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BTD Manufacturing will double the size of its factory in Lakeville BTD Manufacturing is about to embark on a $12.1 million expansion project in Lakeville. The Detroit Lakes-based metalworking company will add another 200,000 square feet to its 193,000-square-foot facility at 21350 Cedar Avenue in Lakeville, said David Ol | Oct 30, 2014 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kentucky Trailer makes a couple of acquisitions Kentucky Trailer, a Louisville-based custom trailer and truck body manufacturer, has made a couple of acquisitions. According to a news release from its parent, Alleghany Capital Corp., Kentucky Trailer has acquired Chicago-based Advanced Mobility & Shelt | Oct 30, 2014 3:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Higher costs, sales mix lower Modine 2Q profits Modine Manufacturing Co. of Racine reported a rise in sales for the fiscal second quarter Thursday, but profits were hurt by ongoing restructuring actions, including a plant closure in McHenry, Ill., and an unfavorable sales mix. Modine (NYSE: MOD), a man | Oct 30, 2014 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Slideshow: Airheads, Dixie Cups and other things we make in Kentucky National Manufacturing Month or October, as it is sometimes called is almost over. In the last month, we've written about efforts to educate the work force about manufacturing, Kentucky's growing exports and a new externship plan from Ford Motor Co. (NYSE | Oct 30, 2014 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Johnson Controls reports higher 4Q profits Johnson Controls Inc. announced Thursday that its fourth-quarter profits for 2014 increased compared with the same period last year after seeing improvements in all of its businesses. Glendale-based Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global multi-industrial | Oct 30, 2014 2:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two strong quarters in a row for GDP, but economy still a little soft The Federal Reserve's confidence in the economy was rewarded by a better-than-expected report on economic growth in the third quarter. Gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter, according to an initial estimate | Oct 30, 2014 2:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North American sales up more than 7 percent for Bayer North American sales rose more than 7 percent for Bayer AG in its third quarter. On Thursday, the Germany-based company reported total North American sales of $3.1 billion for the quarter. This compares to sales of $2.9 billion in the same period last yea | Oct 30, 2014 2:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blistering quarter helps Greenbrier join the $2B club It's been a fine quarter for Lake Oswego-based Greenbrier Cos. It's also been a pretty good year for the railcar specialist. Greenbrier confirmed Thursday morning that it logged $2.2 billion in revenue during its fiscal year 2014. The company had recorded | Oct 30, 2014 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Red Wing Shoes president dies Joe Goggin, the former president of Red Wing Shoe Co., died this week at age 79. The Post-Bulletin has an obituary on Goggin, who led the Red Wing, Minn.-based manufacturer from 1995 through 2000. It was a pretty significant tenure, including a 1999 restr | Oct 30, 2014 11:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mars Inc. opens new candy factory in Kansas just in time for Halloween Mars Inc., the privately held, and reclusive, McLean-based candy-maker, known for its Mars, Snickers and M&M brands, is expanding again. On the heels of opening not just a candy store, but a full-on department store in Shanghai, China, Mars has opened a n | Oct 30, 2014 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend