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Applied Industrial Technologies Receives Three Prestigious Awards

July 23, 2012 11:54 am | by Applied Industrial Technologies | News | Comments

Applied Industrial Technologies ( NYSE: AIT ) is the only company to have ever received three awards in the same year from Eastman Chemical Company as part of their Eastman Supplier Excellence Program (ESEP).

Caterpillar to Sell Part of Bucyrus Business

July 23, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Caterpillar Inc. said Monday that its global mining business has agreed to sell part of its Bucyrus equipment distribution business in Canada to Hewitt Equipment Ltd., its authorized dealer in that region.Financial terms were not disclosed.The deal with Hewitt is part of Caterpillar's strategy...

Chicago Bridge gets gas job worth more than $225M

July 23, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. NV said Monday that it won a contract worth more than $225 million to build a gas-storage facility in Australia.The company said it was hired in 2010 by AGL Energy Ltd. to begin engineering and design work on the project at Tomago in New South Wales.Under the new...

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Earnings Preview: 3M

July 23, 2012 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3M Co., the iconic maker of Post-Its and Scotch Tape, is expected to report slightly higher second quarter results on Thursday, as weakness overseas is buoyed by growth at home.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: 3M's comments on economic growth.Like many other of the world's largest companies, from McDonald's...

Webscan Announces Their Attendance at the Annual Labelexpo

July 23, 2012 11:47 am | by Webscan | News | Comments

Webscan President, Glenn Spitz, will be attending the Labelexpo to showcase Webscan’s newest products.  

Earnings Preview: Boeing to report 2Q results

July 23, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Investors will want to see indications of whether Boeing Co.'s two halves — defense and commercial airplanes — are headed in opposite directions when the company reports second-quarter results on Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Boeing has two distinct businesses: One that makes commercial...

Rural Mo. town serves as health care experiment

July 23, 2012 10:50 am | by DAVID A. LIEB - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Polishing off his pork and beans at the local senior center, Gentry Malcom politely passes on the peas and broccoli still sitting on his plastic food tray. He's finished eating, but not done talking about how a heart attack nearly killed him a decade ago.Malcom is still upset about a $1,600...

Covering the Colorado Massacre; Right Takes on Romney - Part 2

July 23, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

xfdls CNN-RELIABLE-SOURCES-01 KURTZ: Plus, the media seem to love her.SWISHER: Well,...

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Regulators clear Dell's purchase of Quest Software

July 23, 2012 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Dell Inc.'s $2.4 billion purchase of Quest Software Inc.On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission sent out its list of transactions that have won early clearance from regulators. It means the acquisition can proceed as planned. Such deals can be cleared...

Long-Time Mahr Federal Employee Honored by ASME

July 23, 2012 10:36 am | by Mahr Federal | News | Comments

In a ceremony at Mahr Federal headquarters in Providence, RI, long-time Mahr Federal employee Frederick G. Parsons was honored by ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) with the Patrick Higgins Medal.

Station-Bound Cargo Craft Launches from Japan

July 23, 2012 9:50 am | News | Comments

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer Vehicle, or HTV3, launched aboard an H-IIB launch vehicle from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan at 10:06 p.m. EDT Friday (11:06 a.m. Saturday, Japan time) to begin a weeklong journey to the International Space Station.

Coach USA buys 9 Coach America companies

July 23, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Coach USA has wrapped up its purchase of nine Coach America companies.New Jersey-based Coach USA on Monday said the bus line deal announced May 18 has been completed. Further terms were not immediately released.The agreement includes Texas-based Kerrville Bus Company, with offices in Austin,...

News Corp brands education business Amplify

July 23, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

News Corp. is naming its grade school education business Amplify.The unit, which is being spun off from News Corp. along with newspapers, brings together the student assessment software business Wireless Generation and partners it with AT&T.Joel Klein, the former New York City schools who...

Researchers Develop Laser Technology to Fight Cancer

July 23, 2012 9:44 am | by University of Tennessee at Knoxville | News | Comments

Researchers at the Center for Laser Applications at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma have developed a technology that goes on a "seek and destroy" mission for cancerous tumors.

Medusa Reimagined: Reverse Engineering a Jellyfish

July 23, 2012 9:40 am | by Caltech | News | Comments

A team led by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Harvard University have flipped the Medusa fable on its head: turning a solid element—silicon—and muscle cells into a freely swimming "jellyfish."

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