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Manufacturers Should Prepare For EU Food Labeling Directive

September 11, 2014 11:04 am | by Videojet Technologies | Comments

In light of the European Union’s 1169/2011 directive, manufacturers producing food items for sale in the EU will be required to clearly indicate and highlight certain information within ingredients lists starting December 13, 2014.  This includes manufacturers located...

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Hershey Wins Dow Jones Sustainability Award, North America Index

September 11, 2014 10:58 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Hershey Company today announced that it has been selected to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Index. Hershey is one of only 13 companies from the Food, Beverage, and Tobacco Industry in the World Index and ranked in...

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Faurecia Announces New Seating Plant In KY

September 11, 2014 10:46 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Faurecia, North America's sixth-largest automotive supplier, today announced it will start construction this year on a plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky. The facility will employ 410 people in the area. Production is scheduled to begin in...  

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All Aboard Florida Selects Siemens As Train Manufacturer

September 11, 2014 10:40 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Today it was announced that Siemens has been selected to build the locomotives and passenger coaches for the All Aboard Florida passenger rail project that will connect South and Central Florida. All Aboard Florida and Siemens have been...

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Boeing And Alcoa Sign $1 Billion Contract

September 11, 2014 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Leading aerospace manufacturer Alcoa has signed a long-term contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products to Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and...

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Tech Giants Struggle With FDA Regulations

September 11, 2014 10:00 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | Comments

From Apple's new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar, Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing...

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BlackBerry Acquires Movirtu, Allows Multiple Numbers On One Device

September 11, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. This improves device management in...

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China's Auto Sales Slow In August

September 11, 2014 8:54 am | by Joe Mcdonald - AP Business Writer | Comments

China's auto sales growth decelerated further in August to 8.5 percent while sales of SUVs surged by nearly a third. Drivers in the world's biggest auto market by vehicle sales bought 1.5 million passenger cars in August, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Thursday. Total...

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BlackArrow Announces European Expansion

September 10, 2014 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackArrow, a worldwide provider of TV advertising and data solutions, today announced that the company has expanded into Europe to accelerate its international growth opportunities. With its newly opened...      

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Lawyer Claims GM Went To Great Lengths To Keep Dealers Informed

September 10, 2014 3:22 pm | by The Canadian Press | Comments

General Motors Canada went to extraordinary lengths to keep its dealers informed about its restructuring plans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a lawyer for the automaker told a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.GM lawyer Kent Thomson, in his opening remarks, said it was widely known through briefings, media coverage, and meetings...

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U.S. Industry Pay Hikes Since The Recession

September 10, 2014 2:56 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Despite steady job growth and a drop in the unemployment rate from 10 percent during 2009 to 6.1 percent in August, most Americans have received little increase in pay. Average wages, before inflation, have risen only about 2 percent a year since the downturn ended five years ago. That's far below...

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Accelerating Domestic Manufacturing Recovery By Redefining Proximity

September 10, 2014 1:42 pm | by John Paul Williams | Comments

The U.S. manufacturing industry is back in the black. At least that’s the read out based on a newly released 2014 ranking of the largest U.S. public manufacturers. With domestic manufacturing revenues exceeding $6 trillion in 2013 and the Institute for Supply Chain Management reporting...

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WV Miners Warned About Layoffs

September 10, 2014 12:32 pm | by Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Comments

In what has become a painful exercise across Appalachia, Patriot Coal is again telling hundreds of West Virginia mine workers that they could lose their jobs. On Tuesday, the St. Louis-based company said it sent federally-required warning notices to...

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Google Invests In California Solar Power Plant

September 10, 2014 12:28 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is helping to convert a one-time oil field into a solar power plant. The Internet search company is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build the plant north of Los Angeles in...   

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House Blocks EPA Water Rules

September 10, 2014 12:23 pm | by Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Comments

The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands — an action that critics call a... 

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Court Blocks Pollution Rules For Wyoming Plants

September 10, 2014 12:17 pm | by Ben Neary, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel...  

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Anristu Develops Small Cell Manufacturing Test Soultion

September 10, 2014 12:08 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Anritsu Company announced that it is developing a small cell manufacturing test solution that also supports technologies such as cellular, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth, and location-based services (LBS). Leveraging the flexible MT8870A Universal Test Set platform, Anritsu addresses the growing need...

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Nevada Lawmakers Considering $1.3B Tesla Package

September 10, 2014 12:01 pm | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Comments

Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors as part of "an extraordinary opportunity" to seal the deal for its... 

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Ajinomoto To Acquire U.S. Frozen Foods Maker Windsor

September 10, 2014 11:56 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ajinomoto Co. said Wednesday that it will acquire U.S. frozen foods maker Windsor Quality Holdings LP for about $800 million (about 84 billion yen) in a bid to increase its presence in the vast North American...     

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Big River Steel Gets Extension In Suit Over Mill

September 10, 2014 11:52 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes agreed Wednesday for a...     

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