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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

Richmond Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Remains Upbeat in July

July Chemical Activity Barometer Up 0.1% From June; Up 3.6% Y-O-Y

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady in July

Philly Fed: Regional Manufacturing Activity Slows in July

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Soar 6.5% in June

Chicago Fed National Activity Index Points to a Pickup in Economic Growth in June

June Equipment Lease Finance Volume Up 27% From May; Down 2% Y-O-Y; Up 5% Y-T-D

June Used Commercial Truck Sales Volumes Down 3% From May

June Japanese Machine Tool Orders Up 10.1% From May; Up 31.1% Y-O-Y

June U.S. Existing Home Sales Stumble as Prices Hit Record High

June Global Crude Steel Production Up 3.2% Y-O-Y

U.S. Leading Economic Index Increased in June

Class 8 Truck Sales Surge in June to 11-Month High

Here are some other recent items we found interesting:

Regular Alcohol Drinkers Have Lower Risk of Diabetes, According to a New Study

The Bollinger B1 is an All-Electric Truck with 360 Horsepower and Up To 200 Miles of Range

Steve Bannon Suggests Facebook and Google Be Regulated Like Utilities

GE Combining Industry Expertise and Technology for Asset Management

What are Solid State Batteries, and How Will They Shape Power Storage?

How 50 Strong’s Ashley Thompson Pitched U.S. Manufactured Plastic Water Bottles to Walmart

Textile Corporation of America Reinvigorates Shuttered Dura Automotive Plant in Tennessee

LyondellBasell Plans $2.4 Billion Texas Chemical Manufacturing Plant

Cancelling a Hotel Reservation is Getting Tougher at Hilton and Marriott

Test Kitchen: CNBC Reporter Tries Amazon and Blue Apron’s Meal Kits Side-by-Side

How Modern Trains Are Like 440 Million Pound Computers

Once A Craft Beer Darling, New Belgium Brewing Is Struggling To Go From Niche To National

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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