ThyssenKrupp AG ThyssenKrupp AG
German steel company. The Krupp firm began in 1811 when Friedrich Krupp (1787–1826) founded a steel plant in Essen, and it remained in family hands for a century and a half. said last month that by year's end it would close a Detroit plant that has built auto parts Auto parts are components of automobiles. They mainly are, in alphabetic order (only car specific articles or articles with car section):
Lukoil , Russia's biggest oil producer, agreed last month to buy Marathon Oil Marathon Oil Corporation NYSE: MRO, based in Houston, Texas, is a worldwide oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Principal exploration activities are in the United States, Norway, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Canada. 's exploration and production business in Western Siberia Western Siberia is a part of Siberia located between the Ural mountains and a watershed of the rivers Ob and Yenisei.
Politically-administratively the territory of Western Siberia is divided into Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, and Tümen Provinces, Hunty-Mansi Autonomous for $787 million. Houston, TX-based Marathon had doubled oil output to more than 30,000 barrels a day from the assets since acquiring them three years ago for approximately $280 million, according to according to
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Toyota Motor Corp. said it plans to open 10 more plants worldwide by 2010, boosting its annual global production to 10 million vehicles. In 2005, Toyota's global unit sales unit sales
Sales measured in terms of physical units rather than dollars. Unit sales data are often used by financial analysts when evaluating the health of a company. were a record 7.36 million units due to strong sales in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Asia and Europe. It is now the world's second largest auto producer behind General Motors, which built 9.05 million vehicles. The new plants will be built in North America, France, China and India, among other countries. Toyota also said it planned to keep its annual manufacturing capacity in Japan unchanged at 3.8 million vehicles.
Victaulic Co. has expanded and relocated its Kansas City, MO-based distribution center to a new 53,500-sq.-ft. facility within Kansas City. The facility will serve as a central distribution point for the company's pipe-joining products throughout the Midwest and beyond.
Anheuser-Busch has purchased the Rolling Rock brands from InBev USA, for $82 million. The acquisition included global brand rights and recipes for Rolling Rock beers, and will make Rolling Rock brands available to more consumers. Belgium-based InBev said it is also seeking a buyer for its Rolling Rock brewery in Latrobe, PA. Anheuser-Busch is expected to begin brewing Rolling Rock and Rock Green Light in August.
Steelcase, Inc. , has announced plans to sell the majority of its Grand Rapids, MI-based headquarters campus to a redevelopment firm. Sale of the 206-acre portion of the campus includes more than 4 million sq. ft. of manufacturing space no longer needed by the office-furniture manufacturer due to the modernization of its manufacturing systems. Steelcase will retain its global headquarters building as well as its Steelcase University Learning Center on the site.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a free first-aid guide designed to help employers and employees develop workplace first aid programs. The "Best Practices Guide: Fundamen-tals of a Workplace First-Aid Program" identifies essential elements for first-aid programs to be effective, and details the primary components of a first-aid program in the workplace. The guide is available for download at www.osha.gov .
The Environmental Protection Agency has announced proposed regulations to address emissions of ozone and nitrogen oxides emitted from engines used to generate electricity and to power pumps and compressors. The rules would apply to new stationary spark-ignition internal combustion engines of certain types manufactured after 2007 or 2008. They would also include an air toxics standard that would apply to certain existing, new and reconstructed stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines. A final ruling is expected by December 2007. To comment on the proposals, visit www.epa.gov .