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Women's Work: Inside The Rising Trend of Female Leaders in Manufacturing

By Amy Elisa Jackson
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James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”

Boeing Fabrication Site Leader Eyes Net-Zero Energy Consumption

A conversation with Boeing's Adi Singh
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**This is the eighth article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Adi Singh leads Boeing’s Frederickson, Washington, site, one of the company’s 12 major facilities that fabricate parts and structural components for Boeing commercial and military aircraft.

Duke Energy Selects North Carolina Locations for Economic Development Program

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  • Six properties to participate in company’s Site Readiness Program
  • Program helped attract more than 2,400 jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment since 2005
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  • Six properties to participate in company’s Site Readiness Program
  • Program helped attract more than 2,400 jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment since 2005

Timberland Joins Forces with Over 100 Signatories to Accelerate Social Progress in Factories Worldwide

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Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.

General Motors Expands Take 2 Program for Those Resuming Careers

Marketers and Canadian professionals added for fall 2017
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DETROIT, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors continues to expand its career reentry program, Take 2, which provides training and development opportunities for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.

BSR to Host Event in China Celebrating Completion of Women in Factories Program

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Over the past three years, BSR's Women in Factories program has reached more than 90,000 workers in manufacturing supply chains in China. At the end of each of the past two years, we convened program partners and stakeholders to share best practices and solutions in worker training programs, including how such programs can improve the competitiveness of the entire manufacturing sector.

Transforming Delivery of High Quality Products

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At Pfizer, we are developing innovative manufacturing techniques that better meet today’s patient needs. 

In recent years, Pfizer has made dramatic advances in our manufacturing and supply chain. In 2016, we enabled even more efficient product delivery by applying the latest technologies and innovative partnerships to our manufacturing processes and supply chain. These advances include:

· Creating a first-of-its-kind manufacturing system that will give Pfizer increased flexibility and speed of production

This Chemistry Project Could Recolor Fabric Dyeing

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

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Take a look at your jeans, your skirt, your favorite dress shirt. Whether new or just a little worn in, there’s a good chance they look and fit great. The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant and sharp.

The Future of Alternative Fuels

With pollution growing and natural resources dwindling, now is the time to expedite the development of alternative fuels.
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As concerns grow over climate change, pollution and how much oil we actually have left, there’s clearly a need to develop alternative fuels. 

The good news is that researchers have proven that vehicles can run on natural gas, electricity, hydrogen, nitrogen, biofuels like elephant grass – and even biodiesels based on restaurant grease or chicken waste.

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