WVMA Media Minute

Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

Toyota announces executive changes in North America
Automotive World (press release)

Leah Curry is appointed Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia president in Buffalo, W. Va. She will have responsibilities for all manufacturing and ...

United States

Trump could hit a brick wall on NAFTA

Meanwhile, the National Association of Manufacturers calls NAFTA “a boost to U.S. manufacturing competitiveness.” “We look forward to working with ...

The Manufacturing Recovery Should Push the Dow Above 20000

Moving to the Richmond Fed, which covers Virginia, West Virginia, North & South Carolina, Maryland and D.C., a strong rise in production and new ...

Panasonic, Tesla announce plan to bring over 1000 jobs to Buffalo, New York

More good news is heading for American manufacturing next year: Both Tesla and Panasonic decided to create hundreds of jobs and begin ...

Workers require higher skill level
Lexington Dispatch

“In the industry, it is referred to as the “middle skills gap,'" Jackson said. “For people in the manufacturing industry, it is important to have this whole ...

ACC: US specialty chemicals markets rise during 4Q 2016
Hydrocarbon Processing

WASHINGTON – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that US specialty chemicals market volumes rose 0.4% in November. This follows a ...

Make 'Made In America' Great Again

Mr. Groverman is an entrepreneurial attorney and CEO of Grovara LLC, ... to the National Association of Manufacturers, the U.S. manufactures more ...

US manufacturing job openings at 9-year high

In October, there were 322,000 job openings in manufacturing -- about the same level as in 2007. It has tripled since hitting a low of 99,000 during the ...

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