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Goodyear 2Q profit rises 18 percent

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Wednesday reported profit that rose by 18 percent in its second quarter.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Iraq requests 5,000 Lockheed missiles

The Pentagon is asking Congress to approve a military sale of 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq - reportedly the largest order ever for the country currently under siege by insurgents.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Terrorism

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Yankee Candle has a new CEO

SOUTH DEERFIELD- Yankee Candl e owners Jarden Corp. has named Hope Margala as president and CEO, replacing Harlen M. Kent who had been at the helm since 2009.


Related Topix: South Deerfield, MA, Jarden, Industrial Machines, Appliances

10 hrs ago | Spring Hope Enterprise

Red Cross warns of blood shortage

A cheerful giver - Blood donor Jerry Lee gets his arm bandaged by Red Cross worker Lela Parker after giving blood during a drive at Momeyer Baptist Church Monday.


Related Topix: Momeyer, NC, Nash County, NC, Industrial Machines, Eaton, Rocky Mount, NC, Spring Hope, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Photos: Inside Eastman Kodak's Movie Film Production Plant

A coalition of movie studios is close to a deal to keep Kodak in the business of producing movie film.


Related Topix: Eastman Kodak, Photography, Rochester, NY, Advertising

Barriere Star Journal

DND considers anti-missile defence system

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.


Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

CBC News

Military wants anti-missile defence for PM's plane

The Canadian military is looking for a system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Strategic Defense Initiative, Stephen Harper, Elbit Systems, Aerospace-Defense, US Military, US Air Force

Plastics News

Dow sees solid second quarter performance

Dow Chemical Co. has reported its second quarter figures, with its seventh consecutive quarter of growth, according to the company.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Midland, MI


Plexus publicly responds to outsourcing charge, creates more questions

Making its first comments related to a 27 News investigation on companies that outsourced jobs after receiving WEDC tax credits, the Plexus Corporation put out a press release last Thursday stating it laid off workers in 2012, but never outsourced the work.


Related Topix: Plexus, Electronics, Outsourcing, Neenah, WI

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

"During the second quarter, our Photonics busi... )--Ducommun Incorporated today reported results for its second quarter and six months ended June 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of Hawaii, Financial Services, Startups, Intevac, Ducommun, Aerospace-Defense, Danisco A/S, Real Estate, General Growth Properties

PPG Factory Buyer Fuyao Reports Gain In 2nd-Qtr Profit

Fuyao Glass Industry Group, a big China automobile and industrial glass maker that has been stepping up its investments in the U.S. of late, has reported a double-digit increase in second-quarter profit.


Related Topix: PPG Industries, Chemicals, Mount Zion, IL, Zion, IL, Glass, Business News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Trojan

LAPD arrests four suspects in Viterbi student murder

The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday to announce the arrest of four suspects in connection with the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji .


Related Topix: Automakers, R and B

Franklin Electric quarterly earnings fall 4%

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. today reported second-quarter earnings of $27.1 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, a 4 percent decline from the $28.1 million, or 58 cents a share, posted for the same three months of 2013.


Related Topix: Electronics, Franklin Electric Co, Fort Wayne, IN

Business Journal

Pentagon's acquisition chief explains why everyone should cut the F-35 program some slack

"You're talking about something that no one has ever done before, which will put us all a decade or more ahead of anybody else out there," said Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, speaking at a roll-out ceremony for the first two F-35 training aircraft delivered to Australia.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Military Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Monday's ETF with Unusual Volume: IYJ

The iShares U.S. Industrials ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 5.2 million shares traded versus three month average volume of about 551,000.


Related Topix: Xerox, Industrial Machines, Lincoln Electric Holdings, Financial Markets

Walker says he would back anti-outsourcing rules

Walker has made outsourcing an issue in the governor's race by criticizing Democratic gubernatorial challenger Mary Burke for profiting from outsourcing done by her family's company, Trek Bicycle Corp. But the Republican governor has received campaign donations from multiple companies that outsourced jobs, according to campaign finance reports.


Related Topix: Outsourcing, Scott Walker, US Governors, Briggs and Stratton Corporation

RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims

RPM will start funding the trust for current and future claimants with a $450 million cash payment and then make additional payments over the next few years until a total of $797.5 million in contributions is reached.


Related Topix: RPM International, Chemicals, Medina, OH, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Hexcel Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

Hexcel has earned an average rating of "Buy" from the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports .


Related Topix: Electronics, Chemicals, Hexcel

Post and Courier

Nexton shifting to new home construction in Summerville

Developer MeadWestvaco Corp. is moving forward with Brighton Park Village, a 400-acre community planned to include 675 homes, an elementary school and a park, said Ken Seeger, president of Summerville-based MWV Community Development and Land Management.


Related Topix: Summerville, SC, MeadWestvaco, Industrial Machines, Paper, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bubble Wrap maker moving to N. Carolina

Besides the corporate ex ec u tives, jobs to be moved include positions in finance, sales and marketing, human resources and research and development.A spokeswoman for the New Jersey Economic Devel op ment Authority said the com pany did not approach the state before deciding to move out."


Related Topix: New Jersey, Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation, Saddle Brook, NJ, Marketing, Rutgers University


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