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Draxis Expands Johnson & Johnson Contract

September 5, 2007 6:28 am | Comments

Manufacturing deal to provide commercial manufacturing services for nonsterile specialty and semisolid products runs to the end of 2013.


Aerospace Supplier Gets Armed Forces Contract

September 5, 2007 6:24 am | Comments

Two-year, $162 million manufacturing deal with the Defense Supply Center includes storage containers, shelters and accessories for the armed forces and select federal civilian agencies.


Minnesota Steel Gets Environmental OKs For Project

September 5, 2007 6:21 am | Comments

Company received two of the three environmental permits needed to begin construction on $1.6 billion taconite mine and steel mill; combination project would be first of its kind in the state.


China Buying Fire Engines From Oshkosh Trucks

September 5, 2007 6:15 am | Comments

Trucks will be stationed at the Beijing Capital International Airport in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics.


APEC Calls For Stricter Food, Product Safety

September 5, 2007 5:36 am | Comments

Leaders from the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum will press Beijing to do more to ensure the safety of its exports.


WTO Off To A Cautious Start After Summer Break

September 5, 2007 5:28 am | by Bradley S. Klapper, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Delegates from global commerce body say they're ready to get to work, but some officials wary of the claims.


Manufacturing Sector Sees Slower Growth In August

September 4, 2007 7:33 am | by Amy Radishofski, Staff Reporter | Comments

Despite growing at slowest pace in five months, new orders and production generate optimism for fourth quarter 2007.


Reclusive Startup Whispers A Eulogy For The Battery

September 4, 2007 7:30 am | by Grant Slater, Associated Press Writer | Comments

EEStor promises 'technologies for replacement of electrochemical batteries,' meaning a motorist could plug in a car for five minutes and drive 500 miles.


Peugeot-Citroen Planning 8,000 Job Cuts

September 4, 2007 7:28 am | Comments

Europe's second-largest carmaker details cost-cutting plan to improve profitability; working on entry level models targeted at China, Russia and South America.


Canadian Unions Use Labor Day To Demand Changes

September 4, 2007 7:25 am | Comments

Workers push for improvements for the beleaguered manufacturing sector days after General Motors announced 1,200 job cuts.


Chinese Factories Optimistic About Reputations

September 4, 2007 7:21 am | by William Foreman, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Companies expect little long-term damage from major toy recalls; confident country will remain manufacturing giant.


Regal Beloit Buys Two Motor And Blower Manufacturers

September 4, 2007 7:19 am | Comments

Electrical and mechanical parts maker acquires Jakel Inc. and Tecumseh’s Fasco residential and commercial operations.


Germany's Biggest Industrial Union Names New Leader

September 4, 2007 7:16 am | Comments

IG Metall appoints Berthold Huber, top deputy for four years, to take over 2.3 million member union.


French To Form Global Energy Giant

September 4, 2007 7:11 am | by Emma Vandore, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Suez SA and France's state-owned Gaz de France say GDF Suez will be country's second-largest energy producer.


China Claims Politics Behind U.S., Mexico WTO Cases

September 4, 2007 7:08 am | Comments

North American countries accuse Beijing of using World Trade Organization-prohibited tax breaks to encourage boost in Chinese exports.


Areva, Mitsubishi Form Joint Venture

September 4, 2007 6:55 am | Comments

The two companies have been working for nearly a year on forming project that will make third-generation nuclear reactors aimed at markets in Asia, the U.S. and eastern Europe.


Ontario Hit With Loss Of Manufacturing Jobs

September 4, 2007 6:30 am | by Laura Bobak, CP | Comments

Despite the decrease, economists say growth in other sectors help soften the impact.


Homeowners Protest Alabama Manufacturing Plant

September 4, 2007 6:12 am | Comments

Residents of southern Alabama community voice opposition to aluminum sulfate plant in their neighborhood.


DaimlerChrysler Building Buses In India

September 4, 2007 6:01 am | by Edited by Amy Radishofski, Staff Reporter | Comments

German automaker partners with India’s Sutlej Motors to build bus bodies on Mercedes-Benz chassis.


Blast Destroys Ohio Warehouse

September 4, 2007 5:45 am | Comments

No injuries after explosion at the Griswold Manufacturing processing plant; all 117 employees off for Labor Day.



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