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A sense of urgency in finding workers With more than half of the local energy work force nearing retirement age, an important sector of the Carolinas economy faces one of its biggest challenges. But until recently, human-resources managers say part of the challenge was to get executives to re | Jul 3, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Feds sue to block Electrolux-GE deal The U.S. Justice Department this week filed an antitrust lawsuit against Electrolux in federal court in Washington, D.C., in an effort to block the companys proposed $3.3 billion deal for General Electrics appliance business. Lawyers at the Justice Depart | Jul 3, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seattle launches incubator for small manufacturers Seattle is funding its first-ever manufacturing incubator to encourage small start-up companies within the city. The effort is small, just $100,000 from fees generated by the citys New Markets Tax Credits program, a federal tax credit financing tool. But | Jul 2, 2015 9:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Goodbye H.J. Heinz Co.; Kraft Heinz merger a done deal It's official: Kraft Foods Group Inc. and H.J. Heinz Co. are now one company, the newly formed packaged food giant announced Thursday, following the close of the stock market. The deal, first announced March 25, creates the Kraft Heinz Co., a public compa | Jul 2, 2015 8:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judge rules on former P&G board members insider trading appeal A federal judge today denied the appeal of a former Procter & Gamble Co. board member, Rajat Gupta, who had requested that his conviction be overturned for insider trading related to his service as a board member of Goldman Sachs. Gupta, 66, who is servin | Jul 2, 2015 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Northrop Grumman taps Wichita for new work opportunities Northrop Grumman Corp. wants to do more work with Wichita suppliers and local leaders want to do everything they can to make it happen. The company on Thursday held The Northrop Grumman New Supplier Symposium at the National Center for Aviation Training o | Jul 2, 2015 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
KC Ford plant's upgrades boost sustainability efforts Ford Motor Co.'s Kansas City Assembly Plant is well known for its impact on the local economy, with nearly 7,500 employees, but right now it wants to be known for its shrinking impact on the environment. The Kansas City Assembly Plant is a 5.56 million-sq | Jul 2, 2015 6:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
MillerCoors makes changes to sell more beer MillerCoors LLC has replaced its chief marketing officer and chief of sales in an attempt to sell more Miller Lite, Redds Apple Ale and its other brands after five years of decline reduced its annual sales by seven million barrels. The record profits and | Jul 2, 2015 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Industrial supplier buys Chicago-area company One of the Dayton areas largest private companies continues to grow its national reach. WinWholesale Inc. on Thursday announced it purchased M. Cooper Supply, of Mokena, Ill., which comes with an 80,000-square-foot distribution center, and has 75 employee | Jul 2, 2015 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
KC attorneys help shape Supreme Court's EPA ruling Tristan Duncan and Tom Grever, partners at Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, represented power companies that recently won a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling in Michigan v. EPA held that regulatory agencies like the Environmental | Jul 2, 2015 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend