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Bosch Rexroth to expand production capabilities in China

February 8, 2005

Over the next three years, Bosch Rexroth AG will invest 83 million euros to expand its production capacities in China, beginning with constructing a new factory in Beijing in 2005. Among the products...

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AIDA appoints two presidents

February 8, 2005

Following its recent acquisitions of Manzoni and Rovetta, AIDA has announced that Troy Roberts was named president of AIDA-America and Masaharu Sakaki was named president of AIDA-Europe. Both men...

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Aluminum finds new use

February 8, 2005

Anheuser-Busch has launched new aluminum bottles for its Michelob, Michelob Light, and Anheuser World Select beers. The aluminum-bottled beers are available at select bars and clubs in Atlanta;...

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TRUMPF names training manager

February 8, 2005

TRUMPF Inc. has named Annette Doyle as training manager.Doyle is responsible for the company's training program that offers classes for customers with new or previously owned equipment. She is...

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Lockheed Martin team constructing new combat ship

February 8, 2005

The Lockheed Martin team cut steel for the U.S.'s first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) early this month, marking the start of fabrication at Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis. The team will deliver the...

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Aluminum USA 2005 to stress innovation

February 8, 2005

The biennial Aluminum USA 2005 Show and Conference will take place at Chicago's McCormick Place Complex on March 7–:10, 2005, under the theme "World-Beating Manufacturing Through Aluminum...

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Japanese steel industry welcomes end to dumping case

February 7, 2005

"The Japanese steel industry is gratified that the U.S. steel industry has chosen not to appeal the decision of the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) uupholding the March 2000 determination of...

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Manufacturing employment declined in January

February 4, 2005

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 146,000 in January and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Job growth...

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Deere & Company opens operation in Russia

February 4, 2005

Deere & Company has opened an assembly facility in Orenburg, Russia to provide seeding carts and air seeding tools to customers in Russia and other CIS markets.Establishing the assembly operation in...

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Airgas names vice president–hardgoods

February 4, 2005

Airgas Inc. has appointed David E. Levin as vice president–hardgoods, with responsibility for product management of all welding/MRO hardgoods and safety products. Levin had been vice...

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Alcan appoints executive vice president

February 3, 2005

Alcan Inc. has announced that Michael Hanley has been appointed executive vice president of the company and is joining the Office of the President. Hanley will retain his responsibilities as president...

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Forum to help Great Lakes area manufacturers compete

February 2, 2005

More than 50 organizations from several states and the province of Ontario are partnering to present the Great Lakes Manufacturing Forum, March 3–4 at the Westin Hotel at Detroit Metropolitan...

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Manufacturing activity grows for 20th consecutive month

February 1, 2005

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in January for the 20th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 39th consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the...

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Toyota celebrates Tijuana Plant grand opening

February 1, 2005

Baja California Governor Eugenio Elorduy joined state and local leaders and Toyota associates and executives today for the grand opening celebration of Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California...

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Fuel cell-powered forklift demonstrated at GM facility

February 1, 2005

General Motors (GM) of Canada Ltd. and Hydrogenics Corp. today demonstrated a fuel-cell powered forklift supported by an onsite hydrogen fueling station at a GM facility.Hydrogenics is leading a...

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