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Manufacturing layoffs: More than 650 local workers subject to recent or expected job cuts If one of the major factories in Western New York laid off 650 workers it would be a story remembered for decades. When five manufacturing companies let that same number go in just a few months, the news tends to fly under the radar. What's happening is a
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PPG appoints Morales CFO PPG Industries Inc. has elected Vincent Morales as senior vice president and CFO, effective March 1. He will succeed Frank Sklarsky, who announced plans to retire, as CFO. Morales, 51, joined PPG (NYSE:PPG) in 1985, is vice president, finance, and previou
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 12:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gary Baughman maps out growth strategy as the new chief executive of M+W's U.S. operations Gary Baughman is determined to diversify M+W Group's U.S. operations by winning more contracts designing and building factories and research centers for manufacturers of beauty products, chemicals, solar panels and computer chips. Baughman, 54, is the new
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 12:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P&G's profit soars Procter & Gamble Co. today reported a profit of nearly $7.9 billion for the second quarter of the fiscal year, up 146 percent from $3.2 billion in the same period last year. Net sales were slightly less than $16.9 billion for the three months that ended D
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exclusive: How Tampa Bay can score more wins in this $150B industry As manufacturers including companies that make medical technology consider moving operations abroad back to the United States, Tampa Bay is well-positioned to get its share of those projects, a new study shows. Still, there are steps the area could take t
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drilling Service Co. expands with acquisition Drilling Service Co., a Bridgeton-based drilled shaft and deep foundations contractor, has acquired the equipment assets of Deep Foundations LLC of Pacific. No financial details were disclosed, but Deep Foundations will be legally dissolved after a transi
bizjournals.com | Jan 20, 2017 12:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut-check time for Mass. biotechs: 'Is this the moment for microbiome drugs?' Jose Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos was a top research and development official at Pfizer in 2014 when he read an academic paper that startled him. Scientists had identified pairs of twins in which one person was obese and the other lean, and transferred their in
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Truck and SUV sales up, but most everything else down in 2016 Its a common refrain in the automotive world that shoppers are flocking more to trucks and sport-utility vehicles than sedans and other types of cars. Here is some data to back that trend, crunched by Atlanta-based media group Cox Automotive, which covers
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Kansas City's top manufacturers RankName / Prior rank (*unranked previously)Local FTE employees, 2016-Q4Brief business descriptionTop local executive(s)# of companywide full-time equivalent employees, 2016-Q4 1Ford Motor Co., Kansas City Assembly Plant, 8121 N.E. Hwy. 69, Claycomo, MO 6
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Manufacturers 2017 Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) continued the string of No. 1 rankings that goes back to 2012, taking the top position in the 2017 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal's Manufacturers list. The list is ranked by number of local employees, and Intel reported
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