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Alcoa Signs $1B+ Supply Contract With Boeing

September 11, 2014 | by Business Wire | Comments

Leading aerospace manufacturer Alcoa has signed a long-term contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products to Boeing. This multiyear contract is valued at more than $1 billion and is the largest ever between the two companies.     

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National Association Of Manufacturers Responds To Resolution Limiting First Amendment Rights

September 12, 2014 1:51 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.net

Aric Newhouse of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) penned a letter to the Senate, urging opposition to S.J. Res. 19, a proposed amendment to the Constitution.                       

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HP Fined For Bribery Of Russian Officials

September 12, 2014 12:37 pm | by The Associated

Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.                   

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GreenTech Automotive Says Mississippi Factory Built

September 12, 2014 12:07 pm | by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press

GreenTech Automotive has announced it has completed a factory in Mississippi's Tunica County for the manufacture of small electric vehicles.                               

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Say Hello to a Hot Rod Powered by Water

September 12, 2014 12:00 pm | by GE Reports

The Quant e-Sportlimousine, a car powered by a saltwater-filled battery, has been making a splash in Europe, where it was just approved for road use, and with the scientists at GE.                     

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Futuris Opens Automotive Components Manufacturing Facility In North America

September 12, 2014 10:26 am | by The Associated Press

Futuris Automotive, a leading global automotive components supplier, today announced the expansion of its North American business with the opening of a new manufacturing facility and design center in Newark, California.         

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Exelis Receives $8M Army Order for Night Vision Equipment

September 12, 2014 10:15 am | by Business Wire

Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at $8 million to provide the U.S. Army with Generation 3 night vision equipment.                                     

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Nevada Governor Enacts Tesla Tax Break Package

September 12, 2014 9:35 am

Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.                         

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Ford Recalls Hybrid SUVs to Fix Stalling Problem

September 12, 2014 9:09 am | by The Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.                                       

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OSHA Proposes $70K Fine After WI Plant Accident

September 11, 2014 5:16 pm | by The Associated Press

Federal officials are proposing a $70,000 fine for a Wisconsin manufacturing plant after a machine crushed a worker's hand and partially amputated his thumb.                          

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U.S. Budget Deficit Dips to $128.7B in August

September 11, 2014 4:01 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

The federal government ran a lower budget deficit this August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the entire year since 2008.                           

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Guinness World Record Set During America's Largest Manufacturing Technology Show

September 11, 2014 2:47 pm | by The Associated Press

To raise awareness of the vital role the manufacturing industry plays in the U.S. economy, a record breaking mosaic was made that incorporates $65,000+ worth of coins - the amount of money manufacturing contributes to the U.S. economy each second.

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Toyota Recalls 130,000 Pickups

September 11, 2014 1:26 pm | by The Associated Press

Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags.                                  

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Lawyer Claims GM Went To Great Lengths To Keep Dealers Informed

September 11, 2014 12:07 pm | by The Canadian Press

General Motors Canada went to extraordinary lengths to keep its dealers informed about its restructuring plans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, stated a lawyer for the automaker this Wednesday.              

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All Aboard Florida Selects Siemens as Train Manufacturer

September 11, 2014 11:50 am | by The Associated Press

It was announced that Siemens has been selected to build the locomotives and passenger coaches for the All Aboard Florida passenger rail project that will connect South and Central Florida.                 

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Linetec To Expand with a Third Anodize Line

September 11, 2014 9:48 am | by Linetec

Linetec, one of the largest architectural finishing companies in the U.S., will expand with a third anodize line. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and bring nearly 100 jobs to the city of Wausau, Wisconsin. 

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U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Up in July

September 10, 2014 4:59 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press Economics Writer

Stockpiles held by U.S. wholesale businesses edged up in July by the smallest amount in a year while sales rose at a healthy clip.                                   

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U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 1.1% in July

September 10, 2014 4:29 pm | by The Association For Manufacturing (AMT) & The United States Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI)

July U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $170 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.                           

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Tripwire and Belden Inc. Announce Cybersecurity Initiative for Manufacturers

September 10, 2014 1:55 pm | by The Associated Press

Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, and Belden Inc., a leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical manufacturing applications, today announced a new marketing initiative designed to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity in manufacturing organizations.

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Salmonella Defendant Claims He was a Customer, not a Conspirator

September 10, 2014 1:23 pm | by Russ Bynum, The Associated Press

The attorney for one of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant says his client was a customer, not a co-conspirator who plotted to ship tainted food.               

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Big River Steel Gets Extension in Suit Over Mill

September 10, 2014 12:54 pm | by The Associated Press

A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.                         

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