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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Jabil plans $100M stock buyback

The board of directors of Jabil Circuit Inc. has authorized repurchasing up to $100 million of the company's stock.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Jabil Circuit, Brown and Brown Insurance, Insurance

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Greenfield plant plans $5M upgrade

Kennametal Inc. plans to invest $3.4 million immediately on upgrades to the plant, equipment and machinery, as well as another $1.25 million over the next four years.

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Related Topix: Kennametal, Construction, Industrial Machines, Latrobe, PA

10 hrs ago | Medical News

Phase 3 trial: NEXAVAR tablets fail to meet primary endpoint in HER2-negative breast cancer patients

Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc., an Amgen subsidiary , today announced that an investigational Phase 3 trial of NEXAVAR tablets in patients with advanced breast cancer did not meet its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival .

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Related Topix: Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Biotech, Startups, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Xeloda, Capecitabine (generic), Health

14 hrs ago | Reuters

Sluggish Latin American results show risks for U.S. companies

U.S. companies are reporting sluggish financial results in Latin America, showing the risks they face in relying on Brazil and other emerging markets in the region for growth.

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Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Champaign, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Barrow woman sent ex hundreds of texts in row about dog

Ruth Florelse Mansell, 24, of Prospect Road, Barrow, also waited by Jenny McGovern's car after work and followed her home in a bid to get back together.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

Business Journal

Jarden Corp. income sinks, shares rise slightly

Jarden Corp. shares rose Thursday, despite the company's 32 percent decrease in income compared to the second quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Jarden, Industrial Machines, Appliances

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Bemis Corp. reports 24% increase in quarterly profits despite drop in sales

Despite a small drop in sales, the Bemis Corporation of Neenah reports a 24 percent increase in its quarterly profits over the last year.

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Related Topix: Bemis Company, Neenah, WI

Northern Michigan News

3M 2Q profit rises 6 percent

The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.27 billion, or $1.91 per share, in the quarter ending June 30, compared with $1.2 billion, or $1.71 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals

Charleston Business Journal

Helping Out for July 23, 2014

Helping Out highlights some of the many charitable events and activities going on in the Charleston area.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Automakers, Cummins

Business Journal

General Dynamics profits, sales decline

Sagging sales and a charge for the disposal of a business unit hurt General Dynamics Corp's earnings in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: General Dynamics, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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

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

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

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

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

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