Heavy Manufacturing

TPI and Senvion Sign Wind Blade Supply Agreement and Cooperate on RodPack Technology

Via globenewswire.com SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TPI Composites, Inc., (TPI) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global footprint, announced today that it is providing additional details regarding the signing of a new supply agreement that it previously disclosed on August 8, 2017. TPI has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion S.A. to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind

UA Selected For Defense Department Photonics Project

azbigmedia.com The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership advancing the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, has announced the University of Arizona as the winner of a proposal call for a new Defense Department Government Directed Project for photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, data links for cryogenic focal plane arrays, or FPAs. The $1.2 million Department of Defense project, along with an additional $400,000 in matching funds from

Via bloomberg.com Electric carmaker Lucid Motors Inc. is raising a new round of financing and is also considering an outright sale after holding early-stage takeover talks with Ford Motor Co., according to people familiar with the situation. The Menlo Park, California-based firm has hired Morgan Stanley to help raise more money to pay for further development of its vehicle and a new manufacturing plant in Arizona, the people said. They

Orbital ATK Opens Gilbert Engineering Facility, Plans To Hire 155

Via azbigmedia.com Virginia-based aerospace and defense firm Orbital ATK opened a 60,000-square-foot workspace in Gilbert for its engineers working on the satellites being manufactured next door. In the next five years, Orbital ATK will be hiring 155 employees to work at the satellite engineering facility, said Rick Kettner, Orbital ATK Gilbert site director. The engineering building opened this week and has 200 employees on site. The engineers moved from Orbital