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ASK Foods leaders to underwrite LVC class eating trip to Italy

ASK Foods leaders to underwrite LVC class eating trip to Italy

U.S. Navy awards Kratos Lancaster operation $2.2M contract extension

U.S. Navy awards Kratos Lancaster operation $2.2M contract extension

PoolPak growing steadily

PoolPak growing steadily

Manufacturing & Distribution News

Newsmakers: Manufacturing

Business featured this week: High Concrete Group LLC Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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 — formerly known as Herley Industries Inc. — has won a $2.2 million option award from the U.S. Navy. Read More »»

Cracker Barrel to sell two Wolfgang products

A York County candy-maker will have two of its new products in Cracker Barrel stores across the country in the next month. Read More »»

LVC plans first Women in the Sciences event

Lebanon Valley College will hold its first Women in the Sciences event Thursday. Read More »»

PoolPak growing steadily

When Pat Reynolds jumped into the pool dehumidifier business, he knew that making it to the top would provide its own security. Read More »»

BAE wins $153.6M U.S. Army contract

BAE Systems' York County facility will be doing some of the work on a $153.6 million U.S. Army contract to convert recovery vehicles into heavy recovery vehicles. Read More »»

Unilife signs another agreement with Sanofi for $50M

York County-based Unilife Corp. has signed another agreement with Sanofi, to be the sole provider of cartridge-based wearable injectors for the global health care company's applicable large-dose volume drugs for at least 15 years. Read More »»

Grease analysis lets York company glide into foreign markets

Rich Wurzbach calls it a “blood test for your machinery.” Read More »»

Lancaster County trailer maker acquires Colorado firm

A Lancaster County specialty equipment trailer manufacturer has acquired a trailer maker in Fort Collins, Colo., to improve its regional manufacturing capacity and let it better serve its customers nationally. Read More »»

A conversation with William M. Stout

William M. Stout is CEO and chairman of the board of Gannett Fleming. He says, when it comes to exporting, focus your aim on one or two countries at the beginning rather than going after work in too many places. Read More »»

Commonwealth exports on the rise

Pennsylvania finished with a record $41.2 billion in export shipments of merchandise last year, according to the International Trade Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Read More »»

Organizations can help companies get started with global business

Starting to export goods can be a stressful process for a company, particularly a smaller one, but several resources exist for businesses exploring the concept. Read More »»

Harsco to move into former PSECU building during corporate office renovations

About 80 Harsco Corp. employees will move to the former PSECU building in Harrisburg while its Wormleysburg corporate office is renovated. Read More »»

Pennsylvania seeks CNG partner for public transit agencies

Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership Board is seeking a private partner to develop clean-burning compressed-natural-gas fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state. Read More »»

Editorial: Midstate proves it's a small world after all

Opportunity. Growth. Jobs. All are hallmarks of manufacturing in Pennsylvania, and the midstate in particular. Read More »»

Armstrong expanding internationally, domestically

When you've been around since 1860, you have a good idea of where your best expansion opportunities are. Read More »»


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