Jan. 31, 2017
Rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne has chosen Huntsville, Ala., as its final assembly site for the new AR1 rocket engine, creating 100 new jobs in the area.
Jan. 18, 2017
The investment will bring electric motor and gearbox component production lines for the Model 3 to the Reno-based facility, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday during his State of the State speech, per Fortune. The move will add 550 new jobs at the Gigafactory.
Jan. 17, 2017
"A Japanese company that manufactures components for electric vehicles is setting up its U.S. headquarters and first U.S. manufacturing facility in West Sacramento.
Mikuni Color Ltd., which also produces synthetic organic industrial dispersion ink, has moved into 21,000 square feet at Riverside Commerce Center."
Jan. 16, 2017
For its part, Gildan said it has yet to decide where to make American Apparel goods. The company makes the bulk of its products in manufacturing hubs in Central America and the Caribbean. Although it has some production sites in the U.S., the only finished goods made here are socks.
Jan. 10, 2017
For years, American Apparel proudly touted its “Made in Los Angeles” motto. With its sale Tuesday to a Canadian sportswear firm, neither American Apparel’s name nor its motto will ring so true. . . Gildan, which said it will buy American Apparel’s inventory in a separate deal, will now move most, if not all, production to its manufacturing hubs in Central America and the Caribbean, analysts said. With minimum wage going up in the state, a company like Gildan would view manufacturing in L.A. as more of a liability than an asset.