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Life Fitness makes changes in executive level
Sep 9, 2019 8:46 AM
Life Fitness announced several changes to the company's executive leadership team.
Brunswick creates Aluminum Boat Group
Sep 5, 2019 10:53 AM
Brunswick Corp. announced the formation of the Aluminum Boat Group, another step in its plan to focus on its boating and marine equipment businesses.
Illinois farmers, manufacturers push for trade agreements
By Greg Bishop
Aug 28, 2019 1:23 PM
Chicago's Federal Reserve branch projects slower economic growth. Illinois' major industries say getting trade deals in place with Canada, Mexico and Japan would be a boost for growth.
AKHAN Semiconductor issued key patent in Korea
Aug 23, 2019 1:00 AM
AKHAN Semiconductor, a technology company specializing in the fabrication and application of lab-grown, electronics-grade diamonds, has been issued a patent by the Korean Intellectual Property Office covering a method for the fabrication of diamond semiconductor materials.
Molex opens new research center
Aug 22, 2019 9:57 AM
Molex recently opened a new research and development facility in Bridgewater, N.J.
Atkore International acquires Cor-Tek brand
Aug 22, 2019 9:40 AM
Atkore International Group said it has acquired the assets of Rocky Mountain Colby Pipe Company, a producer of PVC conduit and duct products sold under the Cor-Tek brand name.
Ideal Industries chairman and CEO to retire
Aug 21, 2019 10:34 AM
Jim James, chairman and CEO of Ideal Insustries Incs. will retire on Jan. 31, 2020, the company announced.
Northrop Grumman gets $200M Air Force order
Aug 20, 2019 9:58 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp. has received a $200 million order for Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure systems and support from the U.S. Air Force.
Analysis: The solution to saving U.S. automakers isn't tariffs, it's empowering workers
Aug 18, 2019 6:00 AM
Instead of bringing back auto jobs, the auto industry has cut more of its U.S. workforce during the Trump presidency, with Ford Motor and General Motors recently announcing plant closings and layoffs.
Anixter opens new facility in California
Aug 16, 2019 3:16 PM
Anixter Inc. recently celebrated the opening of its new office in Roseville, California, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.
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