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Delphi Invests $15 Million in Mississippi Assembly Plant

April 14, 2014

BROOKHAVEN, MS—Delphi Automotive is investing $15 million to upgrade its assembly plant here. The project will include new equipment and other improvements.


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Flextronics Unveils Highly Flexible Assembly Line

April 7, 2014

MILPITAS, CA—Flextronics has installed a flexible automated assembly line at its factory here that can be quickly changed to adapt to new products or production processes.


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Contract Manufacturer Opens New Assembly Plant in Wisconsin

April 3, 2014

NEENAH, WI—Plexus Corp. has completed the relocation of employees to its new $50 million manufacturing plant. Some 1,100 Plexus employees and 200 temporary employees now work at the facility.


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Apple Seeks to Automate Battery Assembly

March 24, 2014

CUPERTINO, CA—Apple is working to manufacture iPhone batteries on fully automated assembly lines this year, supply chain sources claim. The company is interested in reducing the manpower needed to make its products, due to rising wages in China.


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Supercomputer Manufacturer Doubles Manufacturing Space

March 12, 2014

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI—Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc. has doubled the size of its manufacturing space here.


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Mississippi Manufacturer Invests $11 Million in New Assembly Plant

March 5, 2014

SHANNON, MS—General Atomics will move production of its electromagnetic components to a state-of-the-art assembly plant here. The project represents an $11 million investment and will create 80 new jobs.


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IBM May Sell Chip-Making Business

February 10, 2014

ARMONK, NY—IBM is considering selling its chip manufacturing business.


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EMS Provider Installs New High-Speed Assembly Line

February 6, 2014

VICTOR, NY—Electronics manufacturing services provider Redcom Laboratories Inc. has installed a new high-speed surface mount assembly line at its headquarters here.


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Connector Manufacturer Installs Automated Assembly Line

February 5, 2014

SEABROOK, NH—Connector manufacturer Ardent Concepts has installed a new automated assembly system at its factory here.


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Seminars to Cover Rework of Advanced Packages

February 3, 2014

GARDEN GROVE, CA—Metcal has scheduled a series of day-long seminars throughout the country on the latest techniques to rework and repair advanced packages.


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Lenze Americas Opens Assembly and Logistics Center in Illinois

On September 25, 2012, Lenze Americas held a grand opening at its new mechanical product assembly and logistics center in Glendale Heights, IL. The facility supports electromechanical product manufacturing operations for the Americas region.

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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.

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