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Encore Wire CEO Jones Announces $30M Texas Expansion

Following in the footsteps of Kohls, Toyota and several other organizations that have either moved to Texas or expanded their operations there, Encore Wire Corporation President and CEO Daniel Jones announced that the company, which is celebrating 25 years in the McKinney, Texas community, will invest more than $30 million to expand its manufacturing facilities and provide more than 125 new jobs in the Texas town.

Lynn Russo Whylly CEOs in the News , Manufacturing July 30 2014

United Airlines, Amex Travel CEOs Open Global Business Travel Convention

United Airlines Chief Executive Slams U.S. government for heavy taxes and fees that make it difficult to compete with airlines based in the Middle East. Daily News July 30 2014

Greyson International Appoints Prasad CEO

Cosmetics and OTC technology firm Greyson International (Coconut Grove, Fla.) announced the appointment of Chaudhury Mukesh Prasad as interim chairman and CEO in the wake of the sudden death of CEO Harvey Tauman. CEOs in the News July 29 2014

Darden CEO to Step Down Dec. 31st

After months of dissension over the Red Lobster sale, Darden Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis Steps Down CEOs in the News July 29 2014

Darden Stock Goes Up as Investors Pleased With Otis’ Resignation

Shares of Darden stock have increased since Monday, July 28, when Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis announced he would be stepping down. A financial response to such an announcement is common among investors. Around the Web July 29 2014

CEO Perspectives: Why We’re Here

Four CEOs give their perspective on why they chose the state their business is in.

Warren Strugatch CEO Perspective July 29 2014

Cheap Power = Prosperity

Energy is the pillar upon which economic growth is built. “The difference between the developed world and everybody else,” says author Robert Bryce, “is [affordable] electricity.” But simple math and basic physics show that chasing energy sources with low power densities will not get us to where we need to be.

JP Donlon Green Business July 28 2014

Developing Your Future Smart Workforce

How CEOs are solving the shortage of young, skilled workers threatening manufacturing gains.

William J. Holstein HR/Employee Strategies July 28 2014

Healing the Pain Points of Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing can heal the pain points bruising many midsize manufacturing plants. “The trick is to start small by evaluating your current plant to determine where there are problems meeting performance objectives,” explains Don Busiek, general manager of manufacturing software at GE Intelligent Platforms.

Russ Banham Smart Manufacturing July 28 2014

3 Ways Businesses Can Make an Impact in Their Communities

Companies wield a lot of power; particularly in their local communities. They have the means to financially influence people without spending a lot of money and can influence others to do the same.

John Hope Bryant Social Responsibility/Policies July 25 2014

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