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Diehard Fans

New industrial floor fans! Wait…in winter?  Ah, California. One of the few places in the United States with the luxury of marketing air conditioning products year-round. While a majority of the country is more likely to be scrambling for space heaters this time of year, one L.A.-area-based company is churning out a new line of […]

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Middle Ground

News from multiple locations right down the spine of the U.S. While worldwide conglomerates General Electric and Siemens made national headlines this week for undesirable reasons that are likely to have sprawling international ripple effects, a handful of examples of less-heralded companies made valuable additions or significant moves to locations in the heart of the […]

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SCANA Cause

CEO’s departure latest of utility’s woes SCANA Corp. announced the departure of its CEO and Chairman Kevin Marsh on Tuesday. The South Carolina utility owner and operator is currently in the crosshairs of a legal investigation, which has included a denial by Marsh on Monday that he had been fired, followed by a suggestion to […]

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FBI Raids Plant

Feds take boxes from wastewater treatment facility in Terre Haute, Ind. Wastewater treatment plants have emerged in recent years as a reliable client for motor repair businesses, but most of us never thought one would also be the site of an FBI raid. Saddle up, because Wednesday’s “extremely random until we find out more” headlines included […]

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N.H. Plant Scare

Fire, explosion at plastics plant force evacuation; no one hurt Merrimack, N.H., Fire and Rescue teams were called to the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Plant on Daniel Webster Highway at around 6:30 AM on Monday for a report of an explosion and fire in the plant, according to reports online. A machine reportedly exploded in the rear […]

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Saved by the Bell?

Ohio plant bought by neighboring company; questions still loom  A long-standing manufacturing operation in eastern Ohio may have been saved by a neighboring business—but only time will tell. Quaker Mfg. (Salem, OH) is a metal stamping and fabricating plant that has served several automotive, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets for over 50 years. […]

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CPP Rolled Back

Tuesday’s executive order begins long process for energy regulations The executive order signed by President Trump on Tuesday was no surprise, but it still provokes a heap of questions. An important pillar of the current president’s campaign was built on energy realignment, specifically a rollback of the Clean Power Plan and rejuvenating the coal industry. With Tuesday’s motion, the […]

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Factory Fire

Workers at metal components plant stave off blaze, avoid injury Workers at a Pennsylvania plant that manufactures mechanical and hydraulic parts kept their cool under fire on Tuesday, as they used fire extinguishers and followed safety protocols to stave off a fire while they waited for the fire department to arrive. A sigh of relief […]

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