Manufacturing News

Marc Hill helps keep Stella & Chewy’s growing
Marc Hill’s family in Denver had just adopted a black Labrador named “Cooper” when a recruiter called him with the offer to run a pet food company in the Milwaukee area.
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Small Business Awards 2020 Micro Finalist: Tough Apparel
Skylar Bennett, co-owner of Tough Apparel, talks about how the clothing company pivoted amid Covid-19 and offers tips to other entrepreneurs thinking of starting up their own small business.
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Protest planned as Strauss Brands seeks approval for new Franklin meat facility
Strauss Brands LLC will again face protesters, this time in its hometown of Franklin, as it seeks approval to expand its beef processing and slaughterhouse facility.
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How strong will Briggs & Stratton's future be under new owner KPS?
Although KPS has a track record of working with management teams of acquired companies, it executed a CEO switch at Briggs. The question is how many of Todd Teske's team members will remain under Andrews.
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Final A380 rolls off Airbus assembly line
Assembly in France has been completed on final the Airbus A380, marking the end of an era for the superjumbo jet that originally brought the company to Wichita.  As spotted by Aviation Toulouse on Twitter, an Airbus spokesperson tells CNN that the jet will now move on to engine installation and various systems tests in advance of cabin completion, painting and eventual delivery to Emirates Airlines.  Airbus announced plans last year to end the production run of the double-decker jet, as giants…
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Egger Wood Products begins full production in new Davidson County plant
Global manufacturer Egger Wood Products has officially begun production at its first North American plant in Linwood near Lexington. Employees watched as the first particleboard panel underwent the final stages of production, transforming raw wood chips into a finished board as the materials moved through the press and finishing line. Construction on the $700 million facility began in late 2018 with the goal of beginning production by late 2020. The state-of-the-art particleboard manufacturing plant,…
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