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Manufacturing to Grow 3.1% in 2014, 4.1% in 2015
MAPI also predicts 3.2% growth from 2016 to 2018
Chinese Textile Co. to Build its First US Manufacturing Facility
The Keer Group will invest $218 million South Carolina creating 501 jobs.
HP Opens Regional Industry Development Center in Arkansas
The company said the presence of three colleges and universities as one the key drivers for the project.
Five US Plants Get Upgrade from GM
Michigan, Ohio, Indiana plants will receive $1.3 billion.
Automotive Parts Supplier Expanding Tennessee Facility
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee, which supplies GM, Nissan and Toyota, is expanding plant to meet increased demand
Boeing to Add 5 New Research Centers in US
The centers will ‘accelerate technical capability in specific fields’ and build networks of collaboration with university, industry and government research.
Bell Helicopter to Build New Facility in Louisiana
The plant, which will product an updated version of its JetRanger called the SLS, is the latest in a series of aerospace industry project wins for Louisiana.
Toyo Tire Expands Plants in Georgia Added 650 Jobs
Japan-based company adds capacity to meet growing demand in North America.
Investing in Turkey's Medical Technologies Market
For many years, the US has been in the number one position among countries exporting medical devices to Turkey with a 25% market share.
Energy Revolution Results in Increased Manufacturing Demand
MAPI says lower natural gas prices, and less pressure on crude oil creates a competitive advantage for products from industries using natural gas.
Darpa Developing a Reusable-Spaceplane
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (Darpa) plans to develop a reusable-spaceplane launch vehicle with its new Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program.
Biofuels Manufacturer Opening Plant in North Carolina
This new plant will produce 20 million gallons per year of cellulosic biofuel from locally grown energy crops, agricultural residues, and woody biomass.
Growth Stabilizes in Asian Manufacturing for Q3
MAPI predicts GDP growth in Developing Asia to accelerate modestly from 6.3% in 2013 to 6.5% in 2014.
VW Investing $120 Billion Over Next 5 Years
CEO says despite uncertain economic environment, the company will invest in 'innovation and technology leadership to give us extra power on our way to the top.'
Ford Investing in Buffalo Plant
The company will hire 350 and retain 640.
India Invites Bids for $2.4 Billion Artillery Contract
On Bangladesh Factory Fire Anniversary Victims Demand Compensation from Western Companies
Ron Kirscht Builds Short-Run Expertise for Long-Run Success
Ebola Idles Nearly Half of Liberia Workforce
SUVs Rule the Road at LA Auto Show
Hyundai Shipyard Union Stages First Strike in 18 Years
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AstraZeneca Expands Maryland Biologics Manufacturing Center to Keep Pace with Growth
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China to Cap Coal Use at 4.2 Billion Tons by 2020
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Nov 14, 2014
CEO Mary Barra is Driving Culture Change at General Motors
GM CEO Mary Barra likens culture change to changing behaviors. The behaviors the company is working hard to impart are ownership, candidness, accountability -- and improvement....
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