Advertisement
News
Subscribe to IMPO Magazine News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

IMPO Insider

Daily industrial news and top headlines for plant and maintenance managers

Netanyahu, Gov. Brown Sign Pro-Business Pact

March 6, 2014 2:20 pm | by Martha Mendoza, AP National Writer

The two emphasized their joint interests in cybersecurity, energy sources, and water conservation, and suggested Israel might be able to help California cope with its ongoing drought.                    

TOPICS:

New Mexico Won't Tax Aircraft Maintenance

March 6, 2014 2:14 pm | by The Associated Press

New Mexico will no longer tax parts and labor for maintaining aircraft under a measure that Gov. Susana Martinez has signed into law.                                 

TOPICS:

Auto Parts Manufacturer Announces New Ohio Plant, Jobs

March 6, 2014 1:56 pm | by The Associated Press

An auto parts manufacturer says it will build a $50 million plant in southwest Ohio that is expected to result in 150 jobs.                                     

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Ford China February Sales Up 67 Pct.

March 6, 2014 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press

Continued strong demand for the Ford Focus, the best-selling nameplate in China last year, helped Ford China increase sales by 67 percent in February, with 73,040 vehicles sold.                      

TOPICS:

Factory Orders Drop In January

March 6, 2014 1:47 pm | by The Associated Press

Orders to U.S. factories fell in January for a second straight month but a key category that signals business investment plans rebounded. That could be an indication that businesses are becoming more confident.            

TOPICS:

GE CEO's Pay Falls To $19.2M

March 6, 2014 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt's compensation fell 7 percent last year to $19.2 million primarily because of a big drop in his long-term pay.                              

TOPICS:

2 Guilty Of Selling U.S. Trade Secrets To China

March 6, 2014 10:06 am | by Paul Elias, Associated Press

Two men were convicted Wednesday of stealing an American company's secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.     

TOPICS:

China's Plan For Pollution Takes Toll On Jobs

March 6, 2014 10:02 am | by Louise Watt, Associated Press

The drive to clean up China's industry has added impetus to the government's campaign over the past several years to reduce excess production capacity in the polluting steel and cement industries.                

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Coal Mine Operators Get Record Fine For Pollution

March 6, 2014 10:00 am | by Dina Cappiello, Associated Press

The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states.                             

TOPICS:

Musk: Russia Giving U.S. Good Reason To Support SpaceX

March 6, 2014 9:56 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net

Elon Musk yesterday said that given some of Russia’s recent military maneuverings in Ukraine, it’s about time the U.S. government paid his company, SpaceX, for the rights to launch satellites and other cargo into space.         

TOPICS:

Micron To Settle Antitrust Lawsuit For $66.7M

March 5, 2014 2:36 pm | by The Associated Press

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced on Tuesday the settlement of the lawsuit Idaho and 34 other states brought against Micron and 11 other makers of dynamic random-access memory, or DRAM.                 

TOPICS:

Top 10 Carmakers Sitting On $221B In Cash

March 5, 2014 2:20 pm | by Collen Barry, AP Business Writer

A new study shows that the top 10 global automakers amassed more than $221 billion in cash by the end of 2013 to invest in new products, strategic alliances, and other growth strategies.                   

TOPICS:

Union Waits For Info On Leak At Nuke Dump

March 5, 2014 2:11 pm | by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press

A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak.                   

TOPICS:

Safety Agency Demands Data From GM

March 5, 2014 2:00 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.                 

TOPICS:

Chinese Automaker Builds Credibility

March 5, 2014 1:54 pm | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer

Chinese carmaker Qoros brought its campaign to gain global credibility to the Geneva Motor Show, where it showed off its second production car at a stand in prime real estate — between Maserati and Rolls Royce.            

TOPICS:

Chobani To Expand Plant In Idaho

March 5, 2014 1:51 pm | by The Associated Press

Twin Falls officials in south-central Idaho have approved a $3.5 million expansion of a Greek yogurt plant operated by Chobani.                                   

TOPICS:

GOP Slams Obama's $3.9T Budget, Corporate Tax Increases

March 5, 2014 10:13 am | by Alan Fram, Associated Press

Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this fall's congressional campaigns, but the fiscal plan is taking hits from another quarter too — anti-deficit groups. 

TOPICS:

Survey: Companies Added 139K Jobs In Feb.

March 5, 2014 10:01 am | by The Associated Press

A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month, but harsh winter weather weighed on hiring for the third straight month.                    

TOPICS:

China Vows Strong Market, Military Reform

March 5, 2014 9:58 am | by Gillian Wong, Associated Press

China's government responded to public demands for bold leadership with vows Wednesday to press long-sought market reforms, defend against terrorism, and heavily boost military spending amid rising tensions with Japan.          

TOPICS:

Airbus Helicopters To Build AStar In Columbus

March 5, 2014 9:54 am | by The Associated Press

American Eurocopter has changed its name to Airbus Helicopters Inc. and will begin manufacturing a new commercial helicopter in Columbus, Ohio.                                 

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading