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Guardian Industries plans
to build plant in Geneva

Guardian Industries Corp. of Auburn Hills, Mich., will build a $125 million float glass plant in the Geneva Industrial Park. The project, which could create 250 jobs, has been in the works for several months as Guardian Industries worked out ...

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Fleet, NatWest agree on partnership Fleet Financial Group and National Westminster Bank PLC today said they have signed an agreement that allows both banks to provide services to corporate customers in the United States and United Kingdom. The agreement is ...

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Guardian Industries plans
to build plant in Geneva

Guardian Industries Corp. of Auburn Hills, Mich., will build a $125 million float glass plant in the Geneva Industrial Park. The project, which could create 250 jobs, has been in the works for several months as Guardian Industries worked out ...

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Kodak unit to buy
Konica film labs

Eastman Kodak Co.’s Qualex Inc. subsidiary will buy two of Konica Corp.’s main U.S. film-developing laboratories. Konica today called the deal part of its own restructuring. The plants to be acquired by Qualex are in Connecticut and Virginia, the Japanese ...

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Transmation boosts authorized shares

For the first time in the company’s 30-year history, Transmation Inc. today got shareholder approval to boost the number of common shares it is authorized to issue, making it possible to act quickly on potential acquisitions.

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Melton Shirt factory slated to close

The Melton Shirt Co. in Batavia plans to close its factory doors, probably by the end of the year. “The overseas competition has made it impossible to support the work force,” said Jonathan Perlis, co-owner and chief financial officer.

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The Loop

Not an official release A New York Times reporter encountered this bit of poor taste at last week’s Republican convention: William Smith, a retired Kodak mechanic, was wearing a T-shirt that read “”4,000 Kodak customers are lost each day through ...

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Web Sights

If you are stumped at finding a new way to motivate employees, Chicago-area educator John Fabjance says you should try magic. At first, it sounds a bit offbeat, but Fabjance, also a magician, has presented seminars on more personal issues ...

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CSEA rips golf-course plan

The state Civil Service Employee Association’s Monroe County unit today blasted County Executive John Doyle’s plan to privatize the county’s three publicly owned golf courses. A statement issued by CSEA chief Florence Trippi calls the privatization plan “a potential disaster ...

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Kodak venture partner
plans stock repurchase

CPI Corp. today announced that its directors have authorized a repurchase of up to $50 million of the St. Louis-based company’s stock. Eastman Kodak Co. and CPI earlier this month announced an upcoming joint venture that will run a chain ...

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MCC scholarships to jobless proposed Two Republican members of the Monroe County Legislature today unveiled proposed legislation to provide Monroe Community College scholarships to unemployed county residents. Majority Leader Michael Hanna, R-Perinton, and Karla Boyce, R-Mendon, developed the plan with ...

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Kodak venture partner
plans stock repurchase

CPI Corp. today announced that its directors have authorized a repurchase of up to $50 million of the St. Louis-based company’s stock. Eastman Kodak Co. and CPI earlier this month announced an upcoming joint venture that will run a chain ...

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CSEA rips golf-course plan

The state Civil Service Employee Association’s Monroe County unit today blasted County Executive John Doyle’s plan to privatize the county’s three publicly owned golf courses. A statement issued by CSEA chief Florence Trippi calls the privatization plan “a potential disaster ...

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Web Sights

If you are stumped at finding a new way to motivate employees, Chicago-area educator John Fabjance says you should try magic. At first, it sounds a bit offbeat, but Fabjance, also a magician, has presented seminars on more personal issues ...

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Village Green signs
financing letter

The Village Green Bookstore Inc. has gone to the underwriter of its 1995 public offering to finance $1.2 million in overdue subordinated debentures, the company said today. “Given our prior substantial efforts at securing financing, this alternative was the best ...

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