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  • China's
  • China's factories are off to a rocky start in 2014. (cnn.com)
  • China's factories continued their skid in February, with manufacturing activity falling to a seven-month low amid concerns about rapid credit growth in the country. (cnn.com)
  • If factory activity continues to lag in the coming months, it could be ominous for China's economy and pose an even greater challenge for the government's plans to enforce economic reforms . (cnn.com)
  • China's factories have lost some momentum in the final months of the year. (cnn.com)
  • After a long period of steady progress and faster growth, China's factories have lost some momentum in the final months of the year. (cnn.com)
  • world's
  • This is not woo being peddled by an alternative medicine salesman-it is the aim of a pair of biochemists who want to provide the next generation of drugs, for everything from HIV to chronic pain, to the world's poor by producing them in fields using genetically modified (GM) plants instead of in factories. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Auto suppliers here have some of the world's most automated factories. (autonews.com)
  • shoe
  • The Asia Shoe Industry Association said the factories represented smaller and medium-size companies which had been affected by rising costs, anti-dumping measures in Europe, an ending of export tax breaks, and the rising value of the yuan against the dollar. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Up to 500 companies in the province had shut their doors in the last three months alone, he said, and 300 in the town of Dongguan, near Guangzhou, home for the last decade to the greatest concentration of shoe factories in the world. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Now, a few years later, in a retrofitted shoe factory that is the headquarters of BGI-Shenzhen, the 21-year-old is orchestrating an effort to decipher the genetic makeup of some 2,000 people-more than 12 trillion DNA bases in all. (technologyreview.com)
  • despite
  • Despite this, factories were accepted as workplaces for men, but were not always regarded as safe or suitable places for women and child workers, who were seen as particularly vulnerable to exploitation. (teara.govt.nz)
  • pile
  • More than 200 people were killed when the eight-story building splintered into a pile of concrete because factories based there ignored the order and kept more than 2,000 people working. (yahoo.com)
  • Work stops, factories close and millions of workers pile onto overcrowded trains and buses to leave the cities and return to their families. (cnn.com)
  • work
  • In the early 2000s the 737 program moved office workers out of underutilized buildings and into new work areas in vacant space in the Renton factory. (boeing.com)
  • people
  • At least 381 people were killed when the illegally constructed, 8-story Rana Plaza collapsed in a heap on Wednesday morning along with thousands of workers in the five garment factories in the building. (yahoo.com)
  • A fire that broke out in a factory in eastern Pakistan on Tuesday after sparks from a generator hit chemicals used to make shoes killed dozens of people, a Pakistani police officer said. (yahoo.com)
  • Hundreds of people burned to death as fire swept through factories in two cities in Pakistan, police and government officials said on Sept. 12, raising questions about industrial safety in the South Asian nation. (yahoo.com)
  • A building housing several garment factories collapsed last month, killing more than 1,100 people and highlighting the garment industry's appalling safety conditions. (voanews.com)
  • Putting support people next to the factory team assembling the airplanes helped to improve communication and reduce flow time, enabling employees to build airplanes more efficiently. (boeing.com)
  • industrial
  • Microbial Cell Factories is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that covers any topic related to the development, use and investigation of microbial cells as producers of recombinant proteins and natural products, or as catalyzers of biological transformations of industrial interest. (springer.com)
  • The garment factories, though, kept working, ignoring the instructions of the local industrial police, said Mostafizur Rahman, a director of that paramilitary police force. (yahoo.com)
  • Thousands of workers' relatives gathered outside the building, waiting for news, and thousands of garment workers from nearby factories took to the streets across the industrial zone in protest. (yahoo.com)
  • Factory Automation with industrial robots for palletizing food products like bread and toast at a bakery in Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • Factories were needed to process natural materials - wood and clay - into construction materials for homes, and commercial and industrial buildings. (teara.govt.nz)
  • This was a factory that made the transition from personal capital to industrial capital. (teara.govt.nz)
  • world
  • Microbial Cell Factories is the world leading, primary research journal fully focusing on Applied Microbiology. (springer.com)
  • paper
  • On the north bank, paper factories discharge high volumes of wastewater, containing pulp that clogs up the fishing nets. (greenpeace.org)
  • In the 1860s and 1870s provincial councils and central government offered bonuses to manufacturers to encourage the establishment of strategically important factory industries, such as sugar refining, paper production, cheese production for export and wool processing. (teara.govt.nz)
  • Wang Yongjin, a former drug addict who is now director of a paper factory in Shanghai, employs seven ex-drug addicts and one worker who was once sentenced to life imprisonment. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • The paper workshop has expanded three times in three years and is now a 2,700-sq-m factory. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • north
  • Across north India, factories, offices and shops were kept running, meaning the blackout was from catastrophic. (reuters.com)
  • early
  • Early New Zealand factories were started to supply settlers with the manufactured goods they needed in their new country, and most exports were agricultural products. (teara.govt.nz)
  • In early factories skilled or semi-skilled workers controlled and carried out whole aspects of the manufacturing process, from start to finish. (teara.govt.nz)
  • natural
  • Saturday's new decision would increase the price of natural gas to $8 per one million thermal units for the cement factories and to $7 for the iron, steel, aluminium, copper, ceramic and glass industries. (reuters.com)
  • several
  • In addition to detailed How-to topics and the printable patterns enabled through the use of the Service Factory, there are several architecture-related topics that explore the finer details and rationale of the guidance. (microsoft.com)
  • days
  • Those two fuselages, just off the train from Wichita, Kansas, will be loaded into the factory, assembled, ready for flight in an astounding 10 days. (boeing.com)
  • Thousands
  • Schools and factories closed Friday as thousands of Armenians staged a strike to renew their call for annexation of a disputed region in neighboring Azerbaijan, an activist said. (deseretnews.com)
  • developers
  • Fraunhofer developers want to make factories smarter so they can react to changes of their own accord. (redorbit.com)
  • Generally speaking, software factories represent a collection of guidance that helps architects and developers build a specific kind of application. (microsoft.com)
  • Therefore, the Service Factory helps developers and architects build Web service applications. (microsoft.com)
  • years
  • The 44-year-old Shanghai native, who struggled with drug addiction for 15 years, admits he was more surprised than anyone to see himself become a factory director. (chinadaily.com.cn)
  • seen
  • Factory industries have seen dramatic rises and falls in their contribution to New Zealand's economic output and employment. (teara.govt.nz)
  • manufacturers
  • The garment manufacturers' group said the factories in Rana Plaza employed 3,122 workers, but it was not clear how many were in the building when it collapsed. (yahoo.com)
  • complex
  • This is effectively the approach that is set to be taken in modern factories, even if things there are a little more complex. (redorbit.com)
  • police
  • Police said one factory owner gave himself up following the detention of two plant bosses and two engineers the day before. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • another
  • Figure 1 illustrates the parts of the application, and their relationship with one another, the Service Factory will help you build. (microsoft.com)
  • development
  • If you are an architect or developer responsible for building service-based applications, the patterns & practices team would like to invite you to learn how the Service Factory can help your future service development activities. (microsoft.com)