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Allison, which makes automatic transmissions, acquired one of its long-time suppliers, plus a company that makes tools for that supplier.
Score one for J. Irwin Miller, who during his quarter century atop Cummins Inc. championed corporate social responsibility—a stance that put him at odds with economist Milton Friedman, the 20th century’s most prominent advocate of free markets.
Orders for transportation equipment powered the overall gain, rising 7%, the category’s strongest month in almost a year.
The Pittsburgh-based company says the East Chicago plant was underutilized because low-priced imports have captured roughly half of the U.S. tin products market.
Bigger cracks are forming across America’s manufacturing foundation after lackluster global demand and persistent trade tensions led to the first contraction in U.S. factory activity since September 2009.
The retirement of President and Chief Operating Officer Rich Freeland will spark several executive-level promotions at the Indiana-based manufacturer.
An affiliate of Germany-based Messer Group wants to build a new facility on the south side of Indianapolis for making atmospheric gases for health care providers, food processors, and glass and metal fabricators.
Companies banged up during the Great Recession a decade ago have been preparing for the next slowdown by keeping workforces lean, adding technology and avoiding excessive debt.
The manufacturer has reinvigorated its product line, brokered new partnerships, and greatly expanded its sales footprint, but the tune from parent New York-based Voxx International Corp. is far less melodic.
Allison attributed the increase in sales to higher demand in the North America On-Highway and Outside North America Off-Highway end markets.
Shares of the Columbus-based engine maker dropped in early trading after second quarter results missed analyst expectations, even though sales and profit were up over a year ago.
GCI Slingers said it will add 10,000 square feet to its existing 20,000-square-foot facility at 5005 W. 106th St.
Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as the automakers deepen their partnership to develop driverless and electric vehicles in an ultra-competitive landscape.
The newly merged company has big plans for broad rollout of the natural stone, which is considered superior to other types of limestone quarried throughout the world.
Morales Group is trying to combat the manufacturing skills gap by training workers and then making its associates feel valued and part of a team, thus making such careers more desirable and attainable.
The move comes as Cummins, long known as a diesel engine powerhouse, expands its efforts in alternative powertrain technologies.
Officials said the new project, combined with the Vehicle Environmental Test, or VET, facility announced earlier this year, would create more than 300 jobs altogether at Allison.