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Germany’s BASF managed to wrap up a preliminary deal to build China’s first wholly foreign-owned chemicals complex quite quickly, aided in part by trade tensions between Beijing and Washington, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Now, as CEO, president and chairman, the younger Huntsman will play a larger role than ever in shaping the company’s future during a period of consolidation in an increasingly globalized industry.

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the results of the Manufacturers' Outlook Survey for the second quarter of 2018, which shows that 95.1 percent of manufacturers have a positive outlook for their companies—an all-time record.

Conifex Timber Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas.

The demand for truck drivers is extreme. Shipping expenses are at an all-time high: it costs more than $1.85 a mile to ship a dry, non-refrigerated good. That's an increase of nearly 40 percent from a year ago

Atlas Engineered Products, Ltd., a leading supplier of trusses, engineered wood products and building components, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of Satellite Truss Ltd. 

Katerra, a technology company revolutionizing the design and construction industries, and KEF Infra, an offsite manufacturing technology specialist, announced a merger today that will jointly expand their geographic reach, manufacturing capacity, and market expertise.

Clayton Properties Group®, a division of Clayton Home Building Group® and a Berkshire Hathaway company, acquired Arbor Homes (Arbor) yesterday, Indianapolis' largest home builder.

Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all assets of Forest Tek/Overseas Lumber.

The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision that gives public-sector employees the choice to not pay dues to the union that represents them in contract negotiations.