Articles Tagged with ''general business''

Leading Economic Indicator Predicts Fourth Quarter to End Strong

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The partial shutdown of the federal government earlier this month reportedly didn’t take the steam out of the U.S. economy, according to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB).
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Croda Turns to Solar for Atlas Point Facility

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Croda Inc. recently announced it has broken ground on a $2.3 million solar installation project at the company’s Atlas Point facility.
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Happy Manufacturing Day!

The second annual Manufacturing Day will be held today throughout the U.S.
By Susan Sutton
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Adhesive and sealant manufacturing is tied very closely to large industries that have suffered from the recession.


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Majority of Manufacturers Planning or Considering Reshoring from China to U.S.

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More than half of U.S.-based manufacturing executives at companies with sales greater than $1 billion are planning to bring back production to the U.S. from China or are actively considering it.
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AkzoNobel Retains DJSI Ranking

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AkzoNobel recently announced it has again been ranked in the number-one position on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
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Celanese Announces International Impact Program

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Celanese recently unveiled its International Impact Program, an employee volunteer program of the Celanese Foundation intended to help organizations and people around the world address economic, social, and environmental challenges.
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Strategic Solutions: The Voice of the Customer

Lean manufacturing usually defines “customer” as existing customers who drive your business processes.
By James (Jim) E. Swope
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Most manufacturers are currently or have been involved in some form of lean process. Your company may be well down the path or just starting out, or your customers or suppliers may be going lean. The Lean Enterprise Institute characterizes lean as “creating more value for customers with fewer resources.”


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Ask Dr. Dave: August 2013

How can we feel comfortable when changing to a new adhesive supplier?
By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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QUESTION: The adhesives we use are now available from more than one supplier. How can we feel comfortable when changing to a new supplier?


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Scott Bader Takes Part in UK National Employee Ownership Day

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The first ever UK National Employee Ownership Day is scheduled to take place July 4 by the  Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
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Open for Business: Taking Advantage of Economic Development Incentives

Companies can use economic development incentives to boost profits.
By William D. O'Donaghue
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Companies that are starting up, moving or expanding may be able to tap into state and local economic development incentives to save significant money and improve profitability. With 12.1 million people unemployed nationally, states, in particular, are bidding against one another to attract and retain business.


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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