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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Goodyear Reveals Ten Finalists for Name the Blimp Contest

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has selected ten finalists in its national "Name the Blimp" contest for its newest airship, which was unveiled in March.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Carson, CA

5 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

Goodyear narrows list of potential names for new blimp; fans to decide winner

Goodyear unveiled the new blimp and the contest to name it in March. The "larger, faster, and more maneuverable" airship will be christened officially this summer.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber

10 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

This Week in the Civil War

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, N.C. near the mouth of the Roanoke River on April 17, 1864.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, NC, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Chemicals, US Military, US Navy

14 hrs ago | Philly.com

Chemtura to sell agricultural-chemicals unit for about $1 billion

Philadelphia-based Chemtura Corp. has agreed to sell its agricultural-chemicals division for about $1 billion to Platform Specialty Products Corp., which is backed by hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Rohm and Haas, FMC

18 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

Travel-themed features highlight Stan Hywet's season

In the Corbin Conservatory on April 4, during the grand opening of Stan Hywet's 2014 season, two women were admiring the miniature garden setups.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Hessel, MI, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KSFY

Raven Industries adds green rooftop to its environmentally friendly design

Over the past three years, the Raven Industries Headquarters in downtown Sioux Falls have undergone some major renovations, all in an effort to make the building more environmentally friendly.

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Related Topix: Vista Research, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Raven Industries

India Auto News

BMW i3 announced 2014 World Green Car at NYIAS

At the backdrop of New York International Auto Show, BMW i3 was announced as 2014 World Green Car.

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Related Topix: BMW, BMW i3, Hatchback, Marketing, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone

WebProNews

Bridgestone Executive Jailed For Price Fixing

Bridgestone executive Yusuke Shimasaki this week pleaded guilty to charges related to an international car part price-fixing and bid-rigging conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone

AmericanBankingNews.com

E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD) Announces Quarterly Earnings...

E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.01, American Banking News reports.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Startups, Innovalight

The News Tribune

Heavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Q

The Wilmington, Del., chemical maker reported net income Thursday of $1.4 billion, or $1.54 per share, for the quarter ended March 31. That's down from $3.35 billion, or $3.58 per share, for the same quarter a year ago, which included a one-time gain from completion of the sale of DuPont's performance coatings unit.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Wilmington, DE

Business Journal

Si Group to acquire businesses from specialty chemicals manufacturer, boost workforce by 500

Bozich, president and CEO of SI Group, says the acquisition of Albermarle's businesses is the largest deal in SI Group's history.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Chemicals, Niskayuna, NY, Chemistry, Science

Final Call

True education starts with knowledge of self and God says Final Call editor

The message from Final Call editor Richard B. Muhammad was simple at the "Education Is the Key" conference sponsored by Our Time, Inc., and Education Voices: True education starts with a knowledge of God and self, education allows you to solve your problems and the elders and parents are responsible for the education of children and youth.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Family, Kids

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Review

Government says plea coming in price-fixing probe

The Justice Department says a former Bridgestone Corp. executive has agreed to plead guilty in an alleged price-fixing conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Putting Plants To Work, Four Stories High

Raven Industries has been working hard the past few years renovating their headquarters in downtown Sioux Falls.

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Related Topix: Vista Research, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, SD

MarketNewsVideo

Daily Dividend Report: SHW, SWK, O, GT, SM, SPN

The Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.55 per common share, payable on May 30, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Retail, Sherwin Williams, Chemicals, Appliances, Household Products, Stanley Works, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Business News, Video

The Motley Fool

The World's Leading Tire Manufacturers Are Turning to Synthetic Biology -- But Not for the Reason Yo

This pile of 1 million tires would produce 55,000 gallons of toxic oil runoff into the environment if set ablaze.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America

Charlottesville Tomorrow

Schools still short, despite real estate tax increase

The Albemarle Board of Supervisors Tuesday adopted a tax rate of 79.9 cents per $100 of assessed real estate value.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Albemarle, Chemicals, Family, Kids, Personal Finance, Retirement, Virginia

Go Local

Ten Biggest Manufacturers in Central MA

On Wednesday, elected officials, education and business leaders will explore new technologies, workforce skills and policies that are strengthening the resurgence of the manufacturing sector, as part of The Atlantic's second "Building the Future" event in the country.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Nypro, Industrial Machines, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Science / Technology, Robots

Benzinga

A. Schulman Details Long-Term Growth Goals at Investor Day

A. Schulman, Inc. today highlighted several new financial targets for the fiscal 2014-2018 period, as disclosed in presentations made by management at its 2014 Investor Day in New York on April 10, 2014 and filed with Schulman's Form 8-K dated April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Chemicals, A Schulman, Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Raven Goes Green

Nearly 80 percent of businesses surveyed say a shortage of natural resources will affect their business in the next three to five years.

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Related Topix: Vista Research, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, SD

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