Companies were described as “solid, but underperforming,” but the combined company’s product offering is expected to increase competitiveness.
Imation Corp. announced Tuesday plans to reorganize its manufacturing operations, including the closure of its Wahpeton, N.D., location and the elimination of approximately 675 jobs by mid-2009.
New post-graduate program for executive-level manufacturing employees expected to generate “300 visionary leaders in the manufacturing sector in the next three years.”
Solel is increasing its manufacturing capacity to meet demand for solar energy systems and for power plants it is building in Spain.
John Donovan has been named to the position, effective May 16, 2007.
Amtech will manufacture the vertical microwave systems through its Netherlands-based subsidiary, Tempress Systems.
Clariant’s Custom Manufacturing Business supplies a wide range of intermediates and actives ingredients for the agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and polymers industries.
The USW ratified a new five-year Labor Agreement covering approximately 900 workers at Rexam Beverage Can North America Co.
Under an agreement that went into effect at the end of April, ANI will assume control over operations at Solvay’s Main Street and hormone facilities in Baudette, Minn.
The National Association of Manufacturers submitted comments Monday to the Environmental Protection Agency voicing concern over proposed changes to the New Source Review (NSR) program.
Company had forced layoffs in January; 63 employees took voluntary severance deals, most of the 78 who were laid off will be rehired.
Media reports speculate that Arcelor Mittal is interested in bidding for AK Steel, but AK Steel execs and union refuse to comment.
Agilent will license automotive network design, test and validation tools from Mentor Graphics.
Japanese economic panel says Japan will be left out of global competition if it does not sign free trade agreements with the United States and the European Union.
Standardization, Retail And Government Mandates Will Drive Growth Of North American Passive RFID Readers MarketMay 7, 2007 8:01 am | by Anita LaFond, News Editor | News | Comments
As more companies and the government require items to be tagged for inventory tracking, the passive RFID industry is projected to increase to $241.6 million by 2013, according to Frost & Sullivan analysis.
While testing a backup propane fuel system, three workers died in an explosion that injured four dozen others; OSHA fined the company $56,000 for eight violations and the families of the employees who were killed have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company.
Acquisition will increase BAE Systems’ presence in the defense and aerospace market.
According to a report by CBI and Experian, business confidence for the UK is high across all regions, with an optimistic outlook for the year.
Members of the International Association of Machinists, who work at the HamiltonSundstrand aerospace plant, have approved a new three-year labor contract Sunday.
Ford Puts Plants On Pause: Cleveland Casting Facility To Be Idled, Cleveland Engine Plant #1 Will Curtail ProductionMay 7, 2007 6:02 am | by Anita LaFond, News Editor | News | Comments
Decisions are part of company's restructuring plan; casting plant has 1,218 workers, engine plant employs 577 people.