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FreightCar America, Inc. announced that James“ Jim” America joined the company as Vice President, Human Resources on August 29, 2016.“ We are extremely pleased to have Jim join FreightCar America as our new Vice President, Human Resources. We are confident that Jim will be an inspirational leader, who enhances the company’ s organizational capability through the implementation of best practices in human resources policies and programs,” said Joseph E. McNeely,..."/>
FreightCar America Inc. Announces Appointment of Jim America as Vice President, Human Resources
Banc of California, a banking brand started in 2013 after the merger of several small institutions, is linking up with the Los Angeles Football Club."/>
7 reasons companies put their names on stadiums [The Orange County Register]
Meritor, Inc. announced today that employees at its World Headquarters completed 3,970 pushups as part of a worldwide viral pushup challenge to honor those who serve and raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention. In addition, the company contributed $5,000 from the Meritor Trust to provide outreach and resources for active-duty members and veterans. On average each day, 22 veterans commit suicide."/>
Meritor Employees Complete 3,970 Pushups to Raise Awareness of Issues Affecting Veterans through 22KILL Viral Challenge
Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $13.7 million contract to perform contract design effort for the U.S. Navy’ s amphibious warfare ship replacement, known as LX (R).. “Ingalls has the finest shipbuilders and engineers in the world who make it their mission to meet the needs of the men and women of the United States Navy and Marine Corps,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian..."/>
PHOTO RELEASE--Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded Design Work For New LX(R) Class of Amphibious Ships
Gorman-Rupp Announces Subsidiary's Planned Acquisition
United Continental Holdings, Inc. today announced that Scott Kirby has been named president of United Airlines. In this newly created role, Kirby will assume responsibility for United's operations, marketing, sales, alliances, network planning and revenue management. Kirby's appointment is effective immediately and he will report to Oscar Munoz, United's CEO."/>
Scott Kirby Named President of United Airlines
Deluxe Corporation announced today that Edward A. Merritt, 49, will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis, effective upon the departure of Terry Peterson, who has resigned to take a similar position at a larger company. Merritt has been Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations of Deluxe since joining Deluxe in August 2013, a position he will continue to hold. From August 2007 to August 2013, he was the Vice President of Treasury,..."/>
Deluxe Corporation Appoints Ed Merritt Interim Chief Financial Officer
American Airlines Group Inc. today announced that Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom will become president, effective immediately. In his new role, Isom, 52, will report to Chairman and CEO Doug Parker, 54.. “Robert is a world-class executive, and extremely well-qualified to assume the role of president,” said Chairman and CEO Doug Parker.“ He has played an important role in the success American has become, including leading our operational integration..."/>
American Airlines Group Names Robert Isom as President
Quanex Building Products Corporation today announced that, due to a scheduling conflict, it has changed the date and time for its fiscal third quarter 2016 earnings conference call to Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Investors may participate in the conference call via telephone by dialing 388-2139 for domestic callers or 797-2983 for international callers, in both cases using conference passcode 60445165, and asking for the Quanex call..."/>
Quanex Building Products Announces Schedule Change for Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call
Forward Air Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Central States Trucking Co., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Triumph Transport, Inc. and Triumph Repair Service, Inc.. Triumph is a privately held provider of intermodal, drayage and related services headquartered in Cudahy, Wisconsin. The purchase price was $10.1 million, and the transaction was funded by Forward Air’ s cash reserves."/>
Forward Air Corporation Announces Acquisition of Triumph
The Notes: Aug. 28-Sept. 3 [Las Vegas Sun]
Shikun & Binui to restructure debt [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Kornit Digital Ltd., a company that develops, designs and markets innovative digital printing solutions for the global printed textile industry, today announced that Guy Avidan, the Company’ s Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 2016 Citi Global Technology Conference on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. ET in New York City.. Avidan will be available on September 6 th and 7 th, 2016 for one-on-one meetings. To schedule a one-on-one..."/>
Kornit Digital to Present at the 2016 Citi Global Technology Conference
Northrop Grumman, jeopardizing a plan to encourage the company to keep thousands of jobs in Maryland. The money is part of a controversial $37.5 million package marketed by the Hogan administration as a way to ensure the aerospace giant keeps jobs here and remains competitive with other defense contractors. Northrop would not need to repay the $20 million loan as long as it..."/>
Northrop Grumman loan in jeopardy as top Democrats battle Hogan [The Baltimore Sun]
Global Digital Solutions Inc.. Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired shares between October 8, 2013 and August 12, 2016 inclusive are encouraged to contact the Firm in advance of the October 24, 2016 lead plaintiff motion deadline.. If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss during the Class Period, click here to participate."/>
INVESTOR ALERT: Goldberg Law PC Announces a Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Global Digital Solutions Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm
Taylor Devices' fourth-quarter profits rose by 23 percent, despite a 15 percent drop in the North Tonawanda shock absorber manufacturer's sales. Taylor Devices said its profits improved to $1.1 million, or 31 cents per share, from $886,575, or 26 cents per share, a year ago. The company's sales fell to $9.1 million during the quarter that ended in May from $10.8 million a year earlier."/>
BRIEF: Taylor Devices profits rise 23 percent [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
Inscape Corporation will release its first quarter results after the close of business on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Jim Stelter, Chief Executive Officer will host a teleconference call on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:30 AM EST to briefly review the results and respond to any questions. To participate, please call 1-888-227-8942 five minutes before the start time of 8:30 AM EST. A taped rebroadcast will be available from September 9, 2016..."/>
Inscape Corporation Will Host a Teleconference Call to Review the First Quarter Results
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’ s most challenging water issues, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Decker, will present at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday, September 7 from 9:45 a.m.– 10:15 a.m.. Decker and Vice President of Investor Relations Phil DeSousa, will also participate..."/>
Xylem Inc. to Present at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference

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