Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly railed against Carrier Corp. for moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico last year, even as he profited from a family business that relies on Mexican labor to produce dye for ink pads, according to records reviewed by The Associated Press.
U.S. factories expanded at a robust pace in June, a likely sign of strength for the U.S. economy as new orders, production and employment each improved.
Chuck Jones grabbed headlines in December after he publicly accused then-President-elect Donald Trump of lying about how many jobs he was saving in a deal with furnace and air conditioner maker Carrier Corp.
Plant union president Don Zering said Thursday that about 110 workers remain at the factory, down from about 350 workers when the closing was announced in October.
Canada-based Multimatic Inc. says the 125,000-square-foot facility should be in operation in New Haven by the end of the year.
Stanley Black & Decker’s signs finally are coming down at the Best Access Solutions building at 75th Street and Binford Boulevard after a big acquisition in February by Dormakaba Group.
The American Iron and Steel Institute said Indiana was the top steel-producing state for the 42nd straight year during 2016.
American factories grew at a slightly faster pace in May, another sign that manufacturing remains healthy.
More than a year after the local shutdown announcement that landed Carrier Corp. in the national news, the manufacturer has finally released an official count of the number of jobs it plans to cut.
The company, which makes forklifts and other material-handling equipment, announced Tuesday that it will add 150,000 square feet to its complex, bringing the total to 1.3 million square feet.
Fast-rising CraftMark Bakery wants to sweeten its investment and hire 32 more workers by expanding production capacity at a $75 million headquarters and manufacturing facility built in 2014 in Indianapolis.
Crown Equipment Corp., which came to Greencastle more than 20 years ago, added a facility in New Castle in 2011 and now has 850 full-time workers in the state.
A Beijing-based manufacturer of brake and suspension systems has chosen the Indianapolis area as the site of its first U.S. production facility.
Companies are spending more on big-ticket items such as industrial machinery, and Americans are buying cars at near-record levels. Overseas growth has spurred more exports.
The manufacturer landed the local tax incentives in 2006, then closed its Indianapolis plant in 2015.
The person hired for the position is expected to help workers from Carrier Corp. and Rexnord Corp. who are about to lose their jobs—along with trying to help revitalize old industrial sites.
Saran, which does industrial finishing and machining work, told the Indiana Department of Workforce Development that it expects to close the local facility by June 30.
Milford, Ohio-based Buckhorn Inc., which makes plastic shipping containers, is expected to close its Indiana factory later this year as part of a consolidation.