MUNCIE, IN--Manufacturing jobs might be disappearing because of automation, but manufacturing productivity is actually up in this state and the nation, according to a new study from Ball State University.
SPARKS, NV--Three years ago, Tesla began construction of its Gigafactory here. This past weekend, the facility began battery production. By the end of 2018, it is expected to produce enough batteries for 500,000 cars, primarily the company's Model 3.
FORT MILL, SC—Schaeffler Group USA Inc., a manufacturer of precision components for the industrial and automotive sectors, has opened its expanded assembly plant and new administrative building here. The project is expected to result in more than 100 jobs.
HUNTSVILLE, AL—More production lines will arrive soon at the new Polaris assembly plant here. The company will transfer production of its Brutus, Bobcat and Gravely products to the new 910,000-square-foot factory, which opened in early November.
DAVENPORT, IA--Sterilite Corp. is planning to build a $73 million manufacturing and distribution plant here that will bring create up to 500 jobs. It will be the seventh plant in the United States for the company, which is the largest plastic housewares manufacturer in North America. More