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 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:37:59 EST Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:37:59 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119998&source=RSS 'Last gasp' on pension reform With just four limited session weeks before the gubernatorial election, pension reform will be the top discussion item for the Republican majority when state lawmakers reconvene Monday. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919837&source=RSS Glatfelter to acquire German electrical paper maker for 11M York County paper maker Glatfelter has acquired a maker of electrical papers based in Germany for about 11 million. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919837&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919835&source=RSS Newsmakers Manufacturing Business featured this week JLS Automation Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919878&source=RSS Geoffrey Finch named president of Wenger Feeds Geoffrey Finch will become president of Lancaster County-based Wenger's Feed Mill Inc. on Oct. 1, the company announced today. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919878&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919882&source=RSS In brief Hershey expands Learn to Grow Program in Ivory Coast In partnership with Cargill, The Hershey Co. has announced Learn to Grow Ivory Coast, a new three-year program expanding its cocoa farmer training and community initiatives in the world's largest cocoa-producing country. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919882&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919886&source=RSS In brief JLG booms used in new World Trade Center complex Access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. , which has a Shippensburg-area facility, is providing boom lifts for work on the Oculus, the new transportation building that will serve the reborn World Trade Center complex. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919886&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919900&source=RSS Carlisle council OKs connector road to proposed Goodman Birtcher warehouse Carlisle Borough Council granted tentative approval Thursday for a connector road needed by Goodman Birtcher to serve its controversial warehouse plan. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/140919900&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140911/CPBJ01/140919918&source=RSS Amazon hiring for hundreds of jobs in Carlisle Online retail giant Amazon. com Inc. has announced it is actively hiring for hundreds of full-time positions at its new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Carlisle. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140911/CPBJ01/140919918&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140911/CPBJ01/140919931&source=RSS Lancaster-based Neat continues growth, announces egg replacement product Lancaster-based Neat Foods announced today that it is launching a new product called the the neat egg this fall and plans to launch a line of frozen &#8220neatballs&#8221 at retail stores in 2015. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140911/CPBJ01/140919931&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919956&source=RSS Commonwealth Financing Authority grants awarded to several midstate projects The Commonwealth Financing Authority announced funding today for several midstate projects, ranging from a solar power project at a York County farmer's market to road improvements in Lebanon County. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919956&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919994&source=RSS Report Pa. manufacturing continues to decline Manufacturing employment in Pennsylvania declined in the past year, reports the 2015 Pennsylvania Manufacturers Register, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers' News Inc. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/309049998&source=RSS York County firm makes dumbwaiters, chair lifts The dumbwaiters came first for Butler Mobility Products, which started manufacturing them in 1958, but these days it's wheelchair lifts that represent the bulk of the York County company's business. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/309049998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/309059995&source=RSS Behind the List with Marlin Benedict Marlin Benedict is managing partner of Simon Lever LLP. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Messiah College, where he also played NCAA Division III soccer. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/309059995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909863&source=RSS New record Harrisburg-Carlisle exports totaled 3B in 2013 Merchandise exports rose 5 percent to a record 3 billion last year in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metropolitan area, according to new export data from the U. S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909873&source=RSS PPG sells Illinois glass plant, no immediate impact on Carlisle operations Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries this week sold its Mount Zion, Ill. , glass-manufacturing plant to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909873&source=RSS