Jan 16, 2018

Wolfgang Candy retools as Wolfgang Confectioners

With a new name and a new direction, a century-old York county manufacturer is taking on a different form.

Jan 16, 2018

Work begins to prep Shippensburg site for $30M project

Demolition and remediation have begun at an old industrial site in Shippensburg, work that will pave the way for a $30 million mixed-use redevelopment project.

Jan 15, 2018

Manufacturing group lands astronaut for annual meeting

The Manufacturer's Association of South Central Pennsylvania snagged another high-profile booking for its annual conference.

Jan 12, 2018

York metal fabricator opens N.C. plant

MKT Metal Manufacturing Inc. has scooped up the fabrication assets of an HVAC contractor in North Carolina and opened its first production facility outside York County.

Jan 12, 2018

NAFTA: Observers urge reform, not end, to free trade deal

The talk of ending or updating NAFTA is expected to intensify late in January, a debate whose result poses high stakes for manufacturers, truckers and farmers in Central Pennsylvania.

Jan 12, 2018

Interns play growing role in factories

Facing industry-wide shortages of skilled workers, midstate manufacturers are increasingly approaching schools and technical colleges to recruit interns for production-line positions.

Jan 8, 2018

As boomer owners prepare to sell, a push for workers to buy

Your company's next owner could be sitting in a cubicle down the hall, assembling parts on a factory floor or laboring on a construction site down the street.

Jan 5, 2018

Connecticut investor pays $15.6M for Hampden Township industrial property

A Connecticut-based investment firm has purchased a multi-tenant industrial property in Hampden Township for nearly $15.6 million.

Jan 5, 2018

Global company expanding York County facilities, adding 300-plus jobs

Supporting the growth of its mobile-phone repair business, Fortune 500 company Assurant is expanding its two facilities in Manchester Township, York County.

Jan 4, 2018

Workplace drug tests, meet medical marijuana

Employers in safety-sensitive industries, such as manufacturing and transportation, are preparing for the possibility of positive drug tests among employees who are medical marijuana patients in Pennsylvania.

Dec 28, 2017

Dauphin County-based engineering firm opens York office

A civil engineering firm that is one of the largest private companies in Central Pennsylvania has expanded its midstate operations.

Dec 28, 2017

M&A volume steady in 3Q, outlook bright for 2018

Businesses in Central Pennsylvania finalized 35 mergers in the third quarter of 2017, up from 30 for the same period in 2016, according to Baker Tilly Capital, the investment banking arm of accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP.