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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Modine Manufacturing 1Q profits improve

Modine Manufacturing Co., a manufacturer of radiators and other thermal management equipment, reported Thursday that profits improved in the fiscal first quarter on growth in the commercial vehicle markets and from new program launches in Asia.

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Related Topix: Modine Manufacturing, Automakers

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bayer sees 14 percent boost in 2Q profit

The logo of Bayer AG is seen at the company's headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bayer AG, Chemicals, e-Spirit, Pharmaceuticals, World News, Germany

11 hrs ago | The Age

Who saved film stock?

Film - the transparent plastic strip made coated in light-sensitive emulsion which has been the mainstay of the motion picture industry for a century - will live to fight another day.

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Related Topix: Eastman Kodak, Photography

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

Master Lock buys Sentry Safe for $117.5M

Master Lock Co. of Oak Creek has purchased Sentry Safe, a Rochester, N.Y., manufacturer of personal safes and protective security containers, for $117.5 million.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Master Lock, Rochester, NY

Business Journal

Startup Milwaukee panel breaks down 'Internet of things'

The digital thermostat from Nest Labs Inc. is one example of the "Internet of things" in action.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Johnson Controls, Automakers, Textiles

Manufacturing.net

Superior Industries To Shutter Rogers Plant

A company that makes aluminum wheels for cars and other vehicles says it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Rogers, eliminating 500 jobs.

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Related Topix: Superior Industries International, Automakers

Ohio.com

Goodyear reports record second-quarter earnings

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

NewsOK.com

Goodyear 2Q profit rises 18 percent

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

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

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.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Terrorism

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

WKOW-TV

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.

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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.

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

Forbes.com

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.

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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 .

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Related Topix: Automakers, R and B

Journalgazette.net

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.

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

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