Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to join Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on Wednesday morning at the grand opening of an auto parts supply company expected to employ about 500 people. Detroit Manufacturing Systems on Southfield Road is expected to bring hundreds of high-tech, automotive interior component assembly jobs to the city.
Nippon Thermostat of America is planning to expand its facility in West Virginia's Putnam County, creating 30 jobs. West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the company is expected to invest $4 million in the expansion that will more than double the current workforce at the plant.
Two of Michigan's most prominent political figures plan to attend a ceremony at which one of the state's biggest egg producers shows of its new $11 million feed manufacturing facility. It'll produce 7,200 tons of conventional and organic feed per week at the site of its egg production complex.
Shell Oil Co. is years away from building a huge petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, but the company is already reaching out to the local community and getting a wholehearted welcome. Dan Carlson, a Shell general manager, spoke to a gathering of about 50 people Wednesday night at a high school auditorium in Monaca where the company hopes to build the multibillion dollar plant.
Mister Bee, established in 1951, shut down in November and filed for bankruptcy protection. James Richard "Rick" Barton and Randall Holden bought the company's assets earlier this year. Barton and Holden are veterans of manufacturing. They are among the founding partners of Wincore, a Parkersburg-based manufacturer of windows and doors.
Honda's new Accord sedan to be unveiled Monday at a central Ohio plant has led to more than $220 million in investments and more jobs in two of its other Ohio plants, with companies that supply Honda with products and services also getting a boost.
The Anderson City Council gave approval to a $14 million tax abatement request from Nestle on $166 million in new equipment.
Sewon America Inc. will invest $10 million to create 150 jobs and better supply Kia's Georgia plant and Hyundai's Alabama plant.
Commonwealth Laminating & Coating will invest $5.45 million in its second expansion in less than a year, creating 60 jobs.
voestalpine Metal Forming will invest $62 million in the metal pressing plant, which will host an estimated 220 jobs once completed.
The Kansas Dairy Ingredients plant is the result of a $20 million investment, and will employ 60 people when it is finished.
The company will close facilities in Mexico and Houston, Texas, and invest $720,000 to move factory operations to Clarksdale, Miss.
Alabama's governor says the state will provide $5 million and job training to Austal USA to help the shipbuilder add up to 1,000 jobs in Mobile.
Genessee A&B will spend $2.1 million to expand the company's plant in Mount Juliet and create 34 additional manufacturing jobs.
Farbest Foods is set to break ground on a $70 million plant in southeastern Indiana that it says will employ hundreds of people.
Solar company Schletter Inc. will create 300 jobs by the end of 2016 and invest more than $27 million in its facility in Shelby, N.C.
Zeller employs 240 people, including 60 degreed engineers, and has operations in Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo, New York; Foxboro, Massachusetts; and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Zeller expects full year 2012 sales of approximately $80 million.
The Japanese company that owns Seymour Tubing Inc. will buy $20 million in new equipment to help retain 460 jobs and add 20 more.
Boeing invested more than $100 million in the 64,000-square-foot plant, adding 350 workers since breaking ground two years ago on the new space.
Cheniere is working to renovate a natural gas liquefaction terminal near Cameron, La., so it will be able to export U.S. liquid natural gas.
The $1 billion plant, expected to open by the end of 2013, will make silicon that is used primarily in solar panels.
A Deloitte report says America can reverse the decline in the manufacturing industry, but only if it encourages innovation, trains workers and addresses tax reform and regulations.
Toyota's top U.S. sales executive sees his company hiring more people to build more cars in North America with a recent $1.6 billion investment.
The decision was made due to strong airplane sales, as the company has a backlog that is "disturbingly healthy."
Company executives have said the $50 million, 650,000 square-foot distribution center in Macon will employ more than 200 workers.