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What you might not know about cleantech and Oregon During the next several months, as Oregons governor and Legislature make tough decisions about budget priorities, one area they will evaluate is how to ensure that Oregons economy will continue to grow consistently and sustainably for many years ahead. Wh | Dec 6, 2016 10:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nucor to acquire one of Birmingham's largest private companies Southland Tube, which has long ranked as one of Birmingham's largest private companies, is being acquired by Nucor Corp. Nucor (NYSE: NUE), which is based in Charlotte, will pay $130 million to purchase Southland, which ranked 32nd on our 2016 Birmingham | Dec 6, 2016 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Springfield lumber company Rosboro sells manufacturing business Three weeks after selling off its timber holdings, Springfield-based Rosboro has announced that Wynnchurch Capital is buying its manufacturing business, which includes seven plants in Oregon. Rosboro, which started in Arkansas in 1890 and settled in Sprin | Dec 6, 2016 10:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dow Jones hits another new record after Trump hits Boeing, touts $50B Japan's SoftBank investment The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another record high Tuesday closing at 19,251.78. That was up 35.54 points and a new record, according to Google Finance. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 were also up as U.S. stocks continue their rally after the surprise elect | Dec 6, 2016 9:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food-packaging company growing with $14M expansion in Huntersville A developer is spending $14 million to expand a building occupied by a Huntersville food-packaging plant, which will grow into the facility. Prairie Brookwood will more than double the size of the Pactiv Corp. packaging facility with an addition of 324,50 | Dec 6, 2016 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Minnesota Makers: Navy Island produces panels for nation's best buildings A new commercial line of acoustic panels and ceilings is quickly paying dividends for a St. Paul-based manufacturer. Since introducing its brand of acoustic panels and ceilings in 2013, family-owned Navy Island Inc. has supplied its acoustic wood products | Dec 6, 2016 8:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wichita approves hundreds of millions of dollars in aerospace-related IRBs The Wichita City Council on Tuesday approved more than $600 million in Industrial Revenue Bonds for local aircraft makers. The largest approval was for the issuance in three series of up to $519 million in IRBs for Textron Aviation, which according to cit | Dec 6, 2016 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3M sells safety eyewear business to Hoya Vision Care 3M Co. is selling its prescription safety eyewear business to Texas-based Hoya Vision Care, the company announced Tuesday. Maplewood-based 3M (NYSE: MMM) didn't disclose the price of the business, which the company said generates about $45 million per yea | Dec 6, 2016 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taiwanese textile company to bring 610 jobs to N.C. fabrics plant A Taiwanese company will spend $18.5 million to bring a sports fabric weaving and finishing operation that will employ 610 to Forest City. Everest Textiles USA, a unit of Everest Textile Co. Ltd. in Tainan City, Taiwan, expects to start production of the | Dec 6, 2016 7:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's threat to cancel Air Force One order would also affect GE Donald Trump specifically targeted Boeing Co.'s deal to build a new fleet of Air Force One presidential jets via Twitter on Tuesday. But the President-elect was effectively putting at least one other American company in his crosshairs: Boston-based Genera | Dec 6, 2016 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend