Report Philadelphia newspapers to merge

The Philadelphia Business Journal said Friday that an Inquirer reporter tweeted the news of the merger between his paper and the Daily News after an announcement by his publisher. Inquirer/Daily News Publisher Terry Egger says the company will merge the newsrooms and there will be layoffs. — Bob Fernandez (@bobfernandez1) October 30, 2015 A later ...

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Honeywell boosts yearly dividend 15 percent

The Morris Plains-based conglomerate said in a news release that its board of directors approved an increase in cash payment to $2.38 per common share annually, from $2.07. The fourth-quarter dividend payment will thus be 59.5 cents per share. “Even in a slow-growth global economic environment, Honeywell remains committed to growing our dividend faster than ...

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New Jersey Manufacturing Day 2015 slideshow

In partnership with the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, the 2015 Manufacturing Day event included networking opportunities, exhibit areas, keynote speakers, panel discussions and an awards ceremony. More than 400 industry professionals attended, with a common goal of expanding and improving the public’s knowledge of the state’s manufacturing industry and its contributions to the U.S. ...

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Honeywell bolsters chemicals business with $119M deal

The Morris Township-based conglomerate is paying 105 million euro for global science and technology company Sigma-Aldrich’s Seelze, Germany-based laboratory research chemicals business. That business creates and manufacturers high-purity chemicals used in drug discovery, diagnostic testing and other laboratory procedures. This unit will be integrated into Honeywell’s Fine Chemicals division, part of its Performance Materials and ...

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