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Honeywell moves headquarters Manufacturing mammoth Honeywell is moving its headquarters from North Jersey to…North Carolina. Continuing a trend of American manufacturers moving their bases out of major cities due to tax benefits, Honeywell will relocate to Charlotte. The company said around 750 employees will remain at the Morris Plains, N.J. location, which was prime real […]

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Original Recipe

Kentucky’s EMI moving to new location in Henderson A long-running motor shop in Kentucky officially moved into a new facility. Electric Motors, Inc., of Henderson, Ky., has been at it for nearly 70 years. 2018 has seen the company make its biggest move…without leaving the American town it occupied for that period. The ribbon-cutting pictured […]

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Siemens’ Big Play Potential

Selected by Boeing for automation; SGRE signs large Russian contract In less than a week to start December, Siemens has inked deals with Boeing and Ruselprom. The company is living up to its reputation as a “major player in the industry” or “industry leader”…all the phrases we tend to see in press releases but that […]

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One Million EVs

Milestone for sale of the American electric car Edison Electric Institute (Washington, D.C.) hosted a summit November 30 to recognize a historic time for the electric vehicle. Not long after Europe reached the threshold of one million electric cars on the road, the United States followed suit. That mark was reached some time in late […]

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Beloit-Tightening

Regal to sell drives & systems business Regal Beloit announced that it agreed to sell its highly engineered drives and control systems business (Regal Drive Technologies) for an undisclosed amount. The other party to the transaction is an associate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Regal Drive Technologies is primarily engaged in manufacturing starters, engineered controls […]

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French Riots

Cost of diesel heightens frustrations to breaking point Prices of fuel in Europe are peaking to a crescendo of public frustration. In Paris, tear gas and water cannons were enlisted to disperse protesters after a second week of demonstrations against the rising costs of fuel, namely of the diesel variety. Violence erupted on the Champs-Elysées […]

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PG&E Updates

Federal judge demands answers about utility’s role in wildfire Updating a previous item, California’s primary utility is facing increased scrutiny connected to the “Camp Fire” wildfire that is devastating a large portion of the state. A federal judge overseeing PG&E’s criminal probation from the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion is demanding answers from the utility […]

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Steel Dynamics

EAF flat roll steel mill to be constructed in U.S. Steel Dynamics, Inc., the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based manufacturer, announced Monday that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to construct “a new state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill in the United States,” per a company press release. This is big news—even before it […]

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Climate Report

Contents shock public, arouse political scrutiny The U.S. released a federal climate report November 23, outlining detailed projections that racked the nerves of much of the country and planet. Those paying attention to renewable energy and climate change in recent years are likely aware of many of the statistics, but the report, which was backed […]

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Motor Mouths

General Motors announces plant closings; Trump weighs in The president voiced disapproval at plant closings earlier this week, specifically targeting General Motors for three planned shutdowns in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland. Clouded, perhaps, by the ensuing public and political upheaval, the debate proves noteworthy for the fact that electric vehicles were raised as a bargaining […]

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