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Popcorn maker nearly doubles profit, buys local Amplify Snack Brands Inc. reported Monday that first-quarter revenue increased 22.7 percent year over year plus it bought another local healthy snack food company. In its third quarter as a public company, the Austin-based maker of SkinnyPop popcorn said | May 3, 2016 12:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local company could buy 35 acres, add 50 jobs Hughes Furniture wants to buy the final 35 acres at West Randleman Business Park, an officials said. Bonnie Renfro, president of the Randolph County Economic Development Corp., said the company has offered to buy the property and would like to construct a | May 3, 2016 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Politicians, suppliers get chance to fly F-35 fighter jet at Charlotte event Sure the new F-35 Lightning II is expensive and late but its a job creator and a moneymaker for the state of North Carolina. N.C. elected officials got a chance to see how the militarys controversial new supersonic jet aircraft handles on a mission Monday | May 3, 2016 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How General Dynamics could break into the amphibious ship market The U.S. Navys unorthodox contracting process for the next batch of oiler and amphibious ships could help propel Falls Church-based General Dynamics Corp. into a shipbuilding market it has never played in before. That is, if General Dynamics ends up snatc | May 3, 2016 10:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duffey Paper's new owner signs big lease in Fridley The New York firm that recently bought paper distributor C.J. Duffey Paper Co., one of the few remaining manufacturers in Minneapolis' North Loop district, has signed a 111,000-square-foot lease in Fridley. Lindenmeyr Munroe bought Duffey in March. It pla | May 2, 2016 9:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Power Drives will consolidate operations into Larkinville building Power Drives Inc. will consolidate its operations from South Buffalo and Falconer into a new facility in Larkinville, the company announced today in a news release. The 77,000-square-foot facility at 801 Exchange St. was purchased for $4.1 million by the | May 2, 2016 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boeing South Carolina continues growth, even as it trims engineering jobs By the end of May a small group of specialized Boeing engineers in South Carolina likely will choose voluntary layoffs, even as Boeing (NYSE: BA) continues to hire overall at the site. Boeing spokeswoman Elizabeth Merida declined to say what engineering s | May 2, 2016 9:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Commercial Vehicle Group consolidating operations, 160 jobs affected Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. is consolidating some of its manufacturing operations, a move that will affect 160 of its employees. The New Albany company will stop producing seats at its Piedmont, Alabama facility. In September those workers voted to unio | May 2, 2016 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New procurement system has Phoenix knocking on small business' doors Two employees or 2,000 workers, any business wanting to do business with city of Phoenix can now have Americas sixth largest city knocking on the door. The city has completely revamped its procurement system so it will now offer all purchase opportunities | May 2, 2016 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More on the cover story: Legislature considers Swiss education model for career paths Denver-based Intertech Plastics employee Jerry Miller spends his day tinkering with complex tools used to make machinery that create plastic molds. The molds are large, heavy blocks with injection ports where plastic is melted down and then formed to take | May 2, 2016 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend