- SPECIAL REPORTS
THUNDER BAY, ON—Trades workers and assembly line workers at Bombardier’s railcar assembly plant here are now on strike.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of submarines under a $95 billion Navy program.
Luck is the key to winning on slot machines, but not to being a successful manufacturer in the gaming markets industry. To achieve that, a company needs to have foresight and be innovative.
HAMILTON, OH—The 14,000-pound Turf Muncher from Mitchell Machine Works rides on wheels made in the USA by Hamilton Caster.
OWATONNA, MN—Daikin Applied Americas Inc., a manufacturer of commercial HVAC equipment, is investing $9 million to expand its assembly plant here, creating 40 jobs.
DUBLIN, VA—Volvo Trucks North America says it will invest $69 million in improvements at its New River Valley plant in Dublin.
FORT WORTH, TX—This photo essay provides a behind-the-scenes look at General Electric’s massive assembly plant here, a 1-million-square-foot factory where the company makes locomotives.
GREENVILLE, SC—General Electric Power & Water will invest $400 million over the next 10 years to construct a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility here. The facility is expected to open in 2015 and create more than 80 jobs.
MOSEL, WI—Kohler Power Systems has completed construction of a 105,000-square-foot addition to its generator assembly plant here.
Small gas engines are the lifeblood of the outdoor power equipment industry. They run all sorts of commercial and consumer devices, ranging from lawnmowers and generators to power washers and portable welders.