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Dow Chemical to shut down Triad plant; 130 workers impacted The Dow Chemical Co. announced Tuesday that it will shut down the its silicons manufacturing plant in Greensboro as part of a cost-cutting move that will affect 130 local jobs. The Midland, Mich.-based chemical company (NYSE: DOW) expects the cuts to incr | Jun 28, 2016 6:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kevin Plank: Under Armour's new City Garage innovation center will help spur manufacturing Under Armour Inc. CEO Kevin Plank believes manufacturing can once again thrive in the U.S. And the sportswear maker sees itself playing a big role starting in Baltimore. Under Armour on Tuesday took the wraps off UA Lighthouse, a 35,000-square-foot manufa | Jun 28, 2016 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P&G's new ad encourages girls to stay in sports Procter & Gamble Co. today unveiled a new commercial linked to the Rio Olympics that encourages girls to keep playing sports into and beyond their teenage years as a way to build confidence. The ad for P&Gs Always brand of feminine hygiene products includ | Jun 28, 2016 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Modern Meadow raises $40M to make animal-free leather A New York City startup that grows animal-free leather made from living cells has raised a venture capital round that will catapult the company from the research and development phase into actually manufacturing biofabricated leather. Who gets: Modern Mea | Jun 28, 2016 4:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NetJets delivery marks milestones for the Cessna Citation Textron Aviation has marked off two milestones with a delivery this week to fractional jet operator NetJets. The delivery of NetJets first Cessna Citation Latitude was also the 7,000th delivery from the iconic Citation line. Cessna, now part of Textron Av | Jun 28, 2016 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Automotive Minute: Buick debuts a convertible worthy of road trips In an episode of An Idiot Abroad I recently watched on Netflix, world traveler Karl Pilkington leaves his familiar confines in England and heads to California to drive the famed Route 66. With their usual comedic flair, Karl-minders Stephen Merchant and R | Jun 28, 2016 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volkswagen to pay $14.7B to settle emissions scandal, here's what Tennesseans will get Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion in settlements stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, according to reports. It is the largest payout by an automaker to consumers in U.S. history, according to The Washington Post. Terms of the settl | Jun 28, 2016 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why this IPO-ready company is grabbing space in South S.F. Read full story for latest details. | Jun 28, 2016 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA shuts down Sacramento tofu maker, bans owners from business Federal authorities shut down a Sacramento tofu maker and imposed an injunction to keep its owners from working in the food business, following what the government claims were repeated violations of food safety laws. The action comes after years of failed | Jun 28, 2016 1:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Backed by private equity, managers buy out Milk Specialties Global Milk Specialties Global, a fast-growing maker of whey and specialty protein, has been sold to a partnership of company managers and private equity firm American Securities. The Eden Prairie company announced the acquisition late Monday. Milk Specialties h | Jun 28, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend