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Johnson Controls Exec To Lead Harley-Davidson

April 7, 2009 6:10 am | News | Comments

Analysts said Keith E. Wandell is expected to bring the international sales and manufacturing experience the company needs, as it tries to reach a new audience.

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Advanced Energy Names New COO

April 7, 2009 6:00 am | News | Comments

Manufacturer of power supply equipment for renewable energy and information technology companies named Yuval Wasserman chief operating officer.

Tate & Lyle Loses Case To Ban Chinese Imports

April 7, 2009 5:55 am | News | Comments

British-based sugar and sweeteners company Tate & Lyle revealed that a U.S. court ruled against its bid to ban imports of certain Chinese sweeteners to the United States.

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Survey: China Major Violator Of Japanese Trademarks

April 7, 2009 5:45 am | News | Comments

China was related to 69.4 percent of cases of trademark violations of Japanese companies' products in fiscal 2007, according to a survey released by the Japan Patent Office.

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Sun Microsystems, IBM Deal Still A Possibility

April 7, 2009 5:44 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Public unraveling of a $7 billion takeover by IBM is an embarrassment for Sun, which has been dogged by billions in losses since the dot-com bubble burst in 2001.

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Sikorsky Tackles Oil Leak Issue On Canadian Choppers

April 7, 2009 5:40 am | News | Comments

Helicopter manufacturer acknowledged it is scrambling to find a way to equip Canada's next fleet of military choppers to deal with potential oil leaks in the gearbox, media report said.

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Officials Find Salmonella In California Pistachio Plant

April 7, 2009 5:35 am | by Garance Burke, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Food and Drug Administration said state and federal inspectors discovered the bacteria in 'critical areas' at Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc.

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German Steel Production Drops 50 Percent

April 7, 2009 5:30 am | News | Comments

Federal Statistical Office said production figures were 50.3 percent below March 2008 levels for pig iron and reported a 49.8 percent drop from a year earlier for raw steel.

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Some Companies Say Layoffs Not An Option

April 7, 2009 5:24 am | by Jeannine Aversa, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Employers have cut 5.1 million jobs, but some are looking to keep their workforce intact, so they'll be ready to ratchet up production when the economy rebounds.

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French Poll: Workers Support Snatching Bosses

April 7, 2009 5:20 am | News | Comments

CSA agency says its poll shows 45 percent of French workers believe seizing the boss is ‘acceptable’ during protests over layoffs or other company action.

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Rio Tinto To Cut Jobs, Production

April 7, 2009 5:16 am | News | Comments

Miner to cut more than 700 jobs, slow the expansion of a refinery, and cut bauxite production due to a drop in aluminum demand and prices.

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Supplier: Chrysler Spent Millions To Save Thousands

April 7, 2009 5:15 am | by Kristine Owram, CP Press | News | Comments

Transact Precision says Chrysler Canada spent millions of taxpayer dollars to avoid paying an extra $150,000 to the parts maker.

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Chinese Economic Recovery Could Start This Year

April 7, 2009 5:11 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China is likely to emerge from its economic slump this year, helping the rest of Asia stabilize and possibly rebound, the World Bank said Tuesday.

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UK Manufacturing Declines In February

April 7, 2009 5:00 am | by Robert Barr, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Manufacturers' output fell 0.9 percent, the 12th consecutive monthly decline, although the pace of the drop was the slowest in half a year, the government said.

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Defense Chief Urges Cuts In Weapons Programs

April 6, 2009 1:59 pm | by Anne Gearan, AP Military Writer | News | Comments

Robert Gates on Monday outlined deep cuts to many of the military's biggest weapons programs, including the F-22 fighter jet.

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Genzyme Sues Impax Over Patent

April 6, 2009 11:02 am | News | Comments

Drug developer Impax Laboratories Inc. said Monday it is being sued by Genzyme Corp. over a patent challenge to that company's kidney condition drug Renvela.

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Ford To Cut $10B In Debt With Tender Offer

April 6, 2009 10:50 am | by Kimberly S. Johnson, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Automaker said Monday it completed tender offers that will reduce its debt by 38 percent and shave millions of dollars off its interest costs.

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A123 To Supply Batteries For Chrysler Electric Cars

April 6, 2009 10:50 am | News | Comments

Chrysler says a Massachusetts-based company will supply lithium-ion batteries for the automaker's first-generation electric cars scheduled to go on sale next year.

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Michigan Car Battery Plan Gets $220 Million

April 6, 2009 9:28 am | News | Comments

Gov. Granholm added $220 million to a tax incentive program for companies developing and making advanced batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles.

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Raytheon Gets $163.5M Army Contract

April 6, 2009 9:25 am | News | Comments

Company said Monday it received two contracts valued at $163.5 million for surveillance equipment for armored Bradley fighting vehicles.

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