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GMO Label Bill Passes Hurdle in N.Y.

June 4, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The labeling legislation was endorsed Tuesday by the state Assembly's Committee on Codes, a key panel that often signs off on bills before they proceed to a vote of the full House.                    

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Your Motto: Be Prepared

June 4, 2014 9:58 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor, IMPO - @IndustrialAnna | Articles | Comments

The scary thing about emergency preparedness is that you need to be prepared for anything. For many manufacturers, this applies not only to protecting your equipment and your productivity, but also your people.            

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Survey: Companies Added 179,000 Jobs in May

June 4, 2014 9:48 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. businesses pulled back on hiring in May, adding the fewest jobs in four months, a private survey showed.                                         

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New Mexico Utility Adding More Solar Power

June 4, 2014 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

New Mexico's largest electric utility says it will meet a state standard for renewable energy by building four more solar arrays in 2015.                                 

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UAW Raising Dues for 1st Time in 47 Years

June 4, 2014 9:38 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Delegates to the United Auto Workers convention have voted to raise dues by 25 percent to shore up the union's finances, the first increase in 47 years.                             

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Chobani Laying Off Workers at Idaho Plant

June 4, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chief marketing and brand officer Peter McGuinness tells The Times-News the layoffs include temporary workers as well as some regular workers.                                 

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U.S.: China Tensions Bad for Business

June 4, 2014 9:34 am | by Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | News | Comments

A senior U.S. official said that Washington wants to expand economic ties with Asia, the world's fastest growing region, but warned that China's provocative conduct in the South China Sea raises tensions that are bad for business.      

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Ford Develops Lightweight Concept Car

June 4, 2014 9:21 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The prototype is 800 pounds lighter than a regular Fusion thanks to greater use of aluminum and other materials.                                       

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Safety Was Low Priority in GM Hierarchy

June 3, 2014 2:16 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

To understand how General Motors allowed a problem with a small part to balloon into a crisis, look at the company's organization chart.                                 

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The Looming Whiskey Shortage

June 3, 2014 1:50 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Global whiskey sales are outpacing production by at least 2-to-1 prompting makers such as TennSouth Distillery's Clayton Cutler to work overtime to put up more barrels.                         

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Nissan Creating 500 Manufacturing Jobs in Mississippi

June 3, 2014 1:42 pm | by AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology | News | Comments

Nissan North America will create 500 new jobs for the Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi with the production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall.                      

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As Seattle Raises Minimum Wage, Will Others Follow?

June 3, 2014 1:37 pm | by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that would give the city the highest minimum wage in the nation.                                     

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Factory Orders Up for Third Month

June 3, 2014 1:34 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories rose for a third consecutive month in April, pushed higher by a surge in demand for military hardware. But a key category that signals business investment plans fell.                  

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Food Company To Bring 500 Jobs to S.C.

June 3, 2014 1:31 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company that makes El Monterey brand frozen Mexican foods will invest $55 million in a manufacturing plant in Florence County, creating 500 jobs.                              

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Automakers See Big Sales Gains in May

June 3, 2014 1:27 pm | by Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers | News | Comments

Chrysler, Nissan and Toyota all reported double-digit sales gains over last May. Even General Motors, battling bad publicity from a mishandled recall, surprised with a 13 percent sales increase.                 

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Subaru Starts Building New SUV in Indiana

June 3, 2014 10:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Subaru factory in Lafayette has started building a redesigned Outback SUV.                                                 

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Digital Document Workflow Opens Options for Door Maker

June 3, 2014 10:15 am | by Chris Wacker, Laserfiche | Articles | Comments

This Texas company found itself paying for damaged delivery claims despite its meticulous packaging procedures. So it turned to technology to provide an answer, securing its reputation for excellence and reliability.          

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Software Integration With Hardware Crucial for Manufacturing

June 3, 2014 10:03 am | by Kevin Prendeville, Accenture | Articles | Comments

Why does software integration with hardware matter so much? In a word, money.                                                          

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Power Plant Plan Clouds Coal's Future

June 3, 2014 9:55 am | by Dina Cappiello and Adam Beam, Associated Press | News | Comments

Environmentalists had hoped the proposal would shutter hundreds of coal-fired power plants. Republican critics painted it as a war on coal, with a major economic impact on local economies. Neither side got exactly what they wanted.     

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Former Medical Device Company Execs Convicted of Fraud

June 3, 2014 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal jury has convicted the former top two executives of an Austin medical device company for taking part in a scheme that defrauded shareholders and investors out of more than $400 million.                

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