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Major Wire Opens New Facility In North Carolina

Major-Wire-ScreeningDecember 3, 2012 – Montreal-based Major Wire Industries Limited recently welcomed producers and Authorized Dealers from the southern United States to an open house at its newest facility — Major Wire Screening Inc. — in Salisbury, NC. The 55,000 sq.-ft. weaving and finishing facility matches Major Wire’s ISO 9001:2008 registered process and quality standards, allowing it to efficiently deliver all of Major Wire’s Optimum Wire woven wire solutions with its superior wear life for the quarry, mining, industrial minerals, recycle and green waste markets.

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Telsmith Breaks Ground on New Parts Distribution Center

TELSMITH---LogoNovember 13, 2012 – Leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec Industries and the City of Mequon, Wis., broke ground for construction of a 33,760 sq. ft. facility to handle worldwide parts distribution for Telsmith products. The new parts distribution center will be located adjacent to Telsmith’s existing manufacturing facilities in Mequon, Wis., 20 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee.

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Deere to Expand Manufacturing Capacity

DeereLogoJune 16, 2012 – Deere & Co. announced it will invest $47 million to expand manufacturing capacity in its Moline, Ill., cylinder operations, where the company builds a broad range of hydraulic cylinders used in the company's agricultural, construction and forestry machines sold around the world. "John Deere's continued global growth requires the company to invest in our manufacturing operations," said Mark Von Pentz, president of Deere's Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division.

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Schenck Process North America Inc.

mastheadJuly 25, 2012 – Mac Process, a supplier of design/build pneumatic conveying and air filtration systems, and Schenck AccuRate, a leader in the manufacture and supply of best-in-class dry material feeders and weighing technologies, announced they will officially join forces as one provider in the marketplace. Both companies are part of the global Schenck Process Group and will be bringing together their synergies going forward on the North American market under the name Schenck Process North America Inc.  

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Volvo Breaks Ground

Volvo-ConstructionMay 4, 2012 – Volvo Construction Equipment broke ground on the first phase of a $100 million expansion of its site in Shippensburg, Pa. The first phase includes construction of a new headquarters office. Volvo CE is making a commitment to have machines built locally. The expansion will bring production of some key product lines to Shippensburg.

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