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January 6, 2021  

US factories grew in December at fastest pace since mid 2018

U.S. economy collapsed from April through June but since that time manufacturing has posted solid gains

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January 6, 2021  

Thailand to expand virus testing at factories

Expand Covid-19 testing to thousands of factories in a province near Bangkok

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January 1, 2021  

Tour factory is ‘like walking back in time’

Newman cigar factory in Tampa FL marks its 125th anniversary

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December 27, 2020  

US plants hope to maintain production despite virus threat

Safeguards that were put in place after the initial wave of the virus

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December 21, 2020  

Explosion in gunpowder factory in Italy kills 3 people

An explosion in a gunpowder processing factory in a town in

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May 5, 2020  

Connect to Industry 4.0: Become a factory of the future

How to clear obstacles to digital technology implementation.

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February 20, 2020  

Secret, underground cigarette factory in Spain busted

Spanish police and Europol said 20 people from Britain, Ukraine and Lithuania were arrested.

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February 20, 2020  

GM gets tax break in Lordstown for new plant next to factory it closed

Joint venture to work together on battery technology with a 75% tax abatement.

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May 7, 2019  

Ethiopia’s garment workers are world’s lowest paid: Report

Promoted by government to attract investment, wage now set at the equivalent of US$26 a month.

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May 6, 2019  

UPDATED: Three, likely four dead in Illinois factory blast

Explosion at plant that makes specialty silicone chemical materials for adhesives, sealants and coatings.

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November 14, 2018  

Ontario manufacturer fined for factory accident that left child dead

Worker’s child died after being crushed by a pile of bundled steel tubes that collapsed.

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August 17, 2017  

Wisconsin set to approve $3B in tax breaks for Foxconn

Biggest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in US history.

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June 6, 2017  

Fired Florida awning factory worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared

Army vet was a loners, no known ties to subversive, terrorist organizations.

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February 16, 2016  

US OK’s first factory in Cuba since revolution

Alabama company will assemble up to 1,000 small tractors a year for sale to Cuba’s private agricultural sector.

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November 30, 2015  

10 dead in Eastern China from steel factory gas leak

Seven other hospitalized, cause is under investigation