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23 min ago | Stars and Stripes

60 years after first flight, C-130 has far outlasted expectations

On Aug. 23, 1954, a plane took off from the Lockheed plant in Burbank, Calif., for a flight that would have great impact on the military and Middle Georgia.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News

4 hrs ago |

Output of manufacturing sector up almost 5% in Q2

Taipei, Aug. 23 The production value of Taiwan's manufacturing sector for the second quarter rose almost 5 percent from a year earlier on the back of an economic recovery at home and abroad, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs .


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

8 hrs ago | WTOV9

Goodyear to christen new 'Wingfoot One' airship

Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is set to christen its new airship, launching the next generation of its well-known blimp.


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

13 hrs ago |

Weekly Market Wrap: August 22, 2014

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Apple, Startups, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fenton teen Brady Morton remembered at lakeside vigil after St. Clair River tragedy

The water at Silver Lake Park was serene on Thursday night - fitting as more than 300 people remembered Brady Morton, who was known for his skiing prowess.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Brady, Electronics, Fenton, MI, Family, Kids

Business Journal

DDC hires new aerospace executive

The Dayton Development Coalition has made a new hire to attract more aerospace companies to Dayton.


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

The Auto Channel

Automobile Manufacturing Shipments and Employment Up, According to Census Bureau's Economic Census

Aug. 21, 2014: The total value of shipments for the automobile manufacturing industry was $108.8 billion in 2012, up 28.4 percent from $84.7 billion in 2007, according to the latest 2012 Economic Census statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Deere To Lay Off About 460 From Tractor Plant

Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.


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

The Baltimore Sun

Amid U.S. air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Consumer electronics' growth shapes manufacturing industry

The most popular uses today of consumer electronics - one of the biggest sectors in the manufacturing industry, particularly in emerging markets - are entertainment, health, and fitness.


Related Topix: DVD Players, Laptops/Notebooks

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Plastics News

Investment firm specializes in emerging polymer firms in Ohio

A plastics market veteran is working with an investment firm and a research foundation to help commercialize polymer technology in the Buckeye State.


Related Topix: Ohio, Akron, OH, Rubber-Plastics, Chemicals, PolyOne, Avon Lake, OH

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Milwaukee Tool to add up to 126 jobs

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is expanding its Greenwood operation and is adding as many as 126 jobs in the coming months.


Related Topix: Milwaukee Electric Tool, Industrial Machines


Exclusive: Lockheed, suppliers brainstorm how to lower F-35 operating costs

Lockheed Martin Corp met with 90 key suppliers last week to brainstorm ways to lower the long-term cost of operating and maintaining the F-35 fighter jets from the Pentagon's current forecast of $1.02 trillion through 2065.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, TX

The Raw Story

Boeing one step closer to completing its space taxi

Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.


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

Business Journal

ABB makes super-fast electric cable at Huntersville plant

Instead of requiring construction of power plants on the edge of modern cities, the cable will allow electricity to be pulled from distant green sources such as wind and solar installations, ABB says.


Related Topix: Abb, Industrial Machines, ABB Inc, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Business Journal

SPX appoints Lowe's CFO to its board

SPX Corp. has appointed Lowe's Cos. Inc. Chief Financial Officer Bob Hull to its board of directors.


Related Topix: SPX, Electronics


Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy CANES Shipboard Network Full Deployment Contract

Aug. 20, 2014 - The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence systems across the fleet.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Northrop Grumman, Computers, Science, Computer Science

Idex SVP Sells $308,600 in Stock

IDEX SVP Frank J. Notaro unloaded 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, IDEX Corp, IDEX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Pocket Park meeting Aug. 21

Estes Park residents will have the opportunity Thursday to voice their opinions on the proposed "pocket park" playground area near the Scott Ponds off of Carriage Drive.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Nordson, Industrial Machines


Exoskeletons could soon lighten the load for US Navy shipbuilders

The unpowered FORTIS exoskeleton is designed to increase an operator's strength and endurance by transferring weight from their arms to the ground.


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


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