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28 min ago | Business Journal

PPG sells float-glass plant in Illinois

PPG Industries Inc. has completed the sale of its Mount Zion, Ill., float-glass plant to Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms of the deal weren't announced.


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

4 hrs ago |

Nominations for 2014 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards due Sept. 15

The awards celebrate the world's safest manufacturing companies those with a strong safety culture, well-executed compliance procedures, and effective use of current safeguarding and automation technology.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Guidance Software, Electronics, Rockwell Automation

7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Axway Announces Sentinel 4.1, Providing Real-Time Data Flow Monitoring, Visibility and Analytics

As enterprises grow and become global, having visibility and data flow analytics across the entire ecosystem is crucial, and essential to the company's governance.


Related Topix: NYX, Inc, Automakers

Mon Sep 01, 2014


French Market Coffee's Updated Tin

Customers of French Market Coffee have always associated the brand with its signature red coffee can, which harkens back to the company's original Coffee and Chicory label.


Related Topix: Crown Holdings, Industrial Machines, Headphones


Akzo Nobel CEO solicited for Axalta bid worth more than $7 bln -Bloomberg

Akzo Nobel NV Chief Executive Ton Buechner has been solicited for a deal to buy car paint coatings company Axalta Coating Systems for more than $7 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Sherwin Williams, Retail, Chemicals

The Motley Fool

Why Does Lockheed Martin Want to Put Exoskeletons on Workers?

"Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's first bionic man.


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


Saab carmaker NEVS wins creditor protection

China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden , the owner of the Saab automaker since 2012, has won protection from creditors thanks to a Swedish ruling last Friday.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Saab AB

The Independent

Manufacturing industry hit by weaker exports

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown

Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion to reduce debt.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Crown Holdings, Beverages, Heineken NV, Beer, Drink

West Australian

Heineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn

Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Crown Holdings, Beer, Drink

Lancashire Telegraph

'Speculation' over 450 job losses at BAE Systems

A spokesman for the defence and aerospace company acknowledged 'there is a review ongoing', but said the rumoured numbers were 'simply speculation'.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

Terex Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Terex has been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports .


Related Topix: Terex Corporation, Industrial Machines

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sys-Con Media

3M, via Sumitomo 3M Ltd., Completes Acquisition of Sumitomo Electric...

3M is now the sole owner and the business will be known as 3M Japan Ltd. Sumitomo 3M Ltd. was established in 1961 as a joint venture between 3M, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. and NEC Corp. In 2003, 3M acquired NEC's 25 percent stake, which increased 3M's interest to 75 percent.


Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals

Thirty cordless drill batteries stolen from Clinton Township business

They say that sometime between midnight on Monday, Aug. 18 and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, someone stole approximately 30 20-volt cordless drill batteries from the side of the Ingersoll-Rand building on Rt.


Related Topix: Automakers, Industrial Machines, IngersollRand Company

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

NASA's choice to fly crews to ISS coming any day now

That highly anticipated NASA announcement will reveal who has won a high-stakes competition to fly astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017, ending America's reliance on Russia to ferry crews to and from the outpost.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cape Canaveral, FL, Sierra Nevada, Aerospace-Defense, University of Central Florida

A-Infos Radio Project

Building Bridges: Food Manufacturing and Fast Food Workers Struggles , Segment 1

Feeding New York: Food Manufacturing Workers Struggle Against Raw Deal with . Daniel Gross, Ex.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Delays in workers' comp system hold up treatments

Justin Hockman works out at a local gym to help with his injuries Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Chesapeake.


Related Topix: Virginia, Paper, Chesapeake, Virginia Government, Virginia Beach, VA

American Superconductor EVP James F. Maguire Sells 149,424 Shares

American Superconductor EVP James F. Maguire sold 149,424 shares of American Superconductor stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.


Related Topix: American Superconductor, Electronics

Huge advance for county cotton pickers

Deere and Company may have created the vanguard in agricultural machinery. The John Deere CS690 Cotton Picker could change the cotton industry.


Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Agriculture, Science, Ellis County, TX

The Motley Fool

3 Reasons Westport Innovations Inc. Stock Could Soar

By early 2012, investors who bet on Westport back in 2008 were sitting on neat 275% returns.


Related Topix: Automakers, Westport Innovations


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