PhillyInc Archive: December, 2010

Stanley Black & Decker to buy InfoLogix for $61 million

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Little-known InfoLogix Inc., of Hatboro, will be acquired by Stanley Black & Decker Inc., which has some very recognizable brand names... Read more

Philadelphia lags other metro areas in recovery

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When we hear that the U.S. economy is expected to strengthen in 2011, as economists are now forecasting, the statistic they’re wielding... Read more

Sikorsky begins full production of new helicopter in Coatesville

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I heard a common lament last week from readers after writing about weak U.S. job growth: Companies don’t manufacture enough products... Read more

Community Health 'best equipped' to take on Tenet, bond analyst says

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Community Health Systems Inc. is "probably the best equipped" company to take over and run Tenet Healthcare Corp., according to Gimme... Read more

Shouldn't the jobs machine be cranking by now?

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At this point in the economic recovery, the mythical “jobs machine” (standing near the imaginary “money tree”) ought... Read more

West Pharmaceutical to cut 170 jobs in central Pa.

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West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. intends to close its plastic components manufacturing plant in Montgomery, which is near Williamsport in... Read more

Gathering new angel investors is missionary work

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While those who run venture capital funds may get more attention, angel investors invest in far more start-ups in a given year. The National... Read more

Paying attention to how we pay for things

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Many of us have pulled back on our use of credit over the last three years. In my case, besides paying down more of what I owe, I decided... Read more