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Airbus Seeks Manager for Mobile Assembly Plant

December 4, 2013

MOBILE, AL—Airbus is seeking candidates for an aircraft conformity manager for the $600 million A320 final assembly line under construction here.

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Missouri Makes Push for Boeing Assembly Plant

December 2, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY, MO—Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will press state legislators next week to provide up to $150 million a year in tax breaks and other incentives in hopes of luring Boeing Co.’s 777X commercial airplane assembly plant to his state.

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Capital Spending Survey: Assembly Plants Boost Spending on Manufacturing Equipment

December 1, 2013

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management.

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Thousands Attend Assembly Show

December 1, 2013

A wealth of new technologies was on display at The Assembly Show.

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Boeing to Pick New New Manufacturing Location Within Three Months

November 21, 2013

CHICAGO—Boeing will move swiftly to locate its 777X assembly line, making the decision within three months. Boeing announced it would look for alternatives outside Puget Sound, after International Association of Machinists members rejected an eight-year contract extension that would have kept the project in Everett, WA.

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BAE to Build $39 Million Assembly Plant in Indiana

November 20, 2013

FORT WAYNE, IN—British defense contractor BAE Systems plans to build a new $39 million assembly plant near Fort Wayne International Airport.

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Machinists Union Rejects Boeing Contract

November 15, 2013

SEATTLE—Boeing machinists soundly rejected an eight-year labor contract extension on Wednesday that would have let them build the company’s newest jetliner in Washington, a historic decision that could forever alter the course of Boeing's 97-year presence in the state.

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Boeing Begins Construction on New SC Assembly Plant

November 14, 2013

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC—Boeing broke ground on another assembly plant here Tuesday. The facility will make jet engine air inlets and could one day be expanded to make a variety of propulsion components.

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Raytheon to Expand Mississippi Assembly Plant

November 13, 2013

FOREST, MS—Raytheon is expanding its radar manufacturing facility here as it anticipates growth in the airborne radar and electronic warfare markets. The defense contractor plans to add 20,000 square feet of space and increase its workforce by 150 employees.

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Pratt & Whitney to Invest $275 Million in Canada Assembly Plant

November 13, 2013

LONGUEUIL, QC—Pratt & Whitney Canada will invest $275 million during the next five years to build a new facility here to make complex components for jet engines.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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