Monthly Archives: October 2011

Time to Break the Chain

The author makes the case that it is time to “decouple” the U.S. and Chinese currencies.
By Quint Tatro, Managing Member, TatroCapital

Gaining a Competitive Advantage

One question every small business owner must answer.
By Doug and Polly White, principals, Whitestone Partners

GM Adds 400 Jobs at Wentzville, MO Plant, Mulls Expansion

GM is considering expanding the plant by 500,000 square feet, which could bring the total number of new jobs at the Missouri facility to 1,850.

DuPont Dedicates $500-Million Kevlar Plant in SC

The chemical giant said its new plant near Charleston, SC and an expanded facility in Richmond, VA will increase production by 25 percent.

Continental Tire Plans $500-Million Plant in South Carolina

The new manufacturing facility, set for a greenfield site off Highway 521 in Sumter County, will create 1,700 jobs over the next 10 years.

Solar Stimulus Meltdown

U.S. taxpayers are stuck with the bill for robots that whistled Disney tunes at Solyndra.

Hana Factory Automation Relocates to Opelika, AL

The Auburn-based company will move into Opelika’s Fox Run Business Park, bringing 40 jobs and a $4.07 million capital investment.

Wieland Designs Expands, Adds 120 Jobs in Goshen, IN

The manufacturer of furniture and transportation interior components plans to invest $1 million to improve existing facilities and purchase specialized machinery.

Dillon Furniture Expands Operations in South Carolina

The furniture producer will invest $2.6 million and create 107 new jobs during the next two years at its Dillon County, SC facility.