Industry roundup

Contracts awarded, and other industry news.

06/10/2009


 

Baltimore-based Danfoss moved its North American

headquarters to Baltimore

Crossroads@95 , a new 1,000-acre, 46,200-sq ft facility. The building meets U.S Green

Building Council's LEED

for Commercial Interiors certification. Additionally, Jorgen M. Clausen ,

Danfoss chairman of the board and former CEO, received the Cleantech Pioneer

Award at the Cleantech Forum XXII in Copenhagen,

Denmark.

Clausen received the award for leading the strategy to minimize the consumption

of raw materials and energy in the manufacturing process.

Danbury, Conn.-based Belimo

Americas will move into a new energy efficient building in Sparks, Nev.,

which will provide a real-life showcase for the company's own energy-saving

products. The new facility will be responsible for final assembly and

distribution of valves and actuators.

Washington, D.C.-based USGBC and its president, CEO, and

founding chairman, Rick Fedrizzi , were recognized with the National Building

Museum's 2009 Honor

Award . The award acknowledges leadership on environmental issues and the

significant accomplishments made in improving sustainability within the built

environment.

Mississauga, Ontario-based EllisDon Construction launched a

set of consulting services for the construction industry designed for

consultants in sustainable buildings, risk management, ICT, and HR.

Los Angeles-based American Council of Engineering Companies of California

will honor Rick Richmond , CEO of the Alameda Corridor-East Construction

Authority , with the 2009 "Engineering Achievement Award" . The award recognizes

leaders who achieve significant progress on the largest infrastructure projects

in the region while facing daunting fiscal and engineering challenges.

Bradenton, Fla.-based GE

Security Inc . announced its EST3-Sixty Mass Notification/Emergency

Communications (MNEC) solution is the world's first MNEC system to achieve the

UL new mass notification standard.






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Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

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