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Martin Daum moves up as Daimler Trucks North America names a new CEO Daimler Trucks North America, which employs nearly 3,000 workers in Southwest Washington state and Portland, has swapped out its longtime leader for another experienced truck-making hand. Martin Daum joined Daimler-Benz in 1987 and became the company's CE
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Devil is in the details for San Antonio spirits entrepreneur San Antonio entrepreneur Mike Cameron could not get over the urge to produce a Texas whiskey, so the co-founder of Rebecca Creek Distillery has launched a new spirits company. Devils River Whiskey will roll out its first spirit next month. Major retailers
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Fast-growing eyewear startup shifts its manufacturing to Portland Just over a year ago, Portland entrepreneur Jason Bolt sold his upstart company Society43, a maker of collegiate-branded sunglasses, in order to focus his attention on his other startup Revant, a maker of replacement eyeglass lenses. It was a move that co
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Another rocket company eyes Space Coast for launches A Tucson, Ariz.-based aerospace company is planning to assemble and launch its rockets at Cape Canaveral, and interestingly enough, it looks like the firm has ties to SpaceX. Vector Space Systems Inc. an aerospace firm that builds 42-foot-tall rockets cal
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Boeing hopes to fly its largest Dreamliner at the end of March The Boeing Co. on Wednesday said it plans to fly its new 787-10 Dreamliner for the first time on March 31. According to a report from the Post and Courier, the company said that date would be subject to change due to weather and other factors and that the
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Kraft Heinz plans to add $200M investment to fight hunger, boost sustainability Kraft Heinz Co. announced Tuesday it would invest $200 million to fight global hunger and boost its sustainability efforts throughout its supply chain and manufacturing. Kraft Heinz (Nasdaq: KHC) will donate 1 billion nutritious meals to programs run by R
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P&G-backed group targets annoying ads The Coalition for Better Ads, which was founded last year by Procter & Gamble Co. and other major players in the industry, today recommended standards aimed at curbing pop-ups and other forms of internet advertising that annoy people using desktop or mobi
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3M's Inge Thulin's compensation down $2.8 million year over year 3M Co. President, CEO and Board Chair Inge Thulin's compensation dropped 14 percent year over year, according to a company disclosure released on Wednesday. His 2016 compensation, which totaled $16.7 million, was down primarily because of a $2.6 million d
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FAA forecast: Slow general aviation growth, drone explosion A tale of different segments will mean slow growth over the next 20 years for general aviation, according to a new forecast from the Federal Aviation Administration, which conversely predicts a continued boom in the drone market. On the general aviation s
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How Pennsylvania could make four more ethane crackers a reality Pennsylvania is raising its profile in the petrochemical industry on the heels of Shell's $6 billion decision to build an ethane cracker along the banks of the Ohio River in Potter Township and its growing share of the shale market thanks to Marcellus and
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