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2014-07-25 12:27:45

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released additional figures from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series reports for the manufacturing sector of the economy. This release includes new statistics for semiconductor and related device manufacturing (NAICS 334413). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Highlights include: -- The semiconductor and related device manufacturing industry employed 90,244 people in...

2014-07-01 16:25:25

Shipments Increased 33.6 Percent to $28 Billion WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of U.S. breweries more than doubled -- from 398 to 869 -- between 2007 and 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released today from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series. The breweries industry reported $28.3 billion in shipments in 2012, an increase of nearly 33.6 percent since 2007. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123752 Employment in the breweries industry...

2014-06-19 00:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO THE FULL SPECTRUM Profile America -- Thursday, June 19th. As radio broadcasting matured and television was being birthed, the Federal Communications Commission was established on this date 70 years ago to regulate use of the airwaves in the public interest. The agency's job has grown much larger...

2014-06-05 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HOW WE ROLL Profile America -- Thursday, June 5th.( )In 1940, a major problem facing the nation was finding a replacement for rubber. War clouds were gathering, and the supply of natural rubber from Asia was threatened. On this date 74 years ago, the first synthetic rubber tire was displayed in...

2014-06-02 12:22:03

First Industry Series Statistics Released from the 2012 Economic Census WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shuttle services, vanpools and similar businesses employed 17,719 people in 2012, a rise from 11,696 in 2007 or 51 percent, according to the first 2012 Economic Census industry series statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. These businesses (part of the All Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation industry) also reported $1,144 billion in sales in...

2014-05-10 23:02:16

US Federal Contractor Registration is announcing the three most recent Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOB) contracts for the month of May on FedBizOpps. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 According to the SBA, the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC) requires a business owner to prove ownership and control, as well as establish guidelines for sole source and set-aside procurement opportunities. Requirements for the SDVOB include:...

2014-04-19 00:20:41

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ALL NEWS Profile America -- Saturday, April 19th.( )The first all-news radio format in the U.S. debuted on this date in 1965, as WINS-AM in New York City switched from rock and roll to rip and read. Almost 20 years earlier, the station had notched another first by broadcasting every New York...

2014-03-26 12:27:42

From Utilities to Health Care to Manufacturing, Census Bureau Statistics Provide Look at U.S. Economy Since Recession WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector of the economy showed tremendous growth from 2007 to 2012 as the number of establishments rose by 26.4 percent, according to the 2012 Economic Census Advance Report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/DC91378-INFO...

2014-02-26 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) CAR INSURANCE Profile America -- Wednesday, February 26th.( )Car insurance is both required and a major item in the budget of many households. The idea of insuring cars against accidents began this month in 1898 when the Traveler's Insurance Company issued a policy to Dr. Truman Martin of...

2014-02-12 00:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) NAACP Profile America -- Wednesday, February 12th. One of the nation's major civil rights organizations is 105 years old today -- the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Founded to combat lynching and segregation, the NAACP continues to work toward greater...


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