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  • newSTAFDA Wraps Up Phoenix Convention

    STAFDA Wraps Up Phoenix Convention

    Industry BriefIt was another mad race to the finish line as members of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA) registered for the 42nd Annual Convention & Trade Show in Phoenix.Contributed Author: STAFDATopics: Association…
    - 54 mins ago, 15 Nov 18, 10:51am -
  • newAir Products, Sonatrach Sign Industrial Gases Agreements in Algeria

    Air Products, Sonatrach Sign Industrial Gases Agreements in Algeria

    Industry BriefAir Products, a global industrial gas company, and Sonatrach, a state-owned oil and gas company in Africa, have signed two gas production and delivery agreements.Contributed Author: Air ProductsTopics: Company Expansion & Consolidatio…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Nov 18, 10:43am -
  • newPraxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Fulcrum’s Sierra Biofuels Plant

    Praxair Signs Long-Term Agreement to Supply Fulcrum’s Sierra Biofuels Plant

    Industry BriefPraxair, Inc. announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to Fulcrum BioEnergy’s Sierra BioFuels Plant in Storey County, Nevada.Contributed Author: Praxair, Inc.Topics: Company Expansion & Consolidation
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Nov 18, 10:38am -
  • newBluetarp Financial Releases Q3 Building Supply Index

    Bluetarp Financial Releases Q3 Building Supply Index

    Industry BriefThe Q3 2018 12-month trailing average, which accounts for seasonality, hit an all-time high at 134.05, up from 132.46 in Q2 2018. Contributed Author: BlueTarp FinancialTopics: Economic Trends
    - 20 hours ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:33pm -
  • Bossard Group Expands in China

    Bossard Group Expands in China

    Industry BriefThe Bossard Group is strengthening its market position in China as a supplier of high-quality fastening solutions.Contributed Author: The Bossard GroupTopics: Company Expansion & Consolidation
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 11:14am -
  • Johnson Controls Set to Sell Power Solutions Business

    Johnson Controls Set to Sell Power Solutions Business

    Industry BriefJohnson Controls International announced a definitive agreement to sell its Power Solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners in a cash transaction valued at $13.2 billion.Contributed Aut…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 11:07am -
  • SBP Holdings to Acquire Dakota Fluid Power

    SBP Holdings to Acquire Dakota Fluid Power

    Industry BriefSBP Holdings will acquire Dakota Fluid Power and subsidiaries with closing scheduled for Dec. 3, 2018Contributed Author: SBPTopics: Mergers and Acquisitions
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 10:59am -
  • Ramping up Sales and Brand-Building Effort With Strategic Learning

    Ramping up Sales and Brand-Building Effort With Strategic Learning

    ArticleA manufacturer’s learning and development strategy and tactics may be one of its best weapons if deployed widely. Contributed Author: Matt Dedeluk
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 10:53am -
  • Report: Growth Continues, but Tariff Fears Take Toll Putting Profitability at Risk

    Report: Growth Continues, but Tariff Fears Take Toll Putting Profitability at Risk

    Industry BriefMiddle market companies turned in another strong, high-growth performance, but concern over costs and supply chain shifts, predominantly driven by tariffs, is increasing among executives. Contributed Author: National Center for the Mid…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 9:24am -
  • October PMI Ticks Down Slightly

    October PMI Ticks Down Slightly

    Data FocusEconomic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 114th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.Contributed Autho…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 9:08am -

London Evening Standard: Transport

    National Journal: Transportation

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    • Best Business Books 2018: Narratives

      Best Business Books 2018: Narratives

      The best business books of the past year in the genre of narrative cover different terrain but also have a great deal in common. Diana Henriques's A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History explains how…
      - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 1:00am -
    • The Power of Price Points

      The Power of Price Points

      Once you understand how the airlines use "basic economy," you can begin to appreciate how customer segmentation can be beneficial to your business.
      - 29 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 1:00am -
    • Business Leaders as Catalysts for Change

      Business Leaders as Catalysts for Change

      Innovation and leadership have always been closely linked. Part eight of s+b's "Inside the Mind of the CEO" series is an interview with the chief executive of a multi-industrial producer of intelligent buildings and energy storage solutions. The in…
      - 4 Apr 18, 1:00am -
    • Can Aerospace and Defense Companies Meet Their Great Expectations?

