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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Bulls like United Technologies' rebound potential

New York a After pair of engine failures last quarter left United Technologies shares at the cheapest valuation in three years, trading in the options market suggests the stock is poised to rebound.

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Related Topix: United Technologies, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Aerospace-Defense, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

1 hr ago | MilitaryCity.com

Air Force grounds 82 F-16Ds after cracks discovered

The Air Force has grounded over half of its F-16D Fighting Falcons, the service's Air Combat Command announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Lear Nears Deal To Buy Eagle Ottawa For More Than $800 Million: WSJ

Lear Corp, a maker of auto seats and electrical power systems, is nearing a deal to buy Eagle Ottawa LLC, a supplier of premium automotive leather, for more than $800 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Textiles, Lear Corporation, Auburn Hills, MI, Southfield, MI

6 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: Sushil Dhiman Acquires 13,500 Shares of SMTC Stock

SMTC CEO Sushil Dhiman purchased 13,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, SMTC, Telecom

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Could UCLASS end up as the Pentagon's next runaway program?

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator is being used to test the first carrier-based launches by an unmanned aircraft, with the goal being to reduce risks for the follow-on UCLASS program.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Northrop Grumman

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Kennametal CEO Cardoso to retire

Kennametal CEO Carlos Cardoso will be retiring at the end of the year after nine years at the helm of the Latrobe-based manufacturer.

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Related Topix: Kennametal, Construction, Industrial Machines

15 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Landowners cited for pile that damaged Del. bridge

The owners of land in Delaware where a huge mound of dirt damaged a highway bridge have been served with violation notices by state environmental regulators.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals

16 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook remai... )--Royce Focus Trust : Closing Prices - July 31, 2014 NAV $9.14 MKT $8.26 Total Return Performance Periods ended July 31, 2014 NAV MKT 1 Mon... )--State Street Global Advisors announced today that the SPDRA S&P Biotech ETF received payment as an authorized claimant from a class action settlement ... )--Wells Fargo & ... (more)

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Related Topix: Royce Value Trust, Financial Services, Industrial Machines, Belden, Student Loan Corporation, SLM, Wells Fargo , Mach One, Banking

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Snapshot: Lockheed-Martin tests exoskeletons + Twitter experiments to users' dismay

Partial clearing is expected in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20 percent. High: 87. Low: 71. *The lightweight, load-bearing exoskeletons popularized in the movie "Iron Man" will be used to assist the Navy's ship maintenance crew in performing tasks that require heavy lifting.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Startups, Savi Technology, Twitter

20 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

John Deere Launches Special Edition Of Gator

John Deere is offering two new special edition Gator utility vehicles bound to turn some heads.

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Related Topix: John Deere , Construction, Industrial Machines, Marketing

21 hrs ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Global 3D printing market sparks manufacturing revolution

In 2008, the global additive manufacturing market was sized at $1.227 billion. By the end of 2013, it reached $3 billion.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bradenton.com

ITW Palmetto plant rebrands streamlines

An aircraft power systems company that moved more of its operations to Manatee County two years ago with the intention of growing its workforce is now becoming a leaner operation aiming to have its products under the same brand worldwide.

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Related Topix: Palmetto, FL, Manatee County, FL, Industrial Machines, Startups, BV Capital, Illinois Tool Works

Business Journal

Jabil leases Sobrato building in South San Jose to expands R&D activity

Jabil Circuit Inc., a longtime, quiet manufacturing player in San Jose, is poised to expand its presence here significantly after leasing a 100,000-square-foot building in the southern reaches of the city.

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Related Topix: Jabil Circuit, Electronics, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, South San Jose (San Jose, CA)

The Washington Post

Canada's second thoughts on F-35 Lightning show concerns about plane's high cost

O, Canada, land of "peace, order and good government." Land of compromise and polite politics.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force, Business News

Business Journal

Soft housing market reinforces Briggs & Stratton acquisition strategy

In order to create higher-growth and higher-margin opportunities, Briggs & Stratton Corp. agreed to buy all outstanding shares of Allmand Bros.

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Related Topix: Briggs and Stratton Corporation, Holdrege, NE

Business Journal

Ingersoll-Rand to buy Cameron International division for $850M

Ingersoll Rand is based in Ireland, but most of its corporate functions are in Davidson.

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Related Topix: Cooper Cameron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Automakers, Industrial Machines, IngersollRand Company

Sys-Con Media

U.S. Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin's exoskeletons for industrial use.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy

Sys-Con Media

Shell Lubricants brings attention to importance of manufacturing

Recognizing the importance of the grassroots initiative known as Manufacturing Day, Shell Lubricants stepped up its commitment by becoming the sole platinum sponsor.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Ag Professional

Deere to lay off more than 600 at four U.S. plants

Deere & Co , the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said it would indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois , Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.

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Related Topix: John Deere , Construction, Industrial Machines, Agriculture, Science

Sys-Con Media

Sensata Technologies Announces The Acquisition Of Schrader International

Schrader is the global leader in tire pressure monitoring sensors . The transaction provides TPMS and additional low pressure sensing capabilities that address large and fast growing sensing markets and adds to Sensata's industry-leading sensing position.

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Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Industrial Machines, Startups, Bain Capital, SPS Technologies, Madison Dearborn Partners, Financial Services, Investment Services

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