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Anixter opens new facility in California
Aug 16, 2019 3:16 PM
Anixter Inc. recently celebrated the opening of its new office in Roseville, California, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.
Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook for the year
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN
Aug 16, 2019 1:32 PM
Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales.
Luminii acquires competitor Optic Arts
Aug 14, 2019 10:07 AM
Luminii, a manufacturer of specification-grade architectural LED lighting systems, said it has acquired competitor Optic Arts, based in Los Angeles.
Justrite Safety Group gets $495 million loan
By Richard Klicki
Aug 13, 2019 4:00 PM
Citizens Commercial Banking said Tuesday it has closed on a a $495 million senior secured credit arrangement for Des Plaines-based Justrite Safety Group.
KKSP Precision Machining acquires Grove Industries
Aug 12, 2019 10:31 AM
KKSP Precision Machining said it has acquired Grove Industries, a manufacturer of primarily brass machined metal hose fittings and adapters on automatic screw machines.
As the U.S.-China trade war drags on, here's what it means for you
Aug 11, 2019 6:08 AM
For the average person, the headlines may seem theoretical. But if the dispute drags on, there are real-life ramifications for workers' wallets, including their savings, debt loads and spending power.
Bunting renames its divisions
Aug 9, 2019 1:00 AM
Bunting Magnetics, in honor of its 60th birthday, launched a major rebranding effort to unifying all of its divisions under the single brand name "Bunting."
Students shouldn't forget about 'soft' skills, employers say
By Christopher Placek
Aug 7, 2019 8:13 PM
Many students have the technical and computer skills to be successful, but some lack the so-called "soft skills" -- like communicating effectively with others, according to local business leaders who attended a roundtable discussion Wednesday in Arlington Heights.
Jelmar tabs MARC USA for marketing
Aug 2, 2019 1:00 AM
Jelmar LLC, the maker of household cleaning products including CLR and Tarn-X brands, has named MARC USA its new marketing agency of record after a 51-year relationship with Eicoff.
Ingredion invests to expand plant-based proteins
Aug 1, 2019 12:31 PM
Ingredion announced it is expanding its relationship with Verdient Foods to broaden the companies portfolio on plant-based foods.
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