Tag Archives: expansion

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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