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Starbucks, Dannon Partner on Yogurt Products

April 2, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Starbucks announced a new yogurt partnership with Danone SA as part of efforts to double food sales at the iconic coffeehouse chain.

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U.S. Agency Charges Kraft, Mondelez With Wheat Price Rigging

April 2, 2015 10:00 am | by Marcy Gordon, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal regulators have charged two major U.S. food companies, Kraft and Mondelez, with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit.

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Ethanol Groups 'April Fools' Letter Touts Renewable Fuel Standard

April 2, 2015 9:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Ethanol advocates marked April Fools' Day by facetiously urging Congress to overhaul the nation's Renewable Fuel standard.

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U.S. Trade Deficit Plunges 16.9 Percent in February

April 2, 2015 9:25 am | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. trade deficit plunged in February as both imports and exports sank, driven by a since-settled trade dispute and a global economic slowdown that has cut into oil prices and caused the dollar to rise in value.

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Surveys: China Manufacturing Weak in March

April 2, 2015 9:20 am | by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's manufacturing was lackluster in March and industrial employers shed more jobs, two surveys showed Wednesday, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up weakening growth in the world's second-largest economy.

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Survey: Midsize Manufacturers More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

April 2, 2015 9:17 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recent survey of executives at midsize manufacturers showed expectations for the U.S. economy beginning to mirror optimism about their own companies. 

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VAC-U-MAX 55MW Industrial Sump Vacuum Cleaner

April 1, 2015 5:17 pm | by VAC-U-MAX | Product Releases | Comments

VAC-U-MAX has released the 55MW industrial sump vacuum cleaner. According to the company, the VAC-U-MAX 55MW allows operators to quickly empty machine tool sumps, machining beds, oil/water separators, parts washers, rinse tanks and clean up liquid spills.

Aston Martin Exploring Electric Car Partners

April 1, 2015 3:05 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. CEO Andy Palmer talks about the automaker's prospects for developing an electric car and the luxury sport-utility vehicle market. 

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Sam Adams CEO: Craft Brewers 'Driving The Beer Industry'

April 1, 2015 3:02 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Although Sam Adams is a big name in beer, it makes up only 1 percent of the American market. Boston Beer Company founder and CEO Jim Koch says his company still has "a long way to grow."

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Gun Suppressor Industry Experiences Surprising Growth

April 1, 2015 2:56 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Recently, manufacturers of firearm suppressors are seeing increased demand for their products. 

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The Three Ms for Industrial Success in 2015

April 1, 2015 2:38 pm | by John Renick | Articles | Comments

As we look at staying competitive in an ever-changing global market, the value of connectivity - connected people, processes and technology - cannot be underestimated. Manufacturers must implement a fully connected framework for top asset performance and strategic data analysis.

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Rewarding Your Readership With Constant Improvement

April 1, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | News | Comments

Editorial director Jeff Reinke announces some of the new things we’re doing to improve the daily content mix.

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Bringing Back the Bling: New Process Recovers Platinum From 'Smut'

April 1, 2015 1:41 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

How rare is platinum? Imagine that making an ounce of it is so difficult that even exploding stars called supernova, the crucibles whose high energies forge most chemical elements, can’t do it.

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U.S. Manufacturing Slows as Orders and Hiring Weaken

April 1, 2015 1:30 pm | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. factories expanded last month at a weaker pace, with orders growing more slowly and hiring essentially flat.

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Judge To Hear Arguments in Chobani Lawsuit

April 1, 2015 10:31 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A New York judge will hear arguments Tuesday in a potentially $1 billion legal fight over control of Chobani Greek yogurt.

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Vertical-Lift Drum Pourers

April 1, 2015 10:20 am | by Morse Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Morse Manufacturing presents their Vertical-Lift Drum Pourers. According to the company, the Vertical-Lift Drum Pourers make it simple to raise and pour a heavy drum.

A Firm Grasp on its Craft

April 1, 2015 10:08 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | Articles | Comments

Griffin Claw produces half-barrels, quarter-barrels, bottles and cans, and its beers are available at approximately 1,200 retailers, bars and restaurants throughout Michigan.

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Report: European Fracking Would Not Mirror U.S.

April 1, 2015 9:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The dramatic increase in U.S. energy production through fracking could not be replicated in Europe, according to a report by a renewable energy group.

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Survey: U.S. Businesses Add 189K Jobs in March

April 1, 2015 9:26 am | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The modest gains suggest that harsh winter weather has generated a broader slowdown that caused the survey to report gains of less than 200,000 jobs for the first time in 13 months.

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U.S. Auto Sales Likely to be Flat in March, but Outlook Strong

April 1, 2015 9:16 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. auto sales were expected to slow a bit in March, but analysts remain optimistic about the market.

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