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Wilsonville's DWFritz hiring dozens to meet manufacturing crunch Fast-growing DWFritz Automation Inc. in Wilsonville is looking for a big batch of manufacturing workers to fill a short-term need. The company said it wants to hire 60 mechanical and controls technicians as well as assemblers as it strives to deliver comp | Feb 21, 2017 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Corning to add 410 jobs at two N.C. plants, spend $176M Corning Inc. will bring a total of 410 new jobs to the Charlotte area as it opens a new optical cable plant in Catawba County and expands its huge optical fiber facility in Cabarrus County. Corning will spend a total of $176 million at the two plants and | Feb 21, 2017 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Walter Energy buyer plans new hiring push The company that bought the bankrupt Walter Energy's core assets last year is looking to hire workers for its underground mining operations near Brookwood. Warrior Met Coal, the company made up of Walter's senior lenders, is looking to hire experienced an | Feb 21, 2017 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Imports hit record high at Philadelphia port Philadelphia's port had a record January, reportedly boosted by imports from Chile, Panama and Peru. A 20 percent jump in cargoes last month, as well as an increase in certain types of containerized freight, bolstered the Philadelphia port to its best mon | Feb 21, 2017 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion bid for Unilever Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever on Sunday after the Unilever CEO warned against the deal. Unilever and Kraft Heinz hold each other in high regard, the two companies said in a joint news release.Kraft Heinz has the utmost respect | Feb 21, 2017 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Automotive Minute: Dodge teases hellishly fast Challenger SRT Demon The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat are fast. They pack a punch, offering drivers access to a whopping 707-horsepower powered by a 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine. Its a burnout lover's dream, and the Charger model is even family | Feb 21, 2017 12:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Urban Chestnut expands distribution deal with Major Brands Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. has signed on with Major Brands, one of St. Louis' largest privately held companies, to provide the craft brewer with distribution services in the city of St. Louis beginning March 1. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Urban C | Feb 21, 2017 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Torax Medical agrees to sell to Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Torax Medical Inc., which makes a ring-shaped device that treats acid-reflux disease, is being bought by a surgical-tools subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Co. The health-care giant, which invested in Torax last year, will fold the company into Ethicon, an | Feb 21, 2017 12:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Podcast: Why Baltimore is becoming a hub for minority-owned manufacturers Minority business owners often start behind the 8-ball when they want to get off the ground. It can be tough to raise the necessary funds to open a brick-and-mortar location, or they may not know what initial steps to take. That's where Scott Phillips com | Feb 21, 2017 12:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How small-scale makers can make a big impact Meg Roberts was too afraid to get the humpback whale tattoo she wanted in college, so instead she crafted some wire into the form of a whale necklace. Soon her friends wanted one too, and after she graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, she kept | Feb 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend