Expansion Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6655/more en Toledo Lands New Jeep Components Plant http://www.industryweek.com/operations/toledo-lands-new-jeep-components-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A partnership between Faurecia and Detroit Manufacturing Systems, the plant is expected to initially employ 140.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/toledo-lands-new-jeep-components-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/toledo-lands-new-jeep-components-plant#comments Expansion Management Leadership Operations The Latest Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:56:00 +0000 353341 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images What’s New? These San Diego Inventors Have the Answer http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/what-s-new-these-san-diego-inventors-have-answer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The annual inventor's contest at the San Diego Inventors Forum produces a wealth of "innovative, unique, and useful" products. Here are the winners and other leading contestants.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/what-s-new-these-san-diego-inventors-have-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/what-s-new-these-san-diego-inventors-have-answer#comments Expansion Management Innovation Technology The Latest Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:23:00 +0000 352091 at http://www.industryweek.com Uber to Launch Driverless Car Service in Pittsburgh http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-launch-driverless-car-service-pittsburgh <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Uber said the program would begin with the cars carrying company "co-pilots," engineers and safety personnel, after testing the cars in the western Pennsylvania city without passengers for months.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-launch-driverless-car-service-pittsburgh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/uber-launch-driverless-car-service-pittsburgh#comments Expansion Management Technology The Latest Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:33:00 +0000 349411 at http://www.industryweek.com Chicago's New MHUB to Spur Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/chicagos-new-mhub-spur-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“MHUB will unite the manufacturing sector with our vibrant technology-focused entrepreneurial scene, and will encourage new and existing manufacturing as a driver of growth for our city thanks to new applications in product development and manufacturing,” said Mayor Emanuel.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/chicagos-new-mhub-spur-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/chicagos-new-mhub-spur-manufacturing#comments Research & Development Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 18:05:00 +0000 341041 at http://www.industryweek.com MHUB Small Business Wins in Connecticut with Public Private Collaboration http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/small-business-wins-connecticut-public-private-collaboration <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Manufacturing Voucher Program, created by partnerships, provides funds which can be used to purchase specialized expertise including marketing, LEAN, compliance, and other technical help.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/small-business-wins-connecticut-public-private-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/small-business-wins-connecticut-public-private-collaboration#comments Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:47:00 +0000 334201 at http://www.industryweek.com Rowley Spring and Stamping Design for a New Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/design-new-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Joseph A Gonzalez, FAIA/Ghafari Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Woodward Inc., an aerospace and energy systems controls manufacturer that recently built three new U.S. facilities, sees good site planning and architecture as a recruitment tool and a way to save energy for its clients.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/design-new-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/design-new-manufacturing#comments Energy Management Strategic Siting Corporate Culture Recruiting / Retention Expansion Management Leadership Operations Workforce The Latest Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:37:00 +0000 319581 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Terraced landscaping and an attractive trellis&nbsp;provide&nbsp;a welcoming outdoor cafeteria/gathering&nbsp;space for employees at the Rockford building.&nbsp;</p> Ghafari Associates Kimberly-Clark Suspending Venezuela Operations Amid Crisis http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/kimberly-clark-suspending-venezuela-operations-amid-crisis <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Company said shutdown was due to years of grappling with soaring inflation and a shortage of hard currency and raw materials.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/kimberly-clark-suspending-venezuela-operations-amid-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-markets/kimberly-clark-suspending-venezuela-operations-amid-crisis#comments Emerging Markets Expansion Management The Latest Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:14:00 +0000 307631 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Matchmaking is Name of Game in Elk Grove, Illinois http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/manufacturing-matchmaking-name-game-elk-grove-illinois <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Elk Grove Village, located adjacent to O’Hare airport, is home to the largest industrial park in the U.S. with over 62 million square feet. Over 3,600 business call this city home and it’s the second largest manufacturing workforce in the state.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/manufacturing-matchmaking-name-game-elk-grove-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/expansion-management/manufacturing-matchmaking-name-game-elk-grove-illinois#comments Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:10:00 +0000 305181 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Permatron metal roll forming machine.&nbsp;</p> Making the New Markets Tax Credit Work in Maine http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/making-new-markets-tax-credit-work-maine <div class="field-byline"> Jim Oliver and Paul Scalzone </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How the Woodland Pulp company used funds for economically distressed areas to finance a plant expansion and workforce training.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/making-new-markets-tax-credit-work-maine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/making-new-markets-tax-credit-work-maine#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Recruiting / Retention Expansion Management Finance Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 05 Jul 2016 20:04:00 +0000 303841 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Workers at the new St. Croix tissue plant. The New Markets Tax Credit helped finance job creation and workforce training there.</p> Woodland Pulp Manufacturing Report Card: Which States Made the Grade? http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-report-card-which-states-made-grade <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>To measure manufacturing industry health, the group include three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-report-card-which-states-made-grade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-report-card-which-states-made-grade#comments Expansion Management Leadership The Latest Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:45:00 +0000 294401 at http://www.industryweek.com