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Industrial Production

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  • Edgewood's Smiths Detection wins gold in Excellence in Design Awards

    Edgewood-based Smiths Detection's HazMatID Elite has won the Excellence in Design Gold Award at Appliance Design Magazine's 26th Annual Excellence in Design Awards. Elite is the next generation of Smiths Detection's HazMatID, the world's most widely...
  • Sparrows Point one year later

    Sparrows Point one year later
    It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point. Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
  • Pushing down energy use — and bills

    Pushing down energy use — and bills
    Sick of $450-a-month gas and electric bills for their Baltimore County rowhouse, James and JoAnn Allis replaced their old, inefficient air conditioner. And their windows and doors. Then they added insulation in their home's many leaky spots and coated...
  • Remember Baltimore's 'Rosies'

    From Michigan comes the news that the Willow Run bomber factory outside Detroit is to be demolished. One of the best-known factories that transformed the United States into "the Arsenal of Democracy" during World War II, Willow Run is also said to be...
  • Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says

    Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says
    WASHINGTON -- Growth in the key manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up last month from an already strong pace as factories saw a surge in new orders, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday. The group's purchasing managers' index, which is...
  • Unlike previous years, new iPhones slow to sell out

    Unlike previous years, new iPhones slow to sell out
    Did you forget to pre-order the iPhone 5c last night? Don't fret -- there seems to be plenty left on Apple's website. Preorders kicked off Friday for the iPhone 5c, one of two new iPhones Apple announced earlier this week. The iPhone 5c comes in five...
  • As plastic-bag ban looms, L.A. plans to give out totes

    As plastic-bag ban looms, L.A. plans to give out totes
    With a plastic-bag ban set to go into effect in Los Angeles on the first of the new year, city officials are launching a campaign to get residents in the habit of using reusable totes. The city has teamed up with environmental groups and nonprofit...
  • Kickstarter campaign for U.S.-made blue laces funds in 10 hours

    Kickstarter campaign for U.S.-made blue laces funds in 10 hours
    It looks as if the blue shoelace gained some serious traction in the bid to become a symbolic yellow ribbon of support of American manufacturing on Tuesday, with a 30-day Kickstarter campaign fully funded in less than half a day.  The Bluelace Project,...
  • Sriracha odor complaints: No ruling from judge on shutdown

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge made no ruling Friday whether to grant the city of Irwindale's request to temporarily halt production at the Sriracha hot sauce plant because of odor complaints. Judge Robert H. O'Brien said he would take the...
  • BGE says customers have recycled 30,000 appliances

    BGE says customers have recycled 30,000 appliances
    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...
  • Ignoring the real while fighting the imaginary

    It should've been the shot heard around the world. Chances are, you didn't hear it. An ominous sort of history was made last week near Austin, Texas, but it seems to have largely escaped notice. There was some media coverage, yes, but less than, say,...