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2014-10-21 08:21:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH), one of the nation's largest automotive retailers, today reported net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2014 of $24.6 million, or $0.47 per fully diluted share. Net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2013 was $24.7 million, or $0.46 per fully diluted share. Results for the third quarter of 2014 include a net pre-tax gain of approximately $0.8 million, or $0.01...

2014-10-21 08:21:38

Delivers strongest financial results in company's history CALGARY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced record Q3 2014 financial results. Net income in the third quarter rose to a record $400 million, or $2.31 per diluted share, from $324 million, or $1.84 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. This represents an increase of 26 percent in earnings per share year-over-year. THIRD-QUARTER 2014 RESULTS COMPARED WITH THIRD-QUARTER...

2014-10-21 08:21:19

-- Net sales decreased 2 percent to $11.1 billion BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today reported third quarter 2014 net sales of $11.1 billion compared to $11.3 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Net earnings from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2014 were $888 million, or $2.76 per diluted share, compared to $842 million, or $2.57 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2013. Cash from operations in the third quarter of...

2014-10-21 08:21:06

Record third quarter EPS from continuing operations of $1.08 per diluted share, up 19% over prior year quarter adjusted EPS from Continuing Operations DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., today reported income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2014 of $32.4 million, or $1.08 per diluted share, versus adjusted income from continuing operations in the third...

2014-10-21 08:21:00

Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company's diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to...

2014-10-21 08:20:48

- EPS of $2.04, up 32% (up 12% to $1.82 ex. restructuring and one-time items) HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) reported third quarter earnings per share of $2.04 and net income attributable to common shareowners of $1.9 billion, up 32 percent and 31 percent respectively over the year ago quarter. Results for the current quarter include $0.22 per share of favorable one-time items net of restructuring costs. Earnings per share in the year ago...

2014-10-21 04:22:58

Global Study from Oxford Economics and SAP Finds Companies Across EMEA Lack Strategies for Managing Millennials and Widening Skills Gap AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The workforce of the future will look different than it does today. A new study finds that most EMEA companies are unprepared to address these changes. As revealed in Workforce 2020, a global survey of more than 5,400 executives and employees in 27 countries conducted by the independent research group Oxford Economics...

2014-10-21 00:22:19

Keeping public works on track and budget with enhanced data-led approach LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that Turner & Townsend, the global programme management and construction consultancy, is powering success in huge infrastructure projects using Tableau. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF48964LOGO Founded in 1946, Turner & Townsend employs 3.6...

2014-10-21 00:20:43

SINGAPORE, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian spot prices fell in the first half of October as the region struggled to absorb abundant supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Pacific basin amid weak demand fundamentals. Falling crude oil prices also weighed on the near curve, as buyers anticipated lower contractual rates later in the winter. The ICIS November '14 East Asia Index (EAX) was assessed at $13.950/MMBtu on 15 October, having shed $0.775/MMBtu from...

2014-10-21 00:20:13

- Dedicated to Vehicle Light Weighting to Advance China's Environmental Goals ATLANTA and CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened China's first plant dedicated to the production of heat-treated aluminum automotive sheet. The opening makes Novelis the only company to produce automotive aluminum sheet in all three of the world's major automobile producing regions -- Asia, Europe and North...


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2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

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A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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