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Tuesday, October 06, 2015 1:08 AM
  • SCHAUMBURG — Sparton Corporation said it will close its Lawrenceville, Georgia manufacturing operations by June 30, 2016 as part of the company’s restructuring following its recent acquisition of Hunter Technology.

  • WOOD DALE — Power Solutions International announced Chief Financial Officer Daniel Gorey will retire effective Oct. 19 and Michael P. Lewis will replace Gorey in that role.

  • OAK BROOK — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. received three awards with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River. 
  • QUINCY  -- The great recovery in U.S. manufacturing jobs -- a surprising five-year surge that blossomed in the aftermath of the financial crisis and added almost 900,000 people to payrolls across the country -- appears to be dead. Or at the very least, on hold. 
  • MOLINE — Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. says United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities in three states.

  • ELK GROVE VILLAGE -- Finding qualified job candidates and developing the next generation of workers are priorities so manufacturers can remain viable in the future, experts said during the Daily Herald Business Ledger's Newsmakers' Forum on Manufacturing.

  • WEST CHICAGO -- A worldwide manufacturer of machinery for the plastic, rubber and recycling industries has opened a new facility in West Chicago. 
  • CHICAGO -- South Africa’s Comair Ltd. may have to drop $1.1 billion in Boeing Co jet deliveries due to begin in October after struggling to line up financing without U.S. government assistance. 
  • MOLINE — Deere & Co. says it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, which represents 10,000 Deere employees at 12 factories in three states.

  • LAKE FOREST — September marks the 10-year anniversary since the Kirby Lester company was brought under the ownership and leadership of Garry Zage, R.Ph. 
  • SCHAUMBURG — Precision measurement and control equipment manufacturer Heidenhain Corp. has established a working 5-axis machining lab at its headquarters in Schaumburg to promote and demonstrate advanced technologies, specifically for the US and North American market 
  • WOOD DALE — Power Solutions International signed a multiyear agreement to provide engines and transmissions to China-based JAC Motors for the production of a new luxury mini bus. 
  • DEERFIELD  -- Mondelez International's first "made-in-Russia" Oreo biscuits are reaching Russian stores in October after the company upgraded a manufacturing line at its Sobinka plant. 
  • CHICAGO -- Boeing Co.’s new aerial tanker, a $51 billion program for the U.S. Air Force, made its first flight with equipment to dispense fuel after a four-month delay because of setbacks to wiring and other systems. 
  • The Elk Grove Industrial Park, Sunstar development in Schaumburg, Bridge Developing in Libertyville and IDI Gazely in Antioch are among the manufacturing areas that have shown growth. 
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