$ASTE (Astec Industries Inc)

$ASTE {{ '2016-03-30T16:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chattanooga, Tennessee-based company $ASTE said it received an order for the $122.5MM of a pellet plant order for Highland Pellets. The company said, it also received the remainder of the contracted payment on the first $30MM order. $ASTE plans to build and deliver the equipment during FY16.

$WNC {{ '2017-07-21T20:46:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WNC announced an agreement with Summit Truck Group to provide sales, parts, and service for $WNC’s dry and refrigerated van trailers and truck bodies, as well as Transcraft and Benson platform trailers in select areas of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

$RPM {{ '2017-07-19T13:03:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RPM appointed Julie Lagacy to its BoD, effective immediately, and has nominated Robert Livingston as a director candidate for election to the board at its annual stockholders' meeting on Oct. 5, 2017. Lagacy is VP of global information services and CIO at $CAT, and Livingston is president and CEO of $DOV.

$MTRX {{ '2017-07-19T12:16:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MTRX appointed John Chandler and Martha Carnes as new independent members of its BoD. The Company also announced that long-time Board members Michael Hall and Edgar Hendrix will retire from the Board and not stand for re-election at the 2017 Annual Meeting after serving on the Board for 19 years and 17 years, respectively.

$TXT {{ '2017-07-19T11:42:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXT reiterated its FY17 GAAP EPS from continuing operations guidance of $2.22-2.45 or $2.40-2.60 on an adjusted basis. Textron also confirmed its net cash provided by operating activities of continuing operations of the manufacturing group guidance of $1.045-1.145Bil and manufacturing cash flow before pension contributions of $650-750MM.

$TXT {{ '2017-07-19T11:41:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXT posted 2Q17 income from continuing operations of $0.57 per share or $0.60 per share of adjusted income from continuing operations, compared to $0.66 per share a year ago. Revenues in the quarter were up 2.6% to $3.6Bil. Net income fell to $153MM or $0.57 per diluted share from last year's $177MM or $0.65 per share.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-18T14:54:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT partners with Chinese Internet search giant $BIDU. Baidu will use the tech giant's cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure for its self-driving car project Apollo. Baidu, which competes with $GOOG and $TSLA in the self-driving vehicle market, will use Microsoft's Azure and share its technologies with Apollo partners outside China.

$CAT {{ '2017-07-18T12:38:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAT's BoD appointed  Cheryl H. Johnson as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) effective July 24, 2017. In this new role, Johnson will report directly to the CEO Jim Umpleby, and will be a member of company's executive office. Prior to this she was the EVP of human resources at $TXT.

$TXT {{ '2017-07-17T20:16:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXT named Julie Duffy as EVP, Human Resources, effective immediately. Duffy succeeds Cheryl Johnson, who has been named Chief Human Resources Officer at $CAT. Duffy will report directly to $TXT Chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly.

$KAMN {{ '2017-07-17T14:22:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Kaman Distribution Group, the distribution segment of $KAMN, named Jeff Ames as VP, GM of its Automation platform, effective July 10, 2017. Prior to joining Kaman, Jeff served as GM at $ETN.

$F {{ '2017-07-11T12:52:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$F issued a safety recall for certain vehicles. The affected vehicles include: Ford Edge vehicles built at Oakville Assembly Plant, April 25 to June 20, 2017,  Ford Fusion vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, May 4 to June 15, 2017, and Lincoln MKZ vehicles built at Hermosillo Assembly Plant, May 4 to June 19, 2017.

$F {{ '2017-07-11T12:50:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$F issued a safety recall for certain vehicles with 6F35 transmissions to replace torque converters. In the affected vehicles, if the welded studs detach, the torque converter will lose coupling to the engine flexplate. This can result in loss of motive power without warning while driving, which may increase the risk of a crash.

$F {{ '2017-07-11T12:48:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In North America, $F issued a safety recall for about 6,000 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-liter gas engine-equipped vehicles with 6F35 transmissions that may have torque converters with inadequately welded studs.

$F {{ '2017-07-06T14:06:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$F reported a 15% annual growth in sales in the Chinese market in June, with the number crossing 100K units. Sales at Changan Ford Automobile grew 9% annually, and those at Jiangling Motor Corporation climbed 27%.  Sales at Lincoln were higher by 84% compared to June 2016.

$GM {{ '2017-07-05T11:21:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GM and its JV in China achieved its highest June sales ever, with deliveries rising 4.3% on an annual basis to 285,191 vehicles. The Buick, Cadillac and Baojun brands had record results for June, while Chevrolet had its strongest growth in six months. $GM's SUV segment remained the key driver of its sales growth and grew 42% in June.

$GM {{ '2017-07-03T14:04:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GM reported a 3% annual decrease in overall US retail sales in June. However, sales of crossover vehicles jumped 23% on strong performance by the Chevrolet Equinox and Buick brands. Commercial sales in the US rose 36% during the month.  Total global vehicle sales were lower by 5% compared to June 2016.

$F {{ '2017-06-29T15:32:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$F said Felicia Fields, Ford group VP for Human Resources since March 25, 2008, leads the global Human Resources for $F. She reports to Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO. Fields previously was VP for Human Resources, an appointment she received on Jan. 1, 2005.

$TXT {{ '2017-06-28T18:56:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Bell Helicopter, a $TXT company, said that Shaanxi Helicopter Co. Ltd. has signed a purchase agreement for 100 Bell 407GXPs, with deliveries starting in 2017, in connection with the framework agreement entered into with Shaanxi in 2016. The Bell 407GXP, launched in 2015, is an upgrade to the Bell 407 product line.

$TXT {{ '2017-06-28T16:03:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXT appointed Lisa Atherton as president & CEO of Textron Systems. She succeeds Ellen Lord, who will be nominated by President Donald Trump as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics within the Department of Defense. Atherton most recently served as EVP of Military Business at Bell Helicopter.

$CAT {{ '2017-06-28T15:57:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CAT has named Karl Weiss, VP of the Earthmoving division, as VP of the Material Handling & Underground division, to replace Doug Hoerr who retired. Frederic Istas has been named VP of the Earthmoving Division. Jean Savage, CTO and VP of the Innovation & Technology Development division, has been named VP of the Surface Mining & Technology division.

$CAT {{ '2017-06-28T15:43:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Excavator maker $CAT said Doug Hoerr, VP of the Material Handling & Underground division, has decided to retire after serving the company for 24 years. Meanwhile, Tom Bluth, currently VP of the Surface Mining & Technology division, has been named Caterpillar’s CTO and VP of the Innovation & Technology Development division.

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