CPBJ - Manufacturing and Distribution http://www.cpbj.com/section/manufacturing_distribution Manufacturing and Distribution News Manufacturing and Distribution en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:43:24 EST Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:43:24 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909990&source=RSS TOP 100 VIDEO Martin's Potato Chip factory Martin's Potato Chip factory tour guide Barry Fultz discusses where the company gets its potatoes and the various flavors it offers or has experimented with over the years. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150909990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150831/CPBJ01/150839980&source=RSS Unilife net loss jumps to more than 90 million for fiscal year The downward cycle at Unilife Corp. continued with the announcement that the York County manufacturer and supplier of injectable drug-delivery systems lost 90. 9 million in fiscal year 2015. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150831/CPBJ01/150839980&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/BLOGEXTRA/150829768&source=RSS PennDOT projects website a welcome open-government addition If you're a regular reader of my blogs here, you'll know I'm a huge proponent of open records. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/BLOGEXTRA/150829768&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829710&source=RSS BAE lands 21.3M Bradley support contract The BAE Systems Land Armament LP facility in West Manchester Township has landed a 21. 3 million maintenance support contract in Kuwait. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829710&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Question and answers When talking to the top executives from our Top 100 companies, we asked them Which is better climbing the proverbial mountain or being at the top? Here's what they said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829717&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Winning the uphill battle The ability to turn things around in challenging times, then continue to grow &#8212 even if it's at a slower pace &#8212 is a sign of a company with staying power. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829717&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829723&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Firms take long, winding roads When climbing, take time to stop and look back down the mountain. At great heights, there are bound to be slips and struggles along the way. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829723&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829744&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Journeying together When climbing a mountain, one of the most important safety rules is to look for hazard signs. For manufacturing firms, it&#8217s tough to ignore the constant alarm blasts from experts about America&#8217s manufacturing skills gap. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829744&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829746&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Committed to the quest York County's diverse business landscape is well represented at the highest levels of this year's Top 100 list, and you don't have to look any further than Shipley Energy, Utz Quality Foods and TimBar Packaging Display for great examples. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829746&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829749&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Staying their course While Lebanon County lost one of its biggest employers in 2014 when Perdue Foods pulled out of its Bethel Township plant, some of the biggest companies still in the county pointed to one major factor on why they stay. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829749&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829763&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Planting their flags One step forward, two steps back &#8212 maybe five &#8212 is the story of this year's Top 100 trek. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829763&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829765&source=RSS Bollman Hat to add 41 formerly outsourced jobs A reshoring effort will bring 41 manufacturing jobs to Lancaster County as Bollman Hat Co. plans to move manufacturing of the Kangol product line from China to its Adamstown plant. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150827/CPBJ01/150829765&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829863&source=RSS Unilife shakes up board after long-time director retires A 12-year board member at York-based Unilife is retiring, opening the door for the appointment of a former Philadelphia-area pharmaceutical executive to take his spot. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829894&source=RSS Kratos sells Lancaster plant Kratos Defense Security Solutions, a federal defense and IT contractor, sold its Kratos Electronic Products Division, which includes a Lancaster plant, for 260 million in cash. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829894&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829977&source=RSS Planned job reductions at Hershey have started A plan announced in June to trim about 300 jobs at The Hershey Co. has begun to go into effect. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829977&source=RSS