A large workforce, supported by a robust resource system, combined with a with a strong export market that is being bolstered through collaborative partnerships, is the basis upon which this particular iHub system is being built....More
The Japanese pharmaceutical company is relatively small compared with some of its European rivals, but it has launched an aggressive expansion strategy in recent years with a slew of acquisitions to expand its drug portfolio and commercial capabilities....More
The company, which is a subsidiary of Chinese automaker Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. produces power window regulators, electronic horns and other electronic parts for China’s auto industry....More
“As we continue on our Carnegie Way transformation journey and write the next chapter in the history of U.S. Steel, we are proud that our roots will remain firmly planted in Pittsburgh as we call the lower Hill our new home,” said U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi....More
In a move to help position the company to keep pace with a growing demand for the development of biologics, which currently represent nearly 50% of AstraZeneca’s (IW 1000/170) overall pipeline, the company announced plans to expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Md.
The more than $200 million project will increase production capacity. Biologics currently represents nearly 50% of AstraZeneca’s overall pipeline....More
The new manufacturing plant will take four years to build and will create 350-400 highly skilled jobs, including scientists, engineers and bio-process operators, and up to 1,000 temporary construction jobs....More
The building has been built making use of tens of 3M’s own inventions and innovations, such as the lighting technology, air and water filers, decorative films as well as 3M’s Very High Bonding (VHB) gluing technology used to glue together all glass panels in the building....More
In a deal with the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company will pay $55 million and avoid criminal prosecution under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by cooperating in the probe....More
The numbers are growing.
More U.S. companies are moving production back China, according to a new survey from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
This year 20% of the senior manufacturing executives at companies with sales of $1 billion said they are heading home from China. That compares to last year’s number of 13% to 16%.
And these plans are already in the works as 24%, compared to 17% -20% last year said they will take action within the near future. ...More
The program will focus on three areas of need: raising awareness of manufacturing jobs in the city’s and the region’s manufacturing sector; increasing capacity at existing workforce organizations to help them to match job seekers to jobs and training programs that meet the needs of area manufacturing businesses; and facilitating coordination through a web portal that will connect job seekers with training and employment opportunities....More