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P&G to shed Duracell Procter & Gamble Co. announced today that it will exit the Duracell brand by creating a standalone company for the personal power business. The move is one of the first in CEO A.G. Lafley's plan to shed about half of the company's brands in order to make | 22 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Silicon Valley VC confidence drops for first time in 2 years Confidence among Silicon Valley venture capital investors dropped for the first time in two years in the third quarter, according to a new survey. The report from the University of San Francisco is the latest sign of nervousness among VCs as startup valua | 23 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lockheed promotes pricey F-35 with flight simulator at Reisterstown manufacturer Lockheed Martin is stumping for its F-35 Lightning II even though the Joint Strike Fighter has become notorious for cost overruns. The defense contractor ran an F-35 cockpit flight simulator Thursday at a Reisterstown manufacturer that makes parts for the | 23 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Local businesses, products named finalists for 2015 Good Food Awards Videri Chocolate Factory, Escazu Artisan Chocolates and Crude Bitters & Sodas, all of Raleigh, and Mystery Brewing Co., Farmer's Daughter Brand Pickles & Preserves and Two Chicks Farm, all of Hillsborough, have been named among the 206 finalists across th | 23 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Company serving craft brewers taps MicroStar Logistics for kegs A company serving craft brewers has picked Colorado-based MicroStar Logistics to provide rental beer kegs and keg logistics as it expands its operations and builds new breweries across the country. Brew Hub, founded in 2012 in St. Louis, provides contract | Oct 23, 2014 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boeing taps 737 and 787 lessons to better build the 777X wing To learn how to set up its new 777X wing factory, Boeing didn't have to look far. In fact, the company is looking to its own 737 factories in Renton. Boeing's drive to increase Boeing 737 wing production, to efficiently keep up with rising aircraft produc | Oct 23, 2014 9:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Strattec 1Q profit nearly triples on surge in GM business Automotive supplier Strattec Security Corp. reported a nearly three-fold jump in fiscal first-quarter profits Thursday on a surge in sales, largely from General Motors Co. Glendale-based Strattec (Nasdaq: STRT), a manufacturer of automotive locks and lock | Oct 23, 2014 9:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GT Advanced, Apple reach deal on breakup, 650 Mesa jobs cut GT Advanced Technologies has reach a deal with Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) that will end their relationship and sell off high-powered furnaces at a soon to be shuttered Mesa factory. GT announced the deal today and lost jobs for 650 workers at a Mesa plant | Oct 23, 2014 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quality Pasta opens manufacturing facility in Charleroi Quality Pasta Co. on Thursday opened a new manufacturing location in Charleroi that is expected to create 33 new jobs over the next three years. Quality Pasta, which purchased and renovated a facility in Chambers Plaza for the operation, has invested more | Oct 23, 2014 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Textron Aviation scores Hawker upgrade orders at NBAA Textron Aviation announced this week that Guardian Flight, an air medical transportation provider in Alaska, has ordered six Hawker 400XPR upgrade packages. The company said in a press release that deliveries are planned for the first half of 2015. The up | Oct 23, 2014 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend