Tag Archives: expansion

Festovus

Automation company Festo expands Automation company Festo announced a major expansion to its Mason, Ohio facility Wednesday. Factory and process automation solutions provider Festo US announced plans Monday to invest some $90 million to expand its regional service and manufacturing center in Mason—a Cincinnati suburb and industrial hub—by 350,000 square feet, tripling the capacity of production, […]

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AeroMobile

Mobile, Ala., facility to double in area and employees AeroStar, an electromechanical company that maintains aerospace and aviation components, plans to expand its Mobile, Ala., facility in both workforce and square footage. The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce reportedly released information on the planned expansion March 1. Plans call for a 16,875-square-foot building to be added […]

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EMC Squared

Virginia service center expanding operations Electric Motor & Contracting will invest $3 million to expand its manufacturing operation in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia. The company has constructed a 22,500-square-foot expansion to its existing nuclear services building, which is used for servicing highly engineered critical rotating equipment for the commercial nuclear power industry. “EMC is proud […]

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Middle Ground

News from multiple locations right down the spine of the U.S. While worldwide conglomerates General Electric and Siemens made national headlines this week for undesirable reasons that are likely to have sprawling international ripple effects, a handful of examples of less-heralded companies made valuable additions or significant moves to locations in the heart of the […]

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Underwater Drones

Submarine robotics company expands geographic reach Aquabotix, an emerging underwater robotics company based in Fall River, Massachusetts, announced the addition of four new distributors to its global network September 25. The partnerships aim to help support the company’s global expansion and sale of its underwater robotics products, which include some science fiction-level stuff. The company ‘bots […]

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Solo Cooperatives

Solomon Corp. forms strategic alliance in Kansas A company that specializes in repair, remanufacture, and disposal of transformers and other electrical equipment for utilities and industry—Solomon Corporation— has formed a strategic alliance with Kansas Electric Cooperatives of Topeka, Kansas, as part of what it calls a large-scale expansion project. According to company officials, under terms […]

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Talking Turkey

Notes and numbers: Business briefs from the past week It’s about that time. EA rounds up news relevant to our industries—keeping an eye on the job market, the status of manufacturing, and the small business climate. Midwest malaise. If we were to report strictly on plant closings from the Midwest, we’d need to open up a support […]

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Risk and Reward

Panama Canal renovation complete The history of the Panama Canal is littered with obstacles, risk, and ultimately triumph. Its centennial anniversary and expansion project are officially no different. The renovation that took two years more than anticipated—and exceeded the initial budget by almost five billion dollars—was finally completed this week, and as natives of the country and investors […]

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Expansion Teams

Regal, JCI demonstrate two kinds of growth The Regal Corporation is expanding its presence in Australia. The electric motor, motion control, power generation, and power transmission product manufacturer, headquartered in Beloit, Wis., isn’t going unnoticed in the Aussie headlines. CCN (Climate Control News), the independent Australian publication “servicing the climate control industry and covering all […]

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