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Former DuPont general counsel joins Philly law firm as partner

DuPont Co. general counsel Thomas Sager, who recently retired after 37 years of service to the chemical giant, has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner and will split his time between Wilmington and Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.'s headquarters in Akron, Ohio.

Akron and Summit County officials say Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. won't build its new $500 million plant in Ohio.


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


2 Companies Helping Develop the Biggest Rocket Ever

United Launch Alliance, a privately-held joint venture that includes industrial giants Lockheed Martin Corporation and The Boeing Company , is developing the next generation of rockets to be used in the U.S. space program.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Science / Technology, Space

Business Journal

Danaher's Joyce takes CEO title Sept. 9

Lawrence Culp Jr. will move into an adviser role with Danaher after Thomas Joyce steps into the chief executive officer position on Sept.


Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Industrial Machines, Danaher, Leica Microsystems, Fluke Networks, Tektronix, High Impact Analytics, Empower RF Systems

JD Supra

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation Pays $20,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

RockTenn CP, LLC formerly known as Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, will pay $20,000 and furnish other relief to resolve a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the agency announced today.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Industrial Machines, Paper, SmurfitStone Container


LMI Aerospace, Inc. Announces D3 Technologies President Richard Johnson to Retire

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2, 2014 -- LMI Aerospace, Inc. , a leading provider of design engineering services and supplier of structural assemblies, kits and components to the aerospace and defense markets, today announced that Richard "Dick" Johnson, president of LMI's Engineering Services Segment and subsidiary D3 Technologies, is retiring.


Related Topix: LMI Aerospace, Aerospace-Defense

Business Journal

Bayer plans $100 million project in Berkeley - maybe

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals could spend $100 million to build a product testing facility and raze three buildings in Berkeley, but the drug developer said a final decision on whether to move forward with the project won't come until later this year.


Related Topix: Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals

Business Journal

PPG sells float-glass plant in Illinois

PPG Industries Inc. has completed the sale of its Mount Zion, Ill., float-glass plant to Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms of the deal weren't announced.


Related Topix: PPG Industries, Chemicals, Mount Zion, IL, Zion, IL

Nominations for 2014 Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards due Sept. 15

The awards celebrate the world's safest manufacturing companies those with a strong safety culture, well-executed compliance procedures, and effective use of current safeguarding and automation technology.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Guidance Software, Electronics, Rockwell Automation

Customer Interaction Solutions

Axway Announces Sentinel 4.1, Providing Real-Time Data Flow Monitoring, Visibility and Analytics

As enterprises grow and become global, having visibility and data flow analytics across the entire ecosystem is crucial, and essential to the company's governance.


Related Topix: NYX, Inc, Automakers

Mon Sep 01, 2014


French Market Coffee's Updated Tin

Customers of French Market Coffee have always associated the brand with its signature red coffee can, which harkens back to the company's original Coffee and Chicory label.


Related Topix: Crown Holdings, Industrial Machines, Headphones


Akzo Nobel CEO solicited for Axalta bid worth more than $7 bln -Bloomberg

Akzo Nobel NV Chief Executive Ton Buechner has been solicited for a deal to buy car paint coatings company Axalta Coating Systems for more than $7 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Sherwin Williams, Retail, Chemicals

The Motley Fool

Why Does Lockheed Martin Want to Put Exoskeletons on Workers?

"Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's first bionic man.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Army, US Navy


Saab carmaker NEVS wins creditor protection

China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden , the owner of the Saab automaker since 2012, has won protection from creditors thanks to a Swedish ruling last Friday.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Saab AB

The Independent

Manufacturing industry hit by weaker exports

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown

Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion to reduce debt.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Crown Holdings, Beverages, Heineken NV, Beer, Drink

West Australian

Heineken to sell Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn

Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars.


Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Crown Holdings, Beer, Drink

Lancashire Telegraph

'Speculation' over 450 job losses at BAE Systems

A spokesman for the defence and aerospace company acknowledged 'there is a review ongoing', but said the rumoured numbers were 'simply speculation'.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

Terex Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Terex has been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports .


Related Topix: Terex Corporation, Industrial Machines

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Sys-Con Media

3M, via Sumitomo 3M Ltd., Completes Acquisition of Sumitomo Electric...

3M is now the sole owner and the business will be known as 3M Japan Ltd. Sumitomo 3M Ltd. was established in 1961 as a joint venture between 3M, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. and NEC Corp. In 2003, 3M acquired NEC's 25 percent stake, which increased 3M's interest to 75 percent.


Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals


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