| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Have you turned an old appliance over to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.? You're in good company, if so.
BGE said this week that customers have recycled 30,000 appliances through its Smart Energy Savers Program, which offers $50 "rewards" for giving up...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Big gains in factory and construction jobs last month have experts optimistic that the labor market is starting to produce enough higher-paying jobs to fuel stronger economic growth.
"It's not just the quantity of the jobs but the quality,...
| Jun 25, 2014
To the editor: I believe that Madeline Janis has it all wrong. I have no issue with her recommendation that the U.S. develop the capability to manufacture high-speed rail cars and "high-tech aluminum trains." ("High-speed job creation for California," Op-...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| Sep 23, 2011
Kenneth Reiner made a fortune in Los Angeles in the 1940s and '50s designing and manufacturing two ingenious products: self-locking aircraft nuts and spring-loaded ladies' hair clips.
He brought the same inventiveness to a personal project he launched in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Smoking in restaurants and jetliners, glass and newspapers in the trash bin, oil or poison down the drain — years ago, many people didn’t think twice about environmental hazards that we now shake our heads at in disbelief.
On some level,...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:16 PM
COSTA MESA — Fixtures Living, a home supply store for the kitchen, bath and outdoors, will "change everything" with the opening of a flagship store in the South Coast Collection shopping center, a store spokeswoman said.
The more than 20,000-...
| Dec 4, 2011
Louis Borick, the founder and longtime chairman of Van Nuys-headquartered Superior Industries International, one of the world's largest manufacturers of aluminum wheels for the automotive industry, has died. He was 87.
Borick died of natural causes...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
George A. Roberts
Helped transform Teledyne Corp.
George A. Roberts, 93, who was a pioneer in the field of steel manufacturing and helped turn the Southern California-based Teledyne Corp. into a Fortune 500 firm, died Feb. 15 of heart failure at a...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Strong auto manufacturing and output from utilities pushed industrial production to swell 1.1% in April, its fastest growth rate in more than a year.
Motor vehicles and parts, coming off a strong sales season, increased nearly 4%. After unexpectedly warm...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:27 AM
About 300 employees of a Holly Hill manufacturer were evacuated for hours after staff in the HR department found a threatening voice-mail that indicated a bomb had been placed on the property, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Cops were able to trace the...