August 27, 2014

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rolled through the Napa, Sonoma and Solano Counties of California Aug. 24, but the Boral ProStone/Cultured Stone by Boral facilities in Napa are reporting "no harm done."

The plant survived the earthquake with no structural damage or interruptions, nor were there any injuries to employees or their family members, though the region as a whole suffered extensive damage.

October 29, 2013

Electrolux hit a 25-year milestone at its refrigeration plant in Anderson, S.C.

The plant’s 1,800 employees manufacture 9,300 top-mount refrigerators each day, or 2 million annually.  Each year, the company manufactures one out of every two top-mount refrigerators sold in the U.S. market. 

June 25, 2012

The Dallas Business Journal has reported that paint manufacturer Valspar is closing a single plant in Texas as part of a business consolidation. 

The plant to be closed by Aug. 15 is located in Grand Prairie, Texas, outside of Dallas.

According to the article, no other plants are planned to be closed. About 58 people are expected to be laid off by the consolidation. 

December 15, 2011

CalPortland Company (CPC), a major producer of Portland cement and building materials in the United States, has agreed to pay a $1.425 million penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at its cement plant in Mojave, Calif.

As announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), CPC will spend an additional $1.3 million on pollution controls that will reduce harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur dioxide (SO2), pollutants that can lead to childhood asthma and smog.

November 11, 2008

Citing the decline in housing starts in the Southeast, CertainTeed Gypsum will suspend production of...

September 23, 2008

Plum Creek earlier this month laid off workers at a Columbia Falls, Mont., mill, while...

March 27, 2008

The company cited lower demand due to the downturn in the housing market, which has...

March 18, 2008

Aurora, Ill.-based Powermate has filed for bankruptcy protection in the district of Delaware and will...

October 3, 2007

The company is planning a 100,000-square-foot addition to its 128,000-square-foot warehouse in the Alabama city....