Doncasters expanding in Oxford, New Encompass Deal will add 20 locations in west

Doncasters expanding in Oxford
Doncasters, which manufactures high-precision alloy components and superalloys for the aerospace, energy and automotive sectors, is spending $3.5 million to expand manufacturing at its Southern Tool facility in Oxford. The investment includes a 300-pound equiax vacuum casting furnace. – Today’s Motor Vehicles

Dynetics, Blue Origin protest SpaceX selection
Both Huntsville’s Dynetics and Blue Origin, which is owned by Jeff Bezos, have lodged protests over the selection of SpaceX as winner of NASA’s $2.9 billion Human Landing System contract. The companies filed their complaints with the General Accounting Office.  – WMFE 

New Encompass deal will add 20 locations in west
Birmingham’s Encompass Health Corp. is buying Frontier Home Health and Hospice, a deal that will add nine home health facilities and 11 hospices in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, Washington and Wyoming. Terms of the deal, expected to close in the second quarter of this year, were not disclosed.  –

Jackson spice facility faces OSHA penalties
iSpice, a global spice importer and processor in Jackson, is facing $121,511 in fines levied by OSHA. The company was cited for several safety concerns, including being able to clean machinery without lockout devices. – Manufacturing Business Technology

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