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Boeing/GE/Amazon deal, Schneider Electric, PG&E’s future, and more So a struggling industrial giant, a 747, and Jeff Bezos all walk in to a bar… I tend to agree with Al Root’s assessment of this mega-deal. It sounds like a cheesy joke, and it could only happen in Paris. General Electric, Boeing, and Amazon struck a […]

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FAA Grounds Boeing MAX

Delayed decision ultimately grounds 74 U.S. airliners Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 jets, of which there are 74 models currently functional in three United States airlines, have been grounded by order of the Federal Aviation Administration. The questionably delayed order came Wednesday afternoon, over three days after fatal safety flaws were found on […]

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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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Boeing in 3D

Aerospace company invests in Morf3D, an additive manufacturing company. Twice in two weeks, we’ve seen 3D printing pop up on our main news feeds. Indicator of which way the wind is blowing? Or just interesting new technology? While one was the culmination of a two-plus-year research initiative to create a fully 3D-printed electric motor, this […]

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Boeing Green

Hybrid planes for commuter flights said to be cleaner, cheaper Hybrid vehicles appear to be sincerely on their way from novelty to norm. Electric motors on aircraft are not entirely new, but the concept has yet to make real headway into the commercial market until this latest projection. Boeing’s mega-plant in Everett, Washington (the largest […]

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GE’s Grudging Exodus

Power giant blames Congress’ Ex-Im Bank decision In a widely publicized move, General Electric plans to relocate 500 of its incoming jobs to overseas locations, instead of the four U.S. sites they were initially slated for. The four casualties of the decision: Houston, TX; Greenville, SC; Schenectady, NY; and Bangor, ME. The presumable foreign benefactors: […]

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