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Boeing profits soar, confirming 2015 forecasts (IW)
on 04/23/2015

Aerospace giant Boeing reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net profit increased 38% from a year ago and reaffirmed its 2015 forecasts for financial results and deliveries.

Net earnings totaled $1.34 billion in the first three months of the year, compared with $965 million in the 201...

IBM teams with Apple, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson on artificial intelligence health progr
on 04/15/2015

IBM on Monday announced alliances with Apple (IW 500/4) and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices.

IBM (IW 500/11) is collaborating with Apple, Medtronic (IW 500/77), andJ...

Medtronic, South Dakota researcher team up for stent to treat risky aneurysm (PD)
on 04/14/2015

A South Dakota surgeon has teamed up with researchers at Medtronic’s Santa Rosa division to develop a new stent graft system for keeping blood flowing to key organs in patients with a rare aortic aneurysm that spans the chest and abdomen, the company announced Tuesday.

The system, c...

Alcoa Earnings Rise Despite Large Restructuring Costs (IW)
on 04/09/2015

Alcoa reported stronger first-quarter earnings on growing demand from its aerospace and automotive operations on Wednesday, even as restructuring costs again weighed on results.

The metals giant, the first large industrial company to report quarterly results, notched net income of $1...

Tesla first-quarter car deliveries rise above 10,000 (WSJ)
on 04/07/2015

Tesla Motors Inc. said it delivered 10,030 vehicles in the first quarter, the latest indication the company’s slow and steady sales growth needs to kick into overdrive to meet Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ambitious sales goals.

Deliveries over the first three months of 2015 cam...

At Boeing, innovation means small steps, not giant leaps (WSJ)
on 04/07/2015

After a turbulent decade, Boeing Co. is rethinking its formula for innovation.

The 99-year-old aerospace giant long has focused on developing new technologies that it reserved for big projects every 15 years or so to craft the fastest—and farthest-flying jetliners—such as its ...

Qualcomm at the Galaxy’s Edge
on 04/07/2015

Qualcomm has not been ejected from 

Winchester Electronics to be seen on Manufacturing Marvels®
on 04/06/2015

Winchester Electronics Corporation (“Winchester”) will be the showcased company on Manufacturing Marvels® airing on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 on The Fox Business Network® between the times of 9:30pm EST and 9:50pm EST.

This video was shot at various Winchester Electronics...

Manufacturing Leadership Summit 2015: New Era of Creative Manufacturing
on 04/02/2015

How will the new era of creativity, collaboration and connectivity help manufacturers achieve greater operational flexibility and excellence in the face of rapid change? How will manufacturers embrace the Internet of Things and new intelligent machines? How will companies increase supply chain...

How we recruit young talent to manufacturing
on 04/01/2015

Over the next 10 years, the United States will need to fill 3.5 million manufacturing jobs, according to new research from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute – but 2 million of those jobs are likely to go unfilled due to lack of skilled employees.

Part of the difficultly in ...

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