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2014-07-24 08:24:44

Company reports diluted earnings per share of $0.20 for the second quarter 2014 SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net income for the period was $7.7 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, as compared with net income of $14.3 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the same period in 2013. "We were pleased to experience a 3% improvement in gross margin...

2014-07-24 08:23:06

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its second quarter 2014 results: -- Record quarterly net income, excluding special items*, of $485 million, or $.70 per diluted share, compared to second quarter 2013 net income, excluding special items, of $274 million, or $.38 per diluted share. This exceeded the First Call consensus estimate of $.61 per diluted share. -- Record quarterly net...

2014-07-24 08:23:04

TSX VENTURE: CNO CERRITOS, CA, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - California Nanotechnologies Corp. ("Cal Nano" or the "Company") is pleased to report record financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended May 31, 2014. In the March to May period, revenues increased by 182% to $159,198 US ($172,550 CAD), compared to $56,535 US ($58,446 CAD) during the same period last year. Gross margin for the first quarter was 95% compared to 86% during the first quarter of fiscal 2014. This...

2014-07-24 08:23:02

Conference Call Scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 9:00am Eastern Time ANN ARBOR, Michigan, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that it will be releasing its second quarter 2014 results on Monday, August 11, 2014 after the US markets close. The Company will also host a conference call the next day on...

2014-07-24 08:22:47

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today it has received a new, $2 million order for its high-reliability, radar warning receiver indicator solution. The solution will be used as part of an Electronic Warfare Management System (EWMS)....

2014-07-24 08:22:33

Diluted Earnings per Share up 21 Percent OMAHA, Neb., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All-Time Quarterly Records -- Diluted earnings per share of $1.43 improved 21 percent. -- Operating revenues totaled $6.0 billion, up 10 percent. -- Operating income totaled $2.2 billion, up 17 percent. -- Operating ratio of 63.5 percent improved 2.2 points. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2014 second quarter net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share,...

2014-07-24 08:22:25

QUINCY, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI) announces second quarter revenue and performance results. Second quarter highlights: -- Sales for second quarter 2014 were $523.7 million down 11.7 percent, compared to $593.3 million in the second quarter of 2013. -- Gross profit decreased 74.0 percent for second quarter 2014 to $22.6 million or 4.3 percent of net sales, compared to $86.7 million in second quarter 2013, or...

2014-07-24 08:22:23

WILMERDING, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported record results for the 2014 second quarter, including the following: -- Second quarter sales were a record $731 million, 15 percent higher than the year-ago quarter, due to strong growth in both the Freight and Transit segments. -- Income from operations was a record $132 million, or 18.1 percent of sales, compared to 17.6 percent in the year-ago quarter. --...

2014-07-24 08:21:15

HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today reported 2014 second quarter adjusted net income of $40.0 million, which equates to adjusted earnings per share of $1.47. The quarter included several significant non-recurring charges especially relating to a convertible senior notes redemption, which resulted in GAAP net income and diluted earnings per share of $16.9 million and $0.62, respectively. Adjusted...

2014-07-24 08:20:58

MAUMEE, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Sales of $1.71 billion -- Net income attributable to Dana of $86 million -- Adjusted EBITDA of $205 million, providing a margin of 12.0 percent, a 10 basis-point improvement compared with 2013 -- Strong free cash flow of $133 million -- Commenced conversion of outstanding Series B preferred stock, further simplifying capital structure -- Repurchased $49 million of common stock -- Continued...


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The History of 3D Printing
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)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

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...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

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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