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Why the outlook is bleak for SolarWorld's 800-employee Hillsboro plant Even as it warned of impending layoffs, SolarWorld Americas Inc. maintained on Monday that it hoped to find a way to keep its Hillsboro factory operating. But analysts said the companys chances of survival appeared poor in a global market awash in cheap s | 1 hour, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
CHS Inc. names new CEO, effective immediately Longtime CHS Inc. executive Jay Debertin has replaced Carl Casale as CEO, effective Monday, the company announced. Debertin has been with CHS since 1984 and previously was the executive vice president and chief operating officer for the company's diverse | 3 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Avery Dennison buys Finesse Medical Avery Dennison Corp. has acquired Finesse Medical Ltd., an Irish maker of materials used for wound care and skin treatments, as part of plans to expand in the medical sector. Financial terms of the deal werent disclosed. Longford, Ireland-based Finesse Me | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hearing held over shareholders' unhappiness with Akzo Nobel A Dutch court is hearing whether shareholders representing 18 percent of coatings manufacturer Akzo Nobel can boot one of the companys top executives following three rejections of Pittsburgh-based PPGs multibillion-dollar merger offers. PPG CEO Michael Mc | 3 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pratt Industries opens new Atlanta recycling facility Conyers, Ga.-based Pratt Industries has opened a new recycling facility on Atlantas westside, the industry publication Waste Today reports. The 80,000-square-foot facility in the Fulton Industrial corridor replaces a smaller facility in East Point that th | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Meet our Innovation New Mexico honorees: This company invented a way to improve construction work Albuquerque Business First is celebrating the biggest innovators in New Mexico with our second annual Innovation New Mexico event, June 20 at Civic Plaza. The idea of Innovation New Mexico is to identify, promote and celebrate the state's innovative spiri | 5 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exxon completes plastics expansion, to begin next step of proposed Gulf Coast project Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), which has a major presence in Houston, recently announced the completion of one Gulf Coast project and an agreement to take the next step for another. ExxonMobil Chemical Co. announced May 22 that two new high-performance po | 5 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Birmingham company lands national award for exports Atlas RFID Solutions has received a top national award for its role in exporting goods and services. The Birmingham manufacturer is one of 32 U.S. companies and organizations earning a 2017 Presidents E Award. Its the highest recognition a U.S. entity can | 5 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Airbus' O'Leary: Diversity key to dealing with disruption The unrelenting pace of technological change continues to disrupt aerospace as much as any industry and, says the lead executive of Airbus Americas Engineering in Wichita, the only way to deal with that is to bring as many new ideas to the table as possib | 5 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
SolarWorld warns of impending layoffs, could jettison hundreds SolarWorld Americas Inc. said Monday it has filed a mass layoff notice for its Hillsboro solar panel factory, which is struggling to survive in the wake of the insolvency of its German parent. All 800 workers could lose their jobs, but the company is cont | 5 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend