Category: Manufacturing

Helen Stimson’s charge as president of the Delaware BioScience Association is impressive: Be a catalyst for developing a strong bioscience community in Delaware and ultimately keep the innovation here, too. “Bringing community together to share a network is really important, especially when you look at the bioscience industry, which has had a tough time attracting…

The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) is hosting a training session on May 16 for businesses to learn more about the laws and regulations shaping Free Trade Zones in Delaware. Free Trade Zones are special geographic areas that exist outside U.S. Customs for the purpose of storage, assembly, exhibition, manufacturing, and processing. The agency partnered…

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Delaware plastics manufacturer Craig Technologies is expanding operations in Maryland after acquiring a majority stake in Manufacturing Support Industries Inc., a maker of components for the defense industry. News outlets report that as a part of the deal, product lines are being integrated at MSI’s Salisbury facility, which will add 42…

By Michael Bradley Despite England’s break from the European Union, the country remains extremely interested in maintaining close ties with the United States in many ways — especially economically. “I think we’ve proved that the United Kingdom is an open and competitive place to do business,” said one British official. “We are working hard to…

Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. is expected to expand its United States’ logistics network in May when it completes the purchase of the former Astro Power building in the Pencader Corporate Center in Newark. The site, currently owned by the Christina School District, will be Del Monte’s most advanced distribution center. Last week, the state’s…

For GotShade’s vehicle customizers, every day’s a wrap

It was only a $5 decal, but in the early years of growing its tinting and custom vehicle wrap operation, those $5 decals — if ordered in big volumes — helped keep GotShade Online Inc. marching forward. That’s the rhythm that’s come to define this Bear-based business — formerly Formula One Tinting and Graphics —…

The pharmaceutical company Noramco, headquartered on the Wilmington riverfront, has signed a letter of intent with Teewinot Life Sciences to produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoids, the chemical compounds in cannabis flowers and a component of marijuana.  Noramco specializes in producing active pharmaceutical ingredients, or biologically active materials, from controlled substances. The agreement gives Noramco access to Tweewinot’s…

Sussex County leaders announced today the purchase of King Farm, an expansive property just off Park Avenue east of Georgetown. The 74-acre plot will be added to the footprint of the adjacent Sussex County Industrial Park, which currently hosts 20 businesses with a total of 900 employees. The purchase cost $2.2 million, according to County…