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2010-03-24 16:00:00

Leading North American manufacturer of roofing materials to build a brand new facility and expand into a new market KANKAKEE, IL, March 24 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer in the residential and commercial roofing business, has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, high-performance shingle plant in Sylacauga, Alabama, with completion slated for fourth quarter 2011. According to Keith Lowe, Vice President - Sales, US, the Sylacauga plant represents a substantial investment...

2010-03-23 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BSR's HERproject -- a factory-based women's health initiative -- has significantly improved women's health awareness, leadership skills, and relationships with their employers, according to a new BSR report revealing results of research conducted after the first year of HERproject programs in China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Pakistan, and Vietnam.

2010-02-01 10:28:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV explores the outrageous world of little person wrestling and Brooklyn scrap-metal workers in two new, half-hour unscripted original series, it was announced today by Sharon Levy, Spike TV's senior vice president of original series.

2009-05-26 21:00:00

RICHMOND, BC, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) today announced further staffing reductions in light of the global economic recession and deteriorating market conditions that have forced production curtailments at the company's Elk Falls and Crofton pulp mills. Approximately 100 staff positions will be affected.

2009-04-24 15:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten thousand homecare workers won a partial victory today as an independent Arbitrator called the Board's financial reasoning behind proposed wage cuts "perverse" and ordered the board to lessen the severity of the cuts from an immediate $1.10 an hour over six months to a smaller cut over a period not shorter than 12 months.

2009-03-31 10:12:00

WINCHESTER, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Woodmark Corporation (Nasdaq: AMWD), a leading supplier of cabinetry to the remodeling and new construction industries, announced today that the continuing housing slump has led to the decision to reduce production capacity.

2009-02-18 08:15:00

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2009-02-09 12:24:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Granite State Manufacturing (GSM), an Allard Nazarian Group company, has been awarded a $26 million, multi-year contract for manufacturing and refurbishing naval submarine antenna, periscope and communication systems for the United States Navy.

2009-02-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Charles Kernaghan and the National Labor Committee (NLC) are releasing a 60-page report, High Tech Misery in China, documenting the grueling hours, low wages and draconian disciplinary measures at the Meitai factory in southern China.

2008-09-17 16:51:23

TORONTO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tricon Films & Television is looking for factories planning major renovations or overhauls to be showcased on national television for a documentary show.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.