Trane to Close Residential HVAC Operation in Fort Smith

Trane to Close Residential HVAC Operation in Fort Smith

Trane says it will close its residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning manufacturing facility in Fort Smith and move its operations to four other U.S. facilities.
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Welspun Loses Insurance Case Over Fire

A U.S. District Court judge in Little Rock recently ruled Welspun Pipe's insurance carrier doesn't have to pay the pipe manufacturer $13.5 million for a loss tied to a 2012 fire at its Little Rock plant.
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In Lawsuit, Chicken Farmers Say Processors Treat Them Like Servants

Former chicken farmers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies, including Tyson Foods, of treating farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices.
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