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NPR Audie Cornish talks to Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations about the ripple effects of plunging oil prices, and what they mean for American consumers.
USA Today U.S. manufacturing output rose in September, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics. The Federal Reserve says output at manufacturing plants rose 0.5 percent in September after falling 0.5 percent in August.
IndustryWeek Canadian manufacturing sales fell 3.3% in August to $52.1 billion, Statistics Canada reported, the first decline in 2014. The decrease mostly reversed the gains recorded in June and July. The decline was broad-based, with 16 of 21 industries representing 81% of Canadian manufacturing registering lower sales figures.
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IndustryWeek US industrial giant General Electric reported higher earnings for the third quarter Friday and said global economic growth remains solid if uneven, with the U.S. especially strong. GE chief executive Jeff Immelt said the company has seen a mix of conditions in different markets, with the U.S. clearly picking up.
IndyStar How can Philadelphia help Indianapolis do something with the dozens of old industrial sites that dot the urban core? Sites that once provided thousands of living-wage jobs and then, when they closed, sent those residents into generations of poverty and the urban core into a tailspin of disinvestment. How can we turn that around?
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The Atlantic With its creaky infrastructure, tight labor laws, and famously large bureaucracy, India has never been the easiest place in the world to do business; The World Bank ranks the country 134th out of 189 countries in its "ease of doing business" rankings. Since becoming India's prime minister in May, Narendra Modi has vowed to change this reputation.
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MarketWatch Manufacturing in the New York region slowed sharply in October, according to data released Wednesday, in a worrying signal for the U.S. economy. The New York Fed’s Empire State general business conditions index plunged to 6.2 in October after hitting a near five-year high of 27.5 in the prior month.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC Caterpillar is highlighting the company's manufacturing history with a new exhibit at the caterpillar visitor's center. It will be called "Manufacturing Traditions" and will focus on the company's safety, processes, quality, employee recognition and training in the manufacturing field.
Press-Gazette Media Bay Link Manufacturing is a collaborative of the high school, the Green Bay School District, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, the N.E.W. Manufacturing Alliance. Students will use the new high-precision equipment to fill real-world manufacturing orders for customers, such as Lindquist Machine and others.
Aviation Week Quest Aircraft Company has moved to expand its reach in China under an agreement that would give it a sales presence in the short term and ultimately provide for the manufacturing of its Kodiak single-turboprop aircraft there.
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Mashable As industry stalwarts Ford and Holden start to wind down local operations, there is an air of uncertainty around Australian manufacturing at the moment. But a new state-of-the-art facility in outer Melbourne is looking help shape its future, and is counting on a stockpile of cutting-edge 3D printers to lead the way. The Better Plants Program recently recognized eleven manufacturers for their efforts in reducing energy consumption. The energy-efficiency based government initiative enrolls businesses that commit to reducing their energy intensity by 25 percent over a ten-year span.
Hartford Courant The manufacturing technology center at Asnuntuck Community College is completing a $2.2 million renovation that educators say will give students more opportunities for learning. The expansion includes new state-of-the-art equipment, such as a water jet cutter and plasma cutter, and expanded space for the college's welding department.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology A 49-page report released last month shows a major disconnect between U.S. miners and their brethren in the manufacturing sector. The study, done by Mark Fellows for SNL Metals and Mining, follows minerals mined and refined in the U.S. through their metamorphosis into eventual products. Unfortunately for both industries, there’s a huge gap between them. A growing number of manufacturing companies are bringing their operations back to the United States and they are discovering that cloud based ERP software can help their core functions become more efficient and cost-effective, ultimately driving greater revenue. The enormous output of natural gas in the Marcellus Shale has a lot of companies looking to use the fuel for a plethora of applications that could create a manufacturing renaissance in the tri-state region.
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Autocar Professional Ford is investing an additional £190 million (Rs 1,167 crore) at its Dagenham London plant to produce an all-new advanced technology 2.0-litre diesel engine for cars and commercial vehicles. This investment includes £8.9 million (Rs 58.68 crore) from the government’s Regional Growth Fund. Ford is creating 318 new jobs connected with this investment. Indian budget airline IndiGo has signed a preliminary order with Airbus for 250 A320neo Family aircraft. Airbus said on Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding with IndiGo, India's largest domestic airline, will become Airbus' single largest order - ever - by number of aircraft. GE Aviation is celebrating the opening of its new advanced composites factory near Asheville with a ceremony featuring state and local leaders. The new 170,000-square-foot facility, which opened Wednesday, will be the first in the world to mass produce engine components made of advanced ceramic matrix composite materials.
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Birmingham Post Called Engine Manufacturing Centre UK, it was named the country's top regeneration project by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) at its 2014 Awards, beating competition from across the UK.
SpaceNews Rocket and satellite builder Orbital Sciences Corp. on Oct. 16 teased investors about the future of its Antares rocket program, saying the company had selected an Antares main-engine manufacturer for launches starting in 2017 but would not say who it is. GE Aviation has been flight testing jet engines in Victorville in the Mojave Desert for more than a decade. But never one like the LEAP, the world’s first jet engine with 3D-printed fuel nozzles and parts from advanced ceramic materials.
Aerospace Manufacturing & Design The Ohio Aerospace Institute will be conducting a training seminar which will provide an overview of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs, which provides more than $2.5 Billion to small businesses each year.
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