      Can Aerospace and Defense Companies Meet Their Great Expectations?

      To meet investors' expectations for profitable growth, Aerospace & Defense companies will have to change strategy. Instead of returning capital to shareholders through stock buybacks and dividends, they will have to invest aggressively in profitable…
      - 1 Feb 18, 1:00am -
    • Rewards Cards Test the Limits of Customer Loyalty

      Rewards Cards Test the Limits of Customer Loyalty

      How I liberated myself from points and why it matters to your company.
      - 25 Jan 18, 1:00am -
    • Innovating the Mundane

      Innovating the Mundane

      Space tourism and self-driving cars are exciting to ponder, but what about just making our current systems work better?
      - 31 Oct 17, 1:00am -
    • Are Overly Optimistic Leaders Forgetting Their History?

      Are Overly Optimistic Leaders Forgetting Their History?

      When economic times are good, it's easy to fall into the trap of expecting that growth will only continue.
      - 3 Oct 17, 1:00am -
    • Get Ready for the Silicon Military

      Get Ready for the Silicon Military

      A new arms race of robotic, autonomous weaponry is just starting. Tanks and aircraft carriers will operate largely without people. Some countries will be stronger and others more vulnerable. This will make war safer for soldiers but more dangerous…
      - 8 Aug 17, 1:00am -
    • The Automaker's Dilemma: Getting More Impact from Innovation Capital

      The Automaker's Dilemma: Getting More Impact from Innovation Capital

      The auto industry is making massive R&D investments in safety, connectivity, and autonomy -- so far without good returns.
      - 27 Jul 17, 1:00am -
    • Travelers Are Suffering from the "Last Mile" Problem

      Travelers Are Suffering from the "Last Mile" Problem

      Although the transportation of people and goods has gotten cheaper, faster, and safer, low infrastructure investment has created frustrating bottlenecks.
      - 11 Jul 17, 1:00am -

    The Economist: Transportation

    The Guardian: Automotive

    • newAston Martin ready to fly car parts to UK if Brexit deal collapses
      Carmaker pursues ‘no deal’ contingency plans as third-quarter sales nearly double Aston Martin is ready to fly car parts into the UK and switch to new supply routes across the channel to ensure it can keep production going if the Brexit agreement…
      - 2 hours ago, 15 Nov 18, 9:40am -
    • newDiesel pollution stunts children’s lung growth, London study shows
      Research carried out in London also shows charging polluting trucks had no effect on healthPollution from diesel vehicles is stunting the growth of children’s lungs, leaving them damaged for life, a major study has found.The research, conducted wit…
      - 17 hours ago, 14 Nov 18, 6:30pm -
    • Tesla: Robyn Denholm named as new chair to replace Elon Musk
      Denholm, one of two female directors on the board, assumes her new role immediatelyTesla has appointed Robyn Denholm as chair of its board, replacing the electric carmaker’s billionaire founder Elon Musk.The move, which was forced on the company by…
      - 7 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 2:49pm -
    • New blow for UK car industry as European parts factories close
      Michelin and Schaeffler to close UK plants with 1,400 jobs at riskMore than 1,400 British jobs are at risk after two European suppliers of car parts, Schaeffler and Michelin, announced plans to close UK factories in a blow to the wider automotive ind…
      - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 1:01pm -
    • UK services growth hits seven-month low amid Brexit uncertainty
      Hotels, restaurants, transport and finance weaken, as new car sales also fall in OctoberThe risk of a disorderly Brexit and growing signs of weakness in the world economy are combining to drag several UK business sectors close to stalling point in th…
      - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 5:42am -
    • Jaguar Land Rover workers face job cut fears after £90m loss
      Carmaker has £2.5bn plan to reduce costs as sales fall in China and EuropeThe 40,000 British employees of Jaguar Land Rover face the prospect of further job cuts after Britain’s biggest carmaker launched a £2.5bn plan to reduce costs and free up…
      - 15 days ago, 31 Oct 18, 3:43pm -
    • Bentley becomes latest carmaker to warn of no-deal Brexit damage
      Firm says sales and investment would be hit and its Crewe factory may close temporarilyBentley has become the latest carmaker to warn that failure to reach a Brexit deal would hurt its sales and ability to invest, and would lead to a temporary shutdo…
      - 16 days ago, 30 Oct 18, 9:11am -
    • Car industry shares rally after reports of China vehicle tax cut
      Financial stocks also boosted by HSBC results as FTSE 100 enjoys best day for weeksShares in carmakers were boosted on Monday by a report that China is considering cutting vehicle sales tax to boost demand, helping European stock markets rebound afte…
      - 17 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 4:01pm -
    • Take-up of car finance deals slows as appetite for diesel wanes
      British consumers rein in borrowing money for cars amid falling vehicle salesBritish consumers have reined in their borrowing on car finance deals amid falling vehicle sales triggered by new emissions tests.Figures from the Bank of England showed ann…
      - 17 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 10:51am -
    • Tesla announces high profits in quarter where Musk was embroiled in scandals
      Company made profit of $312m and revenues were at $6.82bn in period where Musk called diver ‘pedo’ and was fined by SECThe past three months have been the worst of times and the best of times for Tesla. The troubled electric car company announced…
      - 22 days ago, 24 Oct 18, 8:08pm -

