Manufacturing News

Blue Origin nets $130M NASA contract to design private space station
The program aims to provide a “continuous human presence” in low-Earth orbit, creating a replacement for the ISS before its planned decommissioning by 2030.
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Xplore plans hardware buildout as space industry grows in Redmond
Xplore has competition all over Redmond, but Lisa Rich says the concentration of space companies has its advantages.
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Behind the scenes: How a Phoenix electric fireplaces, gas logs manufacturer worked to stay ahead of supply chain issues
RPG Brands tripled its production of goods and materials in 2020 to meet projected demand when markets opened back up. The company manufactures electric fireplaces and gas logs under the brands Modern Flames and Grand Canyon Gas Logs. See inside the company's Phoenix operations with photos by the Business Journal's Jim Poulin.
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Kintz Plastics founder Wynn Kintz has died
Wynn Kintz built a plastics startup into a 100-plus person manufacturing company that worked with customers such as Kodak and Siemens Medical.
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Project Boron, a giant refrigerating warehouse in Cleveland's Opportunity Corridor, is approved by Planning Commission
The building is planned to be similar to the Orlando Baking Company's warehouse across the street.
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How Ford's new battery plants will compare with Tesla's Giga operations
Ford Motor Co. laid out plans for an electric vehicle future in September with its announcement of all new vehicle and battery production plants in Tennessee and Kentucky. But just how much is the company adding to the overall capabilities of the U.S. in terms of electric vehicle (EV) battery production? I got some insight on that during a recent interview with Greg Christensen, electrical vehicle footprint director at Ford. A vast majority of battery production for vehicles takes place in Southeast…
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