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Two French home craftsmanship companies plan Arizona expansion
The two businesses plan to operate as separate companies, but may initially share space and office staff.
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Boeing's would-be partner Embraer scores $15 billion in regional jet orders at Farnborough
After stalled sales and a canceled order this spring, Embraer surprised observers at this week's Farnborough Airshow with about $15 billion in new regional jet orders and commitments. The biggest deal involved Republic Airways, which signed a letter of intent to buy 100 E175 passenger jets and took options on another 100, Embraer said. That deal alone will be worth $9.3 billion at list prices, if all the aircraft are acquired by the regional airline, the Brazilian jet maker said. It's good news…
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Boeing and Airbus put new jets to the test over Farnborough International Airshow (Video)
Boeing showed off its 787-8 Dreamliner with an impressive flight demonstration at the Farnborough International Airshow. Boeing finished Biman Bangladesh Airlines' first Dreamliner jet last week and flew it from Everett to Farnborough to display it on the ground and in the air at the annual airshow outside of London. Without the weight of passengers, cargo or topped-off fuel tanks, the jet needed a fraction of the usual runway length to lift off on a nearly vertical take-off. Biman Bangladesh…
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Western Digital plans staff cuts, consolidation
Western Digital, which recently relocated its headquarters to San Jose, is letting about 80 employees go as it prepares a series of consolidation plans for 2019.
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Location, workforce pay off in new Henry County manufacturing and logistics projects
From cold storage to kayaks, eyewear to activewear, Henry County has attracted a number of new developments in the past year, and its leaders say the growth shows no signs of slowing down.
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Boeing and Airbus put new jets to the test over Farnborough International Airshow (Video)
Boeing showed off its 787-8 Dreamliner with an impressive flight demonstration at the Farnborough International Airshow. Boeing finished Biman Bangladesh Airlines' first Dreamliner jet last week and flew it from Everett to Farnborough to display it on the ground and in the air at the annual airshow outside of London. Without the weight of passengers, cargo or topped-off fuel tanks, the jet needed a fraction of the usual runway length to lift off on a nearly vertical take-off. Biman Bangladesh…
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