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Toyota Motor North America CEO to retire next year Toyota Motor North America Chief Executive Jim Lentz, who led the company during its headquarters move from California to Plano, will retire next year, the company announced Wednesday. Lentz will retire effective April 1, 2020. Tetsuo "Ted" Ogawa, chief o | Dec 11, 2019 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Bayer agreed to postpone 2 Roundup trials Bayer has agreed to postpone two upcoming trials involving its Roundup weedkiller, citing ongoing settlement talks with plaintiffs. Bayer, which acquired Roundup in 2018 as part of its $63 billion purchase of St. Louis-based Monsanto Co., agreed to delay | Dec 11, 2019 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WNY factory rundown: New degrees at Northland; Fairchild Capital makes acquisition A look at the news of the week in Western New York manufacturing. | Dec 11, 2019 6:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mecum auto auction sells $9M in KC here's a look at the 10 highest-priced vehicle sales Mecum Auction Inc. sold about $9 million in collector cars in Kansas City from Dec. 5-7. The sales total is up from about $8.7 million during the company's auction in Kansas City last year. This year's auction presented about 700 vehicles, selling 410 of | Dec 11, 2019 5:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boeing shares slide as FAA says MAX recertification to stretch into 2020 Shares of the Boeing Co. were sliding Wednesday morning after Steve Dickson, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, appeared to end the companys hope that its beleaguered 737 MAX might make a return by the end of the year. In an interview w | Dec 11, 2019 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Local, national leaders react to new trade deal After months of negotiations, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives reached a deal with President Donald Trump to allow ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement that would replace the North American trade deal, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi | Dec 11, 2019 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SPEEA unit approves six-year labor contract with Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita The contract covers more than 1,620 workers that are part of SPEEA's Wichita Technical and Professional Unit. | Dec 11, 2019 5:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Olin Corp. closing 2 Texas factories in move to cut costs, refine focus Olin Corp. on Tuesday said it is closing two plants in Texas in a move that's expected to cut operating costs by $35 million while adjusting production capacity to meet current demand. The company is permanently closing two plants in Freeport, Texas: a 23 | Dec 11, 2019 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Factory efficiency: LeanDNA raises $15M for inventory analytics software An Austin startup that makes AI-powered software to analyze factory inventories has raised $15 million in new funding. It will use the money to grow its team and expand globally with more manufacturers. LeanDNA Inc., which was founded in 2011 by CEO Richa | Dec 11, 2019 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 cool things Lockheed Martin makes in Orlando Its no secret that Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) is one of Central Floridas biggest employers. But its advanced technology under development at the defense contractors facilities is less well-known. Lockheed is the regions largest tech company, with 8 | Dec 11, 2019 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend