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The BBJ's 2014 Pacesetters take the stage Over 400 guests were in attendance as the Boston Business Journal honored the 2014 Pacesetters at a breakfast event at the Westin Copley Place Thursday. House Speaker Robert DeLeo addressed the room filled with the leaders of the states fastest-growing pr | Apr 18, 2014 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Challenges abound for new chemical companies coming to the Gulf Coast, experts say The promise of cheap shale gas has brought chemical companies large and small from around the world to the Gulf Coast. Its like a gold rush. But, while many chemical companies will hit the jackpot, it will be hard for all the new entrants to be winners. A | Apr 18, 2014 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manufacturer plans to hire a dozen workers, add space A Clark County manufacturer is gearing up for big growth. Springfield-based Palmer Manufacturing & Supply Inc. is looking to hire more than a dozen employees in the next few months including assemblers, mechanical engineers and electrical engineers, said | Apr 18, 2014 6:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P&G expects new Gillette razor to boost sales Procter & Gamble Co. reportedly plans to spend $200 million to promote a new type of Gillette razor thats set to be available in stores in time for Fathers Day. The ProGlide FlexBall razor could generate $188 million in sales during the first year its on | Apr 18, 2014 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Insteel Industries posts lower earnings Insteel Industries said net earnings during its second fiscal quarter of 2014 were $3.5 million, down from $3.7 million a year ago. That was despite an increase in sales of 10.3 percent to $91.4 million, and shipments that were up 12.8 percent. But averag | Apr 18, 2014 3:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maryland gains 2,300 jobs in March; unemployment rate holds steady Maryland added 2,300 jobs in March, keeping the states unemployment rate at 5.6 percent. The boost was led by a private sector gain of 1,800 jobs during the month, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state has added jobs | Apr 18, 2014 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch how Natty Greenes makes its Buckshot amber ale Wort, hops, fermentation tanks touring a craft brewery can be a bit like taking a science class. Joe Pawelek, lead brewer for Natty Greenes Brewing Co., walked me through the complex process of turning hop matter into an amber ale. Check out the video to | Apr 18, 2014 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
125 of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for 2014 No matter what industry they're in, the best places to work in the Bay Area all compete for one prize: The best employees. To help workers evaluate potential employers, we put together our annual ranking of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. For the | Apr 18, 2014 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Like' Cheerios? You just signed away your right to sue General Mills Any of you who are thinking about suing General Mills Inc. in the near future: You might want to rethink that breakfast of Wheaties or Lucky Charms. Eating them could be legally binding. (Even reading this story could be dangerous.) That's because the Min | Apr 18, 2014 11:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GE to sell more businesses in quest for higher margins General Electric Co. will sell more businesses this year as it tries to boost its profit margins. The Fairfield, Conn.-based company (NYSE: GE)might get rid of businesses whose margins are less than 10 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported. GE CEO Jef | Apr 18, 2014 11:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend