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June 12, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- Employers should make sure that any background check they perform is job-related and consistent with business necessity, Stephen Woods, an attorney in Ogletree Deakins’ Greenville, S.C., office, told attendees at the firm’s 2013 Workplace Strategies seminar May 9-10. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), worker advocacy groups and plaintiffs’ attorneys are now giving employee and applicant credit and criminal background checks particularly intense scrutiny, he said.

January 27, 2013

Werner’s Energy Seal Attic Ladder, developed with Owens Corning, has become a Home Depot exclusive.

January 22, 2013

Plum Creek Timber Co. has acquired an interest in about 144 million tons of production at four quarries from Vulcan Materials Co. for $75 million.

November 2, 2012

What keeps Mike Kangas up at night? For the president/general manager of Alaska Industrial Hardware, it’s not concerns about business or the prospect of another dark and foreboding winter in Anchorage. It’s about seizing the next opportunity.

December 8, 2011

Ladder maker Werner rolled out a new, compact three-piece aluminum extension ladder designed to get in and out of tight spaces.

The Greenville, Pa.-based company said the new line lets 16-ft. extension ladders go where they have never gone before -- around corners, through doors, in elevators and through narrow stairwells. The ladders provide the same reach as a standard extension ladder, but in a compact, easy-to-use design without compromising the quality, safety and reach of a traditional two-piece extension ladder.

June 20, 2011

Greenville, S.C.-based Guardian Building Products has named Steven Ziessler as president of the fiberglass insulation manufacturer and building products distributor.

Ziessler replaces the retiring Duane Faulkner, and will oversee the worldwide operations of Guardian's building products business, including manufacturing, marketing, distribution and product development.

Ziessler’s background includes positions at Kimberly-Clark, Cellu Tissue and Clearwater Paper.

February 2, 2011

Home Depot is closing two of its stores in North Carolina because they are not meeting the company’s financial goals, according to a report by WCTI-TV.  

Stores in Rocky Mount and Greenville have begun liquidation sales, which are expected to last six to eight weeks. A corporate spokesperson said the company is trying to relocate the employees.

July 6, 2008

In addition to Home Depot stores, the fixtures were sold by various lighting and electrical...

August 26, 2007

When the Chinese Year of the Dog came to an end on Feb. 17, 2007,...

August 23, 2007

Companies on the HCN Top 350 Scoreboard racked up pro sales of $55.98 billion in...

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