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Delphi names AIDA Pinnacle Award winner

July 12, 2005

Delphi, Troy, Mich., has announced that AIDA-America Corp. has received its 2005 Pinnacle Award. Delphi created the award to recognize suppliers for outstanding quality, service, technology, and value...

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Alcan alloys reduce Airbus weight

July 12, 2005

Alcan Inc., Montreal, worked closely with Airbus to develop aluminum alloys to meet the requirements for Airbus A380 components.According to the company, a 10 percent weight reduction per aircraft was...

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Airgas names president, Airgas South

July 12, 2005

Airgas Inc. has appointed Jay Sullivan as president of its Airgas South region.Sullivan, who has served as chief financial officer of Airgas South since 1997, succeeds Mike Rohde, who recently was...

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Acura developing NSX successor

July 12, 2005

Acura is developing a new sports car to succeed its NSX. Production of the current generation NSX will cease at the end of the year because of the extensive retooling necessary to meet stringent 2006...

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U.S. light vehicle production rebounded in June

July 12, 2005

CSM Worldwide, a provider of market intelligence and forecasting to the automotive industry, has released its July 2005 CSM Automotive Production Barometer™ which shows that U.S. light vehicle...

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Paulo facility earns ISO/TS 16949:2002

July 12, 2005

Paulo Products Co.'s Nashville heat-treating facility has been awarded ISO/TS 16949:2002 accreditation.Created by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), the accreditation represents...

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Near-term outlook for Big Three cautious

July 8, 2005

Even as the U.S. market for new automobiles remains strong by historical standards, the fortunes of industry participants vary widely, and the Big Three automakers overall will lose market share to...

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Overall employment up; manufacturing continues to decline

July 8, 2005

Nonfarm employment increased by 146,000 in June, and the unemployment rate continued to trend down, reaching 5.0 percent—the lowest in almost four years—the Bureau of Labor Statistics of...

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Grant to fund Illinois manufacturing network, create jobs

July 8, 2005

Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) has announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a $175,000 grant to the Manufacturing Alliance of the Rock River Valley (MARRV) to help the new...

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Worker confidence rises

July 6, 2005

Confidence among U.S. workers rebounded in June as the Hudson Employment Index gained three points, from 99.9 to 103.0. This is the highest reading since January's 107.0 Index, but well below the...

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June job cuts highest since January 2004

July 6, 2005

U.S. companies planned the highest number of layoffs in June since January 2004, according to a report released today by the employment consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.Employers announced...

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Timken completes Linear Motion Systems sale

June 30, 2005

The Timken Company announced today that it has completed the sale of its Linear Motion Systems (LMS) division—Timken S.p.A in Milan, Italy and Timken Deutschland GmbH in Stuttgart,...

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Aluminum industry to match Habitat recycling proceeds

June 30, 2005

The Aluminum Association-sponsored Cans for Habitat program has announced a month-long Recycling Double Play promotion so Americans can put their aluminum cans to even better use.During the month of...

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Toyota to construct new plant in Canada

June 30, 2005

Toyota announced today that it will construct a new plant in Woodstock, Ontario, that will employ 1,300 team members to build the RAV4 sport utility vehicle. The new plant represents an approximate...

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Lone Star Steel, Tubos Del Caribe end alliance early

June 29, 2005

Lone Star Technologies, Inc. has announced that its largest subsidiary, Lone Star Steel Co., and Tubos del Caribe, S.A. (Tubocaribe), a Colombian manufacturer of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and...

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