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(470368) House Dems Pressing Inquiry Into Tenn. VW Vote.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated “or otherwise run afoul of” federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswa…

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(470369) 1 Killed In Blast At Tenn. Ammunition Plant.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made has killed one person and left three others injured.Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spokesman Michael Knight says rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio…

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(470128) Trek CEO John Burke: Want a bicycle-friendly Milwaukee, scream for it.

Chris Schneider Bob Burns from B-cycle kicks off Denver’s new bike-sharing program on Thursday, April 22, 2010, an expansion of Humana’s pilot program from the 2008 National Democratic Convention. It i…

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(470125) Si Group to acquire businesses from specialty chemicals manufacturer, boost workforce by 500.

Bozich, president and CEO of SI Group, says the acquisition of Albermarle’s businesses is the largest deal in SI Group’s history. SI Group Inc., aSchenectady County, NYdeveloper and manufacturer&

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(469121) Specialty Paper Company Brings Manufacturing Jobs Back to US Facility.

Seven years ago, Felix Schoeller, a German-based global producer of specialty paper, transitioned from a papermill to a converting company and at that time, the company ceased all major operations in Pulaski, N.Y. and only focused on converting papers …

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Revenue Growth Vs. Cost Savings – Can’t They Co-Exist?

With the most recent economic downturn and slow recovery, we have all witnessed either personally or with companies we know well an abrupt transition from revenue growth and sales driven entities to lean and mean, cost cutting organizations and now possibly back again to revenue growth. This pendulum, depending on the market and economic conditions,  […]

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(468706) Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up mercury, arsenic, acid gases and

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(467605) Booming Commercial Aviation Industry Presents Supply Chain Challenges.

It was 2011. Aerospace and defense (A&D) experts had gathered to assess the health of both the defense and commercial aircraft industries. The defense industry was weak and softening. But the commercial aircraft market was strong. It was the tale of two industries.

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(467618) Booming Commercial Aviation Industry Presents Supply Chain Challenges.

It was 2011. Aerospace and defense (A&D) experts had gathered to assess the health of both the defense and commercial aircraft industries. The defense industry was weak and softening. But the commercial aircraft market was strong. It was the tale of two industries.

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(467417) Has Supply Chain Success Ruined Marketing?.

Writing a new book is like going back to school. Youre always learning novel things; and, being challenged about what you think you know.Tim Wilkinson and myself are currently writing the follow-up to our 2009 work THE DISTRIBUTION TRAP.Throughout the process, a recurring theme has regularly- and

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(467229) Slack in Your Company Forget About Lean Management and Quality Systems!.

There is a lot more talk in companies about lean management and quality processes than action and more importantly results.Employees spend valuable time sitting in courses or listening hired consultants during the day to explain how to run a lean production or to set up a quality system.Consultants&

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(466799) The Manufacturer’s Agenda: Fixing Our Workforce Education and Training Mistakes.

It seems we’ve finally concluded that we’ve gotten workforce education and training all wrong for the past two decades, and it’s time to fix it. Lots of theories exist for the whys and wherefores of our missteps, but I think it boils down to one: We had devalued the manufacturing sector generally,

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(467117) Boeing’s job shift to California may spur suit on age discrimination: engineers union.

Marcus Donner photo Ray Goforth, head of the union representing Boeing engineers, said the union will be analyzing data to determine if there’s age discrimination in the company decision to move aircra…

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(467000) Feds Say Pipe Tear Caused 2009 Oil Refinery Blast.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 2009 explosion at a northern Utah oil refinery that knocked a neighboring home off its foundation and singed dozens of others began with a corroded pipe that went years without proper inspection, federal investigators say.The U.S.

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(465264) Technology: Putting IT in its Place.

The walls between production and IT — that traditional separation between the producers and the enablers of production — has given way under the pressure of big data and analytics, of new tools for immediate, constant communication, of robots and aut…

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(465483) Sensient names former Frito-Lay exec as flavors dvision president.

Sensient Technologies Corp., which makes flavorings, fragrances and colors, has named former Frito-Lay executive Sam Lteif as the president of Sensient’s global flavors business.Lteif will report to Sensient’s president and CEO Paul Manning. Lteif has 23 years of experience in the consumer packaged&

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