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Timothy Aeppel

RV Makers See Bumpy Road, Cut Shipment Projection

30 Aug 2019

U.S. shipments of recreational vehicles are expected to drop more sharply this year than previously projected as a slowing economy and a tariff-fueled surge in material costs bite into sales, according to an analysis done for the industry’s main trade group.

North American companies boost spending on industrial robots - study

20 Aug 2019

North American companies increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remained tight-fisted about other types of investments amid a prolonged trade war with China.

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

25 Jul 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

25 Jul 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

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

18 Jul 2019

ELKHART, Ind. 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

27 Jun 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

02 May 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.

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