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- Droughts: Less Dramatic, No Less Damaging. Crouch, Gail H. // Business & Economic Review;Oct-Dec2006, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p11
The article focuses on the drought that has hit the state of South Carolina in 1998-2002. It is said that the impact of such event was catastrophic. It had caused the state a loss of $1.3 billion in forestry, $3.3 million on power generating facilities and the average loss for every industry was...
- Titan continues to scale back. Dawson, Brad // Tire Business;8/4/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p5
Tire and wheel maker Titan International Inc. is consolidating all its tire production into its flagship factory in Des Moines, Iowa, until its markets require additional capacity. The decision, announced on July 28, 2003 means a continued production suspension at the company's 1 million-sq....
- Stationery firm shuts up in Notts. // Motor Transport;2/19/2004, p6
Reports on the plan of Spicers to close its distribution center in Nottingham, England. Discussion on the review conducted by the company for its distribution network in the region; Information on the consultation process being done by the company regarding its closure.
- Arkema shuts tin line. // ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p22
The article reports that Arkema Inc. is planning to shut a tin derivatives manufacturing line for agrochemicals at its Vlissingen site in the Netherlands following business losses. The losses were booked due to steadily falling demand, greater regulation and rising raw material costs. The site...
- FLOODING FORCES SHUTDOWN OF CHEMICAL PLANTS IN THAILAND. // Chemical Week;11/7/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 27, p5
The article reports on the lost production of Japanese chemical companies when their factories are forced to shut down due to the floods in Thailand.
- Addition by Subtraction: GreenPoint Quits Prefab. Julavits, Robert // American Banker;1/4/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p1
Reports the shut down of operation of thrift company GreenPoint Financial Corp. in the U.S. Financial status of the firm; Establishment origin of the company; Amount of business losses.
- ON Semi to Move Rhode Island Manufacturing. // Electronic News;12/8/2003, Vol. 49 Issue 49, pN.PAG
Reports on the plan of ON Semiconductor to close down manufacturing operations at its East Greenwich, Rhode Island facility by the end of 2003. Reason for the planned closing of the business; Impact of the move on the workers at the facility and the company's financial performance; Net loss of...
- Dana to close 10 plants, cut 2000 jobs. // European Rubber Journal;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 190 Issue 6, p6
The article reports on the move of Dana Holding Corp. to close more than 10 facilities and cut 2,000 jobs due to its quarterly massive losses. In addition, the company has a net loss worth $271 million compared to $69 million last 2007. Further, its sales declined to $1,930 million from $2,130...
- Olefins outlook for 2011 optimistic. Weddle, Nel; Burridge, Elaine; Davis, Nigel // ICIS Chemical Business;10/11/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 12, p17
The article reports that the demand for European olefins is expected to increase in 2011. It is stated that with European ethylene and propylene derivative markets supported by robust exports, this year so far has been widely described as better than expected. It is mentioned that INEOS is...