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GE, Honeywell CFOs Comment on the Looming Fiscal Cliff

Despite robust results from their manufacturing businesses, General Electric and Honeywell said that the upcoming fiscal cliff must be resolved soon, Financial Times Global Economy reports.  Honeywell chief financial officer Dave Anderson said politicians should apply “some intelligence” to resolve the impending tax rises and spending cuts. GE CFO Keith Sherin …

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GE, Boeing and Lockheed Launch ‘Get Skills to Work’ Training Coalition for Veterans; Bob Stevens Comments

General Electric, Alcoa Inc., Boeing and Lockheed Martin are launching a new coalition that will train military veterans for jobs in advanced manufacturing, according to a GE statement. Called Get Skills to Work and managed by the Manufacturing Institute, the training program aims to bolster the talent pipeline and enhance American competitiveness. …

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GE, MIT, DARPA to Research Military Vehicle Production Processes

General Electric is partnering with a leading technology college and the Defense Department’s research arm to research processes for designing and manufacturing military systems and vehicles. GE and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will develop a crowd-driven ecosystem for evolutionary design platform through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s vehicleforge.mil …

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GE to Upgrade F414 Aircraft Engines for Navy, Australia

General Electric’s aviation division has won an $8,886,783 Navy delivery order to provide the branch with engine upgrades under a Navy component improvement program. The Defense Department said the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract combines a 93 percent purchase from the Navy and the remaining 7 percent from the Australian government. Australia will …

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GE Wins Navy Aircraft Engine Upgrade Order

General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) aviation business unit won a $9,258,449 Navy cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order to upgrade engine systems for Naval aircraft. The Defense Department said GE will also provide engineering services for the Navy’s Aircraft Engine Component Improvement Program. GE will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order in Lynn, Mass. The …

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Honeywell Promotes Mike Lang to New VP and CIO

Honeywell today announced Mike Lang as the company’s new vice president and chief information officer. Prior to this position, Lang served as vice president and chief information officer for Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions business. “Mike’s 20 years of experience in IT leadership and extensive knowledge of systems integration following …

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Wyle Updates Construction on New Test Chamber

Wyle’s Huntsville, Ala., operations have been updated with construction of a new drive in environmental test chamber. Vehicles such as Humvees, satellites, automobiles, energy equipment, bulldozers and others will be tested in chamber. “Wyle now has the largest test chamber outside a government facility in the southeast United States,” said …

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ATK to Open New Aircraft Facility

ATK will open its new 615,000 square-foot Aircraft Commercial Center of Excellence in August in Clearfield, Utah. The facility will serve as the headquarters for ATK Aerospace Structures commercial aircraft programs and will manufacture commercial airframes, engine components for the Airbus A350, General Electric and Rolls-Royce engine programs. The facility …

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Dreamliner Tests Well, According to Boeing

There may be truth in advertising after all. Boeing’s Dreamliner might just turn out to perform like a dream. The Boeing 787 completed its 1,000th flight yesterday. The flight test program includes seven airplanes that have flown almost 3,000 hours and more than one million miles. According to Capt. Mike …

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