The world’s largest chemical maker reiterated that profit and sales will fall this year as a lower crude price hurts oil-and-gas unit Wintershall, and customers hold back on orders for basic chemicals....More
Chemical earnings increased 38% to $1.4 billion on stronger margins and higher sales volumes, capturing increased specialty and commodity product demand along with significant cost benefits from both gas and liquids cracking advantages at integrated sites...More
“I’m all about continuous improvement,” says North Carolina brewer John Marrino, noting that he brought a lot of practices from his manufacturing career to the operation of his Olde Mecklenburg Brewery....More
If successful, the complaint will block shipments from any company that used stolen information to produce steel, leaving the Chinese producers to prove that shipments are legal, according to the complaint filed with the ITC....More
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Last year, graduate students in the University of Michigan's Tauber Institute for Global Operations saved sponsor companies $14.3 million each, on average. The Institute's new co-director talks about where the program has been, and where it's headed....More