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1 hr ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Akron, union make pitch for new Goodyear plant

Local union leaders are working with Akron and surrounding Summit County to persuade Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Summit County, OH, Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber

3 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

'Excessive' rubbing of engine blades caused F-35 failure: Pentagon

The engine failure that has grounded the entire fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets was caused by "excessive" rubbing of fan blades in the plane's Pratt & Whitney engine, but does not appear to be a fundamental design flaw, the Pentagon 's chief weapons buyer said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force, Old Saybrook, CT

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW150C Engine Selected to Power AVIC...

Pratt & Whitney Canada , a United Technologies Corporation company , today announced that its PW150C turboprop engine will power the new MA700 regional turboprop aircraft being launched by AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company of China.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation

10 hrs ago | West Australian

Engine maker CFM eyes record orders in 2014

The chief executive of engine maker CFM International expects another record year for engine orders, after the company achieved a best in 2013.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, CFM International, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

11 hrs ago | Reuters

US Marines air chief wants to curb "big wish lists" for arms upgrades

The U.S. Marine Corps' new aviation chief this week said he plans to hold down "big wish lists" for upgrades to existing warplanes and helicopters so he can maximize purchases of new planes like the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

15 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Space Park in Redondo Beach preps new James Webb Space Telescope

Over a dozen engineers and technicians tested the sunshield on the James Webb Space Telescope this week at the Northrop Gruman Space Park in Redondo Beach.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Redondo Beach, CA, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, NASA, Business News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Barron's

Johnson Takes Control

Despite investors' recent infatuation with corporate deal making, Johnson Controls' May disposal of its auto-interiors business didn't generate a lot of love.

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Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Automakers, Textiles

USA Today

Ask Matt: Will LeBron's return help local stocks?

A: LeBron's return to the Cleveland may be good news for Cavs fans. But the same isn't true for investors in Cleveland-based stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Sherwin Williams, Chemicals, KeyCorp, Banking, Financial Services

Bangor Daily News

Billionaire submits plans to build MDI mansion

Billionaire Steven M. Rales purchased this waterfront mansion in Northeast Harbor on Mount Desert Island in 2012 for $7 million.

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Related Topix: Northeast Harbor, ME, Home Listing, Home, Mount Desert, ME, Scientific Instruments, Industrial Machines, Danaher

Seeking Alpha

Timken: 'Bearing' All And Still Looking Good

Timken emerges the better company. It has a higher return on capital, superior margins and its management have articulated in greater detail their growth strategy.

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Related Topix: Timken, Industrial Machines, Marketing

Thanh Nein News

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

A U.S. Air Force version of the F-35 Lightning II flies at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, in this April 20, 2010 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Marine Corps

Silicon Alley Insider

The SEC Charges 'Golfing Buddies' In Insider Trading Scheme

A group of golfing buddies were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in an alleged insider trading scheme that netted them more that $554,000 in illicit profits, the agency said in a release .

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Insider, Club, American Superconductor, Electronics

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Fore! Golfing buddies busted for illegal trading

A group of friends, many that routinely met on the golf course, scored $554,000 in ill-gotten gains from trading on insider information about a Boston tech firm, the Securities Exchange Commission alleges.

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Related Topix: American Superconductor, Electronics

Stars and Stripes

Behind the scenes, a fight wages over replacement for Army armored vehicle

It seemed like General Dynamics' attempt to win the contract was over before it officially began.

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Related Topix: General Dynamics, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace

Business Journal

Bomber program announced -- officially this time

The Pentagon officially kicked off the program to replace its fleet of B-2 bombers.

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Related Topix: Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

WLUK-TV Green Bay

2 companies plan SE Wisconsin expansion

The packaging materials company Uline says it will relocate its Midwest distribution center and 475 jobs from Waukegan, Ill., to Kenosha.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Briggs and Stratton Corporation

KOAT-TV

Teen involved in fatal stabbing may get fewer than two years

Paul Mueller held up a pair of bloody jeans as horrific memories from the day two teens stabbed him 24 times rushed back through his mind.

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Related Topix: Paul Mueller, Industrial Machines

Canada.com

Den Tandt: French firms vie for share of DND pie

A French Dassault Rafale fighter performs over Le Bourget airport, north of Paris, during the 2013 International Paris Air show.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Stephen Harper, US Navy, US Military

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

B.C. man busted in U.S. military spy scandal

A man arrested in Richmond is being sought for extradition to the U.S. over allegations he was part of a conspiracy to hack computers of defence contractors including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Martin Agency, Advertising

Tri-cityherald.com

Gov. Jerry Brown signs tax bill benefiting Tesla

A legislative debate that lasted for hours July 3 over AB2389 by Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, focused nearly entirely on the 15-year tax incentive for Lockheed Martin Corp., which is bidding for a $55 billion federal aerospace contract.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, California, Tesla Motors, Startups

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