CPBJ - Manufacturing and Distribution http://www.cpbj.com/section/manufacturing_distribution Manufacturing and Distribution News Manufacturing and Distribution en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:06:05 EST Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:06:05 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140423/CPBJ01/140429913&source=RSS Earnings update Johnson Controls, Knight Transportation, Norfolk Southern, TE Connectivity Four nonfinancial companies with Central Pennsylvania operations reported quarterly earnings today. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140423/CPBJ01/140429913&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140423/CPBJ01/140429920&source=RSS Unilife responds to 'malicious blogs' York County-based Unilife Corp. has issued a statement in response to what it characterizes as a series of malicious blogs containing false and misleading information published over recent months by short sellers on the Seeking Alpha website. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140423/CPBJ01/140429920&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429937&source=RSS Lancaster County projects land PENNVEST funds Two Lancaster County projects are among the 13 awarded 41. 7 million in low-interest loans and grants from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, which is known as PENNVEST. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429946&source=RSS Harley, Carlisle Cos., PPG announce first-quarter earnings Three companies with operations in the midstate announced quarterly earnings. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140422/CPBJ01/140429946&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140421/CPBJ01/140429981&source=RSS Brazilian machinery manufacturer to build factory in Franklin County A Brazilian machinery manufacturer plans to construct a new factory in Franklin County and hire 73 new workers. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140421/CPBJ01/140429981&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS What do our public company leaders make? Comparing CEO compensation across public companies in the midstate is never going to be fair, and results will always vary. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140418/CPBJ01/304179999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419775&source=RSS CSX blames weather for first-quarter loss CSX Corp. announced first-quarter net earnings of 398 million, or 40 cents per share, down from 462 million, or 45 cents per share, in the same quarter of 2013. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419775&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419761&source=RSS Phoenix Contact unveiling new power system as part of 18M expansion Lower Swatara Township-based Phoenix Contact USA, which is wrapping up a major expansion of its Fulling Mill Road campus, will ceremonially disconnect from the electric grid Tuesday in celebration of Earth Day. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419761&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419766&source=RSS Dickinson Township residents file court appeal to stop warehouse plan A group of residents who oppose the Goodman Birtcher warehouse project in Dickinson Township filed a land-use appeal Wednesday in the state Supreme Court. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140417/CPBJ01/140419766&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419809&source=RSS Johnson Controls acquires Canadian company in 1.6 billion deal Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc. , which has operations in York County, announced a deal today with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire its Air Distribution Technologies business for approximately 1. 6 billion. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140416/CPBJ01/140419809&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419853&source=RSS American Signatures, Souriau in York County to lay off total of 144 workers American Signature Inc. and Souriau USA will lay off workers at their York locations this year, according to notices filed with the state Department of Labor and Industry. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140415/CPBJ01/140419853&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140404/CPBJ01/304039998&source=RSS International biz students help regional firms abroad Bait in the water doesn't guarantee the fish will bite. But it never hurts to throw in a few lines. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140404/CPBJ01/304039998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419883&source=RSS Hershey VP takes Ahold's new VP marketing job Ahold USA has hired a Hershey Co. vice president for its newly created position of vice president of marketing. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140414/CPBJ01/140419883&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419907&source=RSS Armstrong World Industries kicks off 41M Lancaster expansion project Armstrong World Industries kicked off construction Friday of its new 41 million Lancaster facility, where it is expanding its manufacturing capability to include luxury vinyl tile. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419907&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419935&source=RSS MKT Metal Manufacturing in York partners with PHP SystemsDesign on new roof product MKT Metal Manufacturing of Manchester Township, York County, has entered into a partnership with PHP SystemsDesign for the assembly of duct support systems. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140411/CPBJ01/140419935&source=RSS