Manufacturing Alliance of Chester & Delaware Counties

What's So Cool About Manufacturing?

On March 4, dozens of local eighth-grade students will gather at Penn State Great Valley to share two-minute videos they’ve created with the help of local companies that demonstrate What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? Manufacturing – cool? Yes! Unfortunately, the manufacturing industry’s outdated reputation precedes it. When most people think about manufacturing, low-skill, low-pay jobs...

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Astro Machine Works, Inc.

Astro Machine Works Adds New infographic for Wire EDM Services

Astro Machine Works, located in Ephrata, PA, has developed an new infographic to illustrate it’s Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) Services.  Wire EDM machining is ideally suited for situations requiring low levels of residual stress, minimizing the risk of damage to the workpiece. By enabling hard materials to be wire cut, wire EDM machining eliminates the need for post-machining heat...

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Industrial Magnetics, Inc.

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Attains Record Deliveries in 2019 Contributing to a Decade of Growth

IMI's chief business development officer discusses how key acquisitions, re-shoring assembly and manufacturing, and founding principles have all contributed to a decade of growth for the company as they gear up for their 60th year. Boyne City, Mich. (PRweb) February 26, 2020 - Industrial Magnetics, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of magnetic products, recently announced that 2019 set...

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Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc.

Ulbrich Announces Development Partnership Initiative for Manufacturing Innovation Research & Development

Custom solutions for demanding applications. North Haven, Conn., Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - New product development starts with great ideas and greater risks. With the launch of Ulbrich's advanced development partnership initiative we can minimize those risks through a highly experienced team of individualized experts. We assist in developing custom material solutions designed to meet...

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Sappi Fine Paper

Sappi North America Receives 2019 SEAL Business Sustainability Award

Company's Land Application Program in Cloquet, Minn. awarded for sustainable materials usage Boston, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving wood pulp, was named a winner in the 2019 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards for Environmental Leadership. The award honors companies for specific...

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GCR Inc.

GCR Honored as City of Houston's 'Prime Contractor of The Year'

Recognized as 'Champion of Diversity' for Inclusive Practices in over 200 Airport Projects New Orleans, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - GCR Inc. (GCR), a New Orleans-based public sector software and services firm, was honored by the City of Houston as the Professional Services Prime Contractor of the Year during the 2020 Champions of Diversity ceremony. GCR has been a partner with the...

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Arcadia Biosciences

Arcadia Biosciences Receives U.S. Patent for High Fiber Wheat with Improved Yield

Latest patent expands the company's portfolio to include an allele that improves yield in high fiber, resistant starch wheat Davis, Calif., Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., (Nasdaq: RKDA), a leader in science-based approaches to enhancing the quality and nutritional value of crops and food ingredients, today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded...

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Greif, Inc. Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Sell Consumer Packaging Group for $85 Million

Delaware, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Consumer Packaging Group ("CPG") business for $85 million in cash to Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK). Greif expects to use the proceeds for debt repayment. "We are...

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Nordion Inc.

Westinghouse Partners with Nordion to Increase Future Supply of Life-Saving Cobalt-60

Ottawa, Ontario, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Westinghouse Electric Company and Nordion (Canada) Inc., a Sotera Health Company, today announced they have signed a Letter of Intent to develop innovative isotope production technology that will allow Cobalt-60 to be produced in Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs). Through this collaboration, Westinghouse and Nordion will strengthen the supply of...

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AMETEK Electronic Components & Packaging (ECP)

AMETEK Announces Completion of Hermetic Connector Production Expansion

Cincinnati, OH - AMETEK, a leading manufacturer of high-performance hermetic connectors, has announced the completion of a significant manufacturing capacity expansion, reducing lead time by 35% for products which have been in short supply for over a year. Facilities, equipment, and personnel at their Ohio and California sites have been increased. AMETEK hermetic connectors are sold under the...

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