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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Will immigration crisis undermine manufacturing?

The United States is facing a crisis in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are struggling to find skilled workers, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' June 2014 report, there are a staggering 312,000 manufacturing positions open in the U.S. While the unemployment rate in the U.S. remains high, the manufacturing industry is ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture

These flame retardants are designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane . HBCD has been the leading flame retardant used in expanded and extruded polystyrene foam applications, but is being phased out in the European Union , plant, which is scheduled to come on line in the 4th quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Albemarle, Chemicals, Agriculture

Thu Aug 28, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen Sells 1,000 Shares

Rogers Director Carol R. Jensen sold 1,000 shares of Rogers stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Rogers, Chemicals

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New Infographic Explains the Value of Traceability in Manufacturing

Brady , a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced its new infographic " Find the Value of Traceability in Manufacturing ."

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Brady, Electronics

Washington Times

Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case

A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals

Manufacturing.net

Engineering Newswire: BAE Makes Planes More Human

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

AmericanBankingNews.com

SMTC Ceo Sushil Dhiman Purchases 6,500 Shares

SMTC CEO Sushil Dhiman bought 6,500 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 27th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, SMTC, Telecom

Business Journal

Johnson Controls CEO, Potawatomi general manager take the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Johnson Controls Inc. chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli became the latest high-profile Milwaukee-area business executive to take the "Ice Bucket Challenge" earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Automakers, Textiles, Milwaukee, WI

Manufacturing.net

The Future Of Plastics Manufacturing In The U.S.

The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Sys-Con Media

Visteon Introduces Industry-First Dual Compatible In-Vehicle Wireless ...

This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards - Power Matters Alliance /PowermatA and Wireless Power Consortium /Qi.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Visteon

TheStreet.com

Bulls Come Back to Dow Chemical

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Mozilla, TheStreet

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Gencor Industries, Inc.

Gencor Industries, Inc. major shareholder Sherry Houtkin unloaded 344 shares of Gencor Industries, Inc. stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Gencor Industries, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Bangkok Post

Thai woman to lead Unilever

Unilever NV, an Anglo-Dutch consumer product company, has for the first time in its 82-year history here appointed a Thai woman to lead the local unit, effective Oct 1. Supattra Paopiamsap, 51, was appointed Unilever Thailand's chairman, replacing Bauke Rouwers, currently chairman of Unilever Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, who will take over ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food, Unilever NV, Industrial Machines, Unova, Georgia State University

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Lear Corp to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa for $850 mln

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, said it would buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa LLC for $850 million to strengthen its core seating business and boost its luxury seats portfolio.

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Related Topix: Lear Corporation, Automakers, Textiles

Business Journal

Lockheed acquires innovative battery company. But is it cursed?

Bethesda-based defense giant Lockheed Martin this week announced it had purchased the assets of Sun Catalytix Corp., a company that's developing groundbreaking energy storage technology.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Startups, United Space Alliance, Savi Technology, Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Reuters

Dupont fined $1.275 million in West Virginia toxic pollution case

DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million and spend an estimated $2.3 million more to settle claims by U.S. officials that the global chemical conglomerate failed to prevent toxic releases of hazardous substances in West Virginia that killed at least one man, environmental regulators said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News, Belle, WV

Freshnews

Dow Names Jack Broodo Vice President, Investor Relations

The Dow Chemical Company announced today that Jack Broodo, president of Dow Chemical Canada ULC and director of feedstocks for the Company's North and Latin America regions has been named vice president of Investor Relations for the Company.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, The Dow Company

AmericanBankingNews.com

Eltek (ELTK) Announces Quarterly Results

Eltek announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported EPS for the quarter, Analyst Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Eltek, Telecom

Stars and Stripes

Navy testing exoskeletons for shipyard workers

The U.S. Navy is testing two Fortis exoskeletons through a contract between Lockheed Martin and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences consortium, according to a Lockheed statement.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Geraud Darnis Sells 50,000 Shares of United Technologies Stock

United Technologies CEO Geraud Darnis sold 50,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 22nd.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation

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