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Japanese steel industry welcomes end to dumping case

February 7, 2005

"The Japanese steel industry is gratified that the U.S. steel industry has chosen not to appeal the decision of the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) uupholding the March 2000 determination of...

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Fuel cell useful links

February 7, 2005

Here are some sources for manufacturing projects related to alternative energies:1. Hydrogen Fuel CellFuelCell Energy Co. - www.fce.com/site/products/manufacturing.htmlUnited Technologies - www.utcpower.comElectroChem, Inc. - www.fuelcell.comGas Technology Institute - www.gastechnology.orgATI...

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Manufacturing employment declined in January

February 4, 2005

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 146,000 in January and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Job growth...

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Deere & Company opens operation in Russia

February 4, 2005

Deere & Company has opened an assembly facility in Orenburg, Russia to provide seeding carts and air seeding tools to customers in Russia and other CIS markets.Establishing the assembly operation in...

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Airgas names vice president–hardgoods

February 4, 2005

Airgas Inc. has appointed David E. Levin as vice president–hardgoods, with responsibility for product management of all welding/MRO hardgoods and safety products. Levin had been vice...

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Alcan appoints executive vice president

February 3, 2005

Alcan Inc. has announced that Michael Hanley has been appointed executive vice president of the company and is joining the Office of the President. Hanley will retain his responsibilities as president...

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Forum to help Great Lakes area manufacturers compete

February 2, 2005

More than 50 organizations from several states and the province of Ontario are partnering to present the Great Lakes Manufacturing Forum, March 3–4 at the Westin Hotel at Detroit Metropolitan...

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Manufacturing activity grows for 20th consecutive month

February 1, 2005

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in January for the 20th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 39th consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the...

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Toyota celebrates Tijuana Plant grand opening

February 1, 2005

Baja California Governor Eugenio Elorduy joined state and local leaders and Toyota associates and executives today for the grand opening celebration of Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Baja California...

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Fuel cell-powered forklift demonstrated at GM facility

February 1, 2005

General Motors (GM) of Canada Ltd. and Hydrogenics Corp. today demonstrated a fuel-cell powered forklift supported by an onsite hydrogen fueling station at a GM facility.Hydrogenics is leading a...

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10 steps to winning a government contract - Step 2

February 1, 2005

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So you're ready to go after the biggest customer in the world: the U.S. federal government. It's time to go to that "buyer" and "sell" your company and what it can do. But before you sell to anyone, first you need to realize whom you're dealing with. The federal government is not a single entity, but a collection of usually small buying activities that work separately to purchase or procure the items they are told to get.

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Mid-South MSCI to host manufacturing meeting in Atlanta

January 31, 2005

The Mid-South Chapter of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on manufacturing in Atlanta on February 24.Event speakers include Stephen Makarewicz, president of the...

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Timken to modify specialty steel pricing policy

January 31, 2005

Timken Latrobe Steel, a subsidiary of The Timken Company, announced that it is changing its pricing policy to "price in effect at time of shipment" to select market segments, effective with shipments...

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Parker Hannifin elects Kennametal executive to board

January 27, 2005

Parker Hannifin Corp. has elected Markos I. Tambakeras, chairman, president, and CEO of Kennametal Inc., to its board of directors in the class whose term continues through 2006. He will join the...

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2004 increase in durable-goods demand highest in 10 years

January 27, 2005

In December, new orders for manufactured durable goods, items made to last three years or more, increased $1.2 billion or 0.6 percent to $200.3 billion, the Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau...

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