Category: Manufacturing

(AP) — Delaware Technical Community College has received a grant of nearly $2 million to build a new automotive training center on its Georgetown campus. Sen. Tom Carper made the announcement Friday with Delaware Tech President Mark Brainard and Sussex County Economic Development Director William Plaff. The project will build a 13,500 square-foot automotive center.…

Metrohm AG from Herisau, Switzerland has acquired B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business based in Newark. “We are pleased to strengthen our product portfolio in spectroscopy by the acquisition of B&W Tek’s R&D, production and sales organizations,” said Dr. Christoph Fässler, CEO and president of Metrohm AG. The field of spectroscopy looks at how matter and…

(AP) — A specialty chemicals company and Kentucky mainstay has announced it will move its corporate headquarters to Delaware. News outlets cite a Tuesday statement from Ashland Inc. saying the company will move its headquarters from Covington to Wilmington, Delaware, within the next 17 months. The Lexington office employs 58, and will be shuttered. Some…

The Science, Technology and Research Institute of Delaware (STRIDE) has announced a new board of directors elected July 19 at its annual members meeting. The current board includes: Dr Seetha Coleman-Kammula James Dinnage Dr Donald Durandetta Dr Debora Flanagan Massouda Dr Julius Korley Charles Krukiel Dr Esq.Charles Riordan Kurt Foreman The members comes from a…

Siemens Healthineers’ portfolio includes diagnostic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and advanced therapies, such as mobile C-arms and hybrid operating rooms. The division is part of Siemens, an international company based in Germany. With roots that date back to DuPont, Siemens’ 123-acre Glasgow site houses reagent manufacturing, global engineering and assay development, training, sales and marketing, IT…

The Export Delaware team at the Department of State is going to Singapore and Vietnam for six days in September to explore opportunities for businesses looking to expand global trade. The team is inviting small and medium-sized businesses to join them on the visit for a chance to meet face-to-face with potential distributors and customers…

In many ways, chemistry as a discipline seeks to understand the interaction between things and how those interactions can produce change. It’s a fitting reflection of the chemical industry in Delaware, which also finds itself in a period of change. The First State has been a major nerve center of chemical innovation since the du…

The biosciences climate in Delaware is robust and making a significant difference in finding cures for the most aggressive diseases and conditions. Eighty percent of the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry is headquartered in the First State and the surrounding states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to Delaware Prosperity Partnership. Global bioscience giants with significant operations…

In the fast-moving world of biopharmaceuticals, the University of Delaware is preparing to demonstrate the importance of being NIIMBL. Launched at UD’s Delaware Biotechnology Institute last year, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is moving from its startup and organizational phase into working on developing new technology, says Kelvin Lee, the institute’s…