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Machinists denounce F-22 funding cut

April 6, 2009

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today denounced the decision by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to end funding for the F-22 fighter aircraft."Not only is...

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FMA announces safety award winners

April 2, 2009

The following companies are winners of the 2009 FMA/CNA Safety Award competition, which was based on 2008 safety results:Safety Award of HonorAeroglide Corporation—Cary, NCAK Tube...

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ISM: U.S. manufacturing contraction slows; new order index rises

April 2, 2009

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector failed to grow in March for the 14th consecutive month, and the overall economy contracted for the sixth consecutive month, say the nation's supply...

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"The Power of Personal Energy" nominated for Georgia Author of the Year Award

April 1, 2009

"The Power of Personal Energy" by Dr. Bob Rausch has been nominated for the 45th annual Georgia Author of the Year (GAYA) Awards.Nominated in the Specialty Books category, the book discusses the...

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LVD, HD establish joint venture company in China

April 1, 2009

LVD Company n.v. and Hubei Tri-Ring Metalforming Equipment Co., Ltd. (HD) have formed a joint venture company in Huangshi City, Hubei Province, China.The joint venture company will produce LVD sheet...

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Ford plan includes covering car payments for buyers who lose jobs

March 31, 2009

Ford Motor Co. has introduced the Ford Advantage Plan, a program intended to boost consumers' buying confidence and begin rebuilding the U.S. economy.According to a company release, the plan offers...

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Hydro to close precision tubing plant in Michigan

March 31, 2009

Norway-based Hydro, a supplier of aluminum and aluminum products, has announced that it is consolidating its aluminum precision tubing operation in North America and closing it plant in Adrian, Mich....

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AP: Obama denies bailout funds for automakers

March 30, 2009

The Associated Press has reported that the White House has said neither GM nor Chrysler submitted acceptable plans to receive more bailout money.President Obama and his top advisers have determined...

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Fleetwood to supply additional modular housing to U.S. Army

March 30, 2009

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced today that its Trendsetter Homes division has signed a contract to supply modular military housing to the U.S. Army for the third phase of construction at Fort...

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About 7,500 GM workers take buyout, early retirement

March 26, 2009

General Motors announced today that about 7,500 of its hourly work force have signed up to take buyout and early retirement incentives to leave the compay.GM offered all of its 62,400 hourly U.S....

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HRB prices: 'Bottom unfathomable'

March 25, 2009

In its latest release of hot-rolled band prices, SteelBenchmarker™'s headline read "bottom unfathomable."The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Chinese HRB price for March 23 fell 1.0 percent to...

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Chrysler receives Indiana Patriot Award

March 24, 2009

Chrysler LLC has been awarded the prestigious Indiana Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for its continued support of the Guard and Reserve. Major Jose Soto Perez,...

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TRUMPF receives Innovation award from Daimler

March 24, 2009

Daimler AG honored TRUMPF with its Key Supplier Award in the Innovation category on March 12, 2009, in Stuttgart, Germany as part of its Key Supplier Meeting and the 2009 Daimler Supplier Awards...

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Gallatin Steel Co announces organizational changes

March 23, 2009

Gallatin Steel, Ghent, Ky., has announced that Tobin Pospisil, current chief financial officer and general manager of Administration and Finance, has been promoted to the position of president of...

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Air Products brings third Tangshan, China air separation facility on-stream

March 19, 2009

Air Products has announced that it recently brought on-stream its third air separation facility (ASU) in Tangshan, Hebei Province, Northern China to supply oxygen, nitrogen, and liquid argon to...

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