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One U.S. Factory Goes Global, While Trump Shrinks the World - The New York Times
If Big Ass Fans stands as refutation to the premature obituaries for American manufacturing, the people running the operation worry about a looming risk. Talk of trade hostilities from Washington could shrink the globe, potentially yielding policy that could limit American exports while impeding access to crucial components of manufacturing.
business-globalization  u.s.-manufacturing  kentucky  free-trade-agreements  government-policy  Around-the-web  OEMs  global-supply-chain  this-week-395 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
How hardware startups can find a good OEM in China - VentureBeat
You can’t rush into an OEM partnership. And while cost is a huge consideration — you can manufacture anywhere from 30 to 80 percent less in China — it most definitely shouldn’t be the determining factor.
offshoring  outsourcing  OEMs  china  Around-the-web  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Mitsubishi on U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance - IndustryWeek
Many international manufacturing firms, including Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, are working to strengthen and energize U.S. manufacturing and infrastructure, adding to the technological strength of the country while employing thousands of workers and providing needed skills and training.

At MHI, we believe that achieving a manufacturing renaissance will require a spirit of partnership – a solutions-focused approach that will truly move the world forward.
supply-chain  parts-suppliers  OEMs  business-globalization  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-390 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Suppliers turn to matchmaking events - Automotive News
Auto parts suppliers in Tennessee mingled and table hopped from customer to customer here last week in a bid to "speed date" their way to new business contracts.

It was the latest occurrence of a business development tool referred to as matchmaking, now gaining popularity across the Southern automotive supply base.
industry-reports  supply-chain  parts-suppliers  OEMs  automotive-industry  regional-reports  Tennessee  south-atlantic  south  Around-the-web  this-week-386 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Cogmedix Worcester, Massachusetts, Expansion Nears Completion - Area Development
Cogmedix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies Inc., and a leading medical device engineering and manufacturing services company, is near completion of a renovation project at its facility in Worcester, Massachusetts.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Massachusetts  new-england  medical  medical-device  medical-industry  manufacturing  OEMs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Axalta Coating Systems Upgrades Its Powder Manufacturing Center In Houston, Texas - Area Development
Axalta Coating Systems, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will undertake a modernization project to upgrade its powder manufacturing center in Houston, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  houston  manufacturing  OEMs 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Cheaper, faster, lighter: 3D-printed car parts are now a thing - Ars Technica
The company is now working on developing the technology to allow OEMs to manufacture components—in volume—with much lower capital costs and energy use than the conventional method.
3D-printing  additive-manufacturing  OEMs  automotive-industry  this-week-368  Around-the-web 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Ultrafab Expands Its Greer, South Carolina, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Ultrafab, Inc., an original equipment manufacturer of weather seals, is expanding its existing operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The expansion project is expected to bring more than $2 million in capital investment and lead to the creation of 34 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  south-carolina  south-atlantic  OEMs  greenville  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Dana Light Axle Products Expands Columbia, Missouri, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Dana Light Axle Products plans to expand its manufacturing plant in Columbia, Missouri. The facility currently produces parts for major OEMs including Ford, GM and Nissan. The company’s $39 million expansion is expected to create 135 new jobs over the next few years, as well as retain its current workforce of 90 team members.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  missouri  midwest  manufacturing  OEMs  automotive-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The Self-Driving Car… Science Fiction or Reality? - Area Development
OEMs and their suppliers, as well as technology companies, are all getting into the development of self-driving vehicles, while interest in rideshare is gaining.
area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  tech  high-tech  technology  OEMs  manufacturing  self-driving-vehicles  autonomous-vehicles  advanced-industries  advanced-technology 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
CLEANLIFE Energy Moves Headquarters To Downtown, Cleveland, Ohio - Area Development
CLEANLIFE Energy, developers of custom LED and power supply solutions for commercial, industrial, OEM and niche markets, relocated its headquarters to downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  cleveland  ohio  midwest  energy  headquarters  LED  OEMs  sustainable-energy  sustainable-development  sustainability 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
First Person: 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing - A Valuable Tool for OEMs - Area Development
One of Area Development’s staff editors recently interviewed Terry Wohlers about the state of the 3D printing industry, aka additive manufacturing, which has experienced enormous growth in recent years, going far beyond its original “prototyping” usage to become a manufacturing tool for end-use products in some of the world’s largest OEM production facilities.
