U.S. Hiring picked up in August, jobless rate held steady at 3.9%

Nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 201,000 in the month, a pickup from July The pace of hiring picked up in August, American workers’ paychecks grew strongly and the unemployment rate held steady, showing ongoing strength in the labor market. The unemployment rate was 3.9% last month, the Labor Department said September 7, 2018. Nonfarm … More U.S. Hiring picked up in August, jobless rate held steady at 3.9%

The Form of Simplicity” exhibition shows 150 design products in Beijing

From September 27 – 30, 2018, Red Dot is presenting the exhibition “The Form of Simplicity. Good Design for a better Quality of Life” in the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. True to the motto “Less, but better”, the roughly 150 exhibits on show exemplify how the principle of simplicity influences the form of … More The Form of Simplicity” exhibition shows 150 design products in Beijing

Personalities

Personnel changes at BASF The Board of Executive Directors of BASF has announced the following personnel changes: Fried-Walter Münstermann (54), President, Procurement, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, will assume responsibility for the “Task Stefano PigozziForce Process Simplification” effective January 1, 2019. Fried-Walter Münstermann was born in 1964. After a bank traineeship in Düsseldorf, Germany, he studied … More Personalities

Japan July Retail Sales up on Fuels, Beverage

Japan’s retail sales posted the ninth straight year-on-year rise in July as higher energy costs and strong demand for food and beverages offset the dampening effects of heavy rains and severe heat waves on department store sales, preliminary data released Thursday by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) showed. The key points from … More Japan July Retail Sales up on Fuels, Beverage

Bayer opens state-of-the-art seed processing facility in Ukraine

200 million U.S. dollar investment in Pochuiky, Zhytomyr region / Sufficient supply of conventional, high-quality DEKALB® corn seed for Ukranian farmers / Processing for domestic and European markets Bayer opened on September 5, 2018 a state-of-the-art seed processing facility in Pochuiky, Zhytomyr region. The new facility is the largest of its kind in Ukraine, and … More Bayer opens state-of-the-art seed processing facility in Ukraine