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Etheredge Opening New Location

Louisiana industrial service company will expand to Lake Charles Big news from the Bayou, as Louisiana state government announced a major development in the electromechanical industry Wednesday. Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards and Etheredge Industrial Services CEO Mike Etheredge announced the Shreveport-based company is creating a new machine maintenance, repair and overhaul facility near Lake Charles. […]

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Continental Drift

Company known for tires to retain nearly 450 jobs and brings an additional 130 jobs to Texas Technology company Continental is well into its rebrand (recall: “technology company” Continental) as we begin the ’20s. And although its far more than just a tire company, that’s still its bread and butter when it comes to manufacturing […]

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EBM-Papst: New Ribbon

German fan specialist invests $37 million, expects 200 jobs in Tennessee plant opening In an industrial park near Johnson City, Tennessee, ebm-papst has acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of land and plans to invest USD 37 million for the expansion of a new plant. The fan specialist has also acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of […]

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Record Re-a-shore-ance

Initiative brought back over 145,000 jobs to U.S. in 2018, per report In 2018 the number of companies reporting new reshoring and foreign direct investment (FDI) was at the highest level in history, up 38% from 2017, according to The Reshoring Initiative, a Sarasota, Fla.-based organization focused on bringing jobs back to the United States […]

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5 Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

Power distribution, substation, elevator maintenance, power plant operation A CNBC report using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled a list of the ten highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree in the United States right now. We break down half of those—which happen to occur in skilled sectors highly familiar […]

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Foxconn Drama

Foxconn lacking clarity, sowing doubt in Wisconsin two years in. Foxconn’s bold plans for the state of Wisconsin are under scrutiny amidst public relations confusion, scarcity of details, and lack of progress. The tech manufacturer was highly touted by everyone from Pumps & Systems to President Trump when it pledged to create at least 3,000 […]

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Manufacturing Optimism

Only problem: tackling skills gap becomes even tougher Optimism among manufacturers hits a high again in the latest quarterly survey of the sector. Slightly more than 92% of U.S. manufacturers responding to a survey from the National Association of Manufacturers say they are either “somewhat or very positive” about their companies’ outlooks, a record high. […]

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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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Back to Bass

130 jobs to reborn manufacturing facility in Missouri White River Marine Group, the manufacturing arm of Bass Pro Shops, announced February 21 that it plans to reopen its facility in Bolivar, Missouri in response to strong customer demand and an expanding market for its award-winning family of boat brands. The largest boat manufacturer in the […]

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Hog Wash

Harley-Davidson to shut down Kansas City plant, lay off 800 The most recognizable motorcycle manufacturer in the world, a brand long representative of American culture, will shut down a heartland facility by 2019 at the expense of 800 employees. Harley-Davidson announced Tuesday it will close its Kansas City production premises by next summer. Part of a […]

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