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GM venture begins battery cell production at new Ohio factory

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. General Motors’ new electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio has started producing cells, which could help customers get federal tax credits. The plant in Warren, Ohio is part of a joint-venture with LG Energy Solution.The joint-venture plant is focused on training as it prepares to ramp up manufacturing. A …

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China’s factory inflation hits 17-month low, consumer prices speed up

A worker walks past steel rolls at the Chongqing Iron and Steel plant in Changshou, Chongqing, China August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterJuly producer inflation at lowest since Feb 2021July consumer inflation at 2-year highPBOC seen staying accommodative to spur growthBEIJING, Aug 10 (Reuters) – China’s factory-gate inflation …

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Who’s to Blame for a Factory Shutdown: A Company, or California?

VERNON, Calif. — Teresa Robles begins her shift around dawn most days at a pork processing plant in an industrial corridor four miles south of downtown Los Angeles. She spends eight hours on her feet cutting tripe, a repetitive motion that has given her constant joint pain, but also a $17.85-an-hour income that supports her family.So …

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China’s factory activity contracts unexpectedly in July as COVID flares up

Employees work on the production line of vehicle components during a government-organised media tour to a factory of German engineering group Voith, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Aly SongRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterChina July official manufacturing PMI below forecastJuly official services PMI grows at slower paceCOVID flare-ups, …

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Exclusive: Hyundai subsidiary has used child labor at Alabama factory

LUVERNE, Alabama, July 22 (Reuters) – A subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co has used child labor at a plant that supplies parts for the Korean carmaker’s assembly line in nearby Montgomery, Alabama, according to area police, the family of three underage workers, and eight former and current employees of the factory.Underage workers, in some cases …

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Abbott’s troubled baby formula factory back in business

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The Abbott Laboratories plant in Michigan, which was at the center of the nation’s baby formula crisis, is producing again. The troubled plant was shutdown in February over contamination and again in June after the facility suffered flooding from a severe storm.Production of EleCare, a specialty formula for infants …

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Tesla to shut down production at Gigafactory Berlin to upgrade the factory and add a shift

Tesla is reportedly going to shut down production at Gigafactory Berlin in order to upgrade the factory and add a shift to achieve higher production capacity. The top priority at Tesla is to ramp up production to catch up with customer demand. The automaker is doing that at all its factories, but the ramps are …

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World’s biggest chocolate factory shut by salmonella outbreak

Swiss chocolate producer Barry Callebaut paused production at its plant in Wieze, Belgium, on Monday, the company said in a statement Thursday. The Wieze plant is the biggest chocolate factory in the world, according to government tourism website Visit Flanders. “For Barry Callebaut food safety is paramount. Our robust food safety programs in place allowed …

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