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This high-tech Cincinnati firm is in the running for $5B federal contract A Greater Cincinnati manufacturer is one of 15 suppliers being considered for a contract with U.S. Postal Service that could be worth $5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. AMP Holding Inc.'s AMP Electric Vehicles could be chosen to provide 180,000 | 9 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
McCain Foods USA closing Fort Atkinson plant, laying off 119 McCain Foods USA Inc. has informed state of Wisconsin officials that it intends to close its food products plant in Fort Atkinson this year, resulting in the loss of 119 jobs. Layoffs are expected to begin June 26 and continue until the closure is complet | 9 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trailer manufacturer to bring 20 jobs to Stanly County A North Carolina utility-trailer maker is spending about $1 million to buy a factory in Albemarle and bring 20 new jobs to town. Kraftsman Inc. of Ramseur needs the former Palm Harbor Homes plant to accommodate the companys growth, Paul Kaufman, president | 10 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Blue Bell taking all ice cream factories offline for cleaning, testing Blue Bell Creameries is shutting down all of the companys ice cream plants beginning Monday, April 27, to conduct a comprehensive cleaning program at all four of the companys plants in Alabama, Oklahoma and Texas. The iconic Brenham, Texas-based will also | 12 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Orlando tech manufacturer acquiring two firms for $80M An Orlando-based maker of microwave systems and electronics announced it expects to close an $80 million deal to acquire two manufacturing companies. API Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: ATNY) on April 23 announced plans to buy Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Inmet Inc | 12 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Electrolux shares rebound as market discounts problems at Charlotte-based division Maybe Charlotte-based Electrolux North Americas poor contribution to the Swedish companys first-quarter earnings wasnt as bad as expected, at least on the world stage. Electrolux AB shares are up more than 9 percent on the Stockholm exchange this morning | 13 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Double-digit sales increase boosts profits for A.O. Smith Sales of water heaters and boilers in the U.S. and foreign markets increased by double digits, helping A.O. Smith Corp. to boost profits in the first quarter of 2015, the Milwaukee-based company said Friday. Net income for the quarter that ended March 31 | 13 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Floridas swelling population presents business opportunities Businesses that make products, the stores that sell them and the real estate professionals who find the sites where they can house their companies are among potential big winners as Floridas population grows. Population gains in the Sunshine State are twi | 14 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Legal pot: Oregon expects far less tax revenue than Washington The latest marijuana sales forecast is in, and one thing is apparent: Oregon's move to legalize the drug won't exactly provide a flood of tax revenue. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the agency that will oversee implementation of the state's Measure | 14 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A lasting entrepreneurial friendship When Rick Krska and Danny O'Neill met each other in the early '90s, they hit it off. They had both just started their companies and leaned on each other for advice. But it was more than business; they formed a strong friendship. The Kansas City Business J | 14 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend