The workers got a path to full-time status in contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and the company.
Security-products maker Allegion accelerates innovation
The manufacturer has created an innovation studio bent on getting products from concept to market in 120 days or less.Read More
Startup chocolate-maker plans to invest $2.4 million, add up to 71 jobs
Six-year-old SoChatti makes artisanal, vegan chocolate that is consumed in melted form.
colate consumption is in melted form. The company says it uses innovative warming methods that capture and preserve the flavors of chocolate.Read More
Eli Lilly to spend $400M on manufacturing expansion in Indy, add 100 jobs
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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill lashed out at Boeing on Friday after the release of a batch of emails and text messages in which company employees questioned the safety of the now-grounded 737 Max, called the aircraft a “joke.”
The manufacturing sector last year was rocked by slower global growth and the escalation of trade tensions between the United States and China.
Business is booming at Greenfield manufacturer ATMI Indy LLC, which is acquiring the property to accommodate the company’s growth.
Bankrupt supplier Takata faces a Dec. 31 deadline to show the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that as many as 100 million inflators containing a chemical drying agent will be safe long-term.
The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler reached a tentative agreement Saturday on a new four-year contract that includes a total of $9 billion in investments but still needs final approval from workers.
Cummins said the layoffs are part of a wider effort to trim up to $300 million in costs in response to a slowdown in sales demand.
Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker said last month that it was planning to cut $200 million in annual costs “from headcount actions across the company as well as executing some footprint rationalization opportunities.”
Founded in 1987, Motionwear manufactures dance and cheer outfits, gymnastics apparel and other girls’ activewear at two facilities on the south side of Indianapolis.
The company says the nearly $50 million it’s spent developing technology for new laser weaponry over the past decade is now threatened because of a dispute with a fellow military contractor.
The San Antonio facility has a throughput capacity of 21,000 barrels a day and produces diesel, jet fuel, gasoline and other jet fuel products.
The company says Sotero Ramirez and Robert Lemon downloaded thousands of files of valuable and confidential information in the days leading up to their resignations, amounting to theft of company property and a violation of their non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
Indianapolis-based mechanical contractor R.T. Moore Co. Inc. expects to create 40 jobs as part of the project, with average wages of about $32 per hour.
Twelve of 18 manufacturing industries contracted in October, led by primary metals, clothing and textile mills.
Abbott Laboratories announced plans Monday night to build a 120,000-square-foot facility in the NorthPoint Industrial Park along U.S. 31 where it will manufacture a heart valve repair device.
The deal, which includes modest improvements in pay for new employees and promises that the company will bring full-time temporary workers on permanently, passed this week after being voted on by GM’s 47,000 workers.
Grocery distributor SpartanNash is shutting down Fresh Kitchen, a prepared-meals division of Indianapolis-based Caito Foods Service that once held great promise.
Some workers question why union leaders agreed to let General Motors close three factories, wondering if corruption inside the UAW influenced the decision to side with the company.
Despite the monthly decline, factory output actually increased during the recently ended third quarter after falling for the first six months of the year.