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Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

Mylan Pharmaceuticals co-founder Don Panoz dies at 83
WV Metro News

MORGANTOWN — In 1961, Don Panoz picked up the phone and called an old Army buddy with a bent for business ...

WV Senate rejects plea deal, motions to dismiss articles of impeachment
WV Gazette
The West Virginia Senate on Tuesday killed a plea deal for Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker, setting the stage for four separate state Supreme Court impeachment trials before the end of the year.

Mason County hemp operation ordered to cease
Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order forcing a Mason County, West Virginia, ...

WV: Chamber Leaders See Growth for Raleigh County Via Airport

Cecil Underwood were instrumental in getting funds to complete an access road at the airport, sponsoring national as well as international companies ...

Vacancies create concern for W.Va. Department of Commerce
The Dominion Post

West Virginia has been without a secretary for the Department of ... Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, said ...

O'Neal: 'Better days ahead'
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

First of all you are trying to reach out to existing companies, and help them to ... Some of those incentives are tax breaks, and tax credits for jobs being ... as a Republican member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from Raleigh ...

WV's storied forests a continuously renewable resource (Daily Mail WV)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

A 2005 study put the West Virginia forest industry at the $4 billion mark. ... Gaston Caperton, bought a struggling furniture manufacturer in Berkeley ...

PolitiFact: It's mostly accurate US manufacturing jobs have been on a roll
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Have manufacturing jobs been on the rise more quickly than in two ... The West Virginia Republican Party touted gains in manufacturing employment ...

Metal Plant to Bring New Jobs and Investment

Ravenswood prides itself in manufacturing and believes this will allow West Virginia as a whole to excel in long-term investment and job growth.

WV electricity customers to save thanks to tax cuts, US Chamber analysis says
WV News

CHARLESTON — A new analysis from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute estimates that the Republicans' plan to cut taxes last ...

United States

US chemical investments linked to affordable gas surpass $200 billion
Oil & Gas Journal

US chemical investments linked to affordable gas surpass $200 billion ... formations has surpassed $200 billion, the American Chemistry Council said.

Stalled trade talks with China could delay, derail key methanol project

The American Chemistry Council, which strongly opposes tariffs and is aggressively lobbying against extending the 25 percent levy to an additional ..

Expert: Digitally transforming the manufacturing workforce

Forward-thinking leadership teams are developing their workforce upskilling strategy—a task that has historically been the responsibility of HR—as an ...

NAM and Walmart join forces for Manufacturing Day
Modern Materials Handling

The Manufacturing Institute, the social impact arm of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and Walmart are joining forces to educate ...

US Chemical Production on an Uptrend: 5 Stocks to Scoop Up

U.S. Chemical Production on an Uptrend: 5 Stocks to Scoop Up ... according to the recent monthly report from the American Chemistry Council ("ACC") ...

INSIGHT: Third round of US-China tariffs to hit China finished plastics exports hardest

... three targets another $8.8bn in US exports of these products, and $16.3bn in China exports, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

Manufacturing jobs are better jobs
Financial Times

We're reading Fear, Bob Woodward's book on the Trump White House, and we're having trouble figuring out who the good guys are. Certainly Mr ...

Tool Kit Aims to Draw Interest in Equipment Manufacturing Jobs
Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) have developed a workforce development tool kit for use in recruiting, aiming to help attract ...

How can we retain manufacturing jobs in the US?
Allentown Morning Call

Schutt Reconditioning is closing its Palmer Township plant that employed more than 100 workers, and some of the work is moving to Mexico.

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