 million expanding its Dearborn headquarters, adding space and employees. The maker of rugged work apparel expects to create 215 jobs within the next three years. Traditionally, Carhartt sold its cloth ...

Port San Antonio to add 5,000 jobs by 2020.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Port San Antonio President and CEO Oland Mower unveiled an ambitious goal to add 5,000 new jobs by 2020. The plan involves working with tenants at the former Kelly Air Force Base and public partners in order to modernize the prop ...

New eco-friendly Reno plant to add 60 jobs.

RENO, Nev. – Global services provider AZZ Galvanizing Services will open early next year and plans to hire as many as 60 employees within the first three years. The plant, which will be the latest in a network of 43 AZZ hot-dip galvanizing plants in Nor ...

Subaru gearing up expansion, jobs in Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) is expanding its operations in Lafayette. The auto maker is investing $140.2 million in the expansion, which is creating, 1,204 jobs in the next two years. SIA will increase its production capacity by ...

Boeing will repurpose Macon plant.

ATLANTA — Boeing will invest $81.7 million to retrofit and equip its defense-related facility in Macon-Bibb County for the manufacturing of 747-8 fuselage panels, creating up to 200 jobs over the next three years. The Boeing 747-8 is a modernized versio ...