INDIANAPOLIS—Manufacturing employment increased in Indiana for a fourth straight year, according to data compiled by Manufacturers’ News Inc. Indiana manufacturers added 7,447 jobs from April 2014 to April 2015.
INDIANAPOLIS—Jet engine maker Rolls-Royce Corp. is planning to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to upgrade its assembly plant here, a project that would bring the factory up to par with newer company facilities elsewhere.
GREENSBURG, IN—A labor dispute involving dockworkers that has crippled international trade through the West Coast’s seaports has prompted Honda to temporarily cut production at its southeastern Indiana plant because of a parts shortage.
HAMMOND, IN—Auto parts supplier Lear Corp. is looking to fill 200 openings at a job fair here Thursday. The company is looking to fill multiple positions at its seat factories in Hammond and Portage, IN.
DETROIT—Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General LLC will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multiyear contract with the German automaker. AM General will make the R-Class SUV at its commercial vehicle plant in Mishawaka, IN, for export to China.