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Boeing can't build 737s fast enough, but a veteran analyst says planned increases are unlikely An aerospace analyst predicts Boeing and Airbus are unlikely to increase production of their popular single-aisle jets the 737 and A321neo, respectively as they previously promised. Amid growing signs of an aerospace downturn, AirInsight analyst Addison S | Jan 18, 2017 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airbus lands $8.6 billion narrow-body order from Saudi Arabia Airbus has reached an agreement with Flynas, a Saudi Arabian budget airline, for 60 A320neo narrow-body aircraft. The company said in a press release that the airline also converted 20 existing orders to A320neo jets, bringing its total firm orders for th | Jan 18, 2017 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fischer USA plans $3M expansion in Racine Fischer USA Inc., a Racine company that produces high-speed spindles used for aerospace and other applications, is proposing a $3 million expansion of the existing plant thats expected to create up to 20 jobs. The company intends to purchase 32,760 square | Jan 18, 2017 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tesla is giving away 4 free cars, with a catch Tesla drivers are some of the company's biggest brand ambassadors, answering questions in grocery store parking lots and taking curious onlookers for a spin around the block, while showing off features like Autopilot and quick charging. Not surprisingly, | Jan 18, 2017 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Houston high-tech manufacturing company raises additional cash Houston-based Macrofab Inc. has closed an additional $3.05 million in funding to help development for the consumer and industrial manufacturing company. The seed round is the second for the company. The first round closed in July 2015 and included funding | Jan 18, 2017 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mattel names Google exec as CEO Mattel Inc. found its newest top executive in the ranks of the world's foremost technology company. The El Segundo, California-based toymaker announced Tuesday that it has named Google executive Margaret Georgiadis as chief executive officer, effective Fe | Jan 18, 2017 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
General Mills VC unit puts more money into kale chips General Mills Inc.'s venture capital arm is leading a $6 million investment round in Rhythm Superfoods, a company that makes organic snacks like kale chips and broccoli bites. Fortune reports on the funding, which is actually General Mills' second helping | Jan 18, 2017 12:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Behind the deal: Analyst weighs in on local impact of $49B Reynolds sale to BAT Late last year, Greensboro-based deal adviser Lee Lloyd predicted that negotiations between Winston-Salem-based Reynolds American Inc. and British American Tobacco would continue in 2017 after the North Carolina company rejected an offer of $47 billion fr | Jan 18, 2017 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
French firm with U.S. headquarters in DFW announces merger to create $16B company Essilor a massive eyeglasses manufacturer based in France that hosts its U.S. headquarters in Dallas announced a merger with Luxottica (NYSE: LUX), the company that manufactures popular sunglasses brands such as Ray-Ban and Oakley, in a deal valued at $24 | Jan 18, 2017 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bator Industrial Doors moving to Nussbaum Center, plans major expansion Bator Industrial Doors is moving its North American operations to the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro. The company had been leasing a small space in downtown Greensboro. Bator is based in Sweden and was founded in 1956. Its time in the | Jan 18, 2017 11:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend