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Whirlpool recognized for developing leaders

May 23, 2005

Whirlpool Corp. has been named to the 2005 list of Top 20 U.S. Companies for Leaders, making this the second consecutive year the company has been acknowledged for its focus on developing leaders...

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Hyundai holds first U.S. plant grand opening

May 20, 2005

Mong-Koo Chung, chairman of Hyundai Automotive Group, and Alabama Governor, Bob Riley, gathered with elected officials in Montgomery, Ala. today to celebrate the grand opening of Hyundai Motor...

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U.S. House approves Buy American legislation

May 19, 2005

On May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation requiring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to make more than 50 percent of is purchases from companies operating in the U.S....

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Steel industry reaches energy efficiency milestone

May 19, 2005

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. steel industry has achieved a new milestone in energy efficiency by reducing its energy intensity per ton of steel shipped by...

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Wheeling-Pittsburgh promotes managers

May 17, 2005

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. has promoted three management employees to newly created positions.Ron Shoemaker, who had been manager of engineering, EAF Project, was promoted to general manager,...

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Georgetown, Ky., plant to build Camry hybrid

May 17, 2005

Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America (TMMNA) today announced the company's first North American gas-electric hybrid production will be at its Georgetown, Ky., plant—Toyota Motor...

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AK Steel announces June surcharges

May 16, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $213 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in June 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel...

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U.S. Steel to take blast furnace offline in late May

May 12, 2005

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it will be taking its Gary, Ind. Works No. 13 blast furnace offline in late May, rather than on August 1 as previously announced. According to the company,...

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Collins Industries appoints CFO

May 12, 2005

Collins Industries, a manufacturer of ambulances, small school buses, terminal trucks, road construction vehicles, and industrial sweepers, has named Cletus Glasener as vice president and CFO,...

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Ford CEO to forgo compensation

May 12, 2005

Speaking today at the Ford Motor Co.'s 50th annual shareholders meeting, company chairman and CEO Bill Ford said he will forgo all compensation until the company, whose credit rating was downgraded to...

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Trade deficit at lowest level in six months

May 11, 2005

The U.S. Department of Commerce, announced today that total March exports of $102.2 billion and imports of $157.2 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $55.0 billion, $5.6 billion less...

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Richel to hold waterjet cutting course

May 10, 2005

Richel Inc. is holding its 43 rd Waterjet Cutting Techniques Course at its corporate offices in Kent, Ohio, July 17 - 19.The course, conducted by Richard Ward, a professional engineer who has...

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Preco Laser Systems appoints regional sales manager

May 10, 2005

Preco Laser Systems LLC has announced that Ancel Thompson has joined the company as regional sales manager. Based in the Los Angeles area, Thompson supports the company's customers, products, and...

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Metals manufacturing plant faces OSHA fines

May 10, 2005

An Attleboro, Mass., metals manufacturing plant faces $89,100 in fines from the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) following an Oct. 10, 2004, accident in...

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Markin Tubing receives ISO certifications

May 10, 2005

Markin Tubing has announced that it has been awarded a Certificate of Registration for its quality systems compliance with ISO/TS 16949:2002. The company also renewed its certification as complying...

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