Boeing Co. plans to lay off hundreds of engineers in Washington state and other locations amid slowing aircraft sales.
Category: Industry Snippets (Page 1 of 115)
The euro jumped to a five-month high, joining other market gains following the French election. (WSJ)
New England businesses are struggling to find workers in a tight labor market. (WSJ)
IFCO North America has appointed JEFF MITCHELL as director of food safety and quality. He will oversee the North American food safety and quality initiatives at the company’s Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) service centers throughout North America, as well as food safety and quality programs that extend along the entire fresh food supply chain. Mitchell previously served as vice-president of food safety and regulatory affairs at CHEMSTAR. Before that, he served more than 20 years in the US Army Public Health Command, most recently as command food safety officer. Mitchell was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal for his contributions to food safety and public health
Amazon.com Inc. is placing a one-million-square-foot distribution center in Katy, Texas, its second in the Houston area. (Houston Chronicle)
Tremcar has appointed BRIAN YOCUM as a regional sales manager for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and New York south of Albany. With considerable experience in the oil and gas industry, he will represent Boston Steel and Tremcar USA
Loews Corp. will pay $1.2 billion to buy packaging maker Consolidated Container Co. (WSJ)
MARTIN TEWARI has joined Groendyke Transport as executive vice-president. With 27 years of experience in the trucking industry, he has spent the past 1.5 years as president of USA Truck Inc.
Ascent Global Logistics, a brand of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc, has appointed AARON BROTT vice-president of strategic accounts for Marisol International. Marisol provides air and ocean freight forwarding, customs clearance and regulatory compliance solutions. Brott joined Roadrunner in 2014 and has 21 years of diversified management experience in operations, customer service, marketing and sales. He previously held positions at companies including APL Logistics, UTi Worldwide, UPS Supply Chain and Emery Worldwide.
Home decor and apparel chain Gordmans Stores Inc. is seeking chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal to liquidate inventory and other assets. (WSJ)