Toyota and Mazda Select Alabama for New Auto Factory

Alabama edged out North Carolina as the winner in a multi-state contest for a prized Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. joint car factory worth $1.6 billion. The Japanese automakers have been narrowing the list of possible locations for months.

The shared factory Toyota and Mazda plan…

12 Feb 11:59 AM 0 Read More...

The Future of “Wintel”

After news broke recently of hidden security flaws affecting millions of Intel Corp.’s chips, the strain on the company’s decades-long partnership with Microsoft Corp has deepened.

Dubbed Wintel, the two tech giants have long worked in tandem, with Microsoft building the Windows operating system and Intel making…

12 Feb 11:56 AM 0 Read More...

Heroes MAKE America Launch

In January, The Manufacturing Institute launched a new veterans training program, called Heroes MAKE America, at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Heroes MAKE America is a full-time, 10-week career skills program, that launched in partnership with the U.S. Army Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program at Fort Riley and…

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DUKE PLAZA AWARDED FACADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM REIMBURSEMENT FUNDING IN MARICOPA, ARIZONA

City of Maricopa’s Economic Development Department manages the Façade Improvement Program, designed to encourage residents and commercial property owners to improve the exterior façade of structures located in the Heritage District Redevelopment Area. Commercial property owners can receive up to 50% reimbursement for approved upgrades, residential property…

12 Feb 11:24 AM 0 Read More...

Booming Logistics

High consumer expectations continue to create more opportunity in this thriving field.

The business of getting an in-demand product to another location has been under intense scrutiny in recent years, with data analytics and algorithms playing a more significant role in some of the major advancements being enjoyed by…

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