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The Machinery Journal 23

Curated on July 29, 2017

A Weekly Roundup Of Recent Economic Highlights And Other Interesting News Items Selected From Roger Meyers and Machinery2Go Social Media Feeds.

We hope you find something of value in these recent articles. — Roger Meyers

Kansas City Fed Survey Shows Continued Manufacturing Growth in July http://tinyurl.com/y7leg3w2

Richmond Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Remains Upbeat in July https://invst.ly/4kw7j

July Chemical Activity Barometer Up 0.1% From June; Up 3.6% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/y7ra7mf7

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady in July http://tinyurl.com/y8p8kart

Philly Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Slows in July http://on.mktw.net/2uFw3fR

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Soar 6.5% in June http://on.mktw.net/2w2SCbp

Chicago Fed National Activity Index Points to a Pickup in Economic Growth in June https://invst.ly/4lyta

June Equipment Lease Finance Volume Up 27% From May; Down 2% Y-O-Y; Up 5% Y-T-D http://bit.ly/2tJJmwp

June Used Commercial Truck Sales Volumes Down 3% From May https://shar.es/1TjkoL

June Japanese Machine Tool Orders Up 10.1% From May; Up 31.1% Y-O-Y https://lnkd.in/gFUU4RR

June U.S. Existing Home Sales Stumble as Prices Hit Record High http://cnb.cx/2upyNNT

June Global Crude Steel Production Up 3.2% Y-O-Y http://tinyurl.com/yc8qx4pk

U.S. Leading Economic Index Increased in June http://tinyurl.com/yad5puwc

Class 8 Truck Sales Surge in June to 11-Month High https://shar.es/1TGba2

Here are some other recent items we found interesting:

Regular Alcohol Drinkers Have Lower Risk of Diabetes, According to a New Study http://read.bi/2u5ybcx

The Bollinger B1 is an All-Electric Truck with 360 Horsepower and Up To 200 Miles of Range http://tinyurl.com/yao4t2ag

Steve Bannon Suggests Facebook and Google Be Regulated Like Utilities http://uproxx.it/2v3qUOH

GE Combining Industry Expertise and Technology for Asset Management https://shar.es/1TjRxh

What are Solid State Batteries, and How Will They Shape Power Storage? http://tinyurl.com/ycaeu69e

How 50 Strong’s Ashley Thompson Pitched U.S. Manufactured Plastic Water Bottles to Walmart http://tinyurl.com/ybjb4rz5

Textile Corporation of America Reinvigorates Shuttered Dura Automotive Plant in Tennessee http://tinyurl.com/yafvsfbh

LyondellBasell Plans $2.4 Billion Texas Chemical Manufacturing Plant http://tinyurl.com/y9uwrozj

Cancelling a Hotel Reservation is Getting Tougher at Hilton and Marriott http://fw.to/QSbspfk

Test Kitchen: CNBC Reporter Tries Amazon and Blue Apron’s Meal Kits Side-by-Side http://cnb.cx/2uiYXS1

How Modern Trains Are Like 440 Million Pound Computers http://for.tn/2veGiW6

Once A Craft Beer Darling, New Belgium Brewing Is Struggling To Go From Niche To National http://tinyurl.com/y9qszagk

Photograph via Historian Michael Beschloss‏ on Twitter @BeschlossDC

Jazz on 52nd Street, New York City, 1948 #Gottlieb

About Roger Meyers

Roger Meyers has nearly 30 years of experience in the used equipment field, where he has purchased, sold, liquidated and appraised a diverse range of conventional and state-of-the-art industrial machinery. His experience includes projects involving Alcoa, Allied-Signal, General Electric, General Motors, ITT, JBL, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Schlumberger, U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Dept. of Energy, the San Francisco U.S. Mint and Varco Oil Tools, among many others.

About Machinery2Go

We help businesses unlock the cash value in their surplus equipment. From one machine to complete plants, we assist companies that wish to convert non-productive assets into working capital.

We also search for used machinery, arrange liquidations and perform appraisals. Feel free to contact us whenever you have trade-ins or idle equipment available. We have representatives throughout the USA.

Contact: Roger Meyers, Machinery2Go, Los Angeles

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