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Bibby Financial Provides $1.25M Facility For Apparel Manufacturer

September 19, 2014 12:37 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Bibby Financial Services announced today that it has funded a $1.25M non-recourse factoring facility for a California-based apparel manufacturer. This new business saw increased demand for private-label denim, but as a start-up had struggled to...

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FDA Tweaks Food Safety Rules For Next Year

September 19, 2014 10:36 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | Comments

The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the revised rules Friday. The FDA is tweaking earlier proposals that included...

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Production Of New GM Cadillac To Be At Detroit Plant

September 19, 2014 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Motors will begin building a new, top-end Cadillac sedan late next year at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. The auto maker said Friday that the rear-wheel drive car will make its debut in the first half of 2015, and that it will reveal...

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Chesapeake Utilities To Build Heat, Power Plant In Florida

September 19, 2014 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Eight Flags Energy, LLC, is pursuing the development and construction of a combined heat and power plant in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida. The plant will be...

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Ohio Unemployment Rate Unchanged For August

September 19, 2014 9:52 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ohio's unemployment rate for August was unchanged from the previous month, according to state statistics released Friday. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said last month's 5.7 percent unemployment rate was identical to July's, with overall non-agricultural employment increasing by...

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NAM Welcomes Extension Of Internet Tax Moratorium

September 19, 2014 9:40 am | by National Association of Manufacturers | Comments

National Association of Manufacturers Vice President of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy Dorothy Coleman issued this statement thanking Congress for including the ban on taxing Internet access in the continuing resolution approved this...

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Alibaba Poised To Surge On The NYSE

September 19, 2014 9:32 am | by Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba's began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today in a highly anticipated debut that could raise up to $25 billion. The company priced its initial public offering of stock Thursday evening at $68 per share, the top end of the expected...

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Amazon Founder's Firm To Build New Rocket Engines

September 18, 2014 5:16 pm | Comments

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.United Launch Alliance, a collaboration of two aerospace giants that launches unmanned rockets, announced Wednesday...

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Senators Coons, Ayotte Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Boost Manufacturing Training

September 18, 2014 4:49 pm | by Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons | Comments

U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to help cities and states build 21st century manufacturing training programs. The Manufacturing Skills Act would create an annual $100 million competitive grant to support initiatives that...

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AKM Manufacturing Selects Epicor ERP 10 For Division Integration

September 18, 2014 2:11 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, today announced that AKM Manufacturing (AKM) has selected the next-generation...   

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PepsiCo CEO Criticizes NFL

September 18, 2014 2:05 pm | by Mae Anderson, The Associated Press | Comments

PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity." The boss of the...

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Japanese Automakers Compete With Google For Autonomous Car

September 18, 2014 2:01 pm | by Japan Economic Newswire | Comments

Competition is heating up among Japanese and U.S. manufacturers to invent and refine autonomous car technologies that reduce the human driver's role in controlling the vehicle with the steering wheel and the brake. With a solid track record of building...

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Reed Exhibitions Japan Organizing Manufacturing World Osaka 2014

September 18, 2014 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. will be organising Manufacturing World Osaka 2014 - Western Japan’s largest trade show for the manufacturing industry, known as the “must-attend-show” for all people working in the manufacturing industry. 980 exhibitors and 43,000 visitors are expected to participate. As a...

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IL Delays Decision On Fracking Rules

September 18, 2014 12:33 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A legislative panel said that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect. The legislature's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules received proposed rules for...

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Deconstructed Locomotive Will Power Nigeria’s Economy

September 18, 2014 12:07 pm | by GE Report | Comments

Nigeria has fast become Africa’s largest economy, but its infrastructure is still lagging. The electrical grid is so unpredictable that many businesses use natural gas to produce their own power. But that’s not enough. Sand and water often clog up pipelines and idle generators...

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Nestle Creates 8K New Positions In Europe

September 18, 2014 11:48 am | by John Heilprin, Associated Press | Comments

Some 200 companies on Thursday pledged to create new work and training opportunities for Europe's young jobseekers, of which one out of four is unemployed.The alliance of major companies, including Nestle and Google, aims to create tens of thousands additional...

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Dayton Leaders Considering Tax Deal For Medical Device Facility

September 18, 2014 11:36 am | by Cornelius Frolik | Comments

The owners of a medical-device manufacturing company plan to build a multimillion-dollar facility in north Dayton, creating at least 50 middle-class jobs within about two years. KBK Eight Properties wants to construct a 75,000-square-foot facility in...

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NAM: Congress Must Focus On Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

September 18, 2014 10:00 am | by National Association of Manufacturers | Comments

Following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President of International Economic Affairs Linda Dempsey issued this statement...

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UPS Begins Hiring For 2014 Holiday Season

September 18, 2014 9:24 am | by UPS | Comments

UPS® announced today that it expects to hire between 90,000-95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated holiday surge in package deliveries that will begin in October and continue through January 2015. The company is gearing up...

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GA Peanut Plant Undergoes Trial For 2009 Salmonella Outbreak

September 18, 2014 4:43 am | by Russ Bynum - Associated Press | Comments

A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact — that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter. Former Peanut Corporation of...

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