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Predictive Analytics: Turning Data Into Inventory Insights

March 12, 2015 11:12 am | by Larry Korak | Articles | Comments

Operational managers are tasked with keeping tight control on inventory in order to control costs. At the same time, however, they are also responsible for meeting customer expectations for on time delivery.

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Jelly Belly to Move Distribution Center From Wisconsin to Tennessee

March 12, 2015 10:46 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Candy company Jelly Belly will leave Wisconsin after 14 years and shift its distribution to Tennessee, according to reports. 

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United Technologies Says Weighing Possible Sikorsky Spinoff

March 12, 2015 10:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United Technologies said Wednesday it is weighing options for its Sikorsky Aircraft division, including a possible spinoff of the maker of Black Hawk and other military and commercial helicopters.

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Honda Running Ad Campaign to Boost Recall Repairs

March 12, 2015 9:59 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honda is launching an unprecedented U.S. ad campaign urging owners to get vehicles that have been recalled for safety problems repaired.

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Applications for U.S. Unemployment Benefits Fall Sharply

March 12, 2015 9:46 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that strong hiring will likely continue.

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Despite Recent Controversy, California Unlikely to Restrict Fracking

March 12, 2015 9:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Allegations of improper water disposal and lax regulatory oversight have plagued California's oil industry in recent weeks. But unlike New York, the Golden State appears unlikely to ban the practice of drilling for oil using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. 

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Acid Storage Cabinets

March 11, 2015 5:18 pm | by HEMCO Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

HEMCO Corporation has released their Acid Storage Cabinet. The cabinet is specifically designed for the storage of corrosive chemicals.

More Turnover at Coca-Cola

March 11, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Another top executive will depart the Coca-Cola Company later this month amid what the company expects will be a "transition year."

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Michigan Paying the Price Now for Tax Plan to Save Businesses

March 11, 2015 2:09 pm | by David Eggert, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Four years ago the state promised to provide $2.9 billion in tax credits to help upgrade Michigan auto plants. Now, while few are saying the deals were a bad idea the sense of celebration is long gone. The bill for the job rescue — and similar ones in other states that used tax credits aggressively — is now coming due and providing a lesson in the downside of such measures.

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Powdered Alcohol Gets Federal Approval

March 11, 2015 2:00 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

The powdered alcohol product, called Palcohol, has received the greenlight from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Intended to be mixed into drinks, the approval is an about-face from the bureau’s previous stance.

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U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Increase, Sales Sink in January

March 11, 2015 1:29 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in January as sales plunged by the largest amount in six years.

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It's Getting Easier to Get a Job

March 11, 2015 1:10 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

There are 1.7 job seekers for every one opening. At the height of the recession, it was nearly 7. Plus, more people are saying "take this job and shove it," a sign of confidence in the labor market.

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Dunkin' Donuts Dropping Chemical in Powdered Sugar

March 11, 2015 1:03 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Dunkin' Donuts is removing titanium dioxide from its dougnuts after being pressured by an activist group.

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Report: Robotic Welding to Grow Sharply by 2020

March 11, 2015 12:31 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits. 

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New Technology Cleans Fracking Wastewater and Converts it into Energy

March 11, 2015 11:13 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Researchers from the University of Colorado have developed technology they say could cleanse wastewater from oil and natural gs drilling sites while simultaneously generating additional energy. 

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Photo of the Day: A Comeback Story

March 11, 2015 10:54 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

In today's 'Photo of the Day' take a look at a manufacturing facility that has rebounded with great success after a devastating disaster. 

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Toledo Finalizing Incentives Package to Keep Jeep Plant

March 11, 2015 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toledo officials are finalizing an incentives package this week in an effort to keep Jeep Wrangler production in the northwest Ohio city.

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Apple Shareholders Float Tesla Purchase

March 11, 2015 10:18 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the company's annual shareholders meeting this week amid record sales and a soaring stock price. But that wasn't on the minds of a pair of investors however, instead they inquired about the possibility of the tech giant acquiring electric car manufacturer Tesla. 

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Legislation Targets Detergent Packets Following Rash of Child Poisonings

March 11, 2015 9:42 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Democratic members of Congress hope to make substantial changes to single-load laundry detergent packets amid rising concerns about accidental ingestion by children.

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China Approves New Nuclear Reactors in Industry Revival

March 11, 2015 9:30 am | by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press | News | Comments

China is reviving growth of its nuclear power industry with approval of its first new project in two years.

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