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FedEx Ground marked one of its milestones in Ocala Thursday when more than 150 local and FedEx dignitaries held an opening ceremony at the new Marion County distribution facility that will eventually mean 500 jobs and hopes to attract more national businesses. The 400,000- square-foot facility just east of Interstate 75 and north of U.S. 27 will soon begin operations with about 300-350 employees, said Bob Deans, FedEx Ground managing director of Florida distribution."/>
Business, political leaders celebrate Ocala's new FedEx hub [Ocala Star-Banner, Fla.]
FedEx complex. CEP Chairman Ken Ausley said the next step is for the CEP and city and county staffers who..."/>
Who's next? Another big distribution center coming [Ocala Star-Banner, Fla.]
Equifax Inc. today announced that the Equifax Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share, payable on September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 19, 2016. Equifax has paid cash dividends for more than 100 consecutive years. Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organizations around the world."/>
Equifax Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that it has been awarded a $29 million contract by the United States Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command to repair and repave the Campbell Army Airfield in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Granite will book the contract into its third quarter 2016 backlog. Located approximately 60 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee, Fort Campbell is the home of the United States Army’ s 101st Airborne..."/>
Granite Awarded $29 Million Army Airfield Repaving Project in Kentucky
Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. controls about 75 percent of that market. Worldwide, Optex has grown its market share to up to 30% of the $40-$50 million market and looking to add more."/>
Little known Optex Systems, the Dominant Player in U.S. Periscope Market, Sets its Sights on International and Consumer Markets
Deluxe Corporation reported on Friday that its board of directors approved a quarterly dividend of USD0.30 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. Shareholders of record as of the close of business on 22 August 2016 will receive the dividend payment on 6 September 2016.. Deluxe provides cheques, forms, marketing solutions, accessories and other products and services for small businesses and financial institutions."/>
Deluxe announces quarterly dividend of USD0.30 per share
Watts Water Technologies Inc on Friday declared a quarterly dividend of USD0.18 per share on each outstanding share of its class A and B common stock. All stockholders of record at the close of business on 2 September 2016 will receive the dividend payment on 16 September 2016.. Watts Water designs, manufactures and sells products and solutions that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets."/>
Watts Water announces USD0.18 per share quarterly dividend
Granite Construction Incorporated disclosed on Friday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Kenny Construction Company has won a USD23m, two-year bridge reconstruction contract from the Illinois Department of Transportation, related to the Jayne Byrne Interchange Project in Chicago, Illinois. Further, the company said that it will book the project into backlog during the third quarter of 2016.. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Jayne Byrne Interchange that was..."/>
Granite's subsidiary wins project worth USD23m for bridge reconstruction in Chicago
Ralph Lauren, Nike and NEW YORK---- On the latest BizWireTV, Polo Ralph Lauren and the U.S. Olympic Committee announced that electroluminescent panels will brightly illuminate individual elements of the Flag Bearer Jacket at the upcoming opening ceremony."/>
On BizWireTV: U.S. Olympic Opening Ceremony to Feature Hi-Tech Uniforms and Find Out If You’re in a Zika Zone
Huntington Ingalls Industries, but the company CEO reminded Wall Street analysts Thursday that its Newport News shipyard faces a tough stretch before conditions improve. Profits for the first six months at the shipbuilding giant increased 10.7 percent from the same period a year ago. When adjusted for an insurance settlement and other issues, profits showed a nearly 35 percent increase."/>
Profits up at HII, but challenges await Newport News yard [Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)]
Wajax Corporation today announced its 2016 second quarter results. Consolidated second quarter revenue of $336.6 million decreased $4.1 million, or 1%, compared to last year. Equipment segment revenue increased 7% compared to the previous year as a result of the delivery of two large mining shovels in the quarter."/>
Wajax Announces 2016 Second Quarter Results
AMETEK, Inc. today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Eleanor Lukens as Vice President and General Manager of the Measurement and Power Systems division within AMETEK Aerospace& Defense. "I am pleased to announce Eleanor's promotion to Vice President and General Manager," comments David A. Zapico, AMETEK Chief Executive Officer. "Eleanor brings excellent leadership skills, a broad knowledge of our aerospace business, a strong..."/>
AMETEK Elects Eleanor Lukens as Vice President and General Manager, Measurement and Power Systems
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated on Thursday reported net income attributable to Teledyne of USD45.7m, or USD1.31 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2015.. This was in comparison with net income attributable to Teledyne was of USD48.3m, or USD1.34 per diluted share, in second quarter of 2015, representing a decrease of 5.4%. Sales from continuing operations for the quarter were USD534.9m, down by 6.7% as compared with USD573.6m in second quarter of of 2015.."/>
Teledyne Technologies post net income of USD45.7m in Q2 2016
Mueller Water Products Inc. cruised to the end of its third quarter on a tide of solid results that ended up water-logged by a pension charge. The Atlanta-based corporation said Thursday that net sales rose 3 percent to $310.1 million, compared to $301 million a year ago. That $310.1 million figure did miss Wall Street estimates by more than $6 million, but adjusted earnings per share of 18 cents bested Street predictions by a penny."/>
Mueller earnings remain solid; strong finish expected [Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.]
Caterpillar Inc.' s second quarter results dumped another load of bad news last week-- and yet the stock price soared. Part of the answer is revealed in a closer read of the numbers as Peoria-based Caterpillar actually beat Wall Street expectations with revenues of $10.3 billion and profit of $1.09 a share, dragged down to 93 cents after restructuring costs. Caterpillar has now said it's upping 2016 layoff and other cutback expenses to $700 million as it slashes..."/>
Caterpillar cuts preserve investor value, optimism [Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.]
Aircastle Limited reported on Thursday that its net income was USD20.0m or USD0.25 per diluted common share for the second quarter of 2016, decreased greatly from the net income of USD42.0m or USD0.51 per diluted common share in the second quarter last year. This was primarily due to lower revenues and lower gain on sale of USD18.9m, partially offset by lower aircraft impairment charges of USD7.2m and lower depreciation and taxes of USD4.4m. The company reported total..."/>
Aircastle reports reduced net income for Q2 2016 compared to Q2 2015
AMETEK Inc reported on Thursday that its board of directors authorised a regular dividend of USD0.09 per share for the third quarter ending 30 September 2016.. Shareholders of record as of 16 September 2016 will receive the dividend payment on 30 September 2016.. A manufacturer and seller of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices worldwide, AMETEK operates through its Electronic Instruments Group segment and Electromechanical Group segment."/>
AMETEK announces dividend of USD0.09 per share for quarter
Jacobs Engineering Group reported on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to provide engineering services and procurement for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' new manufacturing facility in Norton, Massachusetts. Pursuant to the agreement, Jacobs is providing engineering services and procurement for the multi-product state- of- the-art facility that is being built to supply RNA interference-based therapeutics for clinical and commercial needs."/>
Jacobs Engineering Group enters into design partnership with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
TPI Composites, Inc., a leading global wind blade manufacturer, today announced that the company will release its second quarter 2016 results after the market close on Wednesday, August 10 th, followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. on the same day.. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 1-877-407-3982, or for international callers, 1-201-493-6780. A replay will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed by..."/>
TPI Composites Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2016.. Net sales for the quarter were $70.2 million, down 15% from $82.4 million in the prior-year period. Excluding the impact of unfavorable foreign currency translation of $1.6 million, sales were down 13% from the prior year’ s second quarter."/>
Hardinge Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

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