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  • Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer

    Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer
    Lynda A. Yost traded the bonnets of her Iowa childhood for a bow-tie blouse as she reached adulthood in the late 1960s. Earning an MBA at Loyola University in Chicago, she worked for Jack Welch in the silicone products division at General Electric;...
  • Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals

     Digital Lab for Manufacturing requests research proposals
    Larry Howard waited patiently at his booth for questions from the 200 people who attended a daylong workshop hosted by the Digital Lab for Manufacturing. The event in Chicago was packed with information about a Department of Defense-funded project...
  • Protesters blast Israeli military action, media

    Protesters blast Israeli military action, media
    A crowd of protesters filled Water Tower Park Saturday afternoon to protest recent Israeli military action against Palestinians. Dina Abdalla, a student organizer at DePaul with Students for Justice in Palestine, said Palestinians were being...
  • Alcoa Aluminum Fan Blade Deal Announced

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine. Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...
  • Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show

    Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show
    A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said. "The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...
  • Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine

    Firm After Cheaper Wind Power Wants To Build A Better Turbine
    GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car. It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour. Bardia, a former race car...
  • GE Capital to refund $225 million to settle credit card allegations

    GE Capital to refund $225 million to settle credit card allegations
    GE Capital agreed to pay $225 million to about 750,000 customers to settle federal allegations of deceptive and discriminatory credit card practices, federal officials said. The claims included an accusation that the financial firm barred Latino...
  • Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing

    Shift in GOP leadership leaves Export-Import Bank at risk of closing
    For 80 years, an obscure federal agency has helped Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and thousands of other U.S. firms sell products abroad. But a sudden change in the House Republican leadership has put the Export-Import Bank at risk of going out of...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
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  • Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity

    Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity
    Five decades ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the most sweeping civil rights statute in our history. In 50 years under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, American industry has achieved wholesale changes in workplace demographics,...
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