    The Guardian: Low Emission Cars

    • Shell starts rollout of ultrafast electric car chargers in Europe
      First in network of chargers three times faster than current models installed near ParisShell has stepped up its move into electric vehicle infrastructure with the installation of its first ultrafast charging points in western Europe – but they are…
      - 21 days ago, 25 Oct 18, 12:20pm -
    • Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides
      Ride-hailing app to charge extra 15p per mile to help drivers pay for electric carsUber will charge its customers in London an extra 15p per mile on every trip to help its drivers buy electric cars.The ride-hailing app hopes to create a £200m fund f…
      - 23 days ago, 23 Oct 18, 7:34am -
    • Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore – with 2021 launch planned
      Brexiter-led firm chose site of plant because of proximity to ‘high-growth markets’ in AsiaThe prominent Brexit backer Sir James Dyson has chosen Singapore over the UK as the manufacturing base for his firm’s new electric car, as it steps up pl…
      - 23 days ago, 23 Oct 18, 5:06am -
    • 'Ultra rapid' electric car charging network coming to Australia
      Chargefox stations will allow drivers to charge electric vehicles in just minutesDrivers travelling between Australia’s major cities could soon charge their electric vehicles in just 15 minutes with a super-fast network being rolled out across the…
      - 25 days ago, 21 Oct 18, 10:13pm -
    • MPs call for ban on petrol and diesel car sales by 2032
      UK risks falling behind global switch to electric vehicles with ‘unambitious’ target of 2040, says committeeMPs have urged ministers to bring forward their ban on new petrol and diesel car sales by eight years to 2032, to avoid the UK being left…
      - 28 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 7:01pm -
    • Scrapping UK grants for hybrid cars 'astounding', says industry
      Government ends incentives to buy new hybrids and cuts those for electric vehiclesIncentives for consumers to buy hybrid and electric cars rather than diesel or petrol alternatives have been slashed by the government, adding thousands of pounds to th…
      - 34 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 9:42am -
    • Nissan censured by ad watchdog over electric car claims
      Carmarker had suggested Leaf could largely replenish battery capacity within an hourThe UK advertising watchdog has ruled Nissan made misleading claims about how fast its flagship electric car can be recharged, marking the first time a car manufactur…
      - 37 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 7:01pm -
    • The Trump administration has entered Stage 5 climate denial | Dana Nuccitelli
      If we’re already doomed to disastrous climate change, then there’s no reason to cut carbon pollution, argues the Trump administrationSeveral years ago, I wrote about the five stages of climate denial:In 2013 @dana1981 wrote about the 5 stages of…
      - 38 days ago, 8 Oct 18, 6:00am -
    • Electric car prices to soar as axe falls on green subsidies
      Pressure on Philip Hammond for extra money to save grants for low-emission vehiclesThousands of pounds will be added to the price of some electric and hybrid vehicles as one of the government’s main green initiatives falls victim to cuts, the Obser…
      - 39 days ago, 7 Oct 18, 1:00am -
    • Car sales fall in UK with industry's worst September since financial crisis
      Consumer uncertainty, new testing rules and decline of diesel lead to 20% fall, says SMMTUK sales of new cars plunged by a fifth in September as new emissions tests caused delivery backlogs, while waning appetite for diesel cars and weaker consumer c…
      - 42 days ago, 4 Oct 18, 6:57am -
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