Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Northeast Ohio startups to share nearly $100,000 in grants, services aimed at product developers

Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Northeast Ohio startups to share nearly $100,000 in grants, services aimed at product developers

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A year after India Gill got the idea that everyone should be able to see themselves reflected in toys in the marketplace, a recent contest win from MAGNET is giving the future doll producer hope that she will be able to turn a dream into a reality. With help from the Cleveland…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Charter Steel to build new $150 million mill in Cuyahoga Heights

CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS, Ohio – Charter Steel, of Wisconsin, today announced plans to build a new $150 million steel mill adjacent to its coil mill and steelmaking operations in Cuyahoga Heights. The new rolling mill will utilize precision sizing to produce carbon and alloy steel bars for a variety of industries. Construction of the new mill…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: looks good, but there are worries

In 2016, Skoda Minotti’s Manufacturing and Distribution Group implemented its inaugural manufacturing and distribution survey to take the pulse of Northeast Ohio manufacturers. Respondents weighed in on topics ranging from the availability of skilled labor and challenges associated with workforce development, to prospects for pursuing expansion in the region and beyond, and more. What did…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Timken acquires couplings manufacturer Lovejoy

The Timken Company announced Friday that it has acquired Lovejoy Inc., a manufacturer of premium industrial couplings and universal joints, for approximately $66 million. “The acquisition of Lovejoy is a great strategic fit, and we’re pleased to add their strong brand to our growing portfolio of industrial brands,” said Richard G. Kyle, president and chief…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Dayton products play big part in Ohio manufacturing growth

DAYTON — Products made in Dayton have helped Ohio become the fourth-largest producer of goods in the United States, state data shows. Ohio’s manufactures produced $98.7 billion in goods in 2014 — 4.7 percent of America’s manufacturing output in 2014, making the Buckeye state fourth in the nation for manufacturing prowess after California, Texas and…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Inside Acura’s NSX Performance Manufacturing Center

It’s said that one has but mere seconds to make a positive first impression. For me, all it took was an initial glance through an opaque lobby door onto to the cleanest automotive production facility floor I’d ever encountered — Honda’s Performance Manufacturing Center stood there before me. Granted, the NSX rebirth has been a…

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Cleveland Ohio Manufacturing: Fuel Efficiency Driving Greater Use of Smaller Engines

“We’re in uncharted territory with these prices,” said Steve Mance, CEO of Defiance Metal Products, a metal component manufacturer in Ohio. However, the lower material and commodity prices do not flow dollar-for-dollar through the supply chain and are not translating into across-the-board discounts for truck and component buyers — at least not yet. There are…

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Cleveland-based metal service center expands product offering, market reach through acquisition

Metal service center Flack Steel Ltd. of Cleveland has purchased “selected assets” of the Consolidated Metal Products business of Columbia, S.C.-based Consolidated Systems Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the company announced in a Dec. 16 news release. This expands Flack Steel’s product offering and its market opportunities in a variety of materials, raising its consolidated…

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American Manufacturing & Engineering Co., or Ameco, is a metal fabricator, not an art studio.

American Manufacturing & Engineering Co., or Ameco, is a metal fabricator, not an art studio. But that didn’t stop the small, Cleveland-based manufacturer from taking on a project for world-renowned architect and artist Santiago Calatrava. Today, large sculptures created by the company for the Calatrava exhibit are on display along Park Avenue in New York…

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