Manufacturing News

Manufacturer offering $2K sign-on bonuses in quest to fill more than 100 jobs
In a continued push to upscale its workforce, one of Dayton's largest manufacturers is bolstering its recruitment strategy.
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Drug maker seeks subsidy for $86M expansion
A subsidiary of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is planning an $86 million expansion in Berkeley, with the potential for 169 new jobs by 2025. Patheon Biologic LLC is seeking St. Louis County subsidies for the project, which would be adjacent to its existing facility at 4766 LaGuardia Drive. Government documents say the new, 58,000-square-foot expansion includes two manufacturing suites, to be built over two years, that "will manufacture life changing and saving biologic drug substance…
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Cleveland Conversations: Omar Asali, CEO of Ranpak, on how he is creating new jobs through automation
Omar Asali has strong feelings about manufacturing. The chairman and CEO of Ranpak Holdings Corp. is an immigrant from Jordan who fell in love with American manufacturing as an investor. That love deepened when Asali took over as leader of Ranpak after his family office invested in and then took public the Concord Township, Ohio, company, which makes eco-friendly packaging technologies and materials. Ranpak makes the paper dispensing machines that fold, cut, bunch, crimp and stitch kraft paper…
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Boeing CEO confident on 787 fixes, MAX certification in China
The chief executive on Wednesday struck an optimistic tone about two of the biggest issues still facing the manufacturer.
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Kenosha developer secures option to buy Johnson Controls block in downtown Milwaukee
Bear Real Estate Group has a contract to buy the downtown Milwaukee block that Johnson Controls could leave in 2023, opening the opportunity for a redevelopment with possible apartments, hotels, retail or offices, the Milwaukee Business Journal has learned.
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Why Sherwin-Williams waited longer than competitors to raise paint prices
The Cleveland company waited for months to raise prices despite significant raw material inflation caused by pandemic-induced shortages.
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