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Category Archives: Manufacturing
I had a chance to catch up by phone the other day with Jack Bardol, the Manufacturers’ Association’s interim executive director. Bardol made it clear he’s not looking to take the job on a permanent basis. Bardol, 58, already has … Continue reading
Yuengling makes ice cream. Well, now they do. A branch of the beer-making family is bringing back the tradition this year. It ended in the 1980s. The Yuengling name first became associated with ice cream in 1920 — which I’m … Continue reading
Harley-Davidson’s York County operations was recently recognized by IndustryWeek as one of its 2013 “Best Plants.” Why? According to the publication, “New Factory York” meets the challenge of operational excellence and keeps pushing for more.
Are you looking for work? I hear Harley is hiring. If you’re out of work, this sounds like the perfect opportunity. I mean, $16.75 to $23.30 per hour? That’s no chump change. The higher range of that is about $48,000 … Continue reading
WARNING: This beach house will make you extremely jealous. It. Is. Beautiful — so beautiful, in fact, that Better Homes and Gardens featured the space in this summer’s issue. The Rehobeth Beach home of Carl and Brenda Vizzi is … Continue reading
I love chips. Fact: After I wrote my story about the newly named Utz Arena, I waddled down to the grocery store to purchase questionable carryout sushi and a bag of No Salt Added Bar-B-Q goodness. I was tempted by the unsalted pretzels. Utz … Continue reading
The U.S. Army’s current funding plan calls for the Bradley Industrial Base — a network of 586 small businesses involved with production of BAE’s armored vehicles — to shut down for at least three years beginning in 2014. The story … Continue reading