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Timothy Aeppel

RPT-FOCUS-To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines

Jul 25 2019

* NewAir, Danby to change most of their product lines this year

To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines

Jul 24 2019

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK When U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in May his intention to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, management at California-based NewAir Appliances knew they needed to do something or their business would be in trouble. | Video

INSIGHT-Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry

Jul 18 2019

ELKHART, Ind., July 18 Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers.

Rerun: Last TV plant in U.S. again faces tariff extinction

Jun 27 2019

NEW YORK America's trade war with China is once again poised to switch off the nation's last television factory.

Caterpillar gives details on services push, hikes dividend

May 02 2019

CLAYTON, N.C. Caterpillar Inc on Thursday provided investors with details on its push to grow its services business while also laying out dividend increases and more consistent share repurchases in the coming years.

U.S. heavy equipment makers feeling pain from tariffs, disputes: report

Mar 18 2019

U.S. makers of bulldozers and other heavy equipment are raising prices, losing sales and in some cases beginning to trim workers in response to the Trump administration's protracted trade disputes with various countries, according to a new report.

As trade wars rage, Emerson plots new U.S. expansion

Mar 08 2019

Ferguson, Mo. In 2009, the chief executive of Emerson Electric Co. bluntly told investors at a Chicago conference what many of his counterparts at other manufacturing firms would only say privately.

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