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After first year, FirstBuild finds sweet spot among innovators, first adopters When FirstBuild launched a year ago, the open-source micro-factory was a fairly new concept. Its mission was simple: Innovate in the appliance industry under a larger corporate parent, General Electric Co. So far, so good. In its first year, FirstBuild ha | Jul 31, 2015 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mallinckrodt deal impacts 1,000 jobs, 50 local Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals officials said nearly 1,000 employees worldwide are impacted by Mondays sale of its contrast media and delivery systems business to Guerbet in a deal worth about $270 million. Of those just over 5 percent, or about 50 employee | Jul 31, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FedEx SupplyChain spends $2 million in South Memphis FedEx Corp. has been issued a $2.13 million permit to relocate some of its customers. FedEx SupplyChain was issued two permits from the Shelby County Department of Construction Code Enforcement to install additional storage racking at its two facilities a | Jul 31, 2015 7:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boeing tanker delayed yet again in high-stakes race to 2017 deadline Boeings Air Force tanker program has been delayed yet again, after a worker used a wrong chemical during a fueling test, according to the Seattle Times. The incident is the latest setback for the troubled KC-46 tanker program, which has been far more expe | Jul 31, 2015 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parexel to lay off 125 in North Carolina who were recently laid off by GSK A group of former GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) employees will receive their second pink slip in less than a year when pharmaceutical research organization Parexel International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL) lays off 125 workers in North Carolina's Research Tr | Jul 31, 2015 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mondelez and union workers point finger of blame squarely at each other for Chicago downsizing Chicago members of Bakery Confectionery Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Local 300 now say they saw it coming weeks before Deerfield-based global snacks behemoth Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ) lowered the ax earlier this week. Mondel | Jul 31, 2015 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Charlotte production training center gets $1M expansion A production automation company is spending $1 million to expand its Charlotte training center. Emerson Process Management, a unit of St. Louis-based Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR), operates the center to train customers on its machines. The 37,500-squar | Jul 31, 2015 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One of Greater Cincinnatis largest public companies plans $35M project Ashland Inc., the Covington-based chemicals manufacturer, is planning to construct a new $35 million office building on its Lexington campus. The Fortune 500 firm (NYSE: ASH) will house employees of its Valvoline unit in the 145,000-square-foot building t | Jul 31, 2015 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somerville clean tech startups are bringing manufacturing jobs back to Massachusetts Somerville-based clean tech startup incubator Greentown Labs is on a mission to help connect hardware startups across the Boston area with local manufacturers. With help from a $270,000 grant from MassDevelopment, Greentown Labs teamed up with the Massach | Jul 31, 2015 4:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New supply company looks to grab share of Dayton market A new industrial supply business will soon open its doors in Huber Heights. Jeff Smith is preparing to unveil Integrity Industrial Equipment Inc. at 7401 Bridgewater Road. The material handling company will sell items like new and used forklifts; batterie | Jul 31, 2015 3:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend