GREENVILLE, SC—GE Power has opened a new $73 million Advanced Manufacturing Works here. The state-of-the-art facility will be used to drive innovation and apply new manufacturing technology to the production of turbines and other machines.
Times were tough for the Timken Co. at the start of the 21st century. In March 2000, the Canton, OH-based manufacturer of antifriction roller bearings and related components announced plans to cut 600 jobs worldwide—after having trimmed 1,700 jobs in the previous two years. It also closed plants in Australia and England, and was relying more heavily on sources of steel outside the United States.
WASHINGTON—Orders for big-ticket goods surged in January. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new orders of durable goods increased 4.9 percent last month, topping the median estimate of 2.9 percent that economists had been expecting.
AUGUSTA, GA—Textron Specialized Vehicles, the company behind E-Z-GO golf carts, plans to build a new assembly plant here and add up to 400 jobs. The $40 million facility will be built on a 238-acre site near the’ existing Augusta plant.
ASSEMBLY is excited to invite you to The ASSEMBLY Show in 2016. After another successful event in 2015, we are looking forward to bringing back this exclusively assembly focused tradeshow for another incredible year! Our event mission and commitment to you remains the same - helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn, share and explore all things "assembly". Read More