• Nov 12, 2014

    Rockwell Automation Beats 4Q Profit Forecasts

    Industrial automation manufacturer Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, reported an increase in quarterly profit of almost 16% for the company's fiscal fourth quarter (4Q) ended Sept. 30. On the strength of increased sales in motion control and industrial safety products, the company overall reported net income of $248.7 million for the quarter, up from $215.3 million in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose 4% to $1.78 billion....More
  • Jan 10, 2014

    China’s LED lighting market to more than double by 2017

    China’s light-emitted diode (LED) lighting market will more than double to $7.4 billion in 2017 from $3.1 billion, as ongoing urbanization, local energy savings targets and price cuts make the technology more appealing, according to Lux Research...More
  • Oct 15, 2013

    Machine tool orders up 5% in August

    U.S. machine shops and other manufacturers ordered new equipment and related technologies worth $371.97 million during August, an increase of nearly 5% over the July total, yet falling well short of the year-ago result....More
  • Jun 5, 2013

    Magazine looks at Rockwell to understand the state of U.S. manufacturing

    An article in The Atlantic contrasts Allen-Bradley then with Rockwell Automation now, and the impact on working-class Milwaukee....More
  • Jan 30, 2013

    Earnings down but sales increase for Siemens in 1Q 2013

    Peter Loescher, Siemens president and CEO, discusses the company’s 1Q 2013 financials in this transcript. Said Loescher, “In a nutshell, our start into the new fiscal year and towards our Siemens 2014 target was solid in a still difficult macroeconomic environment despite the clear stabilization in the financial markets in Eurozone....More
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