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“Construction workers make good livings,” says Ed Capodanno, president of the American Builders and Contractors, Delaware. One look at the numbers backs him up. And if you’re more interested in manufacturing, you can look forward to solid wages, too. The average annual salary for Delawareans in the architecture and construction industries is $50,000, says Luke…

Dead-end and dangerous. There was a time when trade and manufacturing jobs were characterized by negative stereotypes — back when jobs in welding and construction meant backbreaking work with little room for advancement. But this isn’t your grandfather’s workforce, and antiquated practices have given way to career paths, safety measures, and the growth of technology-based…

Delaware companies make products that improve race car performance, keep us and our pets healthy, help Navy divers breathe underwater and let humans function in space. Stuff made in Delaware ranges from things that go right to the end user, like animal vaccines or space suits, to components that end up in other products (for…

STAR Tower Newark Information supplied by: Laura McLaine and Lauren Lyon, Bancroft Construction Company (Wilmington) About the project: STAR Tower is the latest phase of the massive University of Delaware STAR Campus project. Upon completion in the fall, it will be 10 stories tall and have 130,000 square feet of multi-purpose space. The second through…