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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

China factory index at 18-month high in July

A survey shows China's factory activity rose in July to its highest level in 18 months, a sign that mini-stimulus measures to shore up the world's No.

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2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Lockheed Martin Designs Water Follies Logo for 10th Year Running

Every year a new design is plastered over all things Water Follies. For ten years running now, the logo has been created by a team at Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Boat Disaster, Kennewick, WA

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Japan to collaborate on Dream Chaser space plane

A test flight version of the Dream Chaser space plane being built by Louisville-based Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Sierra Nevada, Aerospace-Defense, NASA

10 hrs ago | News Observer

Dow Chemical 2Q adj. profit climbs, revenue rises

The specialty chemical company's earnings after preferred stock dividends dropped to $882 million, or 73 cents per share, from $2.34 billion, or $1.87 per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Midland, MI

14 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

A North Carolina committee that approves corporate tax breaks on Wednesday approved up to $36 million over 12 years if the company meets job and investment targets.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

FLIR wants to turn your iPhone into a night vision camera

Imaging company FLIR Systems , which is known for military and industrial cameras and sensors, is moving further into the consumer market with a new device that will turn an iPhone 5 or iPhone 5 into a thermal imaging camera.

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Related Topix: Cameras, FLIR Systems, Aerospace-Defense, iPhone

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Bjorgen recibira el premio... American Business Bank Announces Its Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30th 2014, Including 12% Loan Growth and 11% Deposit Growth over 2013's Second Quarter )--AMERICAN BUSINESS BANK today reported net income of $3,043,000 for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Manitowoc Company

Freshnews

3M Introduces the Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier

The new 3M Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier, the first in a series of chromatography and membrane chromatographic products, combines three unique 3M technologies - advanced polymer materials, fine fiber nonwovens, and membranes - to deliver an all-synthetic clarifying product line containing both a novel anion exchange nonwoven media, and a fine ... (more)

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Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals

Blackburn Citizen

Plane enthusiasts given chance to fly fighter jet - on their phone

ENTHUSIASTS have been given the chance to climb aboard a 1,500mph fighter jet built in East Lancashire - via an app on their phones.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense

Dallas Morning News

Lockheed Martin second-quarter profit beats analyst estimate

Lockheed Martin Corp., the largest U.S. government contractor, topped analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit and sales on the strength of its aircraft division.

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

NewsOK.com

United Technologies 2Q profit climbs 7.7 percent

The maker of elevators, helicopters, jet engines and other products raised the low end of its 2014 earnings outlook because of strong results in the first half of the year.

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

Morning Journal

New Goodyear airship to be called Wingfoot One

Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. says a 76-year-old Akron woman will get a special ride its new airship because she submitted the name chosen for the aircraft, Wingfoot One.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber

St. Augustine Record

Manufacturing jobs still a target for St. Johns County

PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COM Work continues on Northrop Grumman's 384,000-square-foot building on the grounds on the company's facility at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport, north of St. Augustine, on Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine, FL, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Outsourcing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Air Force examines anomalies as SpaceX seeks launch work

While none of the irregularities caused the missions to fail, the Air Force is reviewing corrective actions as it weighs certification of SpaceX.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Space Exploration Technologies, Science / Technology, Space, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Age

Why Triple J needs to stay public

Gotye poses with his Grammy awards for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra and for Best Alternative Music Album, backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last February.

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Related Topix: Automakers, R and B

MilitaryCity.com

Army working on taking the drivers out of its vehicles

A convoy of PLS and M915 Army trucks gets a test at Fort Hood, Texas. Testers were sometimes in the driver seats, but the vehicles were operated robotically.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Marine Corps

Lamar Daily News

'The Fantasticks' breaks a color barrier

Not long ago, Kevin R. Free went to an audition for a part in the longest running musical in history.

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Related Topix: Theater, The Fantasticks , Automakers, R and B, Arts, Crime TV, Law and Order, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Canada NewsWire

Focus shifts from off-shore to on-shore in the Canadian manufacturing industry

From the downturn of the US economy and the rising Canadian dollar, to skilled labour challenges and off-shoring trends - manufacturing here has faced tough headwinds.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Accounting, KPMG L.L.P

NH.com

Tractor Games, Rides, Parades, & Other Family Fun at 6th New England John Deere Expo

Web site Jessica is the NH.com Editor and Producer. She has a BA in Creative Writing from Chester College of NE, and a M.Ed.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , New Hampshire, Painting, Arts, Family, Kids

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Coatings World

PPG Reaches Agreement to Sell Mt. Zion float Glass Manufacturing Facility

PPG Industries announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt.

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Related Topix: PPG Industries, Chemicals, Zion, IL, Mount Zion, IL

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