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US orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent

...in the coming months as businesses invest to expand and modernize their operations.For October, demand for transportation products rose 3.4 percent, reflecting strength in motor vehicles and a small decline in commercial aircraft orders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/us-orders-durable-goods-04
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...hotel and on the street, brochures and maps for tourist attractions, directions for driving and using public transportation, product names and restaurant menus. A helpful road sign in Malaysia warns drivers, "Water on Road During Rain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/23/art_435247.shtml
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Orders to U.S. factories plunge in September

...consumer demand for cars and homes starts to flag. The orders report showed that orders for cars, trucks and other transportation products dropped by 16.1 percent. Excluding this volatile sector, orders were still down by 1 percent. Weakness in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/26/bus_360617.shtml
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...decrease in demand for airplane and aircraft parts and contributed to a 2.3 percent increase in orders for all transportation products in June. That was down from a hefty 9.9 percent gain the month before. BellSouth tops in customer poll BellSouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/05/bus_267153.shtml
Business
June unemployment edges up slightly

...increase in demand for aircraft, autos and other transportation products. The low overall jobless rate is a result of...by a big 9.5 percent increase in demand for transportation products in May, rebounding from a 12.5 percent decrease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/03/bus_264891.shtml
Business
Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rise 1.4 percent

...April, the government said. Analysts expected May's turnaround, correctly predicting a rebound in orders for transportation products, which had suffered a sharp drop in April. "The report indicates that manufacturing is going through a slow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/25/bus_264360.shtml
Business
Durable goods orders drop

...defense, the other big source of weakness was a 12.4 percent drop in demand for autos, aircraft and other transportation products. "If you strip away transportation and defense, durable goods were actually up. And, that is more representative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/27/bus_262330.shtml
Business
Ingersoll-Rand profits grow 52 percent

...Wednesday its profit rose 52 percent in the fourth quarter on greater sales of air conditioning, heating, and transportation products.The Ireland-based company said its net income grew to $212.1 million, or 62 cents per share, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-09/ingersoll-rand-profits-gro
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Business news

...Wednesday its profit rose 52 percent in the fourth quarter on greater sales of air conditioning, heating and transportation products.The Ireland-based company said its net income grew to $212.1 million, or 62 cents per share, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-02-09/business-news-0
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Factory orders up 1.7 percent in June

...appliances, orders increased 4.5 percent, an improvement from May's 17.5 percent drop. Orders for all transportation products rose 4.7 percent in June, after a 2 percent decline in May. Excluding transportation orders, factories saw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/05/bus_383153.shtml
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