An Ankeny-based plastics injection molder landed new business and launched new growth after the firm was able to prove its capabilities via testing arranged last year at Iowa State University. Accumold, a company that makes small plastic parts for a variety of technology and medical devices, announced plans in February for a $12 million expansion that will add 200 jobs at its Ankeny plant over the next three years.
Month: October 2015
Happy Tuesday. A lot of manufacturing news, both good and pessimistic. Here’s where to find it all:
Happy Friday. And Happy Manufacturing Day, the start of an excellent opportunity for Iowans to learn more about the possibilities that come with a career in manufacturing. Here’s what you need to know about Manufacturing Day and elsewhere:
AMES – An unprecedented and heavily coordinated educational campaign means Iowans throughout the state will have easy access in October to a wide variety of events touting the benefits of a career in manufacturing. So far, more than 2,000 happenings have been scheduled across the U.S. to celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 2. Events such as factory tours and educational seminars will be held both on Friday and beyond in a bid to tout the extraordinary opportunities available in American manufacturing.