The grants would lower barriers that manufacturers face when they try to digitize their operations by incorporating 3D printing, wireless infrastructure, energy resilience equipment, industrial internet-of-things sensors, cybersecurity and other smart technologies.
Allison Transmission sees first-quarter profit, revenue decline
The Indianapolis-based manufacturer took a blow in the first quarter due to the pandemic, but still turned in results that exceeded analyst expectations.Read More
U.S. manufacturing sees April decline as pandemic takes toll
The news was bad across the board: Production, new orders, hiring and export orders all fell faster in April than they did in March.Read More
Allison Transmission lands $162M government contract, cuts 272 jobs
The company, which shut down some of its production lines beginning March 30, said the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing it to cut 272 jobs.Read More
Factories’ new reality: Temperature checks, sanitizing, face masks
From production routines and work schedules to health screenings and visitor policies, Hoosier manufacturers say COVID-19 has forced them to rethink how they operate.Read More
It doesn’t appear as if those cutbacks will have a significant impact on Indianapolis, where Rolls-Royce employs about 4,000 people.
INOX Market Service announced Monday that it expects to open the 139,800-square-foot facility in Delaware County in the spring of 2021.
American industry was running at 64.9% of capacity last month, shattering the previous record low set in the Great Recession year 2009.
A Taiwan-based maker of silicon chips plans to build an advanced semiconductor factory that will create more than 1,600 high-tech jobs, officials announced Thursday.
President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of U.S. manufacturing and moving supply chains out of China, as he blamed that country anew for not doing enough to slow the pandemic.
Indiana native and Purdue graduate Robert Ulibarri, 37, has been named general manager for Saab’s aerospace facility in Discovery Park, where he will lead the advanced manufacturing and production for aerospace systems.
Mursix is producing 500,000 face shields a week. Buyers include hospitals, the state of Indiana and nursing homes.
The security-products maker, whose North American headquarters are in Carmel, exceeded analyst expectations despite a $96.3 million impairment charge because of COVID-19-related uncertainty.
Patrick William Kennedy was the fourth-generation president of three family-owned companies, an avid runner and an active participant in motorsports activities.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Indianapolis-based Fatheadz Eyewear and its production partners have started making personal protective equipment for front-line health care workers. Fatheadz CEO Rico Elmore said he shifted the company’s work to safety goggles, safety glasses and splash shields for many reasons, including keeping his employees working. The company is one of […]
Ireland-based Allegion said it will take actions to streamline its business and cut costs. The company’s North American headquarters is in Carmel.
Winnebago and other RV manufacturers temporarily idled their manufacturing plants last month after stay-at-home orders were issued in Indiana and other states where RVs are produced.
The engine-maker says it will close three Columbus manufacturing sites and one in Seymour until May 4. The news comes a day after the company announced that it would temporarily reduce the salaries of its U.S. employees by 10% to 25%.
The company, which has about 350 employees, makes medical-grade refrigerators, freezers and defrosters for vaccines, medicines, blood products and other perishable medical supplies.
The action affects employees as well as the Columbus-based engine maker’s CEO and board members. The company said it will re-evaluate the temporary pay cuts at the end of the second quarter.
The Trump administration says the looser mileage standards will allow consumers to keep buying the less fuel-efficient but safer-to-drive SUVs that U.S. drivers have favored for years.
General Motors said it is scheduled to start shipping ventilators as soon as next month from an automotive electronics factory in Kokomo.
Allison said it’s suspending some of its local production lines because the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted supply chains and weakened customer demand.