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Manufacturing
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The biggest gain in U.S. exports in nine months helped narrow the trade deficit in March, pointing to a revival of global demand that will help the world’s largest economy strengthen. more
Nortek Inc., maker of home and office security solutions, ventilation and air management products, and heating and cooling systems, posted a first-quarter net loss of $8.6 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, a reduction from the loss of $15.1 million, or 98 cent per diluted share, reported for the same period last year. more
Textron Inc. – parent company of Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Co. and Textron Systems – reported that its net income dropped 28.6 percent in the first quarter to $85 million, or 30 cents per diluted share, due in part to restructuring costs incurred by the manufacturer’s acquisition in March of Beech Holdings LLC. more
Nortek Inc. announced Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning business of Thomas & Betts Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of international power and automation manufacturer ABB Ltd. more
James Finlay Ltd. has bought, through its wholly owned subsidiary James Finlay International Inc., 100 percent of the share capital of Autocrat LLC for an undisclosed sum. more
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported first-quarter earnings of $68.4 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, a 97.2 percent increase over the $34.7 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, reported for the same period in 2013. more
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $17.6 billion contract to General Dynamics Corp. and Newport News Shipbuilding for the next block of 10 Virginia-class submarines to be built beginning in fiscal year 2014 and continuing on to fiscal 2018. more
General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt may be moving closer to pulling off his largest-ever acquisition, even after French officials over the weekend urged Alstom SA to consider a rival offer from Germany’s Siemens AG. more
Consumer confidence rose in April to a nine-month high, showing Americans are growing more upbeat about the economy as the labor market gains traction. more
Orders for durable goods poured into American factories in March, setting up manufacturing as one of the central drivers of a rebound in economic growth during the second quarter. more
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