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Industry Focus Areas, Medical

GE Healthcare’s sales, profits up in Q1

April 20, 2018

Via: Mass Device

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) posted gains to its top and bottom lines during the first quarter, as its corporate parent topped Wall Street’s earnings forecast despite lower-than-expected sales. Little Chalfont, U.K.-based GE Healthcare posted profits of $735 million for the three […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Lyft to offset emissions from rides with projects combating climate change

April 19, 2018

Via: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lyft Inc is launching a program on Thursday to offset emissions from the 1.4 million cars that drive for the U.S. ride-hailing service by investing in projects to reduce other sources of greenhouse gas, the company […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Lawmakers call out treatment of pipeline protester in trees

April 19, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman who has spent weeks camped in trees protesting a natural gas pipeline that would cross her property is being treated inhumanely by authorities, who have cut off her deliveries of food and water, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla production pause adds to Model 3 concerns

April 17, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell as much as 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday, a temporary halt in production of its Model 3 sedan adding to nerves about the electric car maker’s consistent failure to keep its […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Toray Plastics America Garners Rhode Island Workforce Development Award

April 17, 2018

Via: MFRTech

The company is a leading manufacturer of PET, PP, bio-based, and metallized films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications and conducts all its manufacturing and metallizing at one location. The company is also now […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Gulfstream to Extend Operating Hours, Add More Capabilities in Beijing

April 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its company-owned service center in Beijing will extend its hours of operation, enhancing its support of operators based in and traveling through the region. During the second quarter of 2018, the facility at Beijing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Engineering the 2019 Jeep Cherokee

April 16, 2018

Via: MFRTech

The Jeep Cherokee, which was launched in its current manifestation as a model year 2014 vehicle, and which has just undergone a major refresh for MY 2019, is nothing if not a solid success. For March 2018, for example, there […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Massachusetts top court rules against Exxon in climate change probe

April 13, 2018

Via: Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts’ top court on Friday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s bid to block the state’s attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company for decades concealed its knowledge of the role fossil fuels play in climate […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Auto industry lawyers warn automated driving hype will be a legal matter

April 13, 2018

Via: Automotive News

NEW YORK — Deadly crashes involving Tesla Inc and Uber Technologies vehicles operating entirely or in part under automated systems have made a once-abstract problem very real for auto industry lawyers gathered at a recent conference. It is crucial that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

CVS Health launches drug-pricing tool for pharmacies

April 12, 2018

Via: Mass Device

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) announced this week that it plans to launch a program to help consumers compare drug prices at the pharmacy counter. The company’s Rx Savings Finder program is designed to enable pharmacists to evaluate individual prescriptions and find […]