area-development-features  Matt  additive-manufacturing  manufacturing  3D-printing  advanced-manufacturing  OEMs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Idemitsu Lubricants America Opens R&D Center In Wixom, Michigan - Area Development
Japan-based Idemitsu Lubricants America opened a Research & Development Center in Wixom, Michigan. The facility will focus on providing custom lubricant solutions to a variety of customers throughout North, Central and South America.
economic-development  site-facility-planning-this-week  area-development-news  Matt  Michigan  midwest  Japan  location-USA  FDI  automotive-industry  OEMs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Supplier Collaboration Critical to Success - IndustryWeek
A look at how Pratt & Whitney manages its extended supply chain reveals the importance of working with small suppliers and community colleges.
global-supply-chain  supply-chain  OEMs  community-colleges  aerospace  Around-the-web  applied-research  advanced-manufacturing  workforce-training  connecticut  maine  new-england 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
SMK Electronics Locates To Expanded Facility In San Jose, California - Area Development
SMK Electronics, a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of OEM remote controls and consumer electronics components, will relocate and expand its SMK and SMK-Link San Jose business offices to its new Northern California facilities at 2077 Gateway Place in San Jose, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  electronics-industry  manufacturing  OEMs  california  pacific-states  san-jose 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
MC Assembly Expands Manufacturing Center In Billerica, Massachusetts - Area Development
MC Assembly, a leading mid-tier electronics manufacturing services provider, is expanding its manufacturing presence in the high technology business hub in Billerica, Massachusetts.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Massachusetts  new-england  electronics-industry  high-tech  OEMs 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
German-Based LINDE + WIEMANN To Locate Manufacturing Hub In Hart, Georgia - Area Development
German-based LINDE + WIEMANN GmbH KG, a leading manufacturer of complex structural steel systems to automotive OEM’s worldwide, will establish a U.S. based assembly operation with associated national sales and distribution activities in Hart County, Georgia. The company’s first facility will initially employ approximately 200 people and represent a capital investment more than $35 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Georgia  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  germany  automotive-industry  OEMs  jobs  advanced-manufacturing 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
First Person: Auto Industry Comeback Presents New Opportunities - Area Development
Gifford provides us with some deep insights into how the comeback in the auto industry has given new opportunities to the hundreds of Tier 1 suppliers that provide millions of parts to the OEM assembly plants, what’s driving this supply chain, and the new competitive issues facing the U.S. automotive industry.
first-person  area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  OEMs  supply-chain  logistics  workforce 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
The Case for Supplier Parks in the Automotive Supply Chain - Area Development
With the auto industry in a cycle of growth, OEMs need to meet new industry standards while keeping costs in check; locating at a supplier park may help to achieve these goals.
area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  supply-chain  manufacturing  OEMs 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Lavelle Industries Expands Burlington and Whitewater, Wisconsin, Production Centers - Area Development
Lavelle Industries, Inc. is expanding to support growth in its Korky toilet repair products and OEM custom rubber molded parts at its production facilities in Burlington and Whitewater, Wisconsin. The expansion project is expected to total up to $15 million and create up to 90 new jobs at both locations over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  wisconsin  midwest  OEMs  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
OEM Industries Division of FNA Group Establishes Operations Hub In Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin - Area Development
The OEM Industries Division of FNA Group Inc., which manufactures pressure washers for home and industrial markets, is establishing a new manufacturing, distribution and R&D facility as part of a $3 million project expected to create more than 100 new jobs in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  distribution-facility  research&development  wisconsin  midwest  OEMs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Brose North America Opens $62 Million Manufacturing Hub In New Boston, Michigan - Area Development
Brose North America opened its new $62 million facility located near Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in New Boston, Michigan. The 380,000-square-foot manufacturing plant will support increased growth with Brose's domestically located OEM partners.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  michigan  midwest  detroit  automotive-industry  OEMs  manufacturing 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Tenneco Leases 150,000 Square Foot Facility In Louisville, Indiana - Area Development
Tenneco leased a 150,000-square-foot building on the America Place campus in the Louisville, Indiana region, where it will initially employ more than 250 workers. The building at River Ridge Commerce Center is designed for expansion as Tenneco’s local operations grow.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  automotive-industry  OEMs 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Innovative Machining Technology Invests $7.8 Million To Open Manufacturing Plant In Summerville, South Carolina - Area Development
Innovative Machining Technology, Inc., a global supplier of original equipment manufacturer components for the power generation industry, is opening a new manufacturing facility in Dorchester County, South Carolina. The $7.8 million investment is expected to create 45 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  OEMs  jobs  south-atlantic  south-carolina 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Mayville Engineering Company Invests $10 Million To Locate New Manufacturing Center In Atkins, Virginia - Area Development
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. will invest $10 million to expand its Virginia operations at a new manufacturing facility in the former Merillat plant in Atkins, Virginia. The company already operates a successful manufacturing facility with 83 employees in nearby Wytheville. The Smyth County project will create 160 new jobs in the Smyth County area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  virginia  south-atlantic  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  OEMs 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Senior Aerospace AMT To Open Satellite Operations Center In Charleston County, South Carolina - Area Development
Senior Aerospace AMT, a manufacturer of structural parts for leading original equipment manufacturers in the large commercial jet market, will open a satellite operations in Charleston County, South Carolina, creating 60 new skilled jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  charleston  jobs  aerospace  OEMs  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Auto makers, suppliers must cultivate strong relationships -
Without suppliers that original equipment manufacturers can count on, the automotive industry could not exist.
