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  1. Nearly $1M in incentives offered to bring 67-job expansion to MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Monroe and Union County governments are offering Scott Safety almost $1 million in incentives to choose the company's Monroe facility for a 67-job expansion.


  2. Union County, Monroe OK incentives of up to $917K for Scott SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Union County and Monroe approved combined incentives of up to $917,700 this week to try to land a $28 million expansion or renovation project in Monroe from Scott Safety . The company, a division of Tyco International of Ireland, makes respiratory protection and additional life-safety products for firefighters, police, military and other first responders.


  3. Lawyers Road lane closure north of MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Traffic on Lawyers Road in northern Union County is limited to one lane Wednesday because crews are making repairs to a bridge. The N.C. Department of Transportation said the repairs were necessary because of a vehicle wreck at the bridge. The work is expected to be completed by about 4 p.m.


  4. Selecting Correct Material Handling Solutions Reduces Manufacturing Plant Costs by 30 PercentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    Monroe, NC, December 17, 2014 -- -- The No Risk Automation newsletter reported on another algorithm in the literature titled, "A GA-Based Method to Reduce Material Handling." This genetic algorithm , suggested authors SS Tseng, FM Chang, and YS Chu, is a way to decrease activities of material handling, waiting time, and material storage.


  5. Scott Safety Acquires Industrial Safety Technologies, LLC (IST) from Battery VenturesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | ThomasNet

    MONROE, N.C. Scott Safety, a Tyco business, announced today that it has acquired Industrial Safety Technologies , a global leader in gas and flame detection from Battery Ventures. The Tyco purchase price was $329.5 million in cash.


  6. Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Youth Ballet recently won the Dance Group of the Year award at the Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards. The group studies at the Monroe-based Bonita's School of Ballet, under the direction of Bonita Simpson, and presents an annual stage production of "The Nutcracker Ballet" at Wingate University.


  7. News Briefs: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Union County Weekly

    ... for the free assistance. Volunteer training will be held Jan. 12 to 15, 2015, at South Piedmont Community College in Monroe, and volunteers will serve three to five hours a week during tax season. Volunteer greeters and quality service reviewers are ...


  8. Product Damage Increases Cost of Manufacturing Avoidable with Precise AGV Automation SolutionsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    Monroe, NC, December 13, 2014 -- -- The No Risk Automation newsletter reviewed how damaging mistakes are to the bottom-line. Palletized goods are hustled through manufacturing plants and distribution facilities 24/7.


  9. Sonya L. Mann PearsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Times Herald-Record

    ... 30, 1970 to Edward A. and Shirley F. Dolson Mann. She worked as a Developmental Specialist for Monarch Services in Monroe, NC, prior to that she worked for 17 years at the Valley View Center for Nursing in Goshen, NY as a certified Nursing ...


  10. PNC opens redesigned branches in Charlotte regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... declining foot traffic to teller lines. This week the Pittsburgh-based bank finished its conversion of a branch in Monroe and another in Charlotte's University area. The changes inside the branches include the addition of PNC's new automated teller ...


  11. Food and Beverage Sector Reports Rampant Inferior AGV Automation ImplementationsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    Monroe, NC, December 11, 2014 -- -- The No Risk Automation newsletter reported that automation equipment is capable of handling loads of raw material; work in progress such as beer, soft drinks, cereals, candy, snack foods; and finished more than eighty percent of food firms experience defective or inferior automation implementations because an objective material handling operations strategy and process solutions within the food facility has not been carefully analyze and developed before selecting an AGV vendor.


  12. Dog dies after alerting family to Union fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    A family of six escaped safely from a fire early Thursday in southern Union County after being alerted by their dog, fire officials said. The fire was reported shortly before 12:30 a.m. at a mobile home on Clarksville Campground Road, about 5 miles south of Monroe.


  13. Officials: Dog dies in house fire after alerting familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSOCTV

    Fire investigators in Union County said a space heater was to blame for a fire that destroyed a mobile home overnight. The fire started just before 12:30 a.m. at the home on Clarksville Campground Road in Monroe and took firefighters more than an hour to get under control.


  14. John Hayes Automation Referee Explained Labor and Equipment of New Projects OverlookedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 |

    Monroe, NC, December 10, 2014 -- -- The typical factions that require an automation referee are cost centers. John Hayes, founder and CEO of No Risk Automation explained, "Typically a project is adopted by a department and is found to be beneficial but the impact on other departments is overlooked.


  15. Hunter's 8-Point Kansas Buck Actually a Rare Trophy DoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | California Game and Fish

    North Carolina deer hunter Chuck Rorie was surprised to discover that the 225-pound, 8-point deer he shot in Kansas last Wednesday scored him 115 inches anda doe. Rorie, of Monroe, N.C., traveled to Sedgwick County, Kansas to hunt opening day of firearms season on a friend's property of neighboring farms.


  16. A look at recent bagging equipment innovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

    Today's horizontal and vertical bagging equipment helps bakers and snack producers address food-safety concerns, improve operational efficiency and sanitation, and accommodate in-demand packaging, among other capabilities. "We see a trend toward more automation and food safety initiatives," says Mathias Lee, vice president of sales and marketing, Spiroflow Systems Inc., Monroe, NC.


  17. Hunter's 8-point buck turns out to be rare 1 in 10,000 antlered doeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Daily Mail

    Chuck Rorie of Monroe, North Carolina was hunting with a friend in Kansas when he spotted what he thought was a trophy buck A man hunting whitetail deer in Kansas last week thought he'd bagged an 8-point trophy buck he could show off back home in North Carolina. Chuck Rorie was right about one thing: the deer sported an impressive rack, but it wasn't a buck .


  18. Easy credit dries up buy-here, pay-here business, dealer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Automotive News

    On the other hand, the anecdotal evidence indicates that consumers with subprime credit who are looking for a car or truck have more options than they did a few years ago. Walters thinks they are alive, well and buying vehicles with traditional financing at new- and used-car dealerships that specialize in used vehicles younger than the 6- to 7-year-old vehicles he typically sells at his icars used-car lot in Monroe, N.C. His brothers-in-law operate a Buick-GMC new-car dealership near Charlotte, N.C., and Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, Nissan and Toyota dealerships in the rural towns about 75 miles east of Charlotte.


  19. Woman killed in single-vehicle Union wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    A Union County woman was killed early Saturday in a single-vehicle wreck a few miles west of Monroe, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. The victim, identified as Rashonda Denise Rushing, 26, of Indian Trail, was among four people in a pick-up truck that crashed about 2 a.m. on N.C. 84 near Willoughby Road.


  20. Selection of AGVs Limited by Political Factions within Manufacturing OperationsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    Monroe, NC, December 06, 2014 -- -- The No Risk Automation newsletter reported on Vishram B. Sawant and Suhas S. Mohite attempted to create a composite weight based on multiple attribute decision support for the selection of Automated Guide Vehicles . The authors set out to address the issue of effective evaluation and selection of AGVs, using various mathematical and systems modeling approaches.