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January 31, 2013  

Canada Bread to close two bakeries

120 jobs will be lost in New Brunswick and Alberta.

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January 22, 2013  

1,000 Chinese workers hold bosses over 2 minute toilet breaks

Hostages released after 300 police called to the factory.

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January 16, 2013  

Dutch Disease not a major factor in Canada’s manufacturing woes

Troubles stem more from structural economic changes: report.

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December 5, 2012  

Clothing factory fire kills 14 in China

Arson suspect says unpaid wages made him angry.

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November 16, 2012  

Automakers hedging on pickups as home prices rise

Chrysler’s adding 1,200 jobs at truck and engine plants, while Ford and GM introduce new models

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September 24, 2012  

Foxconn resumes work after massive worker brawl

Up to 2,000 involved at Apple iPhone supplier’s Taiyuan, China plant.

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September 20, 2012  

Foxconn invests $500 million in Brazil for new factories

The company that makes Apple’s iPad says the factories will create 10,000 jobs.

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August 14, 2012  

Cascades to close Toronto napkin plant

30 employees affected, production moving to NY and Laval.

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August 10, 2012  

China’s export growth plunges to 1% in July

Imports also wane in new sign of weakness.

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April 25, 2012  

Resin shortage won’t create fallout for auto industry

Automakers seek alternatives for resin used in fuel, brake lines.

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April 19, 2012  

Ford investing $760M plant in east China

Ford Motor Co. plans to build a $760 million auto assembly plant in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, part of a doubling of its production capacity in the world’s biggest vehicle market as it strives to catch up with rivals.

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March 22, 2012  

Ford lays the foundation for a $1B factory in India

Ford Motor Co. laid the cornerstone for a new $1 billion dollar factory in India on March 22, pressing ahead with expansion plans despite an uncertain outlook for Asia’s No. 3 economy where growth in car sales has recently waned.

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October 17, 2011  

Fears of North American recession recede

Canada’s factories were humming in August, and US consumers were buying last month, strong indicators the North American recovery is alive and kicking.

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September 14, 2010  

Wind Energy: Siemens to build turbine plant in Ontario

Siemens manufactures rotor blades like this one in one