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 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:55:40 EST Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:55:40 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/150419789&source=RSS In brief Deacon Industrial Supply opens Lower Allen facility Montgomery County-based Deacon Industrial Supply Co. Inc. , a wholesale distributor of pipe, valves, fittings and other related products and services, has opened a Central Pennsylvania branch at 2410 Gettysburg Road in Lower Allen Township. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/150419789&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/304169999&source=RSS Bell Evans expansion plan burgeons When Bell Evans says it's growing, it's not joking around. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/304169999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/150419863&source=RSS PUC fines trucking firms manufacturers with local operations make acquisitions The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission recently voted to fine four transportation companies for failure to pay assessments andor file an assessment report. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150417/CPBJ01/150419863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419798&source=RSS Bell Evans gets Lebanon County LERTA exemption The Lebanon County Board of Commissioners today approved a new Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance exemption for a proposed Bell Evans expansion in Bethel Township. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419798&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419812&source=RSS Stewart Tate building addition at RG Group's distribution center York-based Stewart Tate Inc. will begin construction this month on a 22,500-square-foot addition at RG Group's manufacturing and distribution center in Manchester Township, the company announced today. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419812&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419814&source=RSS Cumberland County farmer to start cheese factory in partnership with Chambersburg creamery Farmer Clifford Hawbaker has a deal with Trickling Springs Creamery in Chambersburg to produce artisan cheeses from his 389-acre Cumberland County farm. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419814&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099996&source=RSS Local businesses team with U.S. Women's Open Visitors who brave the heat to attend the 2015 U. S. Women's Open at the Lancaster Country Club this July 6-12 will find a special refreshment waiting for them at the clubhouse and at the 1761 Club, the exclusive venue created just for the championship event. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419833&source=RSS Utz plans to expand Keystone Pretzel Bakery Hanover-based Utz Quality Foods Inc. plans to expand its recently purchased Keystone Pretzel Bakery of Lititz through growing capacity and adding employees, spokesman Chuck Tullis said Wednesday. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150416/CPBJ01/150419833&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099999&source=RSS How railroad revenue has diversified in 10 years Despite a big recession-driven revenue dip in 2009, railroad giants Norfolk Southern Corp. and CSX Corp. have posted steady gains in intermodal revenue over the last decade. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150414/CPBJ01/150419905&source=RSS BAE delivers on first of howitzer contract London-based BAE Systems said it has delivered the first self-propelled howitzer it received on a potential 688 million contract in 2013, the construction of which partly took place in York County. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150414/CPBJ01/150419905&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099998&source=RSS Labor shortage inspires creative thinking in midstate market The midstate economy faces a crisis that experts say is certain to get worse before it gets better. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/304099998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150419975&source=RSS Utz acquires Keystone Pretzel Bakery Hanover-based Utz Quality Foods Inc. has announced that it &#8220recently&#8221 acquired the Keystone Pretzel Bakery of Lititz. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150419975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150419977&source=RSS In brief Harsco refinances 500 million in senior notes Harsco Corp. recently amended its five-year credit agreement from 2012 that gives the company financial flexibility and, after completing refinancing of October 2015 senior notes, will extend the termination date to June 2019. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150419977&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150409829&source=RSS Hershey makes investment in Northern Ghana farmers The Hershey Co. recently announced a partnership with IOI Loders Croklaan, a global shea butter supplier, to fund the construction of three warehouses in Northern Ghana. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150410/CPBJ01/150409829&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150409/CPBJ01/150409772&source=RSS Moody's Outlook for Lebanon County positive A new report from Moody's bond rating service indicates Lebanon County's economy has strengthened in the last few months after what it considered a &#8220hiccup&#8221 in the first half of 2014. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150409/CPBJ01/150409772&source=RSS