CPBJ - Manufacturing and Distribution http://www.cpbj.com/section/manufacturing_distribution Manufacturing and Distribution News Manufacturing and Distribution en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:35:01 EST Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:35:01 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171017/CPBJ01/171019840&source=RSS Lancaster County company refused to hire racial minorities, lawsuit alleges A fired manager at a Lancaster County insulation supplier is suing his former employer, saying he lost his job for no other reason than his refusal to fire a black employee. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171017/CPBJ01/171019840&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171016/CPBJ01/171019860&source=RSS Local PR firm owner starts online retail venture with focus on American-made goods The owner of a Central Pennsylvania public relations firm has launched an online retail business selling U. S. -made hats, clothing, drinking tumblers and other items. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171016/CPBJ01/171019860&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171016/CPBJ01/171019864&source=RSS Dentsply names two execs to leadership team After losing three top executives earlier this month, Dentsply Sirona Inc. named two people to leadership roles and announced the resignation of a third. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171016/CPBJ01/171019864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019886&source=RSS Moody's grades Philly, Pittsburgh among top contenders for Amazon HQ2 Noted economist Mark Zandi pored over the data and came up with a list of 10 cities he believes have the best chance of being picked to host Amazon's second headquarters, aka HQ2. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:42:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019886&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019907&source=RSS York snack-food maker launches product in 30 PA Target stores From a kitchen in downtown York where she makes her healthy snack-food items, Sarah Lanphier is taking another big step to sell her products outside of Central Pennsylvania. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019907&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019905&source=RSS A Conversation With Tom Flocco Tom Flocco, 54, was recently named president and COO at Hanover-based Utz Quality Foods. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019905&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019937&source=RSS Training pays off as much as experience for Honey Brook manufacturer Investment in technology, training and employees &#8212 as well as a willingness to train &#8212 is paying dividends for a regional laser-cutting and metal fabrication company. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019942&source=RSS Partnerships help overcome hurdles like transportation, child care costs, criminal records Finding factory workers can be a challenge in a tight labor market. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019942&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019938&source=RSS High Companies hosts students, educators in bid to recruit, inspire For Benjamin Smith, it started with Legos. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019938&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019945&source=RSS Drug testing still seen as vital as laws evolve Medical marijuana might be allowed in Pennsylvania, but its impact on the workplace is unknown, creating concern among observers who say that job-based drug testing is more important now than ever. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019945&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019951&source=RSS Are manufacturing jobs on educators' minds when advising the next generation of workers? Ashleigh Royer expected to see several hundred workers packing shoes into boxes when she and about 40 other members of her high school class visited the Clarks Americas distribution center outside Hanover in early October. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171013/CPBJ01/171019951&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171012/CPBJ01/171019909&source=RSS Irex Corp. names new CEO Irex Corp. , a specialty contracting company based in Lancaster, recently promoted its CFO to CEO. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171012/CPBJ01/171019909&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171011/CPBJ01/171019932&source=RSS Dura-Bond plans 180 layoffs at Steelton plant Dura-Bond Industries Inc. has announced plans to lay off 180 workers at its Steelton pipe-making facility. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:29:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171011/CPBJ01/171019932&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20171011/CPBJ01/171019939&source=RSS York-area food company strikes sales deal with Walmart A multicultural food wholesaler in York County has reached a deal with Walmart for the retail giant to begin selling one of its food lines. 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