Industrial Goods Companies Meet Safety Requirements, Make Donations, Report Changes, New Contracts and Appointments - Research

 Industrial Goods Companies Meet Safety Requirements, Make Donations, Report
 Changes, New Contracts and Appointments - Research Report on Fluor, Northrop
                  Grumman, Parker, General Dynamics, and ITW

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NEW YORK, September 16, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Fluor
Corporation (NYSE: FLR), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), Parker
Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD), and
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Fluor Corporation Research Report

On September 4, 2013, Fluor Corporation (Fluor) announced that its joint
venture with American Bridge was able to meet the seismic safety opening
requirements to allow Caltrans to open the new East Span of the San Francisco
Oakland Bay Bridge. According to the Company, the Bay Bridge was officially
opened to traffic on Labor Day evening. As stated by Fluor, the American
Bridge/Fluor Joint Venture (ABFJV) was originally awarded the Self-Anchored
Suspension Span of the Bay Bridge project in March 2006. According to the
Company, ABFJV's Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) has transformed the Bay
Bridge's appearance with its unique, asymmetric design, and with a full SAS
span length of approximately 2,050 feet, the SAS is the largest and longest
single-tower, self-anchored suspension bridge in the world. The Full Research
Report on Fluor Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Northrop Grumman Corporation Research Report

On September 10, 2013, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman)
announced that the Company recently donated two Cessna 400 Series aircraft for
training purposes to the Georgia Northwestern Technical College, continuing
its commitment to the educational development of future science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM) engineers. According to the Company, this
donation will further the college's ability to provide maintenance students
hands-on training in aircraft maintenance, as well as in obtaining aircraft
maintenance certifications. As stated by Northrop, both aircraft were highly
modified to perform aerial mapping work using high-speed digital camera
systems and laser equipment and were capable of detailed topographic survey
mapping. Further, the Company informed that the aircraft will be used to train
students to operate aircraft on the ground, taxi procedures and safety
training. They will also be able to perform airframe and engine inspections.
The Full Research Report on Northrop Grumman Corporation - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


Parker Hannifin Corporation Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Parker Hannifin Corporation (Parker) released
supplemental sales information on three global technology platforms within its
Diversified Industrial Segment. The Company stated that it will have two
reporting segments beginning in FY 2014, Diversified Industrial and Aerospace
System, and Parker will continue providing supplemental sales and
profitability data for North America and International within the Diversified
Industrial Segment. Chairman, CEO, and President, Don Washkewicz commented,
"Parker has been transformed significantly through the successful
implementation of the Win Strategy. We believe providing this additional
information will bring more transparency to investors about Parker's
underlying businesses and will broaden awareness of our competitive strengths.
The information highlights our global presence, sales channels, end markets,
products and applications and showcases the breadth of technologies across our
Diversified Industrial Segment that we draw on to meet our customers' needs."
The Full Research Report on Parker Hannifin Corporation - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


General Dynamics Corp. Research Report

On September 10, 2013, General Dynamics Corp. (General Dynamics) announced
that the US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded a $118
million contract to its business unit, General Dynamics Land Systems, to
convert 66 flat-bottom Stryker infantry combat vehicles to a newer, more
survivable double-V hull (DVH) design. According to the Company, deliveries of
the vehicles will begin in July 2014 and be completed by February 2015. The
Company reported that in year 2012, the Army partnered with General Dynamics
and launched a Stryker DVH-exchange pilot program to validate the components
from traditional Stryker flat-bottom variants can be quickly refurbished and
installed on a new, more survivable double-V hull variant, at less cost than
producing a new vehicle. Subsequently, in April 2013, General Dynamics and the
Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama, successfully completed the DVH pilot
program and delivered 52 Stryker vehicles on time and under budget. The
Company further informed that the final assembly work will be performed at the
Anniston Army Depot and will help to sustain the jobs of 80 employees who
support the program, and the contract will also preserve several jobs at
General Dynamics' plant in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Full Research Report on
General Dynamics Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Illinois Tool Works Inc. Research Report

On September 9, 2013, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) announced the election of
Michael M. Larsen as the Company's Senior Vice President and CFO by ITW's
Board of Directors. Commenting on the appointment, President and CEO Scott
Santi said, "We are pleased to welcome Michael to the ITW team. Michael is a
proven leader who brings considerable financial, operational, and senior
leadership experience to ITW. I am confident that he will be an excellent
addition to ITW's executive leadership team as our CFO." The Full Research
Report on Illinois Tool Works Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: []



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