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American to Put Lie-Flat Seats on Some U.S. Flights

July 24, 2012 8:02 am | by AP | News | Comments

American Airlines says it will become the first U.S. airline to put lie-flat seats in new planes used on transcontinental flights.

Minerals Technologies Inc. Signs Ninth Commercial Agreement to Deploy FulFill(TM) E-325 Technology

July 24, 2012 7:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Prestigious Papermaker in Asia to Adopt High-Filler Technology that Provides Significant Cost Savings in Reduced Fiber Consumption ---------- ...

NetApp to expand in NC, create 460 jobs in 4 years

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) — Data management software provider NetApp Inc. will create another 460 jobs in North Carolina over four years for a new high-performance computer center and will pay the new employees six-figure average salaries, Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Monday.The...


Valmet, Daimler in deal to make Mercedes-Benz cars

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Independent Finnish car manufacturer Valmet Automotive said Tuesday it has struck a deal with Daimler AG to produce more than 100,000 of the German automaker's latest Mercedes-Benz model, the A-class, to satisfy high demand ahead of the launch.The value of the agreement was not disclosed, but...

Study will monitor Pa. Marcellus gas emissions

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pennsylvania has begun a one-year air quality study in a region with heavy Marcellus Shale natural gas activity.The Department of Environmental Protection says in a release Monday that the study will focus on areas with gas processing plants and compressor stations in Washington County, about...

THQ regains Nasdaq listing compliance

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Video game publisher THQ Inc. said Tuesday that it has regained compliance with the minimum stock price requirement to continue to be listed on the Nasdaq.The Nasdaq Global Select Market, where THQ is listed, requires that companies close at $1 per share or higher for at least 10 consecutive...

Protesters urge EPA to reject Arctic waiver

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by DAN JOLING - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

About a dozen Alaskans rallied Monday outside the Anchorage federal building to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to reject Shell Oil's request for a waiver of requirements in the company's air permit, which it needs to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic Ocean.A rejection of the...

GM shuts down Brazilian plant

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors Co. says it has temporarily shut down its eight production units near Sao Paulo amid fears of unspecified action by a local union that warns of imminent mass dismissals.The auto company says in a statement Tuesday that it closed down its plants and...


Group criticizes Enbridge's safety record

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An environmental group says Enbridge Inc., thecompany whose ruptured pipeline dumped 800,000 gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River, has a long history of spills.Wednesday is the second anniversary of the spill near Marshall, Mich.The National Wildlife Federation says Enbridge had 804 pipeline...

'Tough' 2Q expected for United Technologies

July 24, 2012 7:50 am | by STEPHEN SINGER - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

United Technologies Corp. will release its second-quarter earnings results before the markets open on Thursday.WHAT TO LOOK FOR: The conglomerate, based in Hartford, Conn., makes jet engines, elevators, heating and cooling equipment for homes and businesses and other aerospace and building...

How to Design Craftsmanship Into Woodworking Tools

July 24, 2012 7:47 am | by | Videos | Comments

Lee Valley Tools design engineers are "judged against history" when developing new products.

Earhart Search Returning to HI Without Plane Pics

July 24, 2012 7:42 am | by Oskar Garcia, Associated Press | News | Comments

A $2.2 million expedition that hoped to find wreckage from famed aviator Amelia Earhart's final flight is on its way back to Hawaii without the dramatic, conclusive plane images searchers were hoping to attain.  

Sensor Fusion

July 24, 2012 7:38 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech ’s (Pittsburgh, PA) Sensor Fusion is a 3U data acquisition device integrated with their Automation 3200 (A3200) motion controller to provide precise time alignment of motion and data acquisition functions.

New Solder Pad Design

July 24, 2012 7:34 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Osram Opto Semiconductors (Sunnyvale, CA) has now developed a concept for uniform solder pads based on the Oslon LED family

Reverse Mount Micro USB Connectors

July 24, 2012 7:28 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Global Connector Technology ( Wrentham , MA ) has announced a Micro USB2.0 connector for top mount PCB applications.


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