Manufacturer picks Preble County for new facility, 140 jobs
Preble County beat out four other states for a new manufacturing facility that will mean 140 new jobs.
Pratt Industries has selected Lewisburg for a state-of-the-art facility that will house its division, Lewisburg Corrugating.
The project is expected to create $8 million in new annual payroll with the new jobs within three years.
Preble County has been looking to win the project for at least six months, and the state of Ohio approved a 65 percent, 10-year tax credit in July to help incentivize th
DBJ Names Winners of Manufacturing Awards
The winners have been named for this year's Dayton Business Journal Manufacturing Awards after Thursday night's awards banquet at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton.
Awards for first, second and third places were handed out in the categories for the second year in a row. More than 200 people attended the dinner.
Innovation Urgency: A Framework For Success?
Today’s speed of business waits for no leader. The stark reality of today’s highly competitive markets is that if you don’t innovate rapidly, effectively and continuously – well, you probably won’t be around very long.
Simulation Software Portal for Manufacturers Unveiled by PolymerOhio
Available to manufacturers nationwide, the Manufacturing and Polymer Portal provides affordable online tools that improve cash flow and spur growth, to be demonstrated in complimentary webinar
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19, 2013 — PolymerOhio today unveiled the Manufacturing and Polymer Portal, a new web-based platform specifically designed to deliver affordable access to advanced simulation software that increases the productivity of small- and medium-sized manufacturers (SMEs) nationwide.
It’s Time For Manufacturing To Drive Innovation: GE Research
“Manufacturing must change to drive growth in today’s more competitive environment,” said Christine Furstoss, technical director for manufacturing and materials technologies at GE Global Research during her keynote speech earlier today at the 2013 Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Florida.
“And if we are going to think about manufacturing as the growth engine in an organization, we now need to think very differently about the role manufacturing plays.“
"In the past,” noted F
Illinois Department of Transportation Multi-State Locomotive Procurement Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP)
On Thursday, August 8, 2013, The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced a Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Multi-State Locomotive Procurement.
Manufacturing Technologies: Class of 2013 Success Story
Devyn Greenich, a recent graduate of New Philadelphia High School, was a college freshman when enrolling in Buckeye Career Center’s Precision Machining program at the start of Grade 11.
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Northrop Grumman wins $555 million Air Force deal
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has landed a more than half-billion dollar deal to modernize the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk fleet.
The Department of Defense late Monday announced the $555 million contract, which includes engineering work, design, development and retrofits for the unmanned aircraft systems, also known as UAS’ or UAV’s. It falls under Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.
Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.
GM to invest $16B in U.S. operations
General Motors Co. will spend about $16 billion to bolster its U.S. plants during the next three years, according to Bloomberg, and that bodes well for the Dayton region.
While GM closed its Moraine truck assembly plant more than four years back, it still has a big impact here.