Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #13

Nearly half of all manufactured goods exports went to nations that the U.S. has free trade agreements (FTAs) with. In 2015, manufacturers in the U.S. exported $634.6 billion in goods to FTA countries, or 48.2 percent of the total. (Source: U.S. Commerce Department)

Celebrate Manufacturing! Manufacturing Top Fact #14

World trade in manufactured goods has more than doubled between 2000 and 2014—from $4.8 trillion to $12.2 trillion.World trade in manufactured goods greatly exceeds that of the U.S. market for those same goods. U.S. consumption of manufactured goods (domestic shipments and imports) equaled $4.1 trillion in 2014, equaling about 34 percent of global trade in …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Quarion Technology – Making Safety Safer!

Quarion Technology Inc. Making Safety Safer™ Quarion Technology will stop your forklift before the accident – real-time precision location system for personnel and forklifts. What they do: QUARION’S ATLAR-5D™ ATLAR-5DTM uses a network of radio devices (ANCHORS) installed within the facility to actively and precisely locate items (forklifts, personnel, equipment, inventory, etc.) that contain ‘like’ radio …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Donut Bank has been manufacturing donuts for more than 50 years!

Donut Bank Bakery & Coffee has spent more than 50 years producing, selling and delivering baked goods to the Tri-State. Donut Bank produces cakes, bagels, donuts, cookies, coffee and specialty beverages. Donut Bank now has 9 locations around the region and prides itself on meticulously clean bakeries. Learn more about Donut Bank> Courier & Press …

Celebrate Manufacturing! SABIC, IVY TECH, OTHER CORPORATE PARTNERS GEAR UP FOR TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE LAUNCH

After a summer of preparation, SABIC, Ivy Tech Community College Evansville and other corporate partners are ready to launch the first Process Operations Technical Certificate Program classes the week of October 15. Announced in April, the goal of the Program is to identify and train new employees, offer scholarship and internship opportunities, and prepare participants …

Purdue@WestGate Announces November 6 Events – Founder/Investor Panel

Mark your calendars and make sure you RSVP for our 1st Tuesday, November 6, events!  Financial planning resource presentations to Investment panels!  First Tuesday Agenda| Tues. November 6  @ WestGate Academy Free Cowork Day at WestGate 8am-3:30pm EDT Join us all day for Free Cowork Day at our cospace, The Lock & Key at WestGate Academy. …

Celebrate Manufacturing Month! Manufacturing Top Fact #15

Taken alone, manufacturing in the United States would be the ninth-largest economy in the world. With $2.1 trillion in value added from manufacturing in 2014, only eight other nations (including the U.S.) would rank higher in terms of their gross domestic product.Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Monetary Fund)

Celebrate Manufacturing Month! Manufacturing Top Fact #16

Foreign direct investment in manufacturing exceeded $1.6 trillion for the first time ever in 2017. Across the past decade, foreign direct investment has jumped from $569.3 billion in 2006 to $1,607.2 billion in 2017. Moreover, that figure is likely to continue growing, especially when we consider the number of announced ventures that have yet to come …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Uniseal Inc. acquired by LG Chemical

Uniseal Inc., an Evansville-based manufacturer of specialty adhesives and sealants, was recently acquired by LG Chemical of Seoul, South Korea. Brandon Willis, Uniseal President, said its parent company, Koch Enterprises, believes that LG Chem has the capabilities and international footprint to help Uniseal expand its global footprint and become a key player in the automotive …

Celebrate Manufacturing! Midwest Motion, Inc. Leading the Way in Industrial Automation

Midwest Motion Inc is an industrial automation company specializing in robot programming and machine vision systems for almost any industrial application. They are often called to provide software development for complex uses where the customer needs the robot to perform difficult tasks for a particular process. Midwest Motion provides services for any size job – …