For American companies in search of new opportunities and greater profits all roads seem to lead to China. Recently, one of the largest solar panel producers in the United States announced it will shift its manufacturing operations to China and lay off hundreds of workers in the United States.
The old plastic and tape approach isn’t the only way to bring down energy costs. Over the last few years government agencies have been providing incentives to consumers willing to do energy upgrades on their homes.
Monday the U.S. Senate voted to move forward with President Obama’s tax-cut deal. The package survived a potential roadblock from outraged Democrats. The most vocal opposition came from the Independent Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders.
While a hallmark of President Obama’s administration has been transforming public education, lately his primary focus has been economic reforms. This week President Obama pitched a bipartisan deal aimed at bolstering the economy.
It doesn’t seem right to call Sara Lee a Bimbo but that’s exactly what the company will become next year.Grupo Bimbo Tuesday agreed to buy the North American fresh bakery unit of Sara Lee, based in Downer’s Grove.