Industry Trends & Happenings News for November 2011

Industry Trends & Happenings News Archive

GM Resuscitates Southeast Assembly Plant GM Resuscitates Southeast Assembly Plant

Spring Hill, Tenn., facility 'reborn' as ultra-flexible operation.

Printed Circuit Boards Shipments Off in October

Slower seasonal trends prevail, monthly IPC survey shows.

Lockheed Martin, Sciaky, Inc. Announce Mentor-Protege Agreement

Partnership to initially focus on electron-beam manufacturing of F-35 parts.

PPG makes $15,000 grants to Carnegie Science Center, Future of Flight Foundation

Donations fund educational projects related to air and space technology.

DSM Coating Resins Realigns Operations

Strategic focus shifts toward core coating and graphic arts resins markets.

FABTECH 2011 Off to a Strong Start FABTECH 2011 Off to a Strong Start

Exhibitors report heavy traffic—and even a few orders—at Chicago show.

U.S. Industrial Production Inches Upward in October

Uptick in durable goods manufacturing pushes industrial production up by 0.7 percent.

Counterfeit Electronic Components An Ongoing Problem for DoD

Faulty parts increasingly entering supply chain, U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee report finds.

GM Announces Investments in Michigan Plants GM Announces Investments in Michigan Plants

Hundreds of millions of dollars allocated toward engine production and block casting.