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19 min ago | Business Journal

Lockheed acquires innovative battery company. But is it cursed?

Bethesda-based defense giant Lockheed Martin this week announced it had purchased the assets of Sun Catalytix Corp., a company that's developing groundbreaking energy storage technology.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Startups, United Space Alliance, Savi Technology, Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

19 min ago | Reuters

Dupont fined $1.275 million in West Virginia toxic pollution case

DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million and spend an estimated $2.3 million more to settle claims by U.S. officials that the global chemical conglomerate failed to prevent toxic releases of hazardous substances in West Virginia that killed at least one man, environmental regulators said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US News, Belle, WV

4 hrs ago | Freshnews

Dow Names Jack Broodo Vice President, Investor Relations

The Dow Chemical Company announced today that Jack Broodo, president of Dow Chemical Canada ULC and director of feedstocks for the Company's North and Latin America regions has been named vice president of Investor Relations for the Company.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, The Dow Company

8 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Eltek (ELTK) Announces Quarterly Results

Eltek announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported EPS for the quarter, Analyst Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Eltek, Telecom

12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Navy testing exoskeletons for shipyard workers

The U.S. Navy is testing two Fortis exoskeletons through a contract between Lockheed Martin and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences consortium, according to a Lockheed statement.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Geraud Darnis Sells 50,000 Shares of United Technologies Stock

United Technologies CEO Geraud Darnis sold 50,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 22nd.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The RANs are expected to sell vi... Aldea Solutions escolhe o novo codificador "HVE9230" da NTT Electronics para dar suporte de udio 16ch/8PES para a transmisso multilngue durante a Copa do Mundo da FIFA 2014 )--O novo codificador de video"HVE9230" AVC/H.264 da NTT Electronics foi escolhido pela Aldea Solutions para a transmissao mundial da Cop...

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Related Topix: California, Industrial Machines, Watts Industries, Insurance, American International Group

The Globe and Mail

Intertape Polymer's 'spectacular turnaround,' rising dividend might just stick

The Montreal and Florida-based company, which makes duct and double-coated tapes, shrink wrap and protective coverings, is gaining increased attention after announcing a 50-per-cent dividend hike in July.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Intertape Polymer Group, Financial Markets

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Monarch Bank to open Peninsula headquarters at Newport News Tech Center

Monarch Bank , the second-largest community bank in Hampton Roads by deposits, plans to expand with a Peninsula headquarters next to the Whole Foods under construction at the Tech Center at Oyster Point.

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Related Topix: Paper, Chesapeake, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Post and Courier

South Carolina-based Sonoco packaging acquires German firm

Sonoco president M. Jack Sanders said Monday the move makes the company a global leader in the composite can market and expands its technological capabilities.

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Related Topix: Paper, Industrial Machines, Sonoco Products

Burlington Times News

Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation, Mecklenburg County, NC

North-West Evening Mail

Demolition begins at Barrow shipyard as part of A 300m redevelopment

BUILDINGS have begun to be demolished at BAE Systems in Barrow as part of a A 300m-plus redevelopment programme that will transform the way it builds submarines.

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Related Topix: BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense, World News, United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

Gizmag

Northrop Grumman gives early look at its XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane design

Northrop Grumman, in partnership with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, has unveiled the preliminary design it is developing as part of DARPA's XS-1 Spaceplane project.

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Related Topix: Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology, Space, Gadgets

Mon Aug 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell Sells 2,829 Shares of Patrick Industries Stock

Patrick Industries major shareholder Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell sold 2,829 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 22nd.

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Related Topix: Construction, Automakers, Patrick Industries, Retail, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Insider Monkey

Rockwood Holdings Inc (ROC): Daniel S. Och's OZ Management Trims Exposure to 3.5%

Daniel S. Och 's OZ Management disclosed last week that it had reduced its exposure to Rockwood Holdings, Inc. by 42%.

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Related Topix: ROC Taiwan Fund, Financial Services, Rubber-Plastics, Albemarle, Chemicals

Lytham Today

Top pilot Nat more at home in the sky

A Warton-based test pilot has achieved a rare feat of notching up 5,000 hours in the air flying military jets.

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Related Topix: BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense

Ag Professional

Dow AgroSciences expands eastern Iowa seed research site

Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, held a community open house on Aug. 21, to showcase the expansion of the company's Iowa Field Research Station in Davenport, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Dow AgroSciences, Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Davenport, IA

Business Wire

Research and Markets: The Future of IT in the Manufacturing Industry - United States and Europe

The main research objective is to measure the current use and future decision making behaviour toward information technology within the manufacturing sector.

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DefenceTalk News

Engineers Develop Smart Skins for Aircraft

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like 'skin', enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to 'feel' the world around them.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ArkansasBusiness.com

Superior Industries Closure Sparks Northwest Arkansas Efforts To Find Jobs for Workers

Cameron Smith: "There's going to be a lot of people to step up. It's a lot of people laid off at the same time.

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Related Topix: Superior Industries International, Automakers

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