OEMs  automotive-industry  supply-chain  this-week-267  around-the-web 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Walmart's 'Made in USA' push exposes strains of manufacturing rebirth - Reuters
Suppliers trying to reshore production as part of the initiative by the world's largest retailer are running into practical problems as they try to restart long-idled corners of U.S. manufacturing.
walmart  supply-chain  OEMs  backshoring  this-week-266  around-the-web  skilled-labor 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
MC Assembly Plans Move To Larger Operations Center In Melbourne, Florida - Area Development
MC Assembly, a mid-tier Electronics Manufacturing Services provider, will be moving to a new facility inside the technology business hub in Melbourne, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-carolina  electronics-industry  florida-space-coast  technology  OEMs 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Brembo Opens Expanded North American Manufacturing Hub In Homer, Michigan - Area Development
Brembo, innovator of disc brake technology for automotive vehicles, opened its expanded North American manufacturing operations in Homer, Michigan. The investment, which will total more than $115 million dollars through the end of 2015, expands the facility that houses production of brake, disc, caliper and corner module manufacturing.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  michigan  midwest  automotive-industry  technology  manufacturing  headquarters  OEMs 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Novità Technologies Expands Its Hendersonville, Tennessee, Production Center - Area Development
Novità Technologies will expand its Hendersonville, Tennessee, operations by investing $3.2 million in building and infrastructure improvements to its existing facility at 175 Old Shackle Island Road.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  tennessee  south  automotive-industry  OEMs 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Constellium-UACJ Corporation Joint Venture Will Establish Aluminum Production Facility In Bowling Green, Kentucky - Area Development
As part of a joint venture, Constellium N.V. and UACJ Corporation will to build a $150 million, 225,000 square foot, aluminum production facility at Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The project, which will produce finished aluminum body sheets for cars and trucks, is expected to create 80 new jobs in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  jobs  kentucky  south  bowling-green  OEMs  automotive-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Stepping Up Your Game Through Productivity Improvement
Only those suppliers selling parts and components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) who improve their overall productivity faster than their competitors will continue to prosper as the economy revives and the OEMs keep driving relentlessly to cut their costs.
insider-92  area-development-features  manufacturing  OEMs  matt 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Why Are Automakers Pushing Further in Central Mexico? - IndustryWeek
Major OEMs are pouring money into the country, deemed the ideal export location for both North and South America.
OEMs  automotive-industry  mexico  nearshoring  NAFTA  this-week-242  around-the-web 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Trust in Manufacturing Has to be Earned - MDT
Treasa Springett, president of Donatelle, was a part of the staff written article, Not All Contract Manufacturers Are Created Equal. She took time to present a full array of responses that were not able to be included in the article, so they are presented here.
manufacturing  medical  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  this-week-237  medical-industry  OEMs  matt  medical-device 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Certified Sites Lower Risks and Increase Speed to Market for OEMs - Area Development Online
CSX’s site certification program complements Alabama’s own AdvantageSite designation; both of these programs ensure that proper due diligence has been performed on a site and it is ready for development.
manufacturing  automotive-industry  certified-sites  economic-development  alabama  site-selection  OEMs  matt  logistics 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
First Person: How One Regional Supplier is Investing to Meet the Demands of Reshoring OEM Customers - Area Development Online
Area Development speaks with Noel Ginsburg, CEO and President of Intertech Plastics, about the reshoring trend, why OEMs are returning to the U.S. to manufacture their goods, and the impact that’s having on his business.
manufacturing  reshoring  u.s.-manufacturing  first-person  economic-development  site-selection  OEMs  matt  logistics 
june 2013 by areadevelopment

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