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 •  May 6, 2016

Air Products & Chemicals Inc.’s headquarters, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Evonik said Friday that the cash deal was expected to generate $80 million in synergies annually, and to be completed by year-end. The business, which makes chemicals used in sun lotion and paint, recorded revenue of $1.04 billion over the 12 months ended March 31. The...

The Wall Street Journal

 •  September 4, 2015

Conventional 3-D printing uses a nozzle to deposit succeeding layers of ... was solidified into a fish shape by exposure to the light. The technique is fast, precise and makes it possible to endow the robot-fish with their special powers.

The Wall Street Journal

 •  March 26, 2013

American factories are hiring again. But they aren’t hiring women.
Manufacturing, one of the hardest-hit sectors during the recession, has been a leader in the recovery, although as today’s mixed durable goods number shows, the sector has been on shakier ground of late. U.S. factories have added more than half a million workers in the past three ...

The Wall Street Journal

 •  February 24, 2012

Chemicals giant BASF on Friday underscored its plans for developing next-generation batteries for cars and trucks, after making three acquisitions in the technology this year alone with a total value of more than $100 million.
The German company, which released 2011 earnings on Friday, has long been keen to reduce its dependence on cyclical ...

The Wall Street Journal

 •  January 13, 2011

A 10% fall in the value of the U.S. dollar would help boost exports and profits at most manufacturers but also lead to higher prices for key raw materials like copper, zinc, nickel and crude oil, according to an industry group survey released Thursday.
“The results suggest that a fall in the value of the dollar would have at least a slightly ...