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35 min ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Photos: Inside Eastman Kodak's Movie Film Production Plant

A coalition of movie studios is close to a deal to keep Kodak in the business of producing movie film.


Related Topix: Eastman Kodak, Photography, Rochester, NY, Advertising

4 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

DND considers anti-missile defence system

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.


Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

4 hrs ago | CBC News

Military wants anti-missile defence for PM's plane

The Canadian military is looking for a system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Strategic Defense Initiative, Stephen Harper, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

8 hrs ago | Plastics News

Dow sees solid second quarter performance

Dow Chemical Co. has reported its second quarter figures, with its seventh consecutive quarter of growth, according to the company.


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

12 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Plexus publicly responds to outsourcing charge, creates more questions

Making its first comments related to a 27 News investigation on companies that outsourced jobs after receiving WEDC tax credits, the Plexus Corporation put out a press release last Thursday stating it laid off workers in 2012, but never outsourced the work.


Related Topix: Plexus, Electronics, Outsourcing, Neenah, WI

17 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

"During the second quarter, our Photonics busi... )--Ducommun Incorporated today reported results for its second quarter and six months ended June 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of Hawaii, Financial Services, Startups, Intevac, Ducommun, Aerospace-Defense, Danisco A/S, Real Estate, General Growth Properties

21 hrs ago |

PPG Factory Buyer Fuyao Reports Gain In 2nd-Qtr Profit

Fuyao Glass Industry Group, a big China automobile and industrial glass maker that has been stepping up its investments in the U.S. of late, has reported a double-digit increase in second-quarter profit.


Related Topix: PPG Industries, Chemicals, Mount Zion, IL, Zion, IL, Glass, Business News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Trojan

LAPD arrests four suspects in Viterbi student murder

The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday to announce the arrest of four suspects in connection with the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji .


Related Topix: Automakers, R and B

Franklin Electric quarterly earnings fall 4%

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. today reported second-quarter earnings of $27.1 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, a 4 percent decline from the $28.1 million, or 58 cents a share, posted for the same three months of 2013.


Related Topix: Electronics, Franklin Electric Co, Fort Wayne, IN

Business Journal

Pentagon's acquisition chief explains why everyone should cut the F-35 program some slack

"You're talking about something that no one has ever done before, which will put us all a decade or more ahead of anybody else out there," said Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, speaking at a roll-out ceremony for the first two F-35 training aircraft delivered to Australia.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Military Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Monday's ETF with Unusual Volume: IYJ

The iShares U.S. Industrials ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 5.2 million shares traded versus three month average volume of about 551,000.


Related Topix: Xerox, Industrial Machines, Lincoln Electric Holdings, Financial Markets

Walker says he would back anti-outsourcing rules

Walker has made outsourcing an issue in the governor's race by criticizing Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mary Burke for profiting from outsourcing done by her family's company, Trek Bicycle Corp. But the Republican governor has received campaign donations from multiple companies that outsourced jobs, according to campaign finance reports.


Related Topix: Outsourcing, Scott Walker, US Governors, Briggs and Stratton Corporation

RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims

RPM will start funding the trust for current and future claimants with a $450 million cash payment and then make additional payments over the next few years until a total of $797.5 million in contributions is reached.


Related Topix: RPM International, Chemicals, Medina, OH, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Hexcel Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

Hexcel has earned an average rating of "Buy" from the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports .


Related Topix: Electronics, Chemicals, Hexcel

Post and Courier

Nexton shifting to new home construction in Summerville

Developer MeadWestvaco Corp. is moving forward with Brighton Park Village, a 400-acre community planned to include 675 homes, an elementary school and a park, said Ken Seeger, president of Summerville-based MWV Community Development and Land Management.


Related Topix: Summerville, SC, MeadWestvaco, Industrial Machines, Paper, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bubble Wrap maker moving to N. Carolina

Besides the corporate ex ec u tives, jobs to be moved include positions in finance, sales and marketing, human resources and research and development.A spokeswoman for the New Jersey Economic Devel op ment Authority said the com pany did not approach the state before deciding to move out."


Related Topix: New Jersey, Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation, Saddle Brook, NJ, Marketing, Rutgers University

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Barron's Recap: Ready To Wear?

This weekend in Barron's online: whether consumers are ready for the coming wave of wearable devices, the results of the stock-picking derby between Barron's and Zacks thus far, as well as the prospects for Dow Chemical, Theravance, LSB Industries and more.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Startups, Theravance, The Who, Pop/Rock, Banking, KeyCorp, Financial Services

KOLD-TV Tucson

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Sierra Nevada, Aerospace-Defense, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Reno, NV

The Modesto Bee

Superkarts: A whole different kind of speed

Title: Staff writer Coverage areas: Sports, including preps, colleges and the Modesto Nuts Bio: Brian VanderBeek joined The Bee in 1996 after previously working at The Home News-Tribune and The Star-Ledger in New Jersey, the Delaware State News and the Hanford Sentinel.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Brea, CA, Hanford, CA, Twitter, Briggs and Stratton Corporation

The Motley Fool

Cummins Inc. Q2 Earnings Preview: Here Are the Things to Keep a Tab On

Will it fare just as well in the second quarter? Here's what to expect. Strength in North American truck market could drive revenue Analysts expect Cummins to generate revenue of $4.82 billion in the quarter, up 7% from $4.52 posted in the year-ago period.


Related Topix: Automakers, Cummins


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