Category: Manufacturing

On Monday,  U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) hosted U.S. Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Fred Hochberg in Delaware to highlight the critical role the bank plays in supporting Delaware manufacturers exporting products to developing markets by filling gaps in private export financing. EXIM supported $317 million in exports from Delaware, and is set to expire…

Hedwin to bring 154 manufacturing jobs to Newark

By Christi Milligan Hedwin Division of Zacros America Inc., maker of industrial containers and liners, will relocate its Baltimore-based operations to Newark’s Pencader Corporate Center in a move that will generate 154 local jobs. The company was awarded a Strategic Fund Performance grant and a Capital Expenditure grant of $703,505 from the Delaware Economic Development…

Conveyor belts made in Newark move berries, Tootsie Roll Pops, Junior Mints, and People

By Kathy Canavan When Paul O’ Connor’s family watches “How It’s Made” on the Discovery Channel, someone usually calls out, “That’s one of ours.” They’re not product-spotting; they’re conveyor-belt spotting. Whether it’s the belts that carry Herr’s Potato Chips or the ones that move furniture, the odds are they started out life at O’Connor Belting…

Few professions have a worse reputation than economics and their practitioners, economists—OK, maybe PR people, developers and planners, but not many others! It was Victorian historian Thomas Carlyle who, in 1849, first referred to that field of endeavor as a “dismal science,” a reference said to be in part to Malthusian theory of population-growth-caused famines…