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Genentech on its $125M expansion: 'We like doing business in Oregon' Around 2006, Genentech started looking to expand its operations. The biotech company's sole manufacturing facility in South San Francisco, California, was aging in an active seismic zone. So it looked north and landed in Hillsboro, where it set up sterile | Mar 26, 2015 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NRG awaits clearance for Dunkirk plant conversion NRG Energy Inc. is waiting for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to resolve any public comments about air quality issues that may be linked to their plan to convert its Dunkirk coal plant to natural gas. Once those issues are resolve | Mar 26, 2015 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even if they win the union vote, Boeing Machinists power will be limited in South Carolina If supporters do win the upcoming April 22 vote, a Machinists union at Boeing South Carolina still will wield substantially less clout than the union does in Washington state. The major differences stem from within the Boeing plant, and from the surroundi | Mar 26, 2015 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nucor CEO receives record compensation for 2014 Nucor CEO John Ferriolas total compensation package for 2014 totaled $8.94 million. That is Ferriolas highest compensation ever. And it bests the $8.65 million reported for his predecessor, Dan DiMicco, in 2012. That was DiMiccos largest package ever and | Mar 26, 2015 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New owner plans to grow Xenia tech business A Greene County tech company is eying big growth opportunities under a new owner. The former Barco facility in Xenia changed hands about six weeks ago when Belgium-based Barco sold its defense and aerospace division to Bellevue, Wash.-based Esterline Corp | Mar 26, 2015 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oxford Industries divesting Ben Sherman Oxford Industries Inc. plans to sell Ben Sherman, its mens sportswear brand from London. The Atlanta-based apparel company said Thursday Ben Sherman generated $77.5 million in sales and a loss from operations of $10.8 million. The revenue and loss are imp | Mar 26, 2015 8:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memphis unemployment rate shows improvement across region The Memphis MSA showed broad improvement across all of its regions in February. The overall unemployment rate across the region decreased from a revised mark of 7.9 in January to a preliminary 7 percent rate in February. The Tennessee Department of Labor | Mar 26, 2015 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From undersea drones to $1M satellite launches: DARPA outlines its priorities Imagine unmanned systems drones, essentially lying dormant on the ocean floor for years at a time, housing sensors or non-lethal weapons, which rise to the surface when triggered by the Navy. Thats one program underway by the Defense Advanced Research Pro | Mar 26, 2015 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 takeaways from marine executives at the Palm Beach International Boat Show The boating business, hit hard by the recession, is recovering quickly, executives from some of Palm Beach County's largest employers in the marine industry noted Thursday at the 30th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show. The the panel of executives | Mar 26, 2015 6:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Feds give green light to Charlotte company's $590M acquisition Carlisle Cos. Inc. (NYSE:CSL) has received approval from the Federal Trade Commission to buy certain assets from Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) and a subsidiary. The Charlotte-based manufacturer announced in October that it had agreed to purchase the liquid-finish | Mar 26, 2015 6:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend