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Business Kleenex maker turns to wheat straw as paper supply dwindles Kleenex maker turns to wheat straw as paper supply dwindles
Kimberly-Clark Professional, which manufactures Kleenex and Scott brand products, says its new "GreenHarvest" line will blend in 20 percent wheat straw, which it hopes will ease demand for the tree fiber and recycled paper it already uses.
Business Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector Japan's Mitsubishi sets sights on niche in aircraft sector
At a tightly guarded factory in central Japan, Mitsubishi, a maker of the Zero fighter planes of World War II, is launching its MRJ regional jet and aiming to fulfill Japan's long-cherished ambitions to regain status as a major aviation power.
Business Mattel reveals CEO didn't resign - he was fired Mattel reveals CEO didn't resign - he was fired
Mattel Inc. said in a regulatory filing that it terminated former CEO Bryan Stockton, which starkly differs from a statement made earlier this year, when the toy maker said he had resigned.
Business Stronger U.S. economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties Stronger U.S. economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties
Across Latin America, companies increasingly are looking north for business. The prospect of tighter commercial ties across the Americas has handed the United States a chance to reclaim some of the regional economic and political clout it lost to a surging China.