Alaska Manufacturing: Pacific Rim Power
The state of Alaska, partly due to its regional proximity, is often overlooked when looking at significant areas of manufacturing in the United States. However, in a conversation with Steve Engelhardt of Industry Today, Bill Popp, president and CEO of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, talks about the many positive signs springing up, how manufacturers adapt to Alaska’s regional makeup, and why his state’s geographical location could soon transition to a massive strength in facilitating greater economic success.
Composites Manufacturing is Big Now – and Here’s Why
Greater use of automation, out-of-autoclave tooling, ceramic matrix composites and processing for structures - plus more integration of natural fibers, bio-resins, and other “green” materials and processes – are among the main trends projected to dominate the composites manufacturing landscape in the months ahead, experts say.
National Fund for Workforce Solutions
How On-the-Job Training Can Help Close Manufacturing Skills Gap
With thousands of jobs going unfilled and many more expected to become available due to impending retirements, the urgent need to build a more robust workforce pipeline in advanced manufacturing is critical for America’s competitiveness.
S.C. Department of Commerce
South Carolina Posts Record Year for Export Activity
South Carolina again posted a record year for export activity, with more than $26.1 billion in goods sold last year to 202 countries around the globe, according to state and federal officials.
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Virginia Manufacturers Association
Lovers? Virginia Is For Manufacturers
The state of Virginia can be characterized by a diverse landscape, with beaches dotting its coast, the city of Washington D.C. bordering and influencing its north, and a deep-seeded, rich, rural landscape spanning across the south and west.
Soaring into Tomorrow
There are few industries that can claim to have as far reaching of an audience as the aviation industry. Whether it’s commercial airliners soaring up above in the sky, cargo planes moving shipments of goods all around the world, or military jets zooming through the air thousands of miles away performing operatives, the components inside them that make them go are what defines the entire industry. So, when a new technology emerges that is set to redefine the efficiency and effectiveness of the way these planes fly, it’s big news.
An Investment Strategy That is Paying Off
Brazil’s largest producer of agricultural machinery invests in constant evolution in one of the country’s most important industries. Reuben Ford reports on the company’s strategy for success.
Stara SA manufactures the broadest range of agricultural machines, and offers the best-prepared after-sales service in Brazil. With over 50 years of steady growth, Stara invests in its plants and people to ensure opportunities for growth.
Back to Life
Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler Group has come off of life support to become a revitalized enterprise. Resurrected from bankruptcy, but with no powertrain strategy, the Detroit automaker has turned things around – thanks to high-level management ideation and a CEO’s strong commitment.
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Why Are More Buying Bayer in Brazil?
This traditional global pharmaceuticals giant has unprecedented growth in Brazil. Reuben Ford analyzes the market catalysts of an emerging economy.
Founded 150 years ago in Germany, Bayer is one of the oldest and strongest brands in health care, science and agricultural chemicals.
T-REX Engineering + Construction
Succeeding Above Sea and Below
T-REX Engineering and Construction represents one of the premiere engineering and fabrication companies in the offshore equipment industry. The company, founded in 2008, has steadily grown since over the years and is now making its splash all over the Gulf of Mexico.
A Chef’s Best Friend
Where there is a kitchen, there is an assortment of items under the iconic brands owned and manufactured by World Kitchen, just waiting to be used to prepare, cook and serve tasty dishes by millions of consumers worldwide. How does this manufacturer deliver reliable solutions and smart kitchen and household advancements on a daily basis? Leo Rommel reports.
Pennsylvania Association of Manufacturers
Can Pennsylvania Ignite An Energy Revolution?
There’s a potential manufacturing revolution on the horizon for the state of Pennsylvania. The state’s territories currently sit on vast areas of untapped natural resources that, if utilized, could give the northeastern United States its first major player in the large-scale production and distribution of natural resources, officials say.
Hit the Lights
Pacific Insight Electronics has become the go-to company for automotive manufacturers who want next-generation LED lighting in their vehicles. Lorie Greenspan reports on how the company has become a leading supplier to automotive makers of state-of-the-art interior lighting systems.
Markel Bakery Group
High Ambition: How Will the Markel Bakery Group Achieve its Aim?
As Virginia-based Markel Bakery Group strengthens its worldwide presence, the Group aims to define the next big thing in baking. CEO Ken Newsome describes for Dan Harvey how this vision will become reality.
Where is Motoman Marketing a Different Concept?
The Brazilian arm of this Japanese robotic technology giant adapts to suit the demands of a progress-hungry market. Reuben Ford finds out how extending global services and applications is just the strategy for success in Latin America.
A Partner for Life
This service provider for mining and mineral processes covers the complete life cycle of all types of ore and invests in developing sustainable technologies. Reuben Ford describes the evolution of one of Brazil's most important industry partners.
Containing All of Your Needs
Sea Box Inc. represents a company that has facilitated a ‘Can-do’ attitude into success. Its Vice President of sales, Nick Catanzariti, discusses how the company has grown from its humble beginnings into one whose products today are at the top of their class and whose highly customizable nature is commanding the attention of more and more industries. Steve Engelhardt reports.