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Trade Tariffs Prompt US Manufacturers to Shift Operations Outside China

U.S. companies have accelerated efforts to adjust supply chains after the Trump administration increased the tariff rate from 10 percent to 25 percent on $250B worth of goods imported from China, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

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General Dynamics to Add More Manufacturing & Office Space to Facility in Lincoln, Neb.

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 18, 2019 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit plans to add 50K square feet to an existing facility in Nebraska that houses production of missile launch tubes, composite rocket motor cases and other aerospace and defense components, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Lincoln Journal Star …

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Northrop Eyes 175 New Jobs Amid Rocket Engine Plant Expansion in Maryland, Mike Kahn Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 18, 2019 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems sector seeks to generate 175 new jobs in Cecil County, Md., in line with the expansion of its rocket engine manufacturing facility in Elkton, ExecutiveBiz reported March 5. The office of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said March …

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HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: Broad Strategy Needed to Drive 3D Printing Capability in US

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2019 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP‘s (NYSE: HPQ) federal business, has said the government needs a comprehensive strategy to boost U.S. adoption of 3D printing technology, as well as associated capabilities like artificial intelligence and machine learning, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 11. Gardner …

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General Dynamics Allots $1B CapEx Budget for Submarine Construction Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has unveiled a plan to reinvest $1B into its manufacturing operations in 2019 as part of a capital expenditure strategy that includes the further development of submarine construction capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. USNI News reported Wednesday that the funds will …

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Cubic’s Renovation of San Diego Air Combat Training System Factory Nears Completion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 30, 2018 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) is looking to complete updates to its manufacturing facility in San Diego that houses production and testing of training systems for air combat operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Sunday. The company said Friday the renovation is aimed to give the plant additional capacity …

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Lockheed Awards Grant to Orlando’s Valencia College for 2nd Advanced Manufacturing Training Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 4, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed an investment of $300K with Valencia College in Orlando to establish an advanced manufacturing training center that is aimed to produce the city’s future high-technology workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the funds are part of …

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Kratos Opens New Tactical UAS, Target Drone Manufacturing Plant in Oklahoma

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has established a new facility in Oklahoma that will house production of its unmanned aerial tactical and target drone systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the 100K-square-foot plant for the Mako Tactical UAS and Firejet …

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Northrop Unveils Expanded Facility for Aerospace Programs in Beavercreek, Ohio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its composite structures manufacturing center in Beavercreek, Ohio, with a new operational area for additional work on aerospace programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Ohio state and local officials attended the ceremony to open the facility extension, …

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Northrop Pushes Workforce Expansion at Composite Aerospace Structures Plant in Utah

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 25, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has expanded its workforce in Utah with 30 additional jobs filled this year to support the manufacture of composite aerospace structures at its facility in West Valley City, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it also plans to hire 100 new …

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