Category Archives: Manufacturing – Great Lakes Region

Refineries and Steel Brighten NW Indiana

One of the bright-spots in the Midwest today is NW Indiana, and it’s not just reflections off Lake Michigan. The shoreline between Chicago and Michigan’s border is home to large oil refineries and steel mills, and both are humming with activity related to large construction projects. The projects themselves and the companies contracted to service them are providing a boost

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Manufacturing Day Promotes Participation and Education

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 is Manufacturing Day! Several associations have joined together to create a national day dedicated to promoting manufacturing. The Fabricators and Manufacturers Assoc. (FMA), the National Assoc. of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturing Institute are all sponsors of this day that celebrates the plants and people who “make things”. The Great Lakes Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (GLTAAC)

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