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

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

JCDA addresses company details in press release
Martinsburg Journal

Our controlled emissions from manufacturing are well within the stringent limits set by the West VirginiaDepartment of Environmental Protection.

Women in Manufacturing® Association Announces 2018 Board of Directors
Business Wire (press release)

Veronica Braker, Vice President of Operations, BASF, Wyandotte, MI; Leah Curry, President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Buffalo, WV ...

McKinley remains confident in China Energy deal
WV News

Former West Virginia Secretary of Commerce Woody Thrasher and China Energy President Lin Wen signed a ... to go toward projects focusing on power generation, chemical manufacturing and underground storage of natural gas ...

Rep. David McKinley: The President is doing what he said he was going to do

President Donald Trump signed the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of ... on his website, in an effort to see how tax reform is affecting West Virginians. "The consumer confidence in West Virginia and for the country at large, ...

What's next for West Virginia? Commerce keeps plugging away while searching for the next big thing
WV News

Procter & Gamble, perhaps West Virginia's biggest industrial success story, recently announced plans to close two U.S. manufacturing plants and ...

West Virginia delegate traveling to Taiwan this week
The News Tribune

West Virginia Delegate Joshua Higginbotham is traveling to Taiwan on a trade promotion trip this week. The House said in a news release that the ...

Vice president visits West Virginia for 'Tax Cuts to Put America First' event

One of the panelists, Chris Miller, owns several car dealerships across West Virginia and Ohio, employing hundreds. Miller said the tax reform has ...

Official: Machining program a path to high-paying jobs
Huntington Herald Dispatch

Official: Machining program a path to high-paying jobs ... "You will find opportunities for employment in manufacturing plants, private machine shops ...

United States

Major Car Exporters Said to Plan Meeting Amid US Tariff Threat

Two officials said participants will explore the possibility of an international accord to cut tariffs on cars, although two other officials said this was not ...

China tariff plan slammed by chemical industry
Chemical & Engineering News

But a 25% import tariff that the U.S. is preparing to impose on fluoropolymers and other products from China threatens Daikin's plan. “Without the ...

Global chemical production expands during June, ACC says

Data collected and tabulated by the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) show that the global ...

US Considers Higher Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Imports

The Trump administration is considering more than doubling its planned tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to ...

US House passes $716 billion defense bill targeting Chinese investments, tech
The Japan Times

Additionally, in an action largely targeted at China, it also strengthens the Committee on Foreign Investmentin the United States (CFIUS), which ...

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