Consumer product manufacturing

April 10, 2017 - 3:09 pm
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company says it has canceled this year's Easter egg hunt for children because of "unruly" parents in past years. The Norco Fire Company in North Coventry Township says on its Facebook page the annual children's event won't be held this year...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, production team member Darryl Ashley installs an inner dash silencer in a Camry on the assembly line at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Ky. Toyota said Monday, April 10, 2017, it is investing $1.3 billion to retool its sprawling Georgetown factory, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built. No new factory jobs are being added, but Toyota says the upgrades amount to the biggest single investment ever at one of its existing plants in the United States. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)
April 10, 2017 - 12:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Toyota said Monday it is investing $1.33 billion to retool its sprawling factory in Georgetown, Kentucky, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built. No new factory jobs are being added, but Toyota says the upgrades amount to the biggest single investment ever at one...
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April 10, 2017 - 10:37 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Toyota said Monday it is investing $1.3 billion to retool its sprawling factory in Georgetown, Kentucky, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built. No new factory jobs are being added, but Toyota says the upgrades amount to the biggest single investment ever at one...
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In this Friday, April 7, 2017, photo, a prototype of the Ford Fusion police hybrid car sits along 11th Avenue in New York. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan, in response to requests from cities nationwide. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 10, 2017 - 9:04 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police vehicles in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize...
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In this Friday, April 7, 2017, photo, a prototype of the Ford Fusion police hybrid car sits along 11th Avenue in New York. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan, in response to requests from cities nationwide. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 10, 2017 - 8:19 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police vehicles in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize...
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In this Friday, April 7, 2017, photo, a prototype of the Ford Fusion police hybrid car sits along 11th Avenue in New York. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan, in response to requests from cities nationwide. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 10, 2017 - 12:09 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid. Ford Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan,...
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April 09, 2017 - 7:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oreo cookie maker Mondelez is thinking about replacing longtime CEO Irene Rosenfeld, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The report says Mondelez's board has discussed possible replacements for Rosenfeld, who is also chair of the company, and hired a recruiting firm to...
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Armed police patrol outside the central station in Stockholm after a truck crashed into a department store injuring several people in a different part of Stockholm, Sweden, Friday April 7, 2017. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says everything indicates a truck that has crashed into a major department store in downtown Stockholm is "a terror attack." (Jessica Gow/ TT News Agency via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 6:14 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A hijacked beer truck plowed into pedestrians at a central Stockholm department store on Friday, killing four people, wounding 15 others and sending screaming shoppers fleeing in panic in what Sweden's prime minister called a terrorist attack. A nationwide manhunt was launched and...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Global stocks traded in narrow ranges Thursday, April 6, 2017, as investors nervously awaited the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, a day after minutes to the last meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve showed policymakers discussing how to unwind crisis-era policy measures. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 06, 2017 - 1:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are broadly higher Thursday after a sharp drop late in the previous day. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil and retailers are up after a series of strong sales reports. Banks are also climbing as bond yields rise. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's...
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FILE - This is a Thursday, Oct. 13,2016 file photo of jars of savoury spread 'Marmite' which is owned by the Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever, on sale in a supermarket in central London. Consumer products giant Unilever said Thursday April 6, 2017 that it plans to sell its spreads division and combine its foods and refreshments units as part of a major review of operations prompted by a $143 billion takeover bid by rival Kraft Heinz that fell through in February. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
April 06, 2017 - 7:20 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Consumer products giant Unilever is overhauling its operations and returning billions of dollars to shareholders, in an effort to maximize value after rebuffing a $143 billion takeover bid by rival Kraft Heinz. The owner of brands including Hellman's and Lipton said...
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