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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:53:31 EST Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:53:31 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/141029850&source=RSS State lawmakers pass legislation permitting electric vehicles State lawmakers recently approved legislation that allows low-speed electric vehicles to travel on approved roads with a posted speed limit of no more than 35 mph. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/141029850&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/310239994&source=RSS Editorial Midstate at the heart of a recovering economy More than one presenter at the Business Journal's annual Real Estate and Development Symposium last week painted a portrait of Central Pennsylvania as a region on the move &#8212 but no one more so than the spokesman for the nation's fourth-largest railroad company. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/310239994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/310239998&source=RSS As Wolfgang Candy rebuilds, manufacturer adds products A York County-based candy-maker will have two new products in Costco Wholesale stores in the Midwest and Target stores nationwide in the next two months. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141024/CPBJ01/310239998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141022/CPBJ01/141029903&source=RSS Carlisle officials study a tax increment financing plan to help redevelop sites Borough officials are considering new tax plans to raise the money for infrastructure needed to redevelop key industrial sites. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141022/CPBJ01/141029903&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141021/CPBJ01/141029947&source=RSS Earnings Harley down Carlisle Cos., Liberty Property Trust up Harley-Davidson Inc. , Carlisle Cos. Inc. and Liberty Property Trust, which have operations in the midstate, reported earnings for the third quarter. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141021/CPBJ01/141029947&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141021/CPBJ01/141029948&source=RSS Harsco names Peter Minan new CFO Wormleysburg-based Harsco Corp. has named Peter Minan as its CFO, effective Nov. 11. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141021/CPBJ01/141029948&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/310099998&source=RSS York City Pretzel twists together entrepreneurship, city love The twisted tale starts in a downtown York bar, where a couple friends discuss the state of hard pretzels in the modern era. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/310099998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141014/CPBJ01/141019915&source=RSS Armstrong lowers annual outlook, citing price and capacity challenges, competition Ahead of its third-quarter earnings release on Oct. 27, Manor Township-based Armstrong World Industries Inc. on Monday lowered sales expectations for 2014. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141014/CPBJ01/141019915&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141014/BLOGEXTRA/141019988&source=RSS Go ahead, you can be jealous Last week, I got to explore pie-filling and chocolate-making factories. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141014/BLOGEXTRA/141019988&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019966&source=RSS Newsmakers Manufacturing Business featured this week High Concrete Group LLC Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019966&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019977&source=RSS TE Connectivity closes on 1.7 billion acquisition The 1. 7 billion deal for TE Connectivity Ltd. to acquire Virginia-based Measurement Specialties Inc. closed Thursday. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019977&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/310109999&source=RSS Bell Evans' next expansion in the works Bell Evans is at least six months away from opening its expanded chicken-processing plant in Bethel Township, but President and Chairman Scott Sechler Sr. already has his eyes on the company's next expansion project. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/310109999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019979&source=RSS ASK Foods leaders to underwrite LVC class eating trip to Italy Students in a Lebanon Valley College gastro-philosophy class are going to take a three-week eating tour of Italy at the end of the 2015 academic year, and the leaders of Palmyra-based ASK Foods Inc. are going to help pay for it. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141019979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141009718&source=RSS In brief Harman Stove's parent company acquires Kentucky manufacturer HNI Corp. , the Iowa-based parent company of Hearth Home Technologies Inc. and owner of the Harman Stove Co. , has acquired the Vermont Castings Group, a Kentucky-based manufacturer of free-standing hearth stoves and fireplaces. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141010/CPBJ01/141009718&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141009/CPBJ01/141009726&source=RSS U.S. Navy awards Kratos Lancaster operation 2.2M contract extension Kratos Defense Security Solutions Inc. announced today that its electronic products operation in Lancaster &#8212 formerly known as Herley Industries Inc. &#8212 has won a 2. 2 million option award from the U. S. Navy. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20141009/CPBJ01/141009726&source=RSS