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ULA launches Lockheed-built satellite, returning Atlas V rockets to flight Centennial-based United Launch Alliance returned its Atlas V rockets to flight Friday morning, launching a U.S. Navy communications satellite into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida. The mission carried the Navys Mobile User Objective Sys | Jun 24, 2016 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Museum of Flight doubles in space with new Pavilion The Museum of Flights immense new covered Aviation Pavilion officially opens the to public on June 25, although it certainly has been more than visible for some time. Under construction for about a year, and in the planning stages for close to three years | Jun 24, 2016 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Empire State Development grant aids Columbus McKinnon The last piece of public-sector incentives promised to the Columbus McKinnon Corp. for its new Amherst headquarters has been delivered. Empire State Development directors, late Thursday, formally approved a $340,000 grant that will help Columbus McKinnon | Jun 24, 2016 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Medtronic boosts dividend by 13 percent Medtronic will raise its quarterly dividend payouts to investors by 13 percent, the med-tech company said Friday. Marketwatch has a report on the move, which boosts the dividend from 38 cents per share to 43 cents per share. Shares of Medtronic (NYSE: MDT | Jun 24, 2016 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
General Mills promotes Jeff Harmening to president and chief operating officer General Mills Inc. has promoted Jeff Harmening to president and chief operating officer, a move that lines him up to the be the food manufacturer's next CEO. The promotion takes effect July 1, putting Harmening in the vacant roles previously held by Chair | Jun 24, 2016 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Here's why P&G just patented a laundry detergent bottle with a see-through window Procter & Gamble Co. was just issued a patent for a plastic laundry detergent bottle with a see-through window, which would work in conjunction with a tap-dispensing system to ensure all the liquid was used. Many consumers are frustrated by their experien | Jun 24, 2016 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Esco shuffles its top exec ranks Esco Corp. has promoted a key exec and added more responsibilities for its chief. As such, the company's chairman has also moved into a smaller role with the company. The Portland manufacturer revealed yesterday it has appointed Jon Owens as its president | Jun 24, 2016 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clinton's business backers take shots at Trump More than 50 prominent business executives endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Thursday, and some of them had some nasty things to say about Donald Trump, the businessman running against her. Trump would destroy much of what is great about America, sai | Jun 24, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kronospan expansion to add 160 jobs with $362M expansion Kronospan, a manufacturer of wood panel products, announced plans this week for a massive expansion in Calhoun County. According to the Anniston Star, the expansion could bring as many as 200 additional jobs to the area. The expansion will consist of four | Jun 24, 2016 12:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
GM plant in Lockport plays important role in auto manufacturing At a sprawling factory in Lockport, more than 1,100 people build thermal systems for General Motors vehicles. But even though the storied GM Components Holdings plant is owned by GM, it holds a unique place in the automotive giants business model. Most of | Jun 24, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend