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  • ESOP plan becomes success at New Age Industries

    Aug 29, 2014

    SOUTHAMPTON, Pa.—NewAge Industries Inc., which has manufactured plastic and rubber tubing, high purity single-use fluid transfer systems for the biopharmaceutical industry for 60 years, has been gaining attention recently because of its successful Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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  • Evonik business plans price boost of up to 10%

    Aug 29, 2014

    ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G.'s Business Line Interface and Performance unit plans to increase its prices up to 10 percent or as contracts allow, effective Oct. 1.

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  • New tire plant in China begins production

    By: Jane Ho European Rubber Journal correspondent Aug 28, 2014

    ANHUI, China—Anhui HeDing Tires Technology Co. Ltd. has begun production at its new factory in Bengbu, Anhui, province, 17 months after beginning construction on the $323 million project.

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  • U.S. auto sales continue to motor along in August

    By: Jesse Snyder, Automotive News Aug 28, 2014

    DETROIT—U.S. auto sales volume is expected to keep rolling along in August, with two independent forecasters predicting a sixth straight month of 16 million-plus selling rates.

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  • DuPont settles with EPA for alleged toxic releases, worker death

    Aug 28, 2014

    BELLE, W. Va.—DuPont has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a case in which the EPA accused the chemical manufacturer of allowing releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances at its Belle plant.

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  • Judge approves Momentive bankruptcy plan

    By: Dawn McCarty, Bloomberg News Aug 27, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Apollo Global Management L.L.C.'s Momentive Performance Materials Inc. won conditional court approval of its bankruptcy reorganization plan after days of wrangling with holdout creditors.

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