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Stamping-Shop Acquisition Keys Expansion
into the Renewable Energy Market

Tuesday, February 03, 2009
 
TG Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, MI, a division of Tora Group, Lansing, MI, acquired Dorr Industries Inc., Dorr, MI, a small metal-stamping, machining and fabricating company. Tora Group’s three divisions—TG Mfg., TG Technologies Tool Alliance, and TG Renewable Energy Technologies--formed in 2008. It plans to use the 20,000-sq.-ft. Dorr facility to serve its tooling and renewable-energy divisions in addition to serving customers in the aerospace, HVAC, furniture, appliance and construction sectors. Learn more at www.thetoragroup.com.

Stamping-Shop Acquisition Keys Expansion
into the Renewable Energy Market

Tuesday, February 03, 2009
 
TG Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, MI, a division of Tora Group, Lansing, MI, acquired Dorr Industries Inc., Dorr, MI, a small metal-stamping, machining and fabricating company. Tora Group’s three divisions—TG Mfg., TG Technologies Tool Alliance, and TG Renewable Energy Technologies--formed in 2008. It plans to use the 20,000-sq.-ft. Dorr facility to serve its tooling and renewable-energy divisions in addition to serving customers in the aerospace, HVAC, furniture, appliance and construction sectors. Learn more at www.thetoragroup.com.

Danish Windmill Manufacturer
Ramping up in North America

Friday, January 30, 2009
 
Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems A/S, which in 2008 opened its first North American manufacturing plant in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, now employs 1200 here in engineering, service and skilled labor. The firm expects that number to grow to more than 4000 by the end of 2010, including plans to build new assembly factories in Colorado (Brighton and Pueblo), as well as continue to build up its U.S. headquarters in Houston, TX, and establish a new research and development center in Boston, MA. “Vestas is developing its U.S. supply chain in areas such as castings, metal fabrication, composites, bearings, gears and electromechanical components,” says company executive Soren Husted. Learn more at www.vestas.com.

 

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