Press Releases of July 2018

July 17, 2018—Cleveland, OH—TRI (The Refractories Institute) is pleased to announce the three recipients of this year’s scholarships for college students who are pursuing an education related to refractory science. TRI, comprised of approximately 50 member companies that operate in the refractory industry, awards scholarships annually. This year’s recipients are: Larisa Cousineau, University... read more

Electric Box Furnaces - July 30th, 2018

For General Heat Treating At An Equipment Manufacturing Facility

L&L Special Furnace Company has supplied two electric box furnaces to a Midwestern machine manufacturer that builds high-speed cutting equipment, tools and supplies for various industries. Some of these industries include industrial manufacturing, food products, plastics, automotive, metal materials and aerospace.... read more

The Future of Battery Technology to Be Highlighted

Santa Monica, CA (July 11, 2018)— The Battery Show, North America's largest advanced battery technology event, today announced its Advanced Battery Technologies conference, which will run alongside its 2018 event. Major focuses of this conference include... read more

U.S consumers increased their spending just 0.2 percent in May, a disappointing result after two months of much stronger gains. Meanwhile, inflation — as measured by a gauge monitored by the Federal Reserve — rose 2.3 percent for the 12 months ending in May, the fastest reading in six years.

The Commerce Department said Friday that the tiny rise in spending last month followed much... read more

A Minnesota-based company said on Friday that it is considering moving production of some motorcycles out of the country because of European tariffs, just days after Harley-Davidson announced a similar move

A spokeswoman for Polaris Industries acknowledged that the company could move some production of its Indian Motorcycles from northwest Iowa to Poland.

"Nothing is... read more

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