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Amazon.com plans to open a new Lehigh Valley warehouse off Route 33 in Palmer Township in the Chrin Commerce Centre. Amazon's move, which is part of a statewide expansion, is expected to create at least 500 full-time jobs at the Palmer warehouse. Here are five things to know about the online retail behemoth, its local presence and what's behind the growth push."/>
Amazon's expansion and the Lehigh Valley: 5 things to know [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)]
Amazon.com announced Thursday it will hire more than 500 full-time workers and open a second fulfillment center in the Lehigh Valley, this time in a burgeoning business park off the new Route 33 interchange. Already a massive presence in the Lehigh Valley, Amazon plans to open a 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse in the 800- acre Chrin Commerce Centre in Palmer Township, essentially doubling its distribution capacity in the..."/>
Amazon to hire 500 for second Lehigh Valley warehouse [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)]
Commercial Vehicle Group on Wednesday said it will close its plant in Monona, idling more than 100 people. The New Albany, Ohio, company shut down a plant in Edgewood in late May, eliminating about 80 jobs."/>
Monona plant closing, latest in round of Iowa manufacturing job losses [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
Blue Bird Corporation, the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, will release its fiscal 2016 third-quarter financial results before the market opens on August 4, 2016.. The public is invited to attend an audio webcast in which Blue Bird executives Phil Horlock, President and CEO, and Phil Tighe, CFO, will discuss results."/>
Blue Bird Corporation to Report Fiscal 2016 Third-Quarter Earnings Results on August 4, 2016
Boeing Co. told some Oklahoma City employees Friday they could be laid off in the next 60 days. The aerospace company gave "a small number of employees" a 60- day notice of possible layoffs, the company said Friday. Boeing did not disclose how many employees in Oklahoma City had received layoff notices."/>
Boeing gives some OKC workers layoff notices [The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City]
Textron Aviation delivered more business jets, fewer turboprops and experienced pricing pressure on its newest business jet in the second quarter and first half of 2016.. The Wichita-based maker of Beechcraft and Cessna airplanes saw revenue increase 6 percent and profit drop 8 percent in the second quarter, according to parent company Textron Inc.' s earnings report on Friday. Revenue at Textron Aviation increased from $1.12 billion to $1.19 billion between the..."/>
Early Latitude jet pricing weighs on Textron Aviation profit [The Wichita Eagle]
Stanley Black & Decker CEO To Retire [The Hartford Courant]
Nielsen Holdings plc, yesterday declared a quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on September 8, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 25, 2016.. Nielsen Holdings plc is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy."/>
Nielsen Declares Quarterly Dividend
Encore Wire will release quarterly earnings Wednesday, July 27 th, after stock market close. A conference call will be held to discuss Quarterly results followed by a Q&A session:. To participate in the conference call, please call: 1-888-517-2458 several minutes prior to the start time."/>
Encore Wire Corporation Earnings Release and Conference Call Announcement
Rand Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of bulk freight shipping services throughout the Great Lakes region, today announced that it will issue financial results for its fiscal year 2017 first quarter ended June 30, 2016 on Monday, August 15, 2016 after the market closes.. Management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing..."/>
Rand Logistics to Announce Fiscal Year 2017 First Quarter Results on August 15, 2016; Hold Conference Call on August 16

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