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2 hrs ago | 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.

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

2 hrs ago | 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.

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

2 hrs ago | 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'.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

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 .

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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.

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Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals

NJ.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: American Superconductor, Electronics

Ennisdailynews.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Westport Innovations

Politico

Fore! Feds hunt fraud at the golf course

This summer the Securities and Exchange Commission has brought insider trading cases that center on the relationships between golfing buddies and how their chitchat in the tee box or at the 19th hole turned into lucrative and illegal trading bonanzas.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, American Superconductor, Electronics, KPMG L.L.P, Financial Services, Accounting, Criminal Defense Law

Lytham Today

Dismay at BAE job loss fears

Proposals which could see up to 450 jobs lost at one of the Fylde's largest employers have today been met with dismay by union chiefs.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense

Reuters

Germany's Bayer to launch three new Xarelto trials

Germany's Bayer unveiled plans to launch three new studies to expand the uses of its anti-clotting drug Xarelto, one of its top five new medicines.

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Related Topix: Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Stroke, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Forbes.com

Dow Movers: UTX, INTC

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

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Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Aerospace-Defense, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

JD Supra

Tennessee Court Of Appeals Issues New Guidance On Trade Secret Issues

On August 19, 2014, the Tennessee Court of Appeals became the first Tennessee appellate court to address the scope to which Tennessee's Uniform Trade Secret Act preempts common law claims related to unfair competition and misuse of confidential information.

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Related Topix: Astec Industries, Industrial Machines

Business Journal

Bayer plans $100 million project in Berkeley - maybe

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals could spend $100 million to build a product testing facility and raze three buildings in Berkeley, but the drug developer said a final decision on whether to move forward with the project won't come until later this year.

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Related Topix: Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Berkeley, CA

Business Journal

4Q profit down, sales up for Taylor Devices

Taylor Devices Inc. reported a 26.8 percent decline in fourth-quarter earnings Friday while sales increased 3.9 percent.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Taylor Devices

Business Journal

Will immigration crisis undermine manufacturing?

The United States is facing a crisis in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are struggling to find skilled workers, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' June 2014 report, there are a staggering 312,000 manufacturing positions open in the U.S. While the unemployment rate in the U.S. remains high, the manufacturing industry is ... (more)

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