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Florida exports down 9.6% in February The latest international trade numbers show that $4.69 billion worth of goods left Florida for international markets in February, a decrease of 9.6 percent from January, according to Durham, N.H.-based e-forecasting.com. The February data is the most rece
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AK Steel CEO pay falls $5M The CEO of AK Steel saw a significant drop in his paycheck in 2013 compared to his earnings the year before, Dayton Business Journal reports. James Wainscott received $3.3 million last year, according to a recent proxy statement filed with the Security an
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Gaston furniture company temporarily stops production Outdoor Lifestyle Inc., apatio furniture company in Gaston County, has halted production at its Stanley facility, saying a shortage of components forced the decision. Company PresidentFredIlse blamed the action on a supplier for failing to deliver furnitu
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G&K Services hires Valspar exec to be chief financial officer G&K Services Inc. has hired Tracy Jokinen as chief financial officer. Jokinenstarts with theMinnetonka-based uniform rental and sales companyJune 29. She is currently vice president of finance and strategy atValspar Corp. She has worked for theMinneapolis
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A.O. Smith reports 20% profit increase; raises 2014 outlook A.O. Smith Corp. reported a 20 percent jump in first quarter profits Tuesday and raised its earnings outlook for the remainder of the year because of strong sales in China and growth in demand for water heaters in the United States. Milwaukee-based A.O. S
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Acquisitions help Mueller ward off copper price decrease A 10 percent decrease in copper prices has once again impacted net income, but not sales, for Memphis-basedMueller Industries Inc. Memphis-based Mueller (NYSE: MLI) saw a slight drop in first quarter income to $24.7 million or 44 cents per diluted share.
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Earth Day standout: EnviroPAK: Convergence of technology, sustainability and design What happens when you start a business that shreds documents for customers, but leaves you with mounds and mounds of shredded paper? You start another business. St. Louis entrepreneur Chris Miget knew shredded paper made great packing material, but when h
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Genuine Parts first-quarter profit rises 9% Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) The Atlanta-based automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, business products and electrical and electronic components companys first-quarter profit grew on higher sales. Sales: $3.6 billion, up 13.3% Net In
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APX Labs raises $10M from NEA to push Google Glass, other wearables into the enterprise Herndon-based APX Labs has raised $10 million from New Enterprise Associates to bring its software platform for Google Glass and other wearables to manufacturing, health care and other enterprise customers. The Series Ainvestment from NEA embodies thepred
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Celanese reports record performance in first quarter Irving-based Celanese Corp. (NYSE: CE) rode improved margins across all its businesses to a record first quarter performance, the company said Monday afternoon. Celanese, a global technology and specialty materials company, reported net income in the quar
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