Manufacturing http://wyso.org en Sen. Sherrod Brown Talks Up Workforce Investment Act At Sinclair http://wyso.org/post/sen-sherrod-brown-talks-workforce-investment-act-sinclair <p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:53:33 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48905 at http://wyso.org Sen. Sherrod Brown Talks Up Workforce Investment Act At Sinclair Tax Credits To Support 160 Factory Jobs In Miami Valley http://wyso.org/post/tax-credits-support-160-factory-jobs-miami-valley <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has announced &nbsp;credits to help three different Miami Valley factories open or expand, adding up to 166 jobs.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Fecon, which already makes forestry equipment in Lebanon, is widening its plant floor and adding 25 jobs. </span></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:25:58 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47840 at http://wyso.org Tax Credits To Support 160 Factory Jobs In Miami Valley Ford To Use Rotating Shifts To Avoid Ohio Layoffs http://wyso.org/post/ford-use-rotating-shifts-avoid-ohio-layoffs <p>Ford Motor Company will use rotating shifts - two weeks on, two weeks off - to avoid indefinite layoffs at its assembly plant, located west of Cleveland.</p><p>Ford said Monday that rotating shifts for 1,000 workers at its Avon Lake plant will begin in August and continue until a new product launch in 2015.</p><p>The auto maker says rotating shifts will mean most Avon Lake workers will get 74 percent to 100 percent of regular fulltime pay.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 45164 at http://wyso.org What's That Smell In Harrison Township? WYSO Curious Sniffs Out The Answer http://wyso.org/post/whats-smell-harrison-township-wyso-curious-sniffs-out-answer <p>When Jude Whelley walks her dog&nbsp;in her front yard in Harrison Township, she often detects a syrupy-sweet smell, particularly&nbsp;on moist, foggy nights.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jude has lived in this neighborhood s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ince 1985, &nbsp;and while the generally accepted wisdom is that the smell comes from the nearby Cargill factory, for years she's wondered "does [the smell] </span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Arial;">depend on what they’re making? Or does it depend on the weather? Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:43:29 +0000 Emily McCord 45084 at http://wyso.org What's That Smell In Harrison Township? WYSO Curious Sniffs Out The Answer Chinese Auto-Glass Company Coming To Moraine Assembly Plant http://wyso.org/post/chinese-auto-glass-company-coming-moraine-assembly-plant <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">UPDATE Friday Jan. 10, 11:55 a.m.: Chinese auto-glass firm Fuyao&nbsp;will be the company to purchase over a million square feet of the old GM plant. <a href="http://wyso.org/post/chinese-automotive-glass-company-fuyao-announces-plans-moraine">Find out more here.</a></em></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:39:20 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44425 at http://wyso.org