maryland1

40 %
60 %
Information about maryland1
Entertainment

Published on November 19, 2009

Author: tennesseewind

Source: authorstream.com

Wind-Related Economic Development: Manufacturing near or in Maryland:  Wind-Related Economic Development: Manufacturing near or in Maryland 1- PPG (Fiberglass) Shelby, NC 2- Tower Logistics (Climbing Devices) Huntington, WV 3- GE (Power Converters) Salem, VA 4- LAI International Inc (Bearing Cages) Westminster, MD 5- Vacon Inc (AC Drives) Chambersburg, PA 6- Gamesa (blades) Ebensburg, PA 7- Hodge Foundry (Castings) Greenville, PA 8- GE (Gearboxes) Erie, PA 9- Gamesa (Nacelle, Tower) Fairless Hills, PA Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers Located Near or In Maryland Slide2:  PPG Industries Shelby, North Carolina Fiber Glass As of July 2007, the company employed ~ 700 workers. In 2008, PPG announced that it would be investing ~ $20 million over three years to expand their Shelby facility. The expansion would allow the company to add 120 jobs at an average annual wage of $32,183 within three years. As of April 2009, the company announced that it would be laying off 75 workers and that an additional 15 would be taking early retirement due to the national economic crisis. In July 2009, the company was awarded $742,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy for research and testing on wind turbine blades. Slide3:  Gamesa Ebensburg and Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania Blades, Nacelles, Towers Gamesa selected Ebensburg, PA as the site for their first manufacturing plant in the U.S. Jobs at the Ebensburg Plant pay between $12.73-$18.39 per hour Gamesa hired their first employee in December of 2005 and produced their first blade in March of 2006 “We are most impressed with Pennsylvania’s recent initiatives in renewable energy, in particular the clean energy portfolio standard signed by Governor Rendell and passed by the Legislature last November. This standard will require a total of 18 percent of Pennsylvania’s electricity to be generated via alternative energy sources by 2020, in the area of 3,600 megawatts, and represents the kind of forward thinking that has inspired Gamesa to come to Pennsylvania.” Iñaki López Gandásegui, Former Chief Executive Officer of Gamesa. State of Pennsylvania Press Release, January 2005. Slide4:  Gamesa Fairless Hills and Ebensburg, Pennsylvania Towers, Nacelles, Blades Later in 2005 Gamesa selected Fairless Hills, PA as the site produce blades, nacelles and towers. Jobs at the Fairless Hills Plant pay between $13.65-$21.00 per hour. As of January 2009, Gamesa announced that they would be laying off 184 workers at their Fairless Hills facility due to the inability to produce the size of blades that are in demand. All blade manufacturing will be shifting to the Ebensburg facility. Slide5:  LAI International LAI East-Westminster, Maryland Bearing Cages Founded in 1979 Employs 4 people who work directly with wind-related components Manufactured ~ 600 large-diameter wind cages in 2008 Expected to manufacture ~ 800 in 2009 Slide6:  Manufactures components including hubs, bedplates, and gearbox housings for turbines ranging from 1.5 to 2.5 MW Employed 175 workers for much of 2008; laid off 40 due to the economy Of the 135 remaining workers, approximately half work on wind-related components In 2008, wind manufacturing made up 32% of total production; expected to decrease in 2009; no estimates due to volatile economy Began manufacturing wind-related components in 2003 Hodge Foundry Greenville, PA Component Castings

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Maryland-1 DMAT

Welcome to the Maryland-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, a group of dedicated medical and disaster response professionals from within the National ...
Read more

Maryland's 1st congressional district - Wikipedia, the ...

Maryland's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013. Current Representative: Andrew P. Harris (R–Cockeysville) Area: 3,653.1 mi 2: Distribution
Read more

Maryland - USA Reisen nach Washington DC, Virginia ...

Strände, Berge, Seen und Meer - Maryland bietet sich geradezu an für einen Familienurlaub oder für Outdoor-Fans. Und auch Kultur und Geschichte kommen ...
Read more

Ark Models (ex Frog) 72006 Martin M-167 Maryland, 1:72 ...

Ark Models (ex Frog) 72006 Martin M-167 Maryland, 1:72, TOP in Modellbau, Modellbausätze, Plastikmodelle | eBay
Read more

Maryland - Internal Revenue Service

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Unemployment Insurance New Hire Registry. General. Small Business Administration - Maryland
Read more

Category:Towns in Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Category:Towns in Maryland. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Towns in Maryland. For convenience ... Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland‎ (1 C, 17 P)
Read more

Maryland / Alpha Sigma Phi HQ

Locations By State. Maryland // 5 Chapters, Colonies and Interest Groups. McDaniel College, Epsilon Xi Chapter Salisbury University, Epsilon Eta Chapter
Read more

Maryland - US Historical Archive

Open Daily. 9am - 3pm EST Monday - Friday. Information. Customer Service. Contact Us; Returns; Site Map
Read more

Vermietung Haus Maryland Für Ihren Urlaub mit IHA Privat

Vermietung Haus Maryland 5 private Ferienhäuser. Mieten Sie ohne Kosten mit IHA Haus Maryland. Buchen Sie schnell!
Read more

Collector's Badges - Maryland

The Gode Company of Germany is known for its high quality faithful reproductions of original collectors works. In most cases, a Gode reproduction badge, is ...
Read more