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U.S. Durable Goods Orders Surge To Record High

August 26, 2014 | by Martin Crutsinger - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came from a huge surge in demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of transportation, orders actually fell. Orders for durable goods ...

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Airgas Opens New Location In North Dakota

August 28, 2014 4:16 pm | by Business Wire | Comments

Airgas, Inc., one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, announced that it has recently opened a new location in Dickinson, North Dakota, significantly enhancing its ...   

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MAPI Addresses Challenges Ahead for Global Manufacturing

August 28, 2014 4:12 pm | by MAPI Media | Comments

MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Foundation economists offer insights and manufacturing forecasts for key global regions - United States, Eurozone, China, India, and Latin America - in this round table discussion ... 

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Indiana Ethanol Plant Restarts After 2012 Shutdown

August 28, 2014 3:51 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

An energy company has resumed production at an ethanol plant in Indiana along the Ohio River that was shut down more than two years ago by its previous owner. Valero Renewable Fuels said the plant ...        

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Americans' Pessimism On Economy Has Grown

August 28, 2014 3:45 pm | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press Economics Writer | Comments

Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health. Seventy-one percent of Americans say they think ... 

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Solomon Associates Launches 2014 Reliability and Maintenance Study

August 28, 2014 3:42 pm | by Solomon Associates | Comments

Solomon Associates, a performance improvement company for the energy and petrochemicals industries, has announced the launch of its International Study of Plant Reliability and Maintenance Effectiveness (RAM Study) for operating year 2014. This study of refineries, chemical plants, and other industrial facilities provides ...

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This Electron Gun Builds Jet Engines

August 28, 2014 3:00 pm | by GE Reports | Comments

Engineers at the Italian aerospace company Avio have developed a breakthrough process for 3D printing light-weight metal blades for jet engine turbines. The method builds the blades from a titanium powder fused with a beam of electrons accelerated by a 3-kilowatt electron gun. The gun is 10 times more powerful than laser beams currently used...

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2015 Mustang Starts Production At Flat Rock Assembly Plant

August 28, 2014 2:55 pm | by RTT News | Comments

Ford Motor Corp. (F) Thursday said the all-new Ford Mustang rolls off the line today at Flat Rock Assembly Plant, marking production of the sixth-generation pony car. For the first time in its 50-year history, Mustang will be available globally to customers in more than ...

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Ford Hires Employees, Invests $129M In Assembly Plant

August 28, 2014 2:51 pm | by Close-Up Media | Comments

Ford Motor Company reported the hiring of 300 new employees and a $129 million investment in Louisville Assembly Plant to support production of the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC. According to a release from the company ...      

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4 Factors Driving The Emergence Of Digital Manufacturing

August 28, 2014 2:47 pm | by Maria Montenegro, Verizon Enterprise Solutions | Comments

The powerhouse combination of mobility, cloud computing, security, and predictive analytics is becoming the ‘holy grail’ across the manufacturing industry, according to Kevin Martin and Michael Kotelec with Verizon’s manufacturing practice. With an empowered consumer base now dictating supply and demand, manufacturers need...

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Robot Fights Infrastructure Corrosion

August 28, 2014 2:47 pm | by Anna Maltsev, ETH Zurich | Comments

Many citizens rely on Switzerland’s 3,500 motorway bridges – plus thousands more on cantonal roads – to carry them safely across valleys, streams, rivers and other roads. Most of these bridges have ...        

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FBI Investigating Reports Of Cyber Attacks

August 28, 2014 2:10 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyber attacks against several U.S. financial institutions. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is ...     

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Top 5 Solutions To Common Inventory Management Mistakes

August 28, 2014 1:50 pm | by Fishbowl | Comments

As Fishbowl inventory management specialists have gone to different businesses to train them on the company's software, they have seen several common mistakes companies make in managing their warehouses. Here are the top 5 solutions to ...

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Jack Daniel's Drinks Its Way To Higher Results

August 28, 2014 1:46 pm | by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Comments

Led by demand for its flagship Jack Daniel's brand, spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter net income rose 5 percent despite lower stockpiling by distributors. The company behind such other brands as Southern Comfort, Finlandia, and el Jimador said ... 

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Apple Loses Bid To Block Sales Of 9 Samsung Phones

August 28, 2014 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone. Wednesday's rebuff comes nearly four months after ...          

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Propane Train Derails, Prompts Evacuation

August 28, 2014 11:59 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people who live near the site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said ...

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U.S. To Begin Safety Testing Ebola Vaccine Next Week

August 28, 2014 11:31 am | by Seth Borenstein - AP Science Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by ... 

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Blast At BP Refinery Sparks Fire, Rattles Homes

August 28, 2014 10:49 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it ...                 

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Rail Deliveries Of U.S. Oil Continue To Increase

August 28, 2014 10:25 am | by U.S. Energy Information Administration | Comments

The amount of crude oil and refined petroleum products moved by U.S. railroads increased 9% during the first seven months of this year compared with the same period in 2013. In July, monthly average carloadings of oil and petroleum products were near ... 

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U.S. Economy Grew At Brisk Rate In Q2

August 28, 2014 9:49 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that ...

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South Korea's Kia To Invest $1B In Mexico

August 28, 2014 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. says it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico that is expected to begin production in 2016. The company said Wednesday that the new plant in Nuevo Leon state, across the border